Midland Main Lines

Birmingham to Tamworth and Nuneaton

ISBN:978 1 908174 63 5
First Published:26 July 2014
Authors:Vic Mitchell
Dimensions:240 x 174 mm
Book Info:

96 Pages
120 Photographs
Large Scale Maps
Other details of local history



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The complex junctions and diverse industries in the eastern area of Birmingham are extensively illustrated. Some rural views can be seen beyond Water Orton on both routes, before encountering their several colliery connections.

The long closed main line between Whitacre and Hampton-in-Arden is shown in detail.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Birmingham New Street1-8
Birmingham Curzon Street9
Proof House Junction10
Landor Street Junction11-12
Lawley Street13-15
Saltley Engine Shed16-19
Saltley Junction20-21
Saltley Locomotive Maintenance Depot22
Nechells Power Station27-28
Washwood Heath29-33
Bromford Bridge Racecourse34-37
Castle Bromwich38-43
Water Orton44-49
Kingsbury Colliery Branch54-56
Birch Coppice Colliery57-60
Forge Mills72
Coleshill Parkway76-77
Hams Hall78-79
Shustoke84- 87
Daw Mill Colliery88
Arley & Fillongley89-91
Nuneaton Abbey Street97-104
Nuneaton Trent Valley105-110
Maxstoke Goods111-114
Hampton Junction115-116
Hampton in Arden117-120

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