I’ve talked about my adoration of Corfe Castle Train Station and the heritage train service run by Swanage Railway before.

The rail line runs through Corfe Castle village and passes just above the National Trust car park, so you can get up pretty close and personal to the trains as they roll by.

I’m a passionate supporter of the heritage line – it provides us with the unique and incredible opportunity to see and travel in these beautiful, magnificent vestiges of the golden age of rail travel in person.

This is the SR U Class 31806. Built in June 1928, she’s approaching her 100th birthday, and currently the only one of her kind in operation.

Part of the Sandbanks, Studland, Purbecks and Poole collection.

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