Midland Main Lines

Wolverhampton to Stafford

including Walsall

ISBN:978 1 908174 79 6
First Published:22 August 2015
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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This album features both routes which once ran into Wolverhampton from the east, plus details of the complex evolution of its railway network.

The wide variety of rolling stock needed to serve the vast industrial districts is extensively illustrated.



'Steam and modern traction are essential features of many pictures - but there's also plenty of human interest and more general views of the infrastructure.'
(The Railway Magazine, November 2015)

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Ryecroft Junction1-3
Ryecroft Engine Shed4
Ryecroft Junction5-6
North Walsall7-9
Birchill Power Station10
Short Heath (Clarkes Lane)11-13
Willenhall Stafford Street14-18
Heath Town Junction23-25
Pleck Junction41
Darlaston & James Bridge47
Willenhall Bilston Street52-53
Portobello Junction54-57
Wednesfield Tunnel58-59
Wednesfield Heath60-63
Wolverhampton Low Level64-65
Wolverhampton High Level66-73
Wolverhampton S&B81-83
Bushbury Shed88-90
Four Ashes91-98
Littleton Colliery101-106

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