‘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 24 Replies

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

Started by Barry Taylor. Last reply by John Evans Dec 1.

John Jennings

Following the sad loss of John Jennings, a stalwart of the SMJ and our society, Mike Musson set up a page on his site. The whole sit is well worth a visit as it overlaps with us here at the SMJ society     Go take a look…Continue

Started by Andy Thompson Nov 28.

The SMJR Great War Roll of Honour 12 Replies

Many of you will be aware that in common with all other railway companies the SMJR lost many of its employees for all or part of the Great War as the patriotic duty to volunteer was overwhelming.  Railwaymen were technically exempt but many chose to…Continue

Tags: of, Honour, Roll, War, SMJR

Started by John Jennings. Last reply by Jim Brown Nov 23.

Warley Poster

Interesting to see Broom Junction layout photo on posters and adverts for the Warley Model Railway Show this weekend.Continue

Started by Dick Bodily Nov 21.

SMJ photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All
Ian Scott
  • Male
  • Birmingham
  • United Kingdom
Share on Facebook Share

Ian Scott's Friends

  • Peter S Lewis
  • Andy Thompson

Ian Scott's Discussions

Get Together
10 Replies

To all members /supporters,Last year we had an excellent get together at Stratford on Avon, why not then a recall meeting at possibly the same venue next year?A wonderful opportunity to exchange…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Heacock Nov 24, 2014.

Stoke Bruerne
3 Replies

A fabulous day at Stoke Bruerne, despite no model layouts being on show unlike the year previous, but the discussion between some of the SMJ members who attended was as is with the forum web page,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ian Scott Jun 14, 2011.

Change of e-mail address
1 Reply

I have changed to a new e-mail address, can the moderator advise myself & fellow members of the procedure to enable this to be undertaken.The 'old' address is still valid for a short whileI will…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andy Thompson Jan 4, 2011.

Coaching stock.
2 Replies

After the get together at Stoke Bruerne, a fabulous day!My next question to you all is the original types of coaching stock on the predecessors to the SMJR.The 4 wheel coaches, who were the builder…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Goodman Jun 19, 2010.

 

Ian Scott's Page

Profile Information

Have you friends who knew the SMJ who you can tell about us?
a few

Ian Scott's photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Comment Wall (2 comments)

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

Join The SMJ Society

At 19:46 on April 30, 2010, Peter S Lewis said…
Hello Ian,

Thanks for joining us!...And for getting involved!

Peter
At 19:44 on April 30, 2010, Peter S Lewis said…
WELCOME!

Welcome and thanks for joining The Rail Tube Network! We have channels for the Steam lover (Steam Tube), Diesel (Diesel Tube), Electric (Electric Tube) and one for those who like their railways 'not there any more!' (Disused Tube). We also have a railway news channel (RTN News International) where you can sign up and add your own railway news as well as reading the lastest railway news from around the globe. We have a monthly newsletter channel (On-Shed), where, every month you get a summary of activity on the network as well as railway news from around the world. If that wasn't enough we have 3 specialist channels about railways important to us here at The Rail Tube Network, The Honeybourne Line, The Stratford Upon Avon & Midland Junction Railway and Sidmouth Junction, click the links at the top of each page and have a look around - sign up and join in!
As a member you can upload your own railway photos and videos as well as rate and comment on other members work. Contact other members on the members only email system, personalise your own page and start blogging, If you belong to a railway related group you can set up your own group page on our ‘Groups Page’ too, it will give your group it’s very own presence on the net!
We hope you soon find your way around and start uploading, we look forward to seeing some of your own work soon on one, or all of the channels!
Tell your friends about and spread the word!
Andy (The Fat Controller ‘TFC’) & Pete (‘Shedmaster’ & ‘Editor’ of ‘On-Shed’)
 
 
 

© 2018   Created by Andy Thompson.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service