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Templecombe Junction to Broadstone

Section of Line Opened Closed Notes
Blandford to Bailey Gate Station [Wimborne Junction] 01.11.1860
Templecombe to Blandford 31.08.1863
Corfe Mullen Junction to Broadstone 14.12.1885 (G)
Corfe Mullen Junction to Broadstone 01.11.1886 (P)
Corfe Mullen Junction to Wimborne Junction 11.07.1920 (P)
Carter’s Sdg. to Wimborne Junction 17.06.1933 (G)
Corfe Mullen to Carter’s Sdg. 19.09.1959 (G)
[Wincanton] Templecombe to Blandford 14.06.1965 (G)
[Bath Junction] Templecombe to Broadstone 07.03.1966 (P)
Blandford to Broadstone 06.01.1969 (G/A)
Junctions and other features Running Lines Stations, Signal Boxes and Junctions Distance from Signal Box above Loops and Refuge Sidings Notes
Maximum permissible speed 70 m.p.h. for passenger trains
Maximum permissible speed 60 m.p.h. for freight trains
1 Templecombe Station c. 07.03.1966
2 Templecombe Junction (W.R.) (Lower platform) 0m 826yds
Henstridge Station c. 07.03.1966
3 Stalbridge Station 3m 1258yds CL 45 c. 07.03.1966
4 Sturminster Newton Station 3m 1688yds CL 38 c. 07.03.1966
5 Shillingstone Station 2m 1718yds CL down 40/up 35
URS 38
c. 07.03.1966
6 Blandford Forum Station (2nd) 5m 869yds c. 07.03.1966
(Blandford 1st) c. 31.08.1863
7 Bailey Gate Station 6m 324yds c. 07.03.1966
8 Corfe Mullen 1m 1328yds c. 17.09.1956
9 Broadstone Station 2m 1509yds

Sidings and facilities 1956

Location Name Facilities Siding Name Position
Templecombe G F L
Henstridge G P L H C Henstridge
Stalbridge G P F L H C 7.0 Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Store Stalbridge
Sturminster Newton Station G P F L H C 5.0 Milk Marketing Board’s Siding Sturminster Newton Station
Shillingstone Station G P F L H C 3.0
Blandford Forum Station G P F L H C 6.0
Bailey Gate Station G P F L H C Admiralty Siding
Carter’s Siding
United Dairies, Ltd., Siding
Near Bailey Gate
Near Bailey Gate
Bailey Gate and Broadstone
Broadstone G P Broadstone