Current events on the Severn Valley Railway

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This page provides a brief summary of current and forthcoming events on the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society, and links to where further information can be found. Historical information will be moved to the latest history timeline page as necessary.

Links to sources of information

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The SVR Main Web Site is primarily aimed at the travelling public. It includes all the latest news relevant to that sector, including details of forthcoming events, timetables, locomotive rosters, ticket sales and so on.

SVR Live is also an official SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society web site, for members, shareholders and enthusiasts. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Live contains news announcements, although these are of a more specialist nature concerning matters like locomotive overhauls and infrastructure upgrades. Information which is publicly accessible for enthusiasts includes Traffic Notices, Working Timetables, lineside photography policy and application forms, and so on. Certain pages from time to time are secured for password-protected use by Working Members for internal communication on AGMs and the like. Until March 2018 it also carried regular updates from various sources, including social media and SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society-related websites, now discontinued.

'Express Points' is the Working Members’ monthly newsletter which moved to an online only delivery in January 2017. It is distributed by email to those who have registered, and it also publicly accessible on SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Live, which includes an archive of past editions.

'Branch Lines' is a monthly newsletter for SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Members, Shareholders and supporters. It is published SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Live, which includes an archive since April 2017.

SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Online’ is a secure password-protected intranet site is used by the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society for internal communication with staff and Working Members.

The SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society has active official Social Media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Forthcoming special events

30541: SRSouthern Railway MaunsellRichard Maunsell, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the South Eastern and Chatham Railway from 1913-1923, and of the Southern Railway 1923-1937. Q class 0-6-0. With thanks to The MaunsellRichard Maunsell, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the South Eastern and Chatham Railway from 1913-1923, and of the Southern Railway 1923-1937. Locomotive Society & Bluebell Railway.
34092 City of Wells: SRSouthern Railway BulleidOliver Vaughan Snell Bulleid, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Southern Railway 1937-1948 West Country class PacificLocomotive with a 4-6-2 wheel configuration. With thanks to East Lancashire Light Railway Co Ltd.
76017: BRBritish Rail or British Railways RiddlesRobert Arthur "Robin" Riddles, Member of the Railway Executive for Mechanical and Electrical Engineering responsible for the design of the British Rail Standard Class locomotives Standard 4MTThe British Railways system of classifying steam locomotives by power using a number from 0, least powerful, to 9, most powerful, followed by either F for freight, P for Passenger or MT for Mixed Traffic. class MogulLocomotive with a 2-6-0 wheel configuration. With thanks to Mid Hants Railway Ltd
D8568 : Clayton Class 17 Bo-Bo
33108: B.R.C.WBirmingham Railway Carriage & Wagon Company. Class 33 Bo-Bo (hired)
37688 Great Rocks: E.E.English Electric Class 37 Co-Co (hired)
40106 AtlanticLocomotive with a 4-4-0 wheel configuration Conveyor: BRBritish Rail or British Railways Class 40 1Co-Co1 (hired)
50033 Glorious: E.E.English Electric Class 50 Co-Co
60163 Tornado: LNERLondon & North Eastern Railway Peppercorn A1 PacificLocomotive with a 4-6-2 wheel configuration

See also

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References


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