Weymouth, Dorchester, Yeovil, Castle Cary and Frome
Description of line
Known as the Heart of Wessex Line , it runs from Bristol to Westbury to Weymouth. It diverges from the Wessex Main Line at Westbury , and follows the course of the Great Western Main Line as far as Castle Cary.
The stations served by this route are listed below :
8 services each way on Monday - Friday , 7 each way on Saturday and 3 each way on Sunday. Many journeys extend to Cardiff Central , and not all trains call at all stations. Some other services also terminate at Frome , which recently gained a direct service to / from London Paddington.
Stakeholders aspire to a 2 - hourly service , which was originally planned under the new Greater Western Franchise , but was subsequently shelved.
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