(18.2.2009 Copyright Steve Sainsbury/Rail Thing)
Back in February 2009, just before the launch of the New S&D, I took a trip down the middle section of the line and took loads of pictures. Oddly enough the one out of the hundreds I took that really captured the essence of the S&D, to me, is the one above. This is the low embankment just south of Stourpaine and Dursweston Halt. The mistiness gives it that eerie timeless effect, and because that embankment could (or couldn't) have rails in place you can almost imagine a train suddenly appearing!
Hopefully it won't be too many years before the line is up and running again at this point!