‘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"
We have many unanswered and unanswerable questions regarding the Station site at Tiffield, but actually definitively pinpointing a location could be something for us to get our teeth into. A handful of photo's of the station site that we have on the…Continue
Started by Richard Woods. Last reply by NIGEL ALAN FURNISS 18 hours ago.
have trod much of the Eastern end track bed and have visited Stoke Bruerne station.Is it still empty and derelict?If so what a waste!Ravenstone Junction has now almost disappeared under vegetation and soon there will be nothing of the SMJ left.Is…Continue
Started by richard valentine jones. Last reply by Jim Goodman May 27.
AndyPlease accept my apologies for not being to get to Stratford tomorrow but we are currently over in Norfolk. Hope all goes well.Do we have any Branch Line Society members amongst us?RegardsDave HaywardContinue
Started by Dave Hayward. Last reply by Rob Davidson May 27.