LMS Route: Birmingham New Street to Tamworth
LMS Route: Nuneaton to Birmingham New Street
Washwood Heath Sidings: mrwhg636
View looking towards Birmingham and the West end of Washwood
Heath's down sidings with the gasometers on the other side of the Birmingham to
Derby line. The photographer was effectively standing in between the sections
of the yard, an area known to railwaymen as Washwood Heath Centre. Washwood
Heath Sidings No 3 Signal Box was located behind and to the left of the
photographer whilst Washwood Heath Sidings No 4 was behind and to the right.
The gas lighting located around the pointwork as seen in image 'mrwhg348d' has now been replaced by electric lighting
elevated to a greater height on top of wooden poles.