May 31st 2019 [ click on the photo arrows for more views ]
Shillingstone Station Project a talkby Jack Bath
Jack, Curator of Shillingstone
Station Museum, described how Shillingstone was part of the original Dorset
Central Railway and later its role along the Somerset & Dorset line, the
through route twixt Highbridge and Poole, later being connected to Bath and
Then Jack talked about the “Shillingstone Railway Project”
covering the subsequent period of restoration which has taken several
years of hard work to return Shillingstone Station to its former glory.
Finally he showed the station today, its facilities and activities that it offers
visitors, members and volunteers as they transfer from a station project to one
of a railway project commencing with the recent laying of the 'down loop' line.