‘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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Robin Cullup has kindly allowed me to put these extracts from a Blakesley Signalbox register, which came into the possession of himself from the late Ian Lyman, onto this webpage. The original register, which is in a terrible condition having been partially eaten by mice while at Blakesley, is now being preserved at the Midland Railway Society’s Archive at Silk Mill. Robin must…
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