Birmingham and Oxford Railway






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.



50003 Temeraire entering a snow covered Oxford station on a London bound, Cotswold Line, train in December 1981. Another Class 50 is in a ...
Dave Bushell /12/1981
A northbound Colas PW train, hauled by 70807, passes through Oxford. ...
Peter Todd 10/01/2019
Freightliner 70006, ex-Basford Hall Yard at Crewe, runs through Oxford bound for Southampton on 8th November 2018.
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Peter Todd 08/11/2018
165101 heading south from Oxford on 22 September 2011. The station is immediately behind the camera. ...
John McIntyre 22/09/2011






The basic but very tidy facilities at Tackley can be seen in this view looking towards Oxford. The station serves a fairly small village and has done ...
Mark Bartlett 18/06/2009
The period style lighting adds a nice touch to Tackley station as a Cross Country Voyager speeds south on the line from Banbury to Oxford. This view ...
Mark Bartlett 18/06/2009

Unusual connections advertised at Heyford in October 2018 [see image 66421]. ...
Ken Strachan 27/10/2018
A Voyager from Newcastle to Southampton whizzes through Heyford at full line speed on 27th October 2018. ...
Ken Strachan 27/10/2018



Ayhno Station, closed on 2 November 1964. Viewed from the north. The building still stands. ...
Bill Roberton //1986
Sometimes known as Aynho for Deddington this station opened in 1910 on the Oxford to Banbury line and closed in 1964 but is still in use as a private ...
Mark Bartlett 18/06/2009
Aynho station, closed in 1964, still stands alongside the Oxford to Banbury line. This is the view north from the overbridge and, in the distance, the ...
Mark Bartlett 18/06/2009

Aynho Junction Signal Box, viewed from the south. Decommissioned in 1992. ...
Bill Roberton //1986


71000 Duke of Gloucester northbound at Kings Sutton on 7 April 1990, one of its first mainline trips following restoration.
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Peter Todd 07/04/1990

Banbury South signal box from a passing train in 1986. ...
Bill Roberton //1986
A CrossCountry Voyager heading for the South Coast at Banbury on 28th December 2015. This could be the closest modern equivalent to former S&D holiday ...
Ken Strachan 28/12/2015
Banbury North signal box from a passing train in 1986. The box was to survive for a further 30 years. ...
Bill Roberton //1986
The new maintenance sidings and facilities recently installed on the down side to the south of Banbury station, viewed from a London train on 23 March ...
Ken Strachan 23/03/2019


A down Chiltern Trains unit heads North from Banbury past the pleasant Oxfordshire village of Cropredy in March 2012. The village station closed in ...
Ken Strachan 28/03/2012

A CrossCountry Voyager on the late running 1035 Newcastle to Reading service heads south at Fenny Compton on 7 March 2014. ...
John McIntyre 07/03/2014
Chiltern Railways DMU No.168113 heads south at Fenny Compton whilst working a Birmingham to Marylebone service on 7th March 2014. ...
John McIntyre 07/03/2014
Fenny Compton SB, 23 March 2007. The Banbury - Leamington line is in the foreground with the old SMJ behind, still open as far as MOD Kineton. ...
John McIntyre 23/03/2007
Chiltern 165 with a Birmingham - Marylebone train approaching Fenny Compton on 23 March 2007. ...
John McIntyre 23/03/2007


DB 66192 takes the Down Middle road through Leamington Spa heading north on 21st November 2018. The empty train was returning from Southampton Docks ...
Mark Bartlett 21/11/2018
70010 powers through Leamington Spa hauling classmate 70003 (dead in train) and a Crewe Basford Hall to Southampton intermodal on 21st November 2018. ...
Mark Bartlett 21/11/2018
Chiltern connection made. 68011, working from Marylebone to Moor Street, calls at Leamington Spa on 21st November 2018. In bay platform 1, 165022 ...
Mark Bartlett 21/11/2018
70003 is 'Dead-in-train' as sister 70010 takes it, and a liner train, from Crewe Basford Hall to Southampton. The train is seen passing through ...
Mark Bartlett 21/11/2018

