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See our Oakenshaw layout at the Great Electric Train Show at Milton Keynes over the weekend of the 8th and 9th October - see you there !

Bromsgrove connection to the Mini

It is little known that the designer of the original Mini Sir Alec Issigonis  was a railway enthusiast. He had an extensive 7mm scale model railway in in his Edgbaston home.  It is also known that Sir Alec Issigonis did at least once ride on the footplate of 58100 "Big Berta " from Bromsgrove to Blackwell whilst the locomotive banked a train up the Lickey Incline.