January 9

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On January 9 in SVRSevern Valley Railway history.

  • 1861 During the Railway's construction, a labourer was killed while carrying out blasting work in Mount Pleasant Tunnel.[1]
  • 1901 The GWRGreat Western Railway General Manager approved the provision of additional sidings at Bridgnorth, including improvements to signalling.[2]
  • 1976 Sunday services in January and February began for the first time in SVRSevern Valley Railway preservation[3].

See also

On this day in SVRSevern Valley Railway history

← January 8 - January 10 →


  1. Smith (1968) p. 13.
  2. Marshall (1989) p. 106.
  3. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 41