Bridgnorth Cliff Railway

Published June 24, 2015

Had the pleasure of visiting the pretty town of Brignorth earlier this month and, of course, the highlight had to be a ride on what is claimed to be the steepest cliff railway in England. It certainly seems steep when you are in a car looking down at the lower station! Bridgnorth is built on two levels with the Low Town stradling the river Severn and the castle and the rest of the High Town 111ft above. The picture on the left shows the path of the railway. The upper station is top centre with the pointed roofs with one […]

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Didcot Railway Centre July 2013

Published January 24, 2014

Last July I had the pleasure of accompanying Vincent, Rob, & Steve to Didcot Railway Centre. I’ve been once before, some years ago, & looked forward to reacquainting myself with this great site that has a feast of interesting & unusual railway memorabilia. First, as it is surrounded by mainline tracks, you need to come through the site’s unusual entrance. You park by the mainline station, head inside & then, via a tunnel, pass under the mainline tracks of the station to reach the site. After handing over your entrance money you pass by the working coaling stage & head […]

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