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Birmingham, North-Warwickshire, Stratford-upon-Avon Railway

Sylvia Y. Showell

Birmingham, North-Warwickshire, Stratford-upon-Avon Railway

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by Sylvia Y. Showell

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Published by [s.n.] in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Birmingham New Street Station is at the hub of the National Rail network with fast and frequent services to London’s Euston station and many other major towns and cities across the UK. Services to London Marylebone are served by Birmingham Moor Street (next to the Bullring) and Birmingham Snow Hill (in the Colmore Business District). The average journey time between Stratford-Upon-Avon and Swindon (Wilts) is 4 hours 25 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 7 trains travelling from Stratford-Upon-Avon to Swindon (Wilts). The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

The North Warwickshire Line (also known as the Shakespeare Line) is a suburban railway line in the West Midlands region of the United Kingdom. It runs from Birmingham to Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, now the southern terminus of the line, although until the line continued to Cheltenham as part of the Great Western Railway route from. The average journey time between Northampton and Stratford-Upon-Avon is 2 hours 21 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 12 trains travelling from Northampton to Stratford-Upon-Avon. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

The cheapest way to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Chester Road Station costs only £7, and the quickest way takes just 39 mins. Find the travel option that best suits you. Birmingham Moor Street railway station‎ (4 C, F) Stratford-upon-Avon railway station‎ (1 C, 54 F) T Media in category "North Warwickshire Line" The following 6 files are in this category, out of 6 total. North Warwickshire 1, × 1,; 76 KB.


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Birmingham, North-Warwickshire, Stratford-upon-Avon Railway by Sylvia Y. Showell Download PDF EPUB FB2

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The Stratford on Avon Railway was a branch railway line opened into connect the town to the Great Western Railway main line at Hatton, in was worked by the GWR. In it was connected through Stratford on Avon to a branch line from Honeybourne, and this later enabled the development of a through mineral company was absorbed by the GWR in Buy Railway Acts.

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Birmingham, North Warwickshire and Stratford-upon-Avon Railway Company Description: This series documents the establishment and administration of the Birmingham North Warwickshire and. Opening to Stratford-upon-Avon Railway book in was a third line creating the triangle dealt with in this book – the Birmingham & North Warwickshire Railway, linking Stratford-upon-Avon with Birmingham through the Forest of Arden.

Stratford-upon-Avon to Birmingham Moor Street. From £ one way. Buy Now; Station facilities. General service information. Birmingham (you can book further in advance if you wish). Stratford-upon-Avon Railway book Please contact West Midlands Railway Passenger Assist team on Open: - 7 days a week (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day).

The North Warwickshire Line (also known as the Shakespeare Line) is a suburban railway line in the West Midlands region of the United runs from Birmingham to Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, now the southern terminus of the line, although until the line continued to Cheltenham as part of the Great Western Railway route from Birmingham to Bristol.

The North Warwickshire Railway was thus eventually built as a 17 mile 67 chain link from a new junction station at Tyseley on the Birmingham main line to a junction with the Hatton to Honeybourne line between Bearley and Wilmcote, while at the same time the line between the latter junction, Stratford-on-Avon and Honeybourne was doubled.

¹ Richard Maund writes, 'despite what Harold D Smith said in the Great Western Railway Magazine of Januarythe first parliamentary powers were obtained (in ) by the Birmingham, North Warwickshire and Stratford-upon-Avon Railway (note full, correct title) - and from this the name derives.

That company, however, could not raise the funds so in it was vested in the GWR who actually. SLPG encourages the use of Birmingham and Stratford-upon-Avon railway and promote the line's benefits to residents and visitors.

We monitor operational standards of trains and stations and liaise closely with Train Operating Companies, Government, Councils, and Regulatory Authorities raising issues and also putting forward new ideas. The second station located on the Birmingham Road, opened on 9th Octoberwas just to the north of the current station and served the Stratford Railway Company's branch line from Hatton to Stratford Upon Avon, a spur off the GWR's Oxford to Birmingham route.

The route was a latecomer to the railway map, but nevertheless has been subjected to many changes of infrastructure and rolling stock.

These are extensively illustrated, as are the curiosities of the older lines between Hatton and Alcester. Station message The Disabled toilets on platform 1 are out of order at Stratford-Upon-Avon station.

Double the fun when you go 2FOR1 by train. Hop on board a train to the birthplace of Shakespeare and get your hands on dozens of fantastic offers.

There is also a branch line from Birmingham to Stratford-upon-Avon. This line used to continue southwards to Cheltenham but is now a dead-end branch.

There is an intermediate station on this line at Henley-in-Arden and at several small villages. Stratford also has direct rail services to London via the branch line to Warwick (mentioned earlier). Any locomotive enthusiasts out there will be interested to know that The Shakespeare Express – England’s fastest regular steam train – also runs between Stratford-upon-Avon Railway Station and Birmingham Snow Hill via the North Warwickshire line, giving some lovely views of the local countryside.

You’ve also got the option of enjoying. However, a station had been proposed for Yardley Wood in under the ill-fated Birmingham, North Warwickshire & Stratford-upon-Avon Railway which, apart from getting the required powers through Parliament to go ahead with the plan, foundered on financial grounds (amongst other.

The Stratford-upon-Avon Canal is a canal in the south Midlands of canal, which was built between andruns for miles ( km) in total, and consists of two sections. The dividing line is at Kingswood Junction, which gives access to the Grand Union ing acquisition by a railway company init gradually declined, the southern section being un-navigable.

The current station was opened in with the North Warwickshire Line, which then was an important main line connecting Birmingham with Cheltenham via Stratford-upon-Avon.

The new station was one of the most prestigious on the new line, and was provided with three platforms. Train tickets from Stratford-Upon-Avon to Birmingham 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. Stratford-upon-Avon railway station: | | | Stratford-upon-Avon || | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias.

Northfield to Stratford-Upon-Avon timetable. Check out the next trains departing from Northfield to Stratford-Upon-Avon for Monday 22nd Jun For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.Situated in the heart of the country, Shakespeare’s England is the place to visit to experience arts, culture, history and beauty.

Most famous for being the birthplace of the Bard, we’re very proud of our heritage and have attractions including Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Warwick Castle, Stoneleigh Abbey and Kenilworth with its recreated Elizabethan garden.Stratford-upon-Avon train station is located on Station Rd, in the town of Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6PL.

The station is the southern terminus of the North Warwickshire Line and the Leamington-Stratford line. Trains to Birmingham run hourly by West Midlands Railway and trains to London run every two hours by Chiltern Rail.