Hurn Railway Station, opened its doors on November 13, 1862. It was part of the Ringwood, Christchurch and Bournemouth Railway, which aimed to connect the towns.

Initially named Herne Bridge, renamed Herne in 1888, and finally Hurn in 1897.

It was a single-track line with a passing loop until 1929 and served as the primary railway link between Bournemouth and Ringwood.

The track became part of the London and South Western Railway in 1874 before being absorbed into the Southern Railway during the railway grouping of 1923.

Dorset Echo: Hurn Station.

After passenger numbers started declining in the early 1920s, closure proposals began to emerge.

The station finally closed its gates on September 30, 1935.

Dorset Echo: Hurn Station.

The station building and part of the platform are now the Avon Causeway Hotel, which features railway-themed décor.

Remnants of the railway past are preserved, including a Pullman carriage and a shunting locomotive on a short restored track.

Dorset Echo: Hurn Station.

Hurn Railway Station, though closed, holds a place in the local history of Dorset and serves as a reminder of the bygone era of railways.