‘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"


.

SMJ Forum

NEW BOOK ON THE SMJ - AVAILABLE SHORTLY 18 Replies

Hi allI'm pleased to announce that the first volume of my history of…Continue

Started by Barry Taylor. Last reply by Barry Taylor Nov 7.

Malcolm Ranieri

Sad to report the untimely death last week of SMJ Society member Malcolm Ranieri. Malcolm was well known for his excellent steam train photographs that have appeared for many years in the rail preservation press.  He was also one of the main…Continue

Started by Dick Bodily Oct 19.

Salvaged track bolts 1 Reply

Does any know if the bridges were numbered? Similar to how the canals number thier's. Because a few weeks ago I was magnet fishing under the if I bridge behind the bellebaulk housing estate in Towcester and pulled out a number of chair bolts and I…Continue

Started by John Godwin. Last reply by Dick Bodily Sep 28.

Planning Application for Binton Station Site 8 Replies

I've just been told by friends from Welford that there's a planning application to redevelop the Binton Station site:Binton Station Planning…Continue

Started by Simon Stevens. Last reply by Simon Stevens Sep 20.

Proposed conversion of numbers 5 and 6.

According to Dunn, the problems with the two BP tanks ns 5 and 6 running backwards were twice addressed with the idea of converting them to 2-4-2Ts, and that drawings were prepared on at least one occasion.Has anyone ever seen anything of these…Continue

Started by Simon Dunkley Jun 27.

Broom Junction station site for sale 1 Reply

Great opportunity for an SMJ enthusiast perhaps.  I'm not sure what you could actually do with this site though!…Continue

Started by Simon Stevens. Last reply by Simon Stevens May 17.

Need Site Help?

Clive
Share on Facebook Share
  • Blog Posts
  • Discussions (2)
  • SMJ Groups
  • SMJ photos
  • Photo Albums
  • Videos

Clive's Discussions

standard station design?
2 Replies

I have just noticed that Byfield and Blakesly station buildings look identical and also Morton Pinkney looks similar. Was it a standard design? Also can any one tell me where i might be able to find…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Clive Oct 9, 2017.

 

Clive's Page

Latest Activity

Clive replied to Clive's discussion 'standard station design?'
"Apologies for the delay in replying, thank you, that has been a great help. Clive"
Oct 9, 2017
Clive posted a discussion

standard station design?

I have just noticed that Byfield and Blakesly station buildings look identical and also Morton Pinkney looks similar. Was it a standard design? Also can any one tell me where i might be able to find a photo of the non platform side i.e. entrance. I'm looking at the idea of building a model of Byfield. Thanks. CliveSee More
Sep 9, 2017
Clive commented on John Evans's photo
Thumbnail

Byfield station

"Hi John, really glad you took the risk to climb the post for this photo.It's fantastic! I was born in Byfield in 1960 and lived there for 24 years, ( my mum still does). I have recently been toying with the idea of building a model of Byfield…"
Sep 9, 2017
Clive was featured
Sep 7, 2017
Peter S Lewis left a comment for Clive
"Clive, Welcome to the SMJ site! Peter"
Sep 7, 2017
Clive is now a member of The SMJ Society
Sep 7, 2017

Profile Information

How did you find us?
Google
Have you friends who knew the SMJ who you can tell about us?
Not to my knowledge yet

Comment Wall (1 comment)

You need to be a member of The SMJ Society to add comments!

Join The SMJ Society

At 15:06 on September 7, 2017, Peter S Lewis said…

Clive,

Welcome to the SMJ site!

Peter

 
 
 

© 2018   Created by Andy Thompson.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service