May 10

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On May 10 in SVRSevern Valley Railway history.

  • 1860 During construction at Stourport, a temporary wooden bridge gave way and five trucks fell into the road.[1]
  • 1899 The GWRGreat Western Railway Traffic Committee authorised construction of an additional siding at Buildwas.[2]
  • 1983 LNWRLondon & North Western Railway Ramsbottom 0-4-0 saddle tank 1439 was filmed at Pencader (Arley) for the BBC 2 Wales play 'The Fasting Girl.[3]
  • 1997 80079 hauled a private birthday charter from Birmingham Snow Hill to Didcot and back.[4]
  • 2012 BulleidOliver Vaughan Snell Bulleid, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Southern Railway 1937-1948 PacificLocomotive with a 4-6-2 wheel configuration 34053 Sir Keith Park arrived on the SVRSevern Valley Railway from Herston works, Swanage.
  • 2018 The Erlestoke Manor Fund became a charitable community benefit society.


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See also

On this day in SVRSevern Valley Railway history

← May 9 - May 11 →


  1. Birmingham Daily Post - Monday 14 May 1860, on the British Newspaper Archive
  2. Marshall (1989) p. 111.
  3. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 68
  4. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 123