Sutton Coldfield"s railways in the 1950"s. by John Bassett

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Illustrated typescript, 1987.

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Sutton In The / ,S - a Memory of Sutton Coldfield. I attended the Infants/Junior school at New Oscott by the Princess Alice Orphanage before going to Boldmere High School / Sutton Coldfield's January rail crash, with seventeen fatalities remains in the memories of many people in the 21st century.

There was an infant school too full, Mere Green prejudice, death of a well known medic, Falcon Lodge Community Hall opened, and post-rail crash hardship.5/5(1). Then & Now: The railway line construction north of Four Oaks Station.

The same section today. Parade. Penns Lane Walmley. Penns Lane, the bridge is over the Plantsbrook, approx This is now,on the same site. Penns Station. Mill Street & Coleshill Street. 40 photo books on Sutton Coldfield and the surrounding area.

See All Books Sutton In The / ,S. On leaving school I joined the railway at Sutton Park Station home of the sorting office for overseas forces mail. Sutton Coldfield, now administratively part of Birmingham, is a town ofinhabitants with a long and interesting history.

Its 20 square miles comprise a variety of natural landscapes: in the Domesday Book recorded a mixture of arable land, woodland, heath and common, and s: 4. The opening of the Sutton Coldfield Branch line of railway in marked a great change in the town’s history. Looking back, it seemed to later Victorians that it was the end of ‘old Sutton’, a rural market town idyll suddenly broken into by the harsh industrial age.

12 photos of the tragic Sutton Coldfield railway crash in Back on Janu the Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield came to a standstill as an express passenger train derailed at the.

By ownership was in the hands of Charles Earle. He introduced a miniature railway in In about Pat Collins a famous showman, acquired the business. He enlarged the funfair with modern and exciting equipment. In he sold the Big Dipper from Sutton.

Inthe Grand Junction was one of several railways which were merged and incorporated into the London and North Western Railway (LNWR). Aston was opened by the LNWR in and became a junction in when a line was opened to Sutton Coldfield by the same railway.

[page needed]. At the time of opening the MR Sutton Coldfield was served by trains between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton High Level via Walsall. On 1 May the station was renamed Sutton Coldfield Town to distinguish it from its competitor on the LNWR route.

The December timetable showed 12 trains in each direction on Monday-to-Friday. Rail Around Birmingham takes a look at the changing face of the railway in and around Birmingham and the West Midlands, past and present.

All disused and operational railway stations and lines are covered in detail with both historical and contemporary maps provided, photographs of the present station and/or site and information about their history and evolution. - Explore West Down House Holiday Cottag's board "* Sutton Coldfield history", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about sutton coldfield, sutton, history pins. The Society meets on Thursday evenings at pm for pm at St. James Church Hall, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield B75 5BW. There is off street parking, and a kitchen area for refreshments.

The Society has a library with a large collection of books and DVDs, nearly all of railway interest, and which are available for members to borrow. Sutton Coldfield Rail Disaster memorial,West Midlands,England,UK 23/01/ View from Railway Station, Amsterdam, Holland.

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Seventeen people were killed and dozens injured in one of Britain’s worst rail crashes on this day in when an express train derailed at Sutton Coldfield station. The steam train, which was carrying about passengers, was travelling at almost twice the 30mph speed limit when it passed a sharp curve.

Sutton Coldfield station lies just to the north of the Birmingham suburb's town centre. It is on the Cross City Line, which runs from Redditch to Lichfield via Birmingham New Street, with at least three trains per hour heading south to the city.

Travel time to Birmingham New Street is about 20 minutes. Blake Street Railway Station miles, Sutton Coldfield 3 miles, Birmingham miles, Lichfield 7 miles, M6 (J7) miles, M42 (J9) miles, Birmingham International/NEC miles (all distances are approximate) Location.

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Accident circumstances. Headed by a LMS Class 5 steam locomotive Nothe York to Bristol express, consisting of ten carriages, approached Sutton Coldfield railway station at about mph ( km/h) — twice the permitted speed of 30 mph. When it reached the sharp curve immediately before the station, the train derailed, colliding with the platforms.

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Sutton Coldfield, officially the Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield, is a suburban town and civil parish located in the Borough of Birmingham in the county of the West Midlands, r, it used to be part of is about 7 miles (11 km) northeast of Birmingham city centre.

The census revealed the parish has a population of 95, people. way, the Bure Valley Railway, the Perrygrove Railway and the Kirklees Light Railway I have come to appreciate the historical significance of fifteen inch gauge railways and the contribution made by Sir Arthur Heywood, Wenman J.

(Wynne) Bassett Lowke and Henry Greenly. What I have aimed to do in this posting is provide a historical snapshot of the development of 15" gauge railways. Train tickets from Four Oaks to Sutton Coldfield can start from as little as £ when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day.

Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book. Sutton Coldfield providing access to Lichfield Trent Valley, which has a direct train to London Euston in just 1 hour 15 minutes, and to New Street Station in Birmingham.

Blake Street Railway Station miles, Sutton Coldfield 3 miles, Birmingham miles, Lichfield 7 miles, M6 (J7) miles, M We've rounded up the best treasure hunts in Sutton Coldfield in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you.

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There are 42 Sutton Coldfield railway and transport attractions to pick atively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries, or tourist attractions. The air ambulance was seen hovering above Sutton Coldfield during the morning rush hour.

West Midlands Railway confirmed the incident caused disruption to. Sutton Coldfield M.E.S is another well presented railway,just a shame not more members of the public don't use the was busy early then it went dead.

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Avoid scams: Don't send payment for any reason, including 'delivery' costs. This Register records William senior, his wife Isabella & William junior living at 5, Beech Hill Road, Sutton Coldfield, a very "affluent" area.

Ray Shill writes in his book that the Holly Lane Brickworks closed aroundbut I have three Nock adverts dated& The station was opened as Sutton Coldfield on 1 Julyand was renamed to Sutton Coldfield Town on 1 May On 1 April the name reverted to Sutton Coldfield.

It was renamed again to Sutton Coldfield Town on 2 Junebut closed to passengers on 1 January The line remains open for freight trains.

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Train tickets from Sutton Coldfield to Lichfield can start from as little as £ when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day.

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On Wednesday June 4 th the new branch line of railway to Sutton Coldfield was declared open and the first passenger trains ran. Sutton was a terminus station, so the train arrived and departed from the same platform.

To get to the trains you had to buy your ticket in the booking office - there were separate waiting rooms for ladies and gentlemen, where you could sit by the fire. Nuneaton Rail Crash Euston-Glasgow sleeper derailed after speeding in a temporary speed restricted area.

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