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The pub dates back to the 1850s and construction of the Birmingham to London railway, hence the name. Frontage to road is Grade II listed. Run by the Watson family for over 100 years, it has recently been taken over by the family who run the Punchbowl at Lapworth. The pub has has an extensive refurbishment but has retained it's traditional pub feel. The large garden, with children's play area and heated outdoor patio, is busy in summer while the public bar provides a welcoming real fire in the winter.