October 27

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On October 27 in SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society history.

  • 1979 Minister of Transport Norman FowlerHenry Fowler, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Midland Railway 1909-1923, and of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway 1923-1933 paid the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society an official visit, honouring his pledge in Parliament to visit a private enterprise railway during the year.[1]
  • 1994 The Warwickshire Industrial Locomotive Trust became a charity.
  • 2000 The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association visited the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society. The party, including 23 dogs, made a return trip on the line.[2]
  • 2016 The Friends of Eardington Station reported that sufficient funds had been raised to purchase the required replacement GWRGreat Western Railway bricks to replace the missing part of Eardington platform.[3]

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On this day in SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society history

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References

  1. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 54
  2. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 134
  3. Eardington Station Twitter Feed, retrieved 1 November 2016