Britain >South >Hamworthy Poole Holton Heath


Collected date 25/05/07

Hamworthy station sign

Hamworthy is just west of Poole, where we were based for our visit to Dorset, so we cycled there to start our day's travelling. Another bicycling rail enthusiast was waiting for a train, so we chatted pleasantly about the area and its railways, past and present.

The front of the station building at Hamworthy:

Hamworthy front

The entrance to the station building:

Hamworthy entrance

The rear of the station building:

Hamworthy rear

Platform 2, looking east:

Hamworthy platform 2 looking east

Looking west along platform 2:

Hamworthy platform 2 looking west

Next to platform 2 is the signalbox:

Hamworthy signalbox

Looking east from the end of platform 2. The branch here is to the Lower Hamworthy dock area:

Hamworthy looking east

The platform used to extend to the branch. Looking west with the disused platform area on the left and the signalbox ahead:

Hamworthy disused platform and

The disused platform edge, looking east from further along:

Hamworthy disused platform

Access to the island platform from both sides of the railway is provided by this subway:

Hamworthy subway

Looking westwards along the line:

Hamworthy looking west