Abbotsbury Railway 1877 - 1896

Nationality:
British
based:
Abbotsbury, Dorset, England, United Kingdom

1877 - company authorized on 6 August to build a line '6 miles 3 furlongs 6.10 chains' long from the Dorchester - Weymouth line at Upwey Junction to Abbotsbury, near the Dorset coast in England

1885 - opened on 9 November

1896 - not a profitable venture the line joined the GWR by Act of 7 August;

1952 - line closed to passengers on 1 December 1952.