Midland Main Lines

North of Birmingham

to Bescot and Litchfield including the Chase Water Railway

by Vic Mitchell

The former Midland Railway from Brownhills to Water Orton is visited first. Next we travel on one of Britain's first main lines, the Grand Junction Railway's route between Bescot and Aston.

Finally, we journey from Birmingham New Street to Lichfield Trent Valley, with views both old and new.

Book Details

Author
Vic Mitchell
Series
Midland Main Lines
Publisher
Middleton Press Ltd
Published
22 February 2014
ISBN
9781908174550
Language
English
Format
Hardback
Dimensions
240 x 174 mm
Weight
480g
General
96 Pages
120 Photographs
Large Scale Maps
Other details of local history

Stations & Locations

Stations Photo
Conduit Colliery 1
Chasewater Railway 2-5
Brownhills Watling Street 6-7
Walsall Wood 8-10
Aldridge 11-14
Streetly 15-17
Sutton Park 18-21
Sutton Coldfield Town 22-23
Penns 24-28
Water Orton 29-33
Bescot 34-36
Bescot Stadium 37
Bescot Freight Yard 38-42
Bescot Steam Depot 43-47
Bescot Diesel Depots 48-52
Tame Bridge Parkway 53-54
Newton Road 55-56
Hamstead 57-59
Handsworth Wood 60-61
Soho Road 62
Soho Pool 63
Perry Barr 64-67
Witton 68-70
Birmingham New Street 71-75
Birmingham Curzon Street 76-77
Duddeston 78-80
Aston 81-86
Gravelly Hill 87-88
Erdington 89-91
Chester Road 92-94
Wylde Green 95-97
Sutton Coldfield 98-101
Four Oaks 102-105
Butlers Lane 106-107
Blake Street 108-109
Shenstone 110-112
Lichfield City 113-116
Lichfield Trent Valley 117-120