March 29

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7714 shortly after arrival in 1973 (David Cooke)
On March 29 in SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society history.
  • 1973 GWR Pannier 7714 arrived on the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society from Penallta Colliery.[1]
  • 1985 Bridgnorth Bypass opened. For many years its proposed construction had threatened to sever Bridgnorth from the rest of the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society, leading to the opening of Bridgnorth Bypass Bridge in 1983.[2]
  • 1985 GWR 2926 Siphon G Bogie Milk Van arrived on the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society from Swindon.
  • 1990 BR 900760 Weltrol EC arrived on the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society from York.
  • 1991 The SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society's first DMU, a 2-Car set comprising M51941 and M52064, arrived on the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society for a 2-year trial period.[3]
  • 1995 7802 Bradley Manor took a Bristol-Paignton and return test trip prior to summer season.[4]
  • 1996 After thirteen years of use, the corrugated steel extension to Bewdley Goods Shed had become unsafe. The Wagon Group spent four hours demolishing it.[5]
  • 2012 BR Goods Van 201056 arrived from Pullman Rail, Cardiff.

Gallery

Photos taken on March 29th:

References

  1. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Stock Book Ninth Edition
  2. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 76
  3. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 99
  4. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 114
  5. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 119

See also

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