October 31

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The 1992 sponsored walk of the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal passed under Falling Sands Viaduct.
On October 31 in SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society history.
  • 1860 A Special General Meeting of the Severn Valley Railway Company approved the 999 year lease of the line to the West Midland Railway.[1]
  • 1969 LMR 600 Gordon worked the final train on the Longmoor Military Railway before closure, from Oakhanger to Longmoor.[2]
  • 1971 Work began on installing a rail-level water column on Platform 1 at Bridgnorth. It was replaced some years later by the present platform-level column.[3]
  • 1992 The LNER (SVR) Coach Fund staged a sponsored walk from Kidderminster to Bewdley via the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal and the River Severn.[4]
  • 1996 GWR 60562 Ballast Wagon arrived on the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society from the Avon Valley Railway at Bitton, near Bristol.
  • 1998 The SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society was visited by a Great Western HST which worked a Cheshire Railtours trip from Exeter to Bridgnorth.[5]
  • 2017 The 2016 share offer closed with the target of £2.5m achieved
  • 1998 45110 and 48773 took the Stannary Staniers railtour from Ealing Broadway-Penzance.

Gallery

Photos taken on 31 October:

See also

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

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References

  1. Nabarro (1971) p.42.
  2. The Railway Magazine, October 2019. pp. 40-46
  3. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 22
  4. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 105
  5. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 128