SJ9744 : Foxfield Railway beyond Dilhorne Park

taken 4 months ago, near to Dilhorne, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Foxfield Railway beyond Dilhorne Park
Foxfield Railway beyond Dilhorne Park

The railway normally only operates passenger services from Caverswall Road to Dilhorne Park as beyond there the line completes a 180 degree turn whilst descending 100 feet in just over 2/3 of a mile along the Foxfield Bank which, with gradients as steep as 1 in 19, is the steepest standard gauge adhesion incline in the country. It takes two engines coupled together to haul wagons up the bank so is only worked on special Gala days.
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SJ9744, 39 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 9 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 11 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Railways 
Place (from Tags)
Dilhorne Park 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9706 4492 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:0.0954N 2:2.7155W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9703 4488
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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