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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.

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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.

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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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