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Date: 11/08/2009
Name: ELAINE GREAVES
Email: EBIKERGIRL@TISCALI.CO.UK
Location: TAMWORTH
Website:
Message:

hi. I have found out that my grandfather was the staion master @ Cradley Heath station in the late 1800's. His surname was Roach. If you have any pictures of the staff. I would love to have a look at them. Very interesting site


Date: 06/07/2009
Name: Dave long
Email: david-long@sky.com
Location: Staffs
Website:
Message:

Hello all,
I'm hoping that someone reading this may be able to help or put me in the right direction. I'm in the process of planning a scale 4mm model railway of Stechford in the early to mid 80s, and was just wondering if anyone had any photos they would be able to share with me, as although you might not realise a lot has changed at Stechford in recent years. Even if your photos date back to steam all will be helpful, especially helpful would be photos of the old goods yard on the station side of the station road bridge, as the old goods platform were still present albeit in a bad way in the 80s only recently fully removed with the new Jewsons store on the site. The girder bridge over these goods lines was also recently changed along with the bridge parapets and its increasingly difficult to find photos of the old bridge, the warwickshire railways website helps but the photos are a little grainy for good detail.

Many thanks for reading this and if any can think of anything that may be useful I would be very grateful.

Kind regards
Dave


Date: 28/06/2009
Name: Mike Gerrard
Email: polariz_666@msn.com
Location: Quinton, Birmingham
Website: http://jedstechblog.blogspot.com
Message:

I just stumbled across this site today after going to see the Tornado demonstration at Tyseley Locomotion. You guys at the site have put in a phenomenal effort and as a particular interest for me (Being from Wombourne myself) I shall be visiting frequently! Cheers, Mike.


Date: 25/05/2009
Name: Pauline
Email: pbtait1@bigpond.com
Location: Geelong, Vic, Australia
Website:
Message:

Excellent site, and of particular interest to me. My great great grandfather Samuel Langford was a Station Master and lived at Fenton Street Brierly Hill in 1866. I guess it's fair to assume that he was a Railway Station Master at Brierley Hill Station. Would love to hear from anyone that can confirm that fact. Kind Regards, Pauline


Date:
Name: Sara
Email:
Location: worcester shrub hill
Website:
Message:

can i have the photos of all your workers


Date: 20/05/2009
Name: Peter Clive
Email:
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Website:
Message:

Congratulations on a very well laid out and interesting website. I have fond memories of my trips between Erdington and Sutton Coldfield as a schoolboy back in the '50s. My, how the line has changed since those days. I remember well the Fowler and Webb tanks and later the DMU's which hauled the trains to and from Lichfield. I am still a train fanatic and now enjoy driving a 7.25inch gauge miniature steam pacific loco most weekends.


Date:
Name: Steve Barker
Email: essington1@hotmail.com
Location: essington
Website:
Message:

Just found your site...thanks very much i enjoyed all your info etc.I am just interested in knowing my local history and this is a fantastic website just to browse for hours.Keep up good work


Date: 20/04/2009
Name: Paul Boot
Email: gog12605@aol.com
Location: Birmingham
Website:
Message:

What a website - brings back lots of memories, especially along the Halesowen branch - Rubery Stn was close to my old school. Now involved in building O-gauge layout, hopefully invoking lots of those old memories.


Date:
Name: Dr Beeching
Email: bsbg18902@blueyonder.co.uk
Location: 6ft Under (in bits)
Website:
Message:

MMMMM;. too many passengers, must close lines.


Date: 11/03/2009
Name: B. Morgan
Email: brimorg@hotmail.co.uk
Location: Walsall
Website:
Message:

Hi Andy!
Thank you very much for the photos of the old Corporation Street Depot. I took a couple myself but was a little late as the demolition was already in progress! Wonderful site you have here. Keep up the good work!



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