‘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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my screen is all squashed up. Only happened recently, and jot on any other sites I use.Using Safari on iOS.Continue

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Probably a question or an answer that is on here somewhere and I have missed it, but what was the line running speed? Always get the impression that the trains dawdled along rather than made any great progress.Continue

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Thanks to Gary for the heads up!https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F254054775180AndyContinue

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Fenny Compton Goods shed 1 Reply

HelloSome time ago I posted a question concerning the goods shed at Fenny Compton as indicated in the book Track Layout diagrams of the Great Western Railway and B.R. (W.R.) section 29 Stratford-Upon-Avon & Midland Jcn. Rly. by R.A. Cooke ;…Continue

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Martin Taylor Coupe left a comment for Dick Bodily
"Hello Dick - Yes, I remember our Warley chat, and I've also enjoyed your article in a recent magazine. I'm sure I'll find SMJ Soc. membership most rewarding. Martin"
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"Hello Martin, I remember chatting to you at Warley a few years back. You might find one or two familiar names amongst the members of this website. Hopefully you will be able to add a few comments to various discussions on the site.…"
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"Hello Martin, Welcome to the site!! A friend/acquaintance of Dick Bodily is a friend of the SMJ!! Peter "
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At 6:58 on March 19, 2018, Dick Bodily said…

Hello Martin,

I remember chatting to you at Warley a few years back. You might find one or two familiar names amongst the members of this website. Hopefully you will be able to add a few comments to various discussions on the site. one ongoing one converns the location of the temporary station at Tiffield.

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Dick (aka Bill) Bodily

At 16:07 on March 18, 2018, Peter S Lewis said…

Hello Martin,

Welcome to the site!!

A friend/acquaintance of Dick Bodily is a friend of the SMJ!!

Peter 

 
 
 

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