Thornford railway station

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Thornford National Rail logo.svg
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Location
Place Thornford
Local authority Dorset
Coordinates 50°54′39″N2°34′45″W / 50.9107°N 2.5792°W / 50.9107; -2.5792 Coordinates: 50°54′39″N2°34′45″W / 50.9107°N 2.5792°W / 50.9107; -2.5792
Grid reference ST593125
Operations
Station codeTHO
Managed by Great Western Railway
Number of platforms1
DfT category F2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2014/15Increase2.svg 3,144
2015/16Decrease2.svg 2,874
2016/17Decrease2.svg 2,544
2017/18Increase2.svg 3,448
2018/19Increase2.svg 3,498
– Interchange  7
History
Original company Great Western Railway
23 March 1936Opened
National RailUK railway stations
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Thornford from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

Thornford railway station serves the village of Thornford, four miles to the south west of Sherborne in Dorset, England. It is managed by Great Western Railway and is served by trains on the Heart of Wessex Line between Bristol Temple Meads and Weymouth. This is a request stop so passengers must signal clearly to the driver if they wish to board the train.

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History

The station was opened by the Great Western Railway on 23 March 1936 as Thornford Bridge Halt. It was renamed in the 1960s to its present shorter name.

Services

Great Western Railway operate services between Gloucester and Weymouth via Bristol Temple Meads. [1] South Western Railway runs additional services on Summer Saturdays between Weymouth and Yeovil Junction operating from late May to early September. [2]

Preceding station National Rail logo.svg National Rail Following station
Yeovil Pen Mill   Great Western Railway
Heart of Wessex Line
  Yetminster
  South Western Railway
Yeovil Junction to Weymouth
(Summer only)
 

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References

  1. Table 123 National Rail timetable, May 2016
  2. "Buy Cheap Train Tickets & Check Train Times | South Western Railway | The New Name For South West Trains". www.southwesternrailway.com. Retrieved 7 April 2019.