Welcome to the Lickey Incline blog devoted to the celebration of the railway and in particular the great days of steam trains both standard and narrow gauge, on the railways of Britain.

Friday, July 15, 2011

Toy and train auctions

Vectis have another sale coming up on the 23rd July with many lots including:
Minic Railway
Hornby Dublo 3-rail Locos & Sets
Hornby Dublo 3-rail Rolling Stock & Accessories
Hornby Dublo 2-rail Locos and Sets
Hornby Dublo 2-rail Rolling Stock and Accessories
Wrenn Railways
Triang Railways
Triang TT
Triang Minic Motorway
Trix Trains
HO Brass
Brass British Outline
Hornby O Gauge Locomotives
Hornby O Gauge Rolling Stock
Bassett-Lowke & Further O Gauge Locomotives

More information here http://www.vectis.co.uk/

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

The Lickey Incline

Blackwell at the top of the Lickey Incline, looking down towards Bromsgrove, Malverns in the distance

The steepness of the incline is exaggerated in this telephoto image, still pretty steep at 1 in 37 for two and a half miles.© Copyright Richard Dunn and licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence.

Monday, July 04, 2011

Four panniers on the Lickey

Big Bertha in 1937