‘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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The Shakespeare Route DVD---Hillside Publishing 2006

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"The model railway of Roade looks very interesting. Robin Patrick"
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"Roade Cutting 180th Anniversary Exhibition Model. SMJ Area."
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"Peter. I could be persuaded, Royal Trains on the SMJ? not many, however, I have uncovered a few arrivals at Towcester, would be a short talk"
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"Chris, That exhibition sounds like something we could well be interested in! And could you be persuaded to write an article relating to the Royal Train?? Kind regards, Peter"
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"Peter. FYI I am a committee member of Roade Local History Society and next year over the weekend of 8/9 September we are holding an exhibition to celebrate the 180th anniversary of Roade Cutting. Planning is at an early stage but an awful amount of…"
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"Hi Peter Royal Victorian Medal. Awarded by the Royal Victorian Order on behalf of the monarch. For personal services to the Royal Household. In a previous life I worked on and eventually managed the Royal Train based at Wolverton.) Kind…"
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"Hello Chris, A warm welcome to the SMJ site.. Could I ask what RVM stands for, please? Peter"
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At 18:02 on November 1, 2017, Peter S Lewis said…

Chris,

That exhibition sounds like something we could well be interested in!

And could you be persuaded to write an article relating to the Royal Train??

Kind regards,

Peter

At 12:43 on November 1, 2017, Peter S Lewis said…

Hello Chris,

A warm welcome to the SMJ site..

Could I ask what RVM stands for, please?

Peter

 
 
 

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