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Vigo, Lickey Incline


Grid Reference: SO 987713


Class 45 'Peak' No.45020 is seen ascending the incline at Vigo.


This is 'Peak' class 46 locomotive No.46054 at Vigo descending the incline. The former station at Blackwell was opposite the house in the left hand side of the photograph.

Both photographs were taken by Andrew Smith on 27th July 1979.

60040 at Vigo

Class 60 locomotives No.60040 is seen running back light engine to Bromsgrove having assisted a freight train up the Lickey Incline. Photograph taken by Andrew Smith on 30th August 2002.

DR 73110 at Vigo

Plasser & Theurer type 09-3X-RT number DR73110 (2985 of 2001) heads down the Lickey Incline at Vigo, on Saturday morning 11th June 2011. Photograph taken by Adrian Booth.

Photographs taken at Vigo in 1956/7

Photographs on the Lickey Incline on 26th July 2010

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