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Bentley Heath Crossing

GWR Route: Banbury to Wolverhampton

The original signal box at Bentley Heath seen here prior to work starting on the quadrupling of the line circa 1930
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P Hopkins
The original signal box at Bentley Heath seen here prior to work starting on the quadrupling of the line
View of the larger replacement standard type 28b signal box constructed at Bentley Heath Crossing
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P Hopkins
View of the larger replacement standard type 28b signal box constructed at Bentley Heath Crossing
A colour view of Bentley Heath Crossing Signal Box, gates and passenger footbridge on 17th August 1969
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B Bill
A colour view of Bentley Heath Crossing Signal Box, gates and passenger footbridge on 17th August 1969
GWR 4-6-0 40xx or 'Star' class No 4066 Malvern Abbey on an Up express passing Bentley Heath
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GWR 4-6-0 40xx or 'Star' class No 4066 Malvern Abbey on an Up express passing Bentley Heath
Two GWR 4-4-0 County class locomotives are seen crossing each other at Bentley Heath in August 1931
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P Hopkins
Two GWR 4-4-0 County class locomotives are seen crossing each other at Bentley Heath in August 1931

GWR 4-6-0 'Saint' class No 2903 'Lady of Lyons' on an Up express about to cross Bentley Heath Level Crossing
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GWR 4-6-0 'Saint' class No 2903 'Lady of Lyons' on an Up express about to cross Bentley Heath Level Crossing
Great Western Railway 4-6-0 'Saint' class No 2949 'Stanford Court' on an Up express passing Bentley Heath Level Crossing
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GWR 4-6-0 'Saint' class No 2949 'Stanford Court' on an Up express passing Bentley Heath Level Crossing
An unknown GWR 4-6-0 Star class locomotive is seen at the head of a rake of GWR crimson lake liveried coaches
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Anon
An unknown GWR 4-6-0 Star class locomotive is seen at the head of a rake of GWR crimson lake liveried coaches
Photographed on the up line between Widney Manor and Bentley Heath on 28th September 1910
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HW Burman
Photographed on the up line between Widney Manor and Bentley Heath on 28th September 1910
GWR 2-4-2T 36xx class No 3604 with a class B headcode denoting a local suburban passenger service
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HW Burman
GWR 2-4-2T 36xx class No 3604 with a class B headcode denoting a local suburban passenger service

GWR 40xx or ‘Star’ class 4-6-0 No 4023 ‘King George’ with a class A headcode denoting an express service
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HW Burman
GWR 40xx or ‘Star’ class 4-6-0 No 4023 ‘King George’ with a class A headcode denoting an express service
Great Western Railway 2-4-0 '3232' class No 3237 with an express headcode speeding past Bentley Heath
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HW Burman
Great Western Railway 2-4-0 '3232' class No 3237 with an express headcode speeding past Bentley Heath
GWR ‘Badminton’ class 4-4-0 No 3298 'Grosvenor' on the 12:07 pm Snow Hill to Paddington express
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HW Burman
GWR ‘Badminton’ class 4-4-0 No 3298 'Grosvenor' on the 12:07 pm Snow Hill to Paddington express
GWR 'Flower' class 4-4-0 No 4105 ‘Camellia’ speeds passt the up distant signal at Bentley Heath crossing
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HW Burman
GWR 'Flower' class 4-4-0 No 4105 ‘Camellia’ speeds passt the up distant signal at Bentley Heath crossing
GWR 0-6-0 '388' class or ‘Armstrong Goods’ No 397 at Bentley Heath with a ‘class J’ three lamp headcode
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HW Burman
GWR 0-6-0 '388' class or ‘Armstrong Goods’ No 397 at Bentley Heath with a ‘class J’ three lamp headcode

GWR 38xx or 'County' class 4-4-0 No 3814 ‘County of Chester’ with the 12:07pm Snow Hill to Paddington
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HW Burman
GWR 38xx or 'County' class 4-4-0 No 3814 ‘County of Chester’ with the 12:07pm Snow Hill to Paddington
GWR 4-6-0 29xx or ‘Saint’ class No 2911 'Saint Agatha' passing the distant signal at Bentley Heath
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HW Burman
GWR 4-6-0 29xx or ‘Saint’ class No 2911 'Saint Agatha' passing the distant signal at Bentley Heath
GWR 4-6-0 'Saint' class No 2924 'Saint Helena' on one of the ‘Two Hour Birmingham to Paddington expresses
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GWR 4-6-0 'Saint' class No 2924 'Saint Helena' on one of the ‘Two Hour Birmingham to Paddington expresses
Great Western Railway 2-8-0 class 28xx No 2875 passes Bentley Heath with a southbound freight train in 1932-33
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Great Western Railway 2-8-0 class 28xx No 2875 passes Bentley Heath with a southbound freight train
Ex Great Western Railway 4-6-0 4073 or ‘Castle’ class No 5040 Stokesay Castle on a London bound express
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M Mensing
Ex Great Western Railway 4-6-0 4073 or ‘Castle’ class No 5040 Stokesay Castle on a London bound express

GWR 2-8-0 30xx Class No 3001 steams past Bentley Heath with a southbound freight train in the late afternoon sunshine during 1933
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GWR 2-8-0 30xx Class No 3001 steams past Bentley Heath with a southbound freight train in 1933
GWR 2-6-2T 45xx class small prairie locomotive probably No 4579 near Bentley Heath crossing circa 1929
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GWR 2-6-2T 45xx class small prairie locomotive probably No 4579 near Bentley Heath crossing circa 1929
British Railways Standard class 9F 2-10-0 No 92197 is seen delivering a new snow plough to Newton Heath
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British Railways Standard class 9F 2-10-0 No 92197 is seen delivering a new snow plough to Newton Heath
An unidentified ex-GWR 2-8-0 locomotive with a northbound class E express freight passes on the down relief line
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C Gorton
An unidentified ex-GWR 2-8-0 locomotive with a northbound class E express freight passes on the down relief line
GWR 2-8-0 30xx Class No 3001 steams past Bentley Heath with a southbound freight train in the late afternoon sunshine during 1933
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C Gorton
BR No 7024 Powis Castle with a northbound express near Bentley Heath on Saturday 22nd August 1964