September 19

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The SLS Railtour at Bewdley, 19 September 1965 (David Cooke)
On September 19 in SVRSevern Valley Railway history.
  • 1965 A Stephenson Locomotive Society railtour from Snow Hill via Worcester and Bewdley visited Alveley Sidings, helping to publicise the fledgling Severn Valley Railway Society.[1]
  • 1978 The railway was inspected by the Department of Transport's Inspecting Officer, Maj. Olver[2].
  • 1986 GWR 2424 Fruit Van arrived on the SVRSevern Valley Railway from Reading.
  • 1996 BR Class 50 50035 Ark Royal moved by road to the SVRSevern Valley Railway from St Leonards where initial restoration work and start-up was carried out.

See also

On this day in SVRSevern Valley Railway history

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  1. Magner (1997) p. 36.
  2. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 49