‘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"
Share 'Bridge damage at Fenny Compton'
According to fellow forum member Kevin Moore whom I met last weekend there is still one line in use and he commented that two 37 class loco's coupled had traversed the branch very recently.
You can share this blog post in two ways…
Share this link:
Send it with your computer's email program: Email this