Remnants of the railway line at Pelsall Old Railway Bridge. Image by madwblog.

This post by Brownhills Bob caught my eye today. Like many who live locally, I use the railway line for leisure, although there are many who use it as a commute to work and to avoid the main road.

It is thoroughly disappointing that Sustrans cannot see a way to open up the remaining stretch from Clayhanger to Brownhills.


Even the graffiti has its place. Image by madwblog.

Its a wonderful stretch of wildness pushed up against industry and urban life with many echoes of the past such as the old signal featured in Brownhills Bob’s original post.


The old signal. It’s so photogenic. Image by madwblog.

Clayhanger has shown that community spirit is strong – can you offer any help to Brian Stringer in getting a working party together to complete the cycle way?

Click through to find out how.


There was a great letter last week in the Walsall Advertiser from friend of the blog and Clayhanger Kid himself, Brian Stringer, who’s a noted local author and community activist – Bria…

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