Cross-City Line – Bromsgrove

Welcome to the first post in a new series for the blog, where I attempt to visit all 25 railway stations on the Cross-City Line. The line runs from Lichfield Trent Valley station in the north to two southern termini; Redditch in the east and Bromsgrove in the west, via Birmingham New Street station. There…… Continue reading Cross-City Line – Bromsgrove

Kiveton Park, South Yorkshire

The first train trip of 2023 was to South Yorkshire, and the former mining village of Kiveton Park (the “ive” is pronounced like “river”) in South Yorkshire, nestled in between Worksop and Rotherham. It was a cold but sunny start to the day as I caught the direct train from Burton on Trent to Sheffield,…… Continue reading Kiveton Park, South Yorkshire