January 30

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On January 30 in SVRSevern Valley Railway history.

  • 1939 Two ground frames were brought into use at Alveley Sidings.
  • 1958 Future SVRSevern Valley Railway resident 80079 overran signals in thick fog and was in a rear-end collision with another passenger train at Dagenham, Essex.[1]
  • 1981 WD 193 Shropshire left Bridgnorth for Hereford in light steam in the company of 4930 Hagley Hall and 45000. The planned loan eventually became a permanent departure.[2]

See also

On this day in SVRSevern Valley Railway history

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  1. Dagenham East rail crash on Wikipedia
  2. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 59