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January 2007 - Sherborne Station

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May 2007 - The railway crossing.

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May 2010 - At about 10:15 the “Somerset and Dorset” UK railtours train head by Clan Line thundered through the station.

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May 2010 - The train arrived in Sherborne 150 years ago on 7 May 1860. The Town council have organised a day of celebrations including a procession to the station to unveil a commemorative plaque. Officials gathering the for ceremony.

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On the left the town crier and the right the Mayor making the opening speech.

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Paul Atterbury officially unveiling the plaque to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the train arriving in Sherborne.

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The plaque.

 

22 August 2011

Waiting for a train to Totness.

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Waiting for the down train.

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The demolishing of a bit of railway history. The Sherborne signal box being removed!

November 2012

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Autumn colours in the trees in Pageant Gardens.

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The recent work on the signaling and the crossing means that you can now walk over the river on the station platform.

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New signaling on the crossing and the old signal box has gone!

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A bit of railway memorabilia. I am not sure what the 345A means here on one of the red brick pillars of the footbridge.