LMS Route: Evesham to Birmingham
Redditch Station: mrred1391
An undated Ordnance Survey map showing how the line curved away
south from Redditch towards Alcester. Bob Essery writes, the gradient for down
trains was, to use a railwayman's term, against the engine, until you
were through the tunnel, when the gradient was down, or with the engine
to Salford Priors.