SP2191 : Whitacre Junction Station

taken 40 years ago, near to Hoggrill's End, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Whitacre Junction Station
Whitacre Junction Station
Cross-country service DMU travels past redundant platforms en-route from Nuneaton to Birmingham New Street. Whitacre Junction station was once quite a busy station, being at intersection of Midland Railway routes (north/south) between Tamworth, Kingsbury, Coleshill and Hampton in Arden, and (east/west) Birmingham to Nuneaton.

The now defunct section between here and Hampton in Arden can be seen to right of island platform. Just beyond the train, on the left, is the line that still runs north to rejoin the alternative route from Water Orton to Tamworth, just south of Kingsbury.

See LinkExternal link for further details and heyday photo.

Hams Hall Power Station is behind the camera to the left.
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Date Taken
July 1977   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 6 January, 2010
Category
Railway station (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 218 914 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:31.2082N 1:40.7737W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 217 913
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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