Midland Main Lines

Walsall Routes

From Rugeley, Lichfield and Dudley, including Priestfield to West Bromwich

ISBN:978 1 908174 45 1
First Published:20 July 2013
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 group of lines was a result of competition between many railways to win the industrial traffic of the area and thus we see herein a vast number of interesting junctions.

There is also a wide range of freight trains and depots, together with passenger stations of all ages.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Rugeley Trent Valley1-5
Rugeley Town6-8
Brindley Heath9-10
Mid Cannock Colliery Sidings18
Wyrley & Cheslyn Hay19
Essington Wood Dispersal Point22-23
Bloxwich North24-25
Bloxwich (Old site)26-30
Bloxwich (New site)31
Bloxwich Spelter Works32
Lichfield Trent Valley34-36
Lichfield City37-40
Fossway Level Crossing41
Anglesea Sidings44
Norton Junction47-48
Dudley Port Low Level59-63
Great Bridge South64-65
Great Bridge North66-67
Princes End68-69
Ocker Hill70-71
Wednesbury Town72-76
Bilston Central84-86
Wednesbury Central87-90
Swan Village91-98
West Bromwich99-104
Walsall Engine Shed119-120

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