March 11

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On March 11 in SVRSevern Valley Railway history.

  • 1961 The 9.50am Shrewsbury to Bridgnorth service was headed by ex-LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway 3MTThe 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. 2-6-2T No 40110.[1]
  • 1976 GWR 1257 Siphon G Bogie Milk Van was purchased from Wantage Road, arriving on the SVRSevern Valley Railway.
  • 2005 GWR 5764 hauled a revenue-earning freight service, moving an excavator from Eardington to Country Park Halt for use by contractors rebuilding the nearby bridge across the River Severn[2].

See also

On this day in SVRSevern Valley Railway history

← March 10 - March 12 →


  1. Siviter (1995) p. 23.
  2. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 150