The South Staffordshire Line

Past / Present / Future
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Now & Then

Lichfield City

  NOW

 This Photo was taken on 18th October 2010. You can see all the new development towards the left of the photo and towards the far right, the engine shed still excists today.

NOW

 

 The photo above shows the original engine shed today.

   THEN 

This photo was taken in the 1960's.


THEN

Hammerwich Station

   NOW

A Photo of Hammerwich Station, June 2010

   THEN

 This Photo was taken in the 1950's

 

Ryders Hayes Crossing

   NOW

 

   THEN

Fossway Crossing

 NOW

 Photos taken by Nick Allsop

  THEN

 

 

Anglesea Sidings

 NOW

 

 

 

  THEN

 

Wednesbury

 NOW

 

 

THEN

1859 Train Accident at Elwells just south of Bescot (Wednesbury)

Wall Lane bridge - Lichfield

NOW

June 2011

The location today, other than alot more trees along the edge, the track here is still in a simular state as in 1997.

  THEN

 

August 1997

x2 Class 37 working a Charringtons oil tanker train, just passed Fossway crossing, on route to the Brownhills oil terminal.

St John Street Bridge, Lichfield

 NOW

October 2012

 THEN

Original South Staffordshire Railway Bridge 1849

"A History Of Lichfield" Chris Upton

Lichfield Trent Valley Junction

NOW

May 2012

  THEN

 January 1982