Thursday, 1 May 2014

BWR Window Sticker

BWR Ticket (1985)

The Early Days Of Bicton Woodland Railway

Bicton Gardens Station, with "Woolwich" running round its train, between the engine shed and platform.

Taken from The Railway Magazine, June 1963

Trial run through the pine woods at Bicton Gardens shortly before the new 18 in.-guage railway was opened in April.

Taken from The Railway Magazine, June 1963. Photos by J. D. Mills.


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George Clarke and Woolwich

Former British Railways driver, George Clarke, and the oil-fired 0-4-0 "Woolwich", built in 1916 by the Avonside Engine Company for the Royal Arsenal at Woolwich, The cab and side tanks are in blue livery now lined out in yellow.

Taken from The Railway Magazine, June 1963