Other rolling stock formerly resident on the SVR

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An incomplete listing of cranes, Wickham trolleys and other miscellaneous items of rolling stock formerly resident on the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society.

Cranes and jib runners

Number Type Built Arrived Left Notes
RS 38 2½ ton steam crane 1947 1968 1978 To Llangollen with match trucks DW38 / DW39.[1] Now at Swindon & Cricklade
DW 38 Match truck for RS 38 1917 1968 1978 To Llangollen with RS38.
DW 39 Match truck for RS 38 1917 1968 1978 To Llangollen with RS38.
RS 1091/30 Cowans Sheldon 30-ton Steam Crane 1960 1977 2010 Cut up for scrap. Some parts retained for RS 1087/30 whose upper works carry this number
998520 Crane jib runner for RS 1091/30 1977 2010 Assumed scrapped with RS 1091/30

Wickham Trolleys

Number(s) Works no Type Engine Arrived Links Status / Notes
B198W (P2P) ?/? Type 17A? 2 cylinder Ex Northampton 28 Nov 1968 RCTS Photo Cannibalised for spares[2]
PWM2827 (B190W) Unknown/1949 Not recorded 4 cyl Ford ‘Popular’ Ex Worcester 3 Apr 1971
PWM3774 (B13W) 6653/1953 Not recorded 4 cyl Ford ‘Popular’ Ex Worcester 3 Apr 1971 Listed as an unpowered trailer in 2006.[3] Whereabouts now unknown.
PWM2830 (B193M) Unknown/1949 Not recorded 4 cyl Ford ‘Popular’ Ex Bilston 10 July 1971 Now at Royal Deeside Railway.[4]
9032 8200?/Unknown Type 27 Mk III 4 cyl Ford ‘Anglia’ Ex Longtown (Army) 1977 Flickr photo Still present in 1998.

On track plant

Number Type Arrived Left Notes
PWM 4025 Matisa Leylander Tamper 1971  ? Formerly based at Shrewsbury and used on the Severn Valley Branch from the 1950s until 1963.[1] Last used in the late 1970s?
TT65RD Plassermatic Tamper[5] 1972 1999 Last used in the late 1970s? Broken up at Kidderminster in June 1999.[6]
? Plasser & Theurer Type 04 tamper[7][8] 1980 ? In use until the mid-90s. By the late '90s visiting tampers were being used instead.[9]
? Plasser & Theurer Type 04 tamper 1989 1994 Ex-Irish 5ft 3in gauge acquired for spares[7] and scrapped in 1994 after usable parts were salvaged.[10]
? Lining machine 1989  ? Received in semi-derelict condition, restored to use in 1989.[7] Still in use in 1994.[11]

See also

References

  1. 1.01.1 Stock Book 7
  2. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Stock Book Sixth Edition
  3. SVR-Online Forum
  4. Ontrack Plant
  5. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 33
  6. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 130
  7. 7.07.17.2 SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 94
  8. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 58
  9. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 123, 124, 129 etc
  10. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 111
  11. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 112