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  • Bishops Waltham to Botley Trackbed Tour

    £6.00

    Opened in 1863, closed to passengers in 1933, this line soldiered on with goods traffic until 1962 when final closure came.

    Starting at site of Bishops Waltham station, the orientation of the station is speculated upon before hopping on the bike and travelling the first kilometre or so of cyclable track bed. Thereafter, a brief section is bypassed (but admired across a field from a distance) before access to the track is regained on foot close to Bishops Waltham water treatment works.

  • Brockenhurst to West Moors Trackbed Tour

    £10.00

    Opened in 1847, closed in 1964, explored by Dumpman in 2013.

    A recreation of the train journey that used to be possible between Brockenhurst and West Moors, following very nearly all the remaining track bed.

  • Christchurch to Ringwood

    £10.00

    A recreation of the railway journey that used to be possible between Christchurch and Ringwood up until closure in 1935; following very nearly all the remaining track bed and searching out all visible remains.

  • Hayling Island Branch Line Tour

    £4.00

    The entire length of this charming little branch line from Havant to the Hayling Island terminus is explored. Special attention is paid to the causeway crossing and the remains of the swing bridge across Langstone harbour. The station sites of Langstone and North Hayling are looked at and some great views across the water that travellers would have enjoyed are included. Includes running commentary.

  • Meon Valley Line (Fareham to Alton) Tour

    £15.00

    A detailed film spread over 5 dvd discs, showing an exploration of the vast majority of the track bed, earthworks, tunnels, stations, bridges and other features that remain on this stretch of disused line.

    Opened in 1903, closed to passengers in 1955, explored by Dumpman Films in 2013.

    This film recreates the journey along the 22 mile track bed of the Meon Valley Line, mostly by bike, partly on foot and briefly by car.

  • Midhurst to Petersfield Trackbed Explored

    £9.00

    A thorough trek along very nearly all the remaining trackbed,starting at Midhurst and finishing at Petersfield. Every effort is made (as usual !) to access even the most awkward and overgrown areas.

    Station areas and remains were found at Midhurst, Elsted and Rogate.

  • The Sprat and Winkle Line

    £12.00

    Opened in 1865, closed in 1964 and explored by Dumpman Films in 2018.

    A detailed trek across much of the disused track bed between Kimbridge Junction and Andover Junction station. Sometimes travelling on foot, occasionally by car, but mostly on a vintage Raleigh Chopper, always searching for the remains of the great industry that was the railway. This film recreates the journey that used to be possible by train.