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Wednesday, March 18, 2009
stourpaine and durweston
After 43 years most of the halt remains.
The main way of getting there from Stourpaine and Durweston.
Rural main line bliss!
The other way of getting to the halt - imagine this on a cold winter's night ...
We took quite a while finding Stourpaine and Durweston. We finally asked someone in one of the villages where it was and they directed us across the fields. The light was fading and it was quite a trek from the road. But it was worth it. The halt still stands with just minor damage. The trackbed is still very clear and well defined. This will be a lovely spot when the trains return - it is about two miles from Shillingstone so that day may not be that far off!