Signalling Record Society - 50 Years
RailRef Line Codes SD
Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway (LSWR & MR)
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There is OS map evidence that the Midland Railway remiled the S&D in a manner similar to most of the rest of its railway.
|Evercreech & Bath Extension Line.
0m00c Bath Junction MR344(1) mileages from BR28100, additions and alterations (supplement 21) dated 1952, also S&D Supplement 6 of same date. MR Distance Diagram gives 57m37c for Green Lane LC.
SAD: Bath Junction - Templecombe No.2 Junction
BJT: Templecombe No.2 Junction - Corfe Mullen Junction
1888 OS maps for Templecombe show mile post mileages from Burnham, the 34mp being at or by No.3 Junction. For the same period the line at Wellow is miled from Bath Green Park (not Bath Junction).
A short stretch south of Templecombe is now the Gartell Light Railway.
Article: Railway Magazine January 1966.
Article: Railway Archive 39 (Midford).
Article: Backtrack May-June 2016.
10m17c Clandown Tramway Junction SD001
|Wyke Champflower Spur
Was it ever laid? Shown on Midland Distance Diagram sheet 63 of 1919 as dotted route without comment. The route is visible as earthworks on the 1888 OS map right through to 1978 (Grid 66650 33850) but is now ploughed out although it can just be made out on Google Earth.
|Templecombe No.3 Junction - Abbey Ford Junction
35m57c Templecombe No.3 JunctionRan from No.3 Junction to an east facing junction with the LSWR. Closed in 1886 beyond Templecombe Goods, replaced by the west spur to the LSWR. Formation still visible until redevlopment started post Beeching. Name of junction found in Railway & Travel Monthly volume 3 (SRS Archive Box 208).
35m57c Templecombe (No.3) Goods Yard Junction SD001This was a spur off the original (east) curve to the LSWR. Mostly gas works and loco shed!
|Templecombe No.2 Junction - Templecombe Upper
36m13c Templecombe (No.2) Junction SD001
|Templecome No.2 to Templecombe No.1
|Corfe Mullen Junction Line
datum Bath Junction
|Burnham & Evercreech Line.
24m04c S&D / Jetty boundary
|Highbridge Wharf Branch
datum Evercreech Junction
23m01c Highbridge Wharf
|Bridgwater River Wharf Branch
datum Edington Junction
|Wells Timber Yard Branch
5m30c Timber Yard Junction SD014
|Wells West GWR - Wells Station
datum Glastonbury (reverse)