Old Iron Railway Bridge now carrying the South Staffs Railway Walk

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Comments (2)

Jim Evans (AXOTA) on October 3, 2010

Greetings Peter..These canal walks are so attractive, providing, as they do, a natural habitat for so much wildlife.

I'm guessing that the line was a victim of Beeching ?

Lovely pic ;>)



pedrocut on October 4, 2010

Hi Jim

Probably right! I believe that the line was opened in 1925 primarily as a freight line from Dudley. The passenger side only lasted until 1932, but goods were carried until 1965.

All the best Peter

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