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Shirley Station

GWR Route: North Warwickshire Line

The station was built in 1908, complete with small goods yard with goods shed. It remains open for passenger services but closed to general goods traffic on 6th July 1964 and to coal traffic on 6th May 1968.

Looking towards Birmingham with the up platform passenger building on the left and Shirley's goods shed and yard on the down side in the distance
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Postcard
Looking towards Birmingham with the up platform passenger building on the left and Shirley's goods shed and yard on the down side in the distance
Close up showing the up platform building showing the two waiting rooms and the gentlemen's toilet and poster boards with only a few posters on show
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Postcard
Close up showing the up platform building showing the two waiting rooms and the gentlemen's toilet and poster boards with only a few posters on show
Close up showing the Permanent Way gang working on both sets of tracks and the goods yard which was located at the end of the down platform
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Postcard
Close up showing the Permanent Way gang working on both sets of tracks and the goods yard which was located at the end of the down platform
View of Shirley station looking towards Birmingham from the Stratford upon Avon end of the down platform with the footbridge in the foreground
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P Hopkins
View of Shirley station looking towards Birmingham from the Stratford upon Avon end of the down platform with the footbridge in the foreground
Looking towards Stratford upon Avon from the goods yard end of the down platform with Shirley's signal box straddling the platform and sidings on the left
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Lens of Sutton
Looking towards Stratford upon Avon from the goods yard end of the down platform with Shirley's signal box straddling the platform and sidings on the left

Close up showing the passenger buildings on both platforms and the passenger footbridge which connected both platforms
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Lens of Sutton
Close up showing the passenger buildings on both platforms and the passenger footbridge which connected both platforms
Looking from the down platform towards the up platform structure which was accessed from the down platform by the passenger footbridge
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Lens of Sutton
Looking from the down platform towards the up platform structure which was accessed from the down platform by the passenger footbridge
Looking towards Birmingham from Haslucks Green Road bridge with the up platform and passenger building beyond the footbridge on the left
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Lens of Sutton
Looking towards Birmingham from Haslucks Green Road bridge with the up platform and passenger building beyond the footbridge on the left
Looking towards Birmingham with Shirley station's goods shed in the middle distance and on the right a landing dock and pens for transhipping live stock
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RS Carpenter
Looking towards Birmingham with Shirley station's goods shed in the middle distance and on the right a landing dock and pens for transhipping live stock
Close up showing Shirley station's goods shed and office secured by a pair of swing gates and the yard shed used to store equipment
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RS Carpenter
Close up showing Shirley station's goods shed and office secured by a pair of swing gates and the yard shed used to store equipment

Looking towards Stratford upon Avon from the Birmingham end of the down platform with the landing dock and pens to the left
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RS Carpenter
Looking towards Stratford upon Avon from the Birmingham end of the down platform with the landing dock and pens to the left
View from the Birmingham end of Shirley signal box looking over the buffer stops towards the landing and cattle pens and goods shed
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Lens of Sutton
View from the Birmingham end of Shirley signal box looking over the buffer stops towards the landing and cattle pens and goods shed
View of Shirley signal box which located at the Birmingham end of the down platform with a rear window to monitor goods yard traffic
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P Hopkins
View of Shirley signal box which located at the Birmingham end of the down platform with a rear window to monitor goods yard traffic
Looking towards Birmingham with Shirley station's signal box in the foreground, the goods shed in the distance and on the up side, the platelayer's hut
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Anon
Looking towards Birmingham with Shirley station's signal box in the foreground, the goods shed in the distance and on the up side, the platelayer's hut
GWR 4-4-0 Bulldog class No 3391 'Dominion of Canada' is seen passing Shirley goods shed and yard on a West of England express service in 1909
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RS Carpenter
GWR 4-4-0 Bulldog class No 3391 'Dominion of Canada' is seen passing Shirley goods shed and yard on a West of England express service in 1909

GWR 4-4-0 County class No 3816 'County of Leicester' is seen on an up express to Birmingham as it passes under Haslucks Green bridge
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P Hopkins
GWR 4-4-0 County class No 3816 'County of Leicester' is seen on an up express to Birmingham as it passes under Haslucks Green bridge
Ex-GWR 4-6-0 Grange class No 6861 'Crynant Grange' is seen at the head of a down West Country express service as it passes through the station
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NE Stead
Ex-GWR 4-6-0 Grange class No 6861 'Crynant Grange' is seen at the head of a down West Country express service as it passes through the station
Ex-GWR 4-6-0 Hall class No 5994 'Roydon Hall' is seen at the head of a West Country express as it passes the refuge siding south of Haslucks Green bridge
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J Downing
Ex-GWR 4-6-0 Hall class No 5994 'Roydon Hall' is seen at the head of a West Country express as it passes the refuge siding south of Haslucks Green bridge
Ex-GWR 4-6-0 Manor class No 7808 'Cookham Manor' passes through Shirley at the head of a 'SLS Special' on 10th September 1961
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L Finch
Ex-GWR 4-6-0 Manor class No 7808 'Cookham Manor' passes through Shirley at the head of a 'SLS Special' on 10th September 1961
British Railways built to a SR design 4-6-2 West Country class No 34105 'Swanage' passes through Shirley on an empty stock working
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J Downing
British Railways built to a SR design 4-6-2 West Country class No 34105 'Swanage' passes through Shirley on an empty stock working

A low resolution version of the Signalling Diagram for Shirley Signal Box dated 1948
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Signalling Record Society
A low resolution version of the Signalling Diagram for Shirley Signal Box dated 1948