April 14

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BRBritish Rail or British Railways 35467 (Gareth Price)
On April 14 in SVRSevern Valley Railway history.
  • 1845 An abortive attempt to launch a Welsh Midland Railway in the Severn Valley was advertised.[1]
  • 1968 The Severn Valley Railway Society staged a steam gala at Bridgnorth, including 3205.[2]
  • 1989 BSK 35467 arrived on the SVRSevern Valley Railway having been acquired by a group of SVRSevern Valley Railway members. At the time the carriage was in BRBritish Rail or British Railways blue and grey livery[3].
  • 2018 50007 Hercules and 50049 Defiance took the 'Cumbrian Hoovers' charity railtour from Birmingham to Carlisle and return.
  • 2019 Barriers and parking charges came into use on the new Bridgnorth car park.


Photos taken on 14 April:

See also

On this day in SVRSevern Valley Railway history

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  1. London Evening Standard, 14 April 1845, via the British Newspaper Archive
  2. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 40
  3. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 92