50°54′39″N 2°34′45″W / 50.9107°N 2.5792°W Coordinates: 50°54′39″N 2°34′45″W / 50.9107°N 2.5792°W
First Great Western
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Live arrivals/departures and station information
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Annual rail passenger usage*
Great Western Railway
23 March 1936
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Thornford from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Thornford railway station serves the village of Thornford, four miles to the south west of Sherborne in Dorset, England. It is managed by First Great Western 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.
History [ edit ]
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 [ edit ]
There is generally a two-hourly service southbound to Weymouth and northbound to Bristol Temple Meads and beyond. Sundays there is an infrequent service in each direction.