West Midlands Branch

   67012 at Moor Street on 31st May with the 10.55 to Marylebone. This is one of the three loco hauled turns from Moor Street since the summer timetable.   Bob Barby

Branch News

Dates for your Diary
Branch Fixtures for 2017/18 added
Meeting Reports
Reports of recent branch meetings
Branch Officers and contact information


Memorial Plaque to Ray Reed
Visit to Statfold Barn Railway
Visit to Beeches Light Railway
Photographs around the West Midlands
West Midlands Photo Gallery
Images from around the area - August 2009
Coventry Railway History
A brief history of railways around Coventry updated to Feb 2017
Operations in the West Midlands Area
A summary of current traffic, updated to March 2017
60 Years of the West Midlands Branch
A History of the Branch


Bob Barby 26/02/2018

230001 Long Marston
Bob Barby 04/10/2017

Internal 230001 Long Marston
Bob Barby 04/10/2017

Forthcoming Events

Monday 9th April
'Railways In the Early 1950s'
Robin Mathams

Monday 16th April
'Building the new Gresley P2'
John Rawlinson of the A1 Steam Locomotive Trust

Coventry meetings are held at "The Maudslay Hotel", 190, Allesley Old Road, Coventry CV5 8GJ, commencing at 19.30

Birmingham meetings are held at Christ Church Community Hall, Burney Lane, Ward End, Birmingham B8 2AS, commencing at 14.00