November 25

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On November 25 in SVRSevern Valley Railway history.
  • 1956 The signal box, DownIn reference to the direction of travel means away from the major terminus (i.e. towards Bridgnorth on the present day SVR) line and platform at Ironbridge were taken out of use by BRBritish Rail or British Railways.[1]
  • 1967 GWR 0-6-0PT 813 arrived on the SVRSevern Valley Railway from Backworth Colliery in Northumberland.[2]
  • 1986 BR 80776 Brake Gangwayed arrived on the SVRSevern Valley Railway from Bristol.[3]
  • 1990 Platform 2 at Kidderminster was brought into use, with 7819 Hinton Manor making the first operational entry.[4]
  • 2000 A train hauled by 8FThe 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. 48773 was in collision with a van on Northwood Crossing. The SVRSevern Valley Railway was later absolved of any blame.[5]
  • 2013 BR Class 14 D9551 arrived on the SVRSevern Valley Railway from Deeside.
  • 2017 The GWR 813 Preservation Fund staged special full-line brake van rides behind GWR 0-6-0PT 813, the event marking the 50th anniversary of the locomotive's arrival on the SVRSevern Valley Railway.
  • 2018 D1013 Western Ranger was moved from Bridgnorth to the Diesel Depot to complete its overhaul.

See also

On this day in SVRSevern Valley Railway history

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  1. Mitchell ( Smith (2007) fig. 91.
  2. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 123
  3. SVRSevern Valley Railway Stock Book Ninth Edition
  4. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 108
  5. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 134