Norton Junction (Staffordshire)
Norton Junction was a railway junction and goods yard that served multiple coal lines and mineral lines to and from the local collieries and other industrial-related businesses, most notably Pelsall Steelworks and Walsall Wood Colliery.
|Location||Norton Canes, Cannock Chase District Council|
|Original company||Midland Railway and South Staffordshire Railway joint|
|25 April 1879||Opened|
Traffic into the junction began to decline in the 1950s following closure of many local mines and collieries. The lines to Ryders Hayes, Brownhills and Hednesford closed in 1964 along with the entire junction.
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