On July 18 in SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society history.
- 1877 this was the revised deadline for the completion of the Kidderminster Loop Line under the GWRGreat Western Railway Act 1875. Services in fact began on 1 June 1878.
- 1957 The 4.10pm Saturdays only Hartlebury to Shrewsbury service was headed by ex-GWR Large Prairie No 6118.
- 1988 The remaining short spur of the Severn Valley branch from Sutton Bridge Junction, serving the Shrewsbury Abbey sidings oil depot, was closed to rail traffic.
Photos taken on 18 July:
2015: D8059 sporting a Thunderbird 1 headboard
On this day in SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society history