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There are 9 pages of railways in this region.
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Bath Branch (Midland Railway)

Bitton station yard and goods shed in May 1984. The tender on the left belonged to ex LMS Black 5 no.45379 which at the time was dismantled undergoing restoration. It later moved to the GCR before going to the Mid Hants Railway where restoration was completed. [John McIntyre]

Berks and Hants Extension Railway

A distant shot of the DMU parked in the turnback siding at the western end on a Newbury race day. [Peter Todd]

Berks and Hants Railway

A Paddington bound HST approaches Thatcham LC at speed on 06 December 2008. [John McIntyre]

Birmingham and Gloucester Railway

A pair of EE Type 3s, led by 6859, bank a train of unfitted 21T coal hoppers up the Lickey Incline in 1972. The bankers dropped off the train at Blackwell Summit and returned to Bromsgrove for their next task. [Mark Bartlett]

Birmingham and Oxford Railway

View from a passing train of the closed, but immaculately maintained Abingdon branch, diverging away from the main line south of Oxford. Closed to passengers in 1963 it carried car traffic (MGBs and MG Midgets) until 1984. View from the north. [Bill Roberton]

Bradford Line (Frome, Yeovil and Weymouth Railway)

Abandon hope all ye who detrain here. The train at Freshford is the 19.39 to Bath Spa, originating at Weymouth, on 17th February 2018. [Ref query 2 March 2018] [Ken Strachan]

Bristol and Exeter Railway

Platform view north at Exeter St Davids on a fine May morning in 2002 as the First Great Western 0647 ex-Penzance HST prepares to continue on its journey to London Paddington. [Ian Dinmore]

List of locations in this area

Abingdon Junction Acocks Green and South Yardley Ashchurch Ashchurch for Tewkesbury Avon Riverside Avoncliff Avoncliffe Aynho Aynho Junction 

Banbury Banbury Shed Barnt Green Bath Green Park Bedwyn Bitton Blackwell Bleadon and Uphill Bradford-on-Avon Bristol Temple Meads Bromsgrove Bromsgrove [1st] 

Cheltenham Spa Cowley Bridge Junction Crofton Cropredy 

Exeter St Davids 


Gloucester Eastgate 

Halesowen Junction Hatton Highbridge and Burnham Hungerford 

Kings Sutton 

Leamington Spa Lickey Incline Limpley Stoke 

Nailsea and Blackwell 


Parson Street 

Solihull Stoke Canon 

Taunton Thatcham Tiverton Junction Tiverton Parkway Tredington Crossing Tyseley 

Uphill Junction 

Warwick Warwick Parkway Woodborough Worle Junction