‘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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Salcey Forest station was built in the same style as Stoke
Bruerne. The station was very remote and had to be approached by a
track across a field. The station saw very little passenger traffic
yet was provided with a goods siding, controlled by a ground frame
and a substantial station building which ended up becoming a home
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