Deepest darkest Warwickshire - a strong contrast between the train and platform and surrounding Stygian darkness, approaching midnight on 23rd March. ...
Ken Strachan 23/03/2019
The businessmen on the up platform are obviously not superstitious, as they seem to be enjoying the sight of 66613 heading West through Warwick ...
Ken Strachan 02/07/2013
Contrasting styles at Warwick Parkway: the suits in the background pay close attention to the 15.16 to Marylebone; while the more casually dressed ...
Ken Strachan 02/07/2013
Just for once, Chiltern's Premier Train didn't have a silver locomotive to match the stock. 67017 Arrow leans into the curve with the 1351 ...
Ken Strachan 02/07/2013

Chiltern Trains 68011 propels a Birmingham Moor Street to Marylebone service through Warwick on a gloomy 21st November 2018. ...
Mark Bartlett 21/11/2018
Chiltern DVT 82304 leads a Marylebone service seen passing Warwick at speed on a wet and gloomy 21st November 2018. The loco propelling the MkIII rake ...
Mark Bartlett 21/11/2018
The latest Freightliner livery doesn't seem to suit 66's as well as 70's - which, let's face it, need all the cosmetic assistance they can get. [see ...
Ken Strachan 13/05/2016
The back entrance to Warwick station - clearly proof against Dalek invasions. Seen here on 13 May 2016. [Ref query 47706] ...
Ken Strachan 13/05/2016

Looking northwards from the footbridge at Hatton on a wet and gloomy 20th November 2018. Through the small arch of the road bridge the ...
Mark Bartlett 20/11/2018
A Newcastle to Southampton XC Voyager hurries through Hatton station heading for Leamington Spa on a wet 20th November 2018. Over on the right, in the ...
Mark Bartlett 20/11/2018





172334 has just terminated in Platform 3 at Dorridge with a service from Kidderminster on 21st November 2018. Earlier photos show a further platform, ...
Mark Bartlett 21/11/2018
Chiltern 168218 runs through Dorridge station heading for Marylebone on 21st November 2018. The original station building is still in use on Platform ...
Mark Bartlett 21/11/2018
Chiltern 165022, on a stopping service from Leamington Spa to Birmingham Moor Street, pulls away from Dorridge station on 21st November 2018. ...
Mark Bartlett 21/11/2018
West Midlands 172334 arrives in Platform 3 at Dorridge on 21st November 2018 with a service from Kidderminster that will terminate here. Once a four ...
Mark Bartlett 21/11/2018


Solihull station forecourt looking lively on 31st October [see image 19012] ...
Ken Strachan 31/10/2015
A class 50 brings a Paddington - Hereford service into Solihull in April 1980. ...
Ian Dinmore /04/1980



Freight passing Tyseley. ...
Ewan Crawford //
'Firing retro rockets Captain': After a tiring day showing off by the turntable [see image 43592], Nunney Castle crawls into the new shed at ...
Ken Strachan 23/06/2013
London Transport pannier tank L94 (originally GWR 7752) and Duchess of Sutherland 46233 (take my word for it) preparing to return to shed after ...
Ken Strachan 23/06/2013
From the Birmingham small ads: 'perfectly formed and restored chassis seeks compatible boiler, cylinders, wheelsets, etc. DIESELS NEED NOT APPLY. ...
Ken Strachan 23/06/2013

Freightliner 66623 waits in the sidings opposite Small Heath station on 25 April 2018. A rake of ballast box wagons were behind the loco although it ...
John McIntyre 25/04/2018


Conventional wisdom tells you that Birmingham's Duddeston viaduct was built as a ploy to further the GWR's interests, and was neither completed, nor ...
Ken Strachan 10/06/2012