Western Main Lines

Banbury to Birmingham

ISBN:978 1 904474 27 2
First Published:01 March 2004
Last Reprinted:27 June 2015
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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Now more than 150 years old, the route has carried a wide range of traffic types including long distant expresses, local residential services and freight of all types. All these are extensively illustrated, along with the varied architectural styles employed at the stations, many of which vanished long ago.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Oxfordshire Ironstone Company14-16
Fenny Compton21-27
Southam & Harbury28-31
Leamington Spa Engine Shed32-33
Leamington Spa37-38,41-42
Leamington Spa General39-40
Warwick Parkway47-49
Widney Manor69-71
Acocks Green & South Yardley83-86
Tyesley Engine Shed91-96
Small Heath97-99
Small Heath (Bordesley Curve)100
Birmingham Moor Street105-113
Birmingham Snow Hill114-120

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