A £1.49m project to restore passenger services from Wareham to Swanage has run a special train along the route to show how the scheme is developing.
It was the first time that a SouthWest Trains diesel train had visited a heritage railway, the Class 159 unit passing the popular Swanage Railway steam service – hauled by 1940s Brighton-built West Country class Bulleid Pacific No. 34028 'Eddystone' – at Harman's Cross station.
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