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Northfield Station

LMS Route: Evesham to Birmingham

Northfield Station (20) Northfield Lineside (24)

The station was opened on 1 September 1870 by the Midland Railway. In 1892, the line through Northfield was quadrupled.

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Northfield station looking north with a mixture of Private Owner and Engineering Department wagons in the sidings
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Postcard
Northfield station looking north with a mixture of PO and Engineering Department wagons in the sidings
Looking towards Birmingham New St with station staff posed outside the main station building on the down platform
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Postcard
Looking towards Birmingham New St with station staff posed outside the main station building on the down platform
Close up showing the screen to the Gentlemen's toilet and one of the gas lampposts
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Postcard
Close up showing the screen to the Gentlemen's toilet and one of the gas lampposts
An elevated view of Northfield station showing the sidings on the up side and the four roads passing through
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DJ Norton
An elevated view of Northfield station showing the sidings on the up side and the four roads passing through
Looking through the three railway bridges that carried the line and the adjacent siding over Church Hill
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DJ Norton
Looking through the three railway bridges that carried the line and the adjacent siding over Church Hill

Close up of the three railway bridges showing more clearly the third bridge carrying the sidings over Church Hill
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DJ Norton
Close up of the three railway bridges showing more clearly the third bridge carrying the sidings over Church Hill
Looking towards Kings Norton from the gallery of the up goods line home bracket signal on 20th June 1954
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DJ Norton
Looking towards Kings Norton from the gallery of the up goods line home bracket signal on 20th June 1954
Ex-MR 2F 0-6-0 No 58143 is seen at the head of a Permanent Way working on Sunday 8th August 1954
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DJ Norton
Ex-MR 2F 0-6-0 No 58143 is seen at the head of a Permanent Way working on Sunday 8th August 1954
Close up showing part of a goods train and guards van stabled in one of Northfield station's three sidings
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DJ Norton
Close up showing part of a goods train and guards van stabled in one of Northfield station's three sidings
View of the steam powered mobile crane mounted on temporary track undertaking engineering work at Mill Lane
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Anon
View of the steam powered mobile crane mounted on temporary track undertaking engineering work at Mill Lane

View of the MR's signal controlling the up goods line and the LMS signal controlling the up main line
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DJ Norton
View of the MR's signal controlling the up goods line and the LMS signal controlling the up main line
Close up showing the MR signals on the down goods line and the LMS signals on the down main line
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DJ Norton
Close up showing the MR signals on the down goods line and the LMS signals on the down main line
View of a British Transport Commission cast iron notice board seen at Northfield station on 16th May 1955
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DJ Norton
View of a British Transport Commission cast iron notice board seen at Northfield station on 16th May 1955
Ex-MR 0-6-0 3F No 43381 is seen on down a mineral train Ex-MR 0-6-0 3F No 43381 passing Northfield signal box
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DJ Norton
Ex-MR 0-6-0 3F No 43381 is seen on down a mineral train Ex-MR 0-6-0 3F No 43381 passing Northfield signal box
Ex-LMS 0-6-0 4F No 44179 is seen passing on the down goods line at the head of a Class H freight train
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DJ Norton
Ex-LMS 0-6-0 4F No 44179 is seen passing on the down goods line at the head of a Class H freight train

Ex-LMS 2-8-0 8F No 48121 is seen running tender first on the up goods line as it passes Northfield's goods yard
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DJ Norton
Ex-LMS 2-8-0 8F No 48121 is seen running tender first on the up goods line as it passes Northfield's goods yard
Ex-LMS 0-6-0 4F No 44590 is seen passing snow covered Northfield on a down Class J mineral train in February 1955
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DJ Norton
Ex-LMS 0-6-0 4F No 44590 is seen passing snow covered Northfield on a down Class J mineral train in February 1955
Northfield station schematic diagram showing the location of Northfield goods yard and Hawkesley Mill sidings
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G Copsey
Northfield station schematic diagram showing the location of Northfield goods yard and Hawkesley Mill sidings
A Midland Railway Distance Diagram showing the line between Northfield and Bromsgrove
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Midland Railway
A Midland Railway Distance Diagram showing the line between Northfield and Bromsgrove
View of Northfield station and its proximity to Station Road with Church Hill and Middlemore Road
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A Doherty
View of Northfield station and its proximity to Station Road with Church Hill and Middlemore Road

Northfield Station (20) Northfield Lineside (24)