May 31

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On May 31 in SVRSevern Valley Railway history.

  • 1905 The GWRGreat Western Railway authorised the construction of 'further cattle accommodation' at Bridgnorth.[1]
  • 1979 A Portakabin was delivered to Bridgnorth for use as a "temporary" buffet / restaurant facility.[2] It was retired from public use at the end of 2018, although retained on a further temporary basis while staff facilities became operational.
  • 2011 BR Class 09 09107 was withdrawn from mainline service

See also

On this day in SVRSevern Valley Railway history

← May 30 - June 1 →


  1. Marshall (1989) p. 107.
  2. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 52