1874

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June

Mixed gauge track brought into use between Bristol and Bath.
21st. First standard gauge train runs between Swindon and Bristol.

July

20th. Somerset & Dorset Bath extension opens. 20th. Midford station opened.
20th. Radstock (S&DJR) station opened.
20th. Wellow station opened.

October

1st. Montpelier station opened as Montpellier (two 'l's}

exact date unknown

Line through Lawrence Hill and Stapleton Road doubled and a new platform opened at each.