‘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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Aston Le Walls was a small platform halt 2 miles and 10 chains west
of Byfield station. Very few images exist of the halt with its
tracks in situ.The following shot was taken in the 80's and has
been supplied by Barry Taylor The following map shows the line, the
village but the halts location is not marked.
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