Steam Locomotives hired by the SVR

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The SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society normally operates using a working fleet drawn from its own steam locomotives. From time to time it has been necessary to hire in locomotives from other railways on a short term basis to cover shortages arising from failures or delayed overhauls.

Locomotives which have spent a period on short term hire at the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society include (potentially incomplete list):

Original owner Wheel Arrangement Class or type Number / Name Period on hire Notes
GWRGreat Western Railway 0-6-2T 5600 class 5619 Summer* / Autumn 1987 From Telford Steam RailwayTelford Horsehay Steam Trust Limited, a Charitable heritage railway located at Horsehay, Telford with proposals for running heritage trains into the Ironbridge Gorge and onto the former GWR Severn Valley branch.
GWRGreat Western Railway 0-6-0PT 5700 class 7760 Summer* 1987 From Birmingham Railway Museum (Tyseley)
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 2-10-0 RiddlesRobert Arthur "Robin" Riddles, Member of the Railway Executive for Mechanical and Electrical Engineering responsible for the design of the British Rail Standard Class locomotives 9FThe British Railways system of classifying steam locomotives by power using a number from 0, least powerful, to 9, most powerful, followed by either F for freight, P for Passenger or MT for Mixed Traffic. 92212 Dec 2000 - Mar 2001* From Mid Hants Railway
GWRGreat Western Railway 4-6-0 4900 Hall 4936 Kinlet Hall Summer/Autumn* 2009 From Tyseley Loco. Works
GWRGreat Western Railway 2-8-0 2884 class 3802 Summer 2010 From Llangollen Railway
GWRGreat Western Railway 0-6-2T 5600 class 6695 Winter 2009 - Spring* 2010 From Swanage Railway
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 2-10-0 RiddlesRobert Arthur "Robin" Riddles, Member of the Railway Executive for Mechanical and Electrical Engineering responsible for the design of the British Rail Standard Class locomotives 9FThe British Railways system of classifying steam locomotives by power using a number from 0, least powerful, to 9, most powerful, followed by either F for freight, P for Passenger or MT for Mixed Traffic. 92212 Summer/Autumn* 2011 From Mid Hants Railway
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 2-6-4T RiddlesRobert Arthur "Robin" Riddles, Member of the Railway Executive for Mechanical and Electrical Engineering responsible for the design of the British Rail Standard Class locomotives 4MTThe British Railways system of classifying steam locomotives by power using a number from 0, least powerful, to 9, most powerful, followed by either F for freight, P for Passenger or MT for Mixed Traffic. 80072 Winter 2011 From Llangollen Railway
GWRGreat Western Railway 0-6-0PT 5700 Pannier 3650 Summer/Autumn* 2012 From Didcot Railway Centre
LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway 4-6-0 StanierWilliam Stanier, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway 1932-1944 5MTThe British Railways system of classifying steam locomotives by power using a number from 0, least powerful, to 9, most powerful, followed by either F for freight, P for Passenger or MT for Mixed Traffic. 44871 Winter 2012 Courtesy of Ian Riley
GWRGreat Western Railway 0-6-2T 5600 class 5643 May 2013 - January 2014 Courtesy of the Furness Railway Trust
GWRGreat Western Railway 4-6-0 4900 Hall 4936 Kinlet Hall Autumn* 2013 - Spring* 2014 From Tyseley Loco. Works
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 4-6-0 RiddlesRobert Arthur "Robin" Riddles, Member of the Railway Executive for Mechanical and Electrical Engineering responsible for the design of the British Rail Standard Class locomotives 5MTThe British Railways system of classifying steam locomotives by power using a number from 0, least powerful, to 9, most powerful, followed by either F for freight, P for Passenger or MT for Mixed Traffic. 73129 Summer/Autumn* 2014 From Midland-Railway Centre Butterley. Caprotti valve gear.
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 2-10-0 RiddlesRobert Arthur "Robin" Riddles, Member of the Railway Executive for Mechanical and Electrical Engineering responsible for the design of the British Rail Standard Class locomotives 9FThe British Railways system of classifying steam locomotives by power using a number from 0, least powerful, to 9, most powerful, followed by either F for freight, P for Passenger or MT for Mixed Traffic. 92214 Winter 2014 From Great Central Railway
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 2-6-4T RiddlesRobert Arthur "Robin" Riddles, Member of the Railway Executive for Mechanical and Electrical Engineering responsible for the design of the British Rail Standard Class locomotives 4MTThe British Railways system of classifying steam locomotives by power using a number from 0, least powerful, to 9, most powerful, followed by either F for freight, P for Passenger or MT for Mixed Traffic. 80072 Winter 2017 From Llangollen Railway
GWRGreat Western Railway 4-6-0 6959 Modified Hall 6990 Witherslack Hall Winter 2018 From Great Central Railway
GWRGreat Western Railway 2-6-2T 5101 class GWR Large Prairie 4144 2019* From Didcot Railway Centre
GWRGreat Western Railway 4-6-0 6959 Modified Hall 6960 Raveningham Hall 2019-2021* From West Somerset Railway

(*) Indicates the locomotive took part in a gala during the hire period.

See also

Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives visiting the SVR for galas