‘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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Does this show the Scratter at Roade? 4 Replies

A very short clip of a cricket match at Roade. A goods train passes. Could it be on the SMJR?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnPSvt-NEeIContinue

Started by Ron Johnson. Last reply by Chris Hillyard RVM on Friday.

Black & White photos of the SMJ

HelloMy name is Mick Baker and i have recently joined your society.A friend of mine Nigel Hadlow, has taken several thousand black & white photosof railways around the country.With a little help from me with my limited computer skills, i have…Continue

Started by Mick Baker Jan 20.

Newport Pagnell OO gauge - MK Museum 1 Reply

I've added this photo album for Jon , David and anyone else to see. As its not SMJR related I will delete it after a few weeks. here is a linkNewport Pagnell OO gauge - MK…Continue

Started by Dick Bodily. Last reply by Dick Bodily Jan 19.

DVD on the SMJ 3 Replies

HiI’m looking for a copy of the film “The Stratford Upon Avon & Midland Junction Railway” edited by Hillside Publishing some time ago.This company is now out of business and cannot be called upon to get a copy.If possible, I would wish to…Continue

Started by Jack Freuville. Last reply by Jack Freuville Dec 18, 2021.

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At 21:15 on February 8, 2015, Jim Goodman said…

Hi Rob,

Here's a 2-4-0 tank pulling 3 coaches. It's a famous print, one that used to be in railway coaches. The NRM reprinted it recently but it does not seem to be available now.

I'm sorry the quality is poor but I've just taken a photo and the flash distorts the colour. If it's any use I'll take a better one in the daylight - let me know.

Jim.

At 15:59 on February 8, 2015, Peter S Lewis said…

Rob,

Just thought I'd lend a helping hand...!

These any good?

(Click on the links...hopefully!!)

Some more coaches..

An SMJ train showing coaches...

Beyer -Peacock 2-4-0T (model)

MoretonPinkney Station..

At 18:15 on February 7, 2015, Peter S Lewis said…

Hello Rob,, Welcome to the SMJ site!

Peter

 
 
 

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