‘The Stratford Upon Avon & Midland Junction Railway’ (or S.M.J.) was a small independent railway company which ran a line across the empty, untouched centre of England. It visited the counties of Northamptonshire, Warwickshire, Oxfordshire and a little of Buckinghamshire, only existing as the SMJ from 1909 to 1923. In 1923 the S.M.J.became a minor arm of the London Midland and Scottish (L.M.S.), then in 1948 'British Railways' 

Gone but not forgotten: "the damsel is not dead, but sleepeth"


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O Gauge model of SMJ Cottages at Blisworth 2 Replies

Hi All,Haven't used this modelling group for a while but I thought I stick a photo of a model of the SMJ cottages on the website. It's a bit crude and very much the worse for wear, but interesting that someone took the time to model them. I know…Continue

Started by Jim Goodman. Last reply by Jim Goodman Mar 9, 2017.

'O' Gauge layout based on Blisworth 11 Replies

Hello all, I just thought I'd post some photos of Kettering and District MRS's O gauge layout roughly based on Blisworth SMJ. I've done most of the work myself though the boards were already made up so I've had to adapt everything to squeeze it…Continue

Started by Jim Goodman. Last reply by Jim Goodman Oct 12, 2015.

HERE I GO - BLAKESLEY SMJ STATION IN 00 GAUGE 23 Replies

Hi fellow modellers,I have been looking at the E&W/SMJ stations with a view to a smallish model.  I want to keep the viewing portion within 8 foot length so compression will be required and I also want to reuse some parts that I have lying…Continue

Tags: 4mm, scale, gauge, 00, blakesley

Started by Si Donal. Last reply by Simon Dunkley Dec 25, 2013.

LMS Model of Towcester

Hello Guys,I found this in the BRM forum and thought you might like to see it too.  It looks remarkable accuate.  One day, I hope to have the space for Towcester but for today, Blakelsey is quite large enough at 11 feet without fiddle yards./…Continue

Started by Si Donal Oct 5, 2013.

DISTRACTION MODEL - EHLR TERRIER 4 Replies

Hello fellow modellers,I saw a cheap Dapol Terrier on Ebay, snapped it up and an afternoon later, this is the result.  Almost finished now, just need to replace the safety valves,driver, step and weathering and varnish.  I backdated the model to A1…Continue

Tags: 00, Model, Terrier, EHLR

Started by Si Donal. Last reply by Gary Mar 29, 2013.

Towcester in N gauge

I am just starting a model of Towcester station in N gauge, if anyone has any info tht theu feel might be useful please let me know.Continue

Started by Brian Elphick Jul 25, 2012.

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