Along the Line, Station by Station
Serving a large area of west Wiltshire and north Dorset.
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A small town which was once a major railway junction. The station closed in 1966 and reopened in 1983, thanks to local support.
Only the left hand platform is used though the bridge is used to access the building and gardens to the right.
Yeovil Junction is over a mile south of the town. There is a regular shuttle bus to between the station and the town. Shuttle timetable
Yeovil is also served by Yeovil Pen Mill station, which is on the Westbury to Weymouth line. Some trains connect Yeovil Junction with Pen Mill and forward to Castle Cary and Frome.
Yeovil Junction is also host to the Yeovil Railway Centre.
Both platforms at Yeovil Junction can only be accessed by a footbridge.
Gateway to the Jurassic Coast. The station building now hosts a pub called the Ale Way, however the cafe is currently closed awaiting a new operator.
A long loop was installed at Axminster to facilitate crossings.
The old station building was demolished and replaced by a large pre-fabricated structure.