Midland Main Lines

Bromsgrove to Birmingham

including the Camp Hill Route

ISBN:978 1 904474 87 6
First Published:01 October 2006
Authors:Vic Mitchell & Keith Smith
Dimensions:240 x 174 mm
Book Info:

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



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The line runs from rural pastures to crowded industrial areas and thus the trains are equally varied. Of special interest is the famous Lickey Incline and its banking engines. Also featured are the long-closed stations on the former main line through Kings Heath.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Lickey Incline10-11
Barnt Green17-24
Longbridge Motor Works30-41
Kings Norton46-54
Kings Heath63-65
Brighton Road69-71
Camp Hill72-73
Bourneville Engine Shed74-77
Bourneville Works (Cadburys)83-88
Selly Oak89-93
Somerset Road96
Church Road97-99
Five Ways100-104
Birmingham Central Goods105-109
Birmingham New Street110-120

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