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Official Opening

Official Opening

Sandford Station was officially opened on 10 June 2011 with a tree planting by Sue Gunn, great grandaughter of Mrs Anna Victoria Yatman who cut original sod of the Cheddar Valley Railway line in 1867 with the ceremonial silver shovel pictured.  To mark the opening the ribbon was cut by Gerald Lee, Chief Executive of St Manica Trust.

Coach arrives !

Coach arrives !

Sandford Station has aquired a coach to join the open goods wagon on the rails. The coach was successfully installed on Friday 25th March.

Sentinel shunter at Tytherington Quarry

The Sentinel Shunter

This is a sentinel shunter, a sister loco to the one which used to run stone between Sandford Quarry and the station.

Website goes Live !

Welcome to  the new website for Sandford Station Railway Heritage Center. As well as giving general details, opening times and event notifications for the center the intention is for this to be a dynamic site with new stories and details being added on a regular basis. Bookmark us and check back to see what’s new. […]


In this section we will be posting details about some of the artifacts that can be found at the Station.

Story post

In this section we will be posting stories of Sandford Station and the branch line. If you have anything you’d like to share please get in touch.