Coppice Colliery Co.Ltd Heath Hayes. Locomotives

Rail Lines

We have pictures of two of the three residents at the ‘Lady’

05314 Hanbury No.3 P 0-6-0ST 567-1894 Crossing B-Hills Rd,NortonNo.3  ‘Hanbury’ 0-6-0ST Peckett 567/1894.  Acquired new.  Worked at Walsall Wood Colliery 1949-53, to Chasetown 1953, Returned to Coppice Colliery in 1954.  Still there in 1962.  Since scrapped.  Pictured crossing Brownhills Road, Norton Canes.

‘Fair Lady’ 0-4-2ST  Beyer Peacock  1915/1879.  Worked from new to 1894 at Wilkin Colliery, Brownhills, then transferred to Coppice Colliery, Heath Hayes.  Scapped there 1926.

05307 Thomas No.2 0-6-0T Kitson 5358-1921 Coppice CollNo.2 Thomas 0-6-0T  Kitson 5358/1921, bought from Glyncorrwg Colliery, Glamorgan in February 1926.  Still at Coppice in 1962, since scrapped.  As NCB loco only known as No.2 – no longer ‘Thomas’

8 responses to “Coppice Colliery Co.Ltd Heath Hayes. Locomotives

  1. I am writing a book on Harper Brothers of Heath Hayes, and attempting to find details of Lady Bowering Hanbury.

    Thank you Bryan.

  2. malcolm palmer

    Just a quick note, I live at 286 Cannock Road, Heath Hayes which I believe was Felix Harpers House when it was built after marrying Ivy Tennant from the bakers. 288 has recently been demolished which belonged to His sister but 284 his brothers house still stands and is owned by John Weldon a well known business man and supporter of Heath Hayes football club.

    Interestingly when 288 was demolished a couple of railway lines were found under the property, I guess to help the foundations.

    All the best with your work!!

    • Hi Malcolm, Thanks for your comment – I always like local history bits and pieces. I had a great uncle whose property backed onto Cannock Road – I wonder if he had any railway lines??

  3. Dear sir,

    Please advise if the below spares can be found. I have tried numerous sites but can’t seem to find one.
    Could you please advice if you know which company make these.


    Quantity Required is 4

    Details are under.

    -ENGINE:—————————CAT AR 3408

    -TRANSMISSION:——————ROCKWELL 7535R33[L92]

    -SERIAL NO————————–033



    Your urgent attention will be highly appreciated

    Kind regards

    Thomas Onyango

    260 965 213659

    Astels Enterprises Ltd
    Plot 1117 Eshowe Road
    Light Industrial Area


  4. Ahh absolutely ace ,Cant say how great it is to see Thomas My great grandads Train ,He was Jo Clifton who lived in a Caravan up Cannock road ,My grandad drove for Harpers Bus Co ,Brilliant Cheers

  5. Any Chance of Swapping the Photo for one you might not have of the no2 ,Think it is my great grandad on picture ,??

    • If you can download the photo , feel free. We would be grateful for any copies of local locomotive pictures.
      They all form part of our museum collection at Chasewater Railway.
      John (cws)

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