May 2010 - At about 10:15 the “Somerset and Dorset” UK railtours train head by Clan Line thundered through the station.
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.
On the left the town crier and the right the Mayor making the opening speech.
Paul Atterbury officially unveiling the plaque to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the train arriving in Sherborne.
22 August 2011
Waiting for a train to Totness.
Waiting for the down train.
The demolishing of a bit of railway history. The Sherborne signal box being removed!
Autumn colours in the trees in Pageant Gardens.
The recent work on the signaling and the crossing means that you can now walk over the river on the station platform.
New signaling on the crossing and the old signal box has gone!
A bit of railway memorabilia. I am not sure what the 345A means here on one of the red brick pillars of the footbridge.
A Stanier Class Black 5 44871 arriving at Sherborne Sation with the Cathedrals Express.
I could have done with a tripod.
This shot gives the impression of speed but she was going quite slow!
A nice glow from the firebox.
Sherborne Station. Waiting for the down train to Axminster.