Other rolling stock

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As well as Locomotives, Carriages and Goods Wagons, other items of rolling stock may be found on the SVRSevern Valley Railway. These include the following:

Wickham Trollies

The SVRSevern Valley Railway has five Wickham Trolleys in various states of repair. Originally built by D. Wickham & Co Ltd of Ware in Hertfordshire between 1948 and 1990, these trolleys were used in service as railway engineering personnel carriers, transporting PWPermanent Way working parties and materials to sites along the line. The Lesmac Swift trolley and trailer is a more modern equivalent serving the same purpose.

Original owner Number Type Built Current location Condition Owner Notes
LNERLondon & North Eastern Railway 748 Wickham Trolley 1934 Highley Operational 2w-2PMR, Works No 1580
BRBritish Rail or British Railways PWM 3189 Wickham Trolley 1948 Highley Trailer vehicle for 748 2w-2PMR (dismantled), Works No 5019
BRBritish Rail or British Railways DB965054 Wickham Trolley 1957 Bewdley Trailer vehicle for 9021 2w-2PMR (dismantled), Works No 7577
BRBritish Rail or British Railways (?) TP49P Wickham Trolley 1957 Highley Awaiting restoration 2w-2PMR (dismantled), Works No 7690
Ministry of Supply 9021 Wickham Trolley 1958 Bewdley Operational 2w-2PMR, Works no 8085
TBA 901007 Lesmac Swift Trolley 2006 Bewdley Operational

Cranes and jib runners

The SVRSevern Valley Railway has a number of mobile cranes, some as preserved exhibits and others as working assets.

Original owner Number Type Built Current location Condition Owner Notes
GWRGreat Western Railway 446 6Ton Hand Crane 1896 Arley The GWR 813 Preservation Fund
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 707261 Crane jib runner for GWRGreat Western Railway 446 1957 Arley The GWR 813 Preservation Fund Ex ConflatGWR telegraphic code signifying a flat wagon for containers 'A'. Currently paired with GWR 446. Under offer as of May 2020. To be moved off site following confirmation of sale.
GWRGreat Western Railway 2501 Crane jib runner for GWRGreat Western Railway 446 1932 Off site The GWR 813 Preservation Fund Ex 'Rotank' 6-Wheeled Road Milk Tank Flat Wagon. To be paired with GWR 446. Currently stored off site
GWRGreat Western Railway DW 35 6-ton steam crane 1949 Eardington SVR(H)
GWRGreat Western Railway DW 75 Crane jib runner for DW 35 1927 Eardington SVR(H)
GWRGreat Western Railway 601 1Ton 10cwt Hand Crane 1892 Kidderminster The GWR 813 Preservation Fund Converted from an older broad gauge crane
BRBritish Rail or British Railways RS 1087 Cowans Sheldon 30-ton Steam Crane 1960 Bridgnorth Operational SVR(H) Formerly based at Chester West MPDMotive Power Depot
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 998524 Crane jib runner for RS 1087 1961 Bridgnorth SVR(H)

On track plant

The SVRSevern Valley Railway makes use of a number of items of plant to maintain the permanent way. Some of these have a road-rail capability.

Number Type Current location and condition Notes
73202 Plasser and Theurer 07-16 Universal Liner/Tamper Bridgnorth Awaiting disposal
L696MRM Case Poclain Road Railer Excavator In service
TBA Rexquote Super Railer Excavator In service
K890OLV Liebherr 902ZW ‘Road Rail 360’ TBA
BP065 Permaquip Ballast Packer Operational

See also