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Railways and Sutton Park a lecture given to the friends of Sutton Park.... by Roger Lea

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Written in English


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Photocopied typescript, 1987.

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Open LibraryOL13897724M

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The Sutton Park line is a freight-only railway line running from Walsall to Castle Bromwich and Water Orton in the West Midlands, England. It is an important and strategic route, as it enables most freight trains to avoid congestion at Birmingham New Street station. It gets its name as it runs through Sutton Park at Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands. Opened in , the line carried . A third railway station in Sutton, Sutton Park Station, was built by the Midland Railway. I t opened on July the first A contemporary guidebook to Sutton Coldfield describes the journey from Birmingham to Sutton Coldfield along the Midland Railway through Saltley and Castle Bromwich on the main line, then branching off to follow the E Brook valley towards : Roger Lea. Notes: Sutton Park station was opened by the Midland Railway (MR) on 1 July It was on the double-track Castle Bromwich / Water Orton and Walsall line which was authorised on 6 August as the Wolverhampton, Walsall & Midland Junction Railway (WW&MJR). The MR was a backer of the scheme. Locomotives and rolling stock from the 'Sutton Collection' run regularly at the Cleethorpes Coast Light Runs daily throughout the season (Easter-November) and at weekends out of season. It ran from the entrance of the park in a loop which passed behind the cafe at Wyndley Pool, and returned to the station.

Station Name: ALDRIDGE. [Source: Terry Callaghan] Notes: Aldridge was opened by the Midland Railway (MR) on 1 July The station was situated on the double-track Castle Bromwich / Water Orton and Walsall line which was authorised on 6 August as the Wolverhampton, Walsall & Midland Junction Railway (WW&MJR). Sutton Park is an ideal place for walking, whether purposeful rambling or gentle ambling. Leaflets and guides describing walks of various distances are available from the Visitor Centre, which is situated near to Town Gate (see the walks map).. Please make sure that you are properly equipped for walking, with appropriate footwear. CG Railway, LLC Sutton Park Drive South, Suite C Jacksonville, FL Phone: () MEXICO CITY OFFICE CG Railway, LLC Av Ejercito Nacional – , Torre Corporativa Piso 1, Polanco Granada. Sign on a platform at Sutton Coldfield Railway Station, West Midlands, England. Virgin Trains Class Pendolino 'Stephen Sutton', standing at Oxenholme Station, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom, Europe. Aerial view of the south London suburb of Worcester Park in the Borough of Sutton.

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