A much straighter New Main Line was built in the 1820s, opening in 1827. Much of the original main line was kept especially where it gave access to industry, some of the old loops becoming branches of the new main line including the Soho Loop.
|Rotton Park Junction, the Soho Loop begins under the bridge|
|A pipe bridge|
|Winson Green junction, the Main Line is beyond|
|The Soho Branch|