Tag Archives: Brownhills station

The Crossing

Sorry, I’ve been a bit busy again this week, but I just thought I’d flag up a really lovely, quirky bit of local history that may otherwise pass you by. David Cresswell, Brownhillian, friend of the blog and rail enthusiast … Continue reading

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What’s my line?

This week for the old photo feature, I thought I’d share some pictures from a recently acquired new book about the main railway that used to run through Brownhills. ‘The South Staffordshire Railway, Volume One’, written by Bob Yate, covers … Continue reading

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Train in vain?

It’s been a long time since the settlements of Pelsall and Brownhills had a passenger rail link. When I was a child in the seventies, I remember watching freight trains rumble down the line that ran through the town, carrying … Continue reading

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