Alun Rees

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J.A. (Alun) Rees was SVRSevern Valley Railway Chief Engineer and from 1993-2006 SVR General Manager.

Chief Engineer

As 'Nula Seer' Mr Rees was responsible in 1985 for the 1985 April Fool's repaint into BRBritish Rail or British Railways Black of GWR 3717 City of Truro.

General Manager

He succeeded Michael Draper, although unlike Mr Draper he was not an SVRSevern Valley Railway Director.

During his tenure Kidderminster Carriage Shed was built and Kidderminster station building East wing and canopy completed, together with the freehold at Kidderminster puchased with the support of the 1994 share offer. SVR Passenger numbers grew from 194,000 to 245,000.

He was succeeded on his retirement by Colin Binch.

See also

SVR General Managers