Williton Station opened by West Somerset Railway on 31 March
West Somerset Railway sold to Bristol and Exeter Railway
Opening of new road bridge
Wooden footbridge, complete with roof built across tracks
Opening of second track and platform to provide a passing loop
Signal Box opened
Flooding at Williton Station
Conversion from 7ft 1/4in Broad gauge to 4ft 8 1/2in Standard gauge
A large brick built water tank was erected between the level crossing and the road bridge. Originally kept filled by means of a steam pump, the water was later extracted from the adjoining well by an electric pump.
Passing loop extended and both platforms extended to 400ft
Wooden footbridge removed and replaced with iron girder footbridge
Amalgamation of West Somerset Railway and Great Western Railway
Flooding at Williton Station
Passing loop extended
Evacuee trains arrive from London on 2 and 4 September
Nationalisation of railways. Williton Station now part of British Railways Western Region
Main road (A39) bridge replaced
Flooding at Williton Station on 26 October
Withdrawal of freight traffic on 6 July1964.
Goods shed siding points disconnected
Goods shed siding reconnected for engineering traffic use
Passing loop shortened due to narrowing to single track of culvert crossing in March 1968. The Taunton steam crane is seen lifting the new concrete girders out of the low-sided wagons in which they were delivered for positioning.
Closure of station on 4 January
Reopening of station on 28 August by West Somerset Railway
\"Swindon Shed\" opened for restoration work
Diesel and Electric Presevation Group erected steel maintenance shed
Williton Station masquerades as Lessborough during BBC filming of Anthony Trollope\'s \"He Knew He Was Right\" on 30 August. The Station Master Chris van den Arden appears briefly in the background of the finished production.
No 6412 up in the air. This was the first lift carried out at Williton by the four Matteson jacks rescued from Bristol Bath Road. The driving wheelset has been removed for attention to the axle boxes and valve eccentrics. Pictured on 25 January 2005.
New station lighting installed on 24 February
Ex Trowbridge footbridge taken to Cardiff for refurbishment and painting
Sadly on 5 December Chris van den Arend, Williton Station Master passed away. Chris was a volunteer with the West Somerset Railway from the early days and held many different positions on the railway. He was active also in the West Somerset Steam Railway Trust. His dream was for the ex-Trowbridge footbridge to be erected at Williton Station. Unfortunately he will miss this when it takes place in 2011.
Reinforced concrete footings for footbridge completed
The rare sight of Williton Station without a full canopy. Recent discussions suggest it was last replaced in 1938. Seen here in early February 2011.
The new look of Williton Station with ex-Trowbridge footbridge installed on 16/17 March
Williton Footbridge is Officially Opened on 16 July to the public by Gerald Creed who rescued the footbridge from Trowbridge station in 1982.
The Williton Station Mural to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the station. The mural was painted by Tad and Brenda Mandziej assisted by several local artists.