‘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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Newport Pagnell OO gauge - MK Museum

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 on Saturday.

Does this show the Scratter at Roade? 3 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 Dick Bodily on Wednesday.

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.

2F WDs working to Bristol 5 Replies

In the 1950s/60s we had a regular working of a 2F Woodford Halse WD to Bristol. I was always intrigued by how they got there. Does anybody know if that was via the SMJR please?Continue

Started by Bob Bishop. Last reply by CLIVE BOARDMAN Dec 3, 2021.

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"Hi Andrew, It's always interesting to get a new, and different, view on an old subj…"

Jim Goodman replied Apr 18, 2021 to Would the GCR have gone via Towcester?

14 Apr 18, 2021
Reply by Andrew Emmerson

"Hi Andrew, Many thanks for your informative reply. I would certainly like to get ho…"

Jim Goodman replied Apr 18, 2021 to EWJR Portland Cement Wagon

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"Hi Mark, We have met before, I've seen the Kineton layout a couple of times, very i…"

Jim Goodman replied May 30, 2020 to EWJR Portland Cement Wagon

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"Hi Steve, Same here, just moved back to Leamington, to many things to do before I c…"

Jim Goodman replied May 20, 2020 to EWJR Portland Cement Wagon

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"Hi Steve, Is your ex LNWR DX in SMJ livery? There is an 0 gauge kit which I keep pro…"

Jim Goodman replied May 19, 2020 to EWJR Portland Cement Wagon

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"Hi Steve, Thanks for your reply, interesting you should mention that Bassett-Lowke…"

Jim Goodman replied May 18, 2020 to EWJR Portland Cement Wagon

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"It's on the market. For local buyers only who meet the local connection criteria. Th…"

Jim Goodman replied Apr 27, 2019 to Planning Application for Binton Station Site

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"Picked up my copy from Telford 0-gauge Show yesterday and very impressed with it too…"

Jim Goodman replied Sep 3, 2017 to NEW BOOK ON THE SMJ - AVAILABLE SHORTLY

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"I take your point about the different elevations, about 60ft if my memory is correct…"

Jim Goodman replied Dec 22, 2016 to Would the GCR have gone via Towcester?

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"Pure speculation on my part but, as the platform in question is on the down side, I…"

Jim Goodman replied Dec 20, 2016 to Would the GCR have gone via Towcester?

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