SP1189 : Bromford Bridge (Racecourse) Station

taken 55 years ago, near to Tyburn, Birmingham, Great Britain

Bromford Bridge (Racecourse) Station
Bromford Bridge (Racecourse) Station
View eastward, towards Derby etc. and Leicester; ex- Midland trunk lines out of Birmingham to Water Orton, Tamworth, Burton-on-Trent, and to Leicester via Nuneaton. This was an extremely busy section, with constant freight traffic; a local working is seen on the Up Slow, headed by a 4F 0-6-0 (tender-first). On the left is the great Fort Dunlop Factory and its sidings. The station was used only on Race Days, the Racecourse being over on the right, and closed 28/6/65. All is now obscured under the M6 Motorway.
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SP1189, 43 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
5 September 1962   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 20 June, 2010
Category
Railway station   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 116 897 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:30.3206N 1:49.7524W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 116 897
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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