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« Reply #15 on: May 23, 2021, 12:59:18 pm »

I think I've got No12 but it will need to wait for the 24 hrs rule anybody ?.
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« Reply #16 on: May 23, 2021, 01:18:31 pm »

2 looks to be the remains of an old plateway but as for it's location?  A quick look online for Dorset Plateway came up with one in Middlebere, Purbeck but that seems too distant from where you were exploring so instead, I'll take a punt at it being on Portland.
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« Reply #17 on: May 23, 2021, 01:25:30 pm »

I think I've got No12 but it will need to wait for the 24 hrs rule anybody ?.

There are so MANY pictures in this set ... I think a second guess within the 24 hours is reasonable, especially if the first one was the station steps in Weymouth Cheesy
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« Reply #18 on: May 23, 2021, 02:21:12 pm »

If the second guess is permitted then
20 is track remaining between Yeovil Pen Mill and the old Yeovil Town stations, approximately near the GWR (Great Western Railway) engine shed that was once here.
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« Reply #19 on: May 23, 2021, 03:24:00 pm »

19 Castle Cary, again - looking East
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« Reply #20 on: May 23, 2021, 03:59:53 pm »

Is 13 Fortuneswell in the Isle of Portland?
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« Reply #21 on: May 23, 2021, 05:26:26 pm »

I think I've got No12 but it will need to wait for the 24 hrs rule anybody ?.

There are so MANY pictures in this set ... I think a second guess within the 24 hours is reasonable, especially if the first one was the station steps in Weymouth Cheesy

Ok here goes No12 is the car parking area at Trowbridge......
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« Reply #22 on: May 23, 2021, 06:02:22 pm »

19 Castle Cary looking East.

I see I was second with this.
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« Reply #23 on: May 23, 2021, 06:31:00 pm »

10 Melksham again
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« Reply #24 on: May 23, 2021, 06:44:24 pm »

Thanks for the derogation on the usual rules Grahame - I think 11 is Sandsfoot Castle seen from the footpath that runs along the old track bed of the Portland branch in the Wyke part of Weymouth.
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« Reply #25 on: May 23, 2021, 07:01:31 pm »

You are a hugely knowledgable bunch!

1 - Melksham - johnneyw
2 - Old plateway on Portland (overlooking Forturneswell) - johnneyw
3 - Bridport branch near Maiden Newton - rogerw
4 - Causeway to Portland - old railway from Weymouth - ellendune
5 - Maiden Newton Signal Box - TonyN
6 - Weymouth, King's Road - line to start of old tramway - paul7755
7 - Weymouth - looking from old Weymouth Quay station - stuving
8 - Weymouth Station - Western Pathfinder
9 - Weymouth - eightonedee
10 - Melksham - rogerw
11 - Sandsfoot Castle from the Rodwell trail - eightonedee
12 - Trowbridge - Western Pathfinder
13 - Fortuneswell - Hal
14 - Westbury looking North and East - AMLAG
15 - Portland, incline railway - bradshaw
16 - Castle Cary - PhilWakely
18 - Yeovil Town - brooklea
19 - Castle Cary - rogerpatenall (confirmed by eXpassenger)
20 - Yeovil near Pen Mill towards Town - bradshaw

Just No. 17 left.
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« Reply #26 on: May 23, 2021, 07:22:20 pm »

Yeovil Pen Mill station, South Somerset District Council are trialling them in Yeovil
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« Reply #27 on: May 23, 2021, 08:01:10 pm »

Yeovil Pen Mill station, South Somerset District Council are trialling them in Yeovil

Ah, beaten to it but I have to agree.  The Zwings website lists Yeovil as one of their locations and their next nearest locations are a little too far away.
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« Reply #28 on: May 24, 2021, 08:56:39 am »

The quarry tramways of Portland are well worth a day exploring. The late Brian Jackson produced an OPC book on them. There are the inclines, tunnels under modern roads and one place where a line to the weares, where stone was dumped over the cliff goes under another line passing over it.
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