‘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'
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A question about passenger access to stations such as Fenny Compton.
Apparently, these station buildings had no entrance doors and access was only from the platform side.
I imagine passengers would come up from the level crossing side.
My souvenirs of train travel long ago are that platform access was strictly limited and to accompany or greet a travell…
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