Birmingham and Derby Junction Railway

Introduction

Most of this line is still open. This railway ran from Derby to Hampton-in-Arden.

It ran in competition with the Midland Counties Railway and was continued north to Leeds by the North Midland Railway and even further north by the York and North Midland Railway.






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

















The 13.41 ex-Nottingham CrossCountry service, formed by 170117, arrives at a rather wet Tamworth High Level platform 4 on Valentines Day 2014. The ...
Ken Strachan 14/02/2014
A Cross Country HST prepares to depart from Tamworth High Level, with a service towards the north east, on the evening of 18 June 2009. ...
John McIntyre 18/06/2009
DBS 60091 rumbles through Tamworth High Level towards Birmingham with a train of bogie tanks on 20 December. 'Tugs' at work are now a rare sight, but ...
Ken Strachan 20/12/2014
British American Rail Services 56312 runs through the High Level platform 4 at Tamworth heading south towards Birmingham on the afternoon of 4 April ...
David Pesterfield 04/04/2012
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Seen from the grounds of the National Memorial Arboretum, a Cross Country Class 170 DMU crosses the River Tame heading north towards ...
Mark Bartlett 28/08/2015
DBS 66140 runs light engine towards Tamworth on 28 August, passing a pillbox in the grounds of the National Memorial Arboretum. The locomotive ...
Mark Bartlett 28/08/2015
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A nice view of the ironwork on the overbridge at Burton-upon-Trent on 16 July 2016 as class 170's head South (right) and North (left). ...
Ken Strachan 16/07/2016
Peeking through the gates at Nemesis Rail out of hours on 9 July 2016, 47848 can be seen taking a rest, surrounded by all sorts of other things which ...
Ken Strachan 09/07/2016
Go on, admit it. You've always wanted to sleep in a grain warehouse. An interesting contrast to another rail-themed hotel in the same chain see image ...
Ken Strachan 16/07/2016
Another class 47/4 seen through the gates of Nemesis Rail at Burton-upon-Trent, along with a backhoe loader and an industrial shunter (just visible on ...
Ken Strachan 09/07/2016
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View south at Melbourne Junction in February 2013, with the Voyager just over a mile short of Derby station. The tracks to the left used to run to ...
Ken Strachan 21/02/2013
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Voyagers and a Meridian passing through Derby in 2015. ...
Ken Strachan 04/05/2015
Preserved class 08 no 08631 (formerly D3798) photographed at Derby in August 2002. ...
Ian Dinmore 16/08/2002
2b or not 2b - a Northbound Voyager slows at Derby to pick up passengers distracted by Shakespearian debate. 4th May 2015. ...
Ken Strachan 04/05/2015
'Markeaton Lady' looking suitably demure. This image taken on the now-lifted MPLR in 2007. ...
Ken Strachan 29/07/2007
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