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*1963 [[5164|Large Prairie 5164]] was withdrawn from service by BR.<ref>SVR News 20</ref>
 
*1963 [[5164|Large Prairie 5164]] was withdrawn from service by BR.<ref>SVR News 20</ref>
 
*[[Severn Valley Railway Timeline 1990-1999#1992|1992]] [[The Severn Valley Railway in preservation#General_Manager|General Manager]] [[Michael Draper]] ceremonially 'cut the sod' for [[Kidderminster Turntable]].<ref>SVR News 102</ref>
 
*[[Severn Valley Railway Timeline 1990-1999#1992|1992]] [[The Severn Valley Railway in preservation#General_Manager|General Manager]] [[Michael Draper]] ceremonially 'cut the sod' for [[Kidderminster Turntable]].<ref>SVR News 102</ref>
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*1980 Aian Thwaites captured images of [[4930]] on the SVR leg of a return charter from Ramsgate to Bridgnorth.<ref>[http://www.hatspics.co.uk/type_years_photos.php?type=SVR&year=1980 Alan Thwaites] (Retrieved 16 May 2020)</ref>
 
*1993 The first trial running of [[7802|7802 Bradley Manor]] in preservation took place at Bewdley.<ref>SVR News 107</ref>
 
*1993 The first trial running of [[7802|7802 Bradley Manor]] in preservation took place at Bewdley.<ref>SVR News 107</ref>
 
*2004 Miss Victoria Bridge from Cradley carried out the re-opening ceremony of [[Victoria Bridge]] which had been closed for around 6 weeks of repairs.<ref>SVR News 147</ref>
 
*2004 Miss Victoria Bridge from Cradley carried out the re-opening ceremony of [[Victoria Bridge]] which had been closed for around 6 weeks of repairs.<ref>SVR News 147</ref>

Latest revision as of 20:41, 16 May 2020

Installation of Kidderminster turntable began on 5 April 1992
On April 5 in SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society history.
  • 1963 Large Prairie 5164 was withdrawn from service by BRBritish Rail or British Railways.[1]
  • 1992 General Manager Michael Draper ceremonially 'cut the sod' for Kidderminster Turntable.[2]
  • 1980 Aian Thwaites captured images of 4930 on the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society leg of a return charter from Ramsgate to Bridgnorth.[3]
  • 1993 The first trial running of 7802 Bradley Manor in preservation took place at Bewdley.[4]
  • 2004 Miss Victoria Bridge from Cradley carried out the re-opening ceremony of Victoria Bridge which had been closed for around 6 weeks of repairs.[5]
  • 2016 7000 tickets to ride behind Flying Scotsman and Tornado at the autumn 'PacificLocomotive with a 4-6-2 wheel configuration Power' event went on sale. All were sold before the end of the day.
  • 2016 LNER 7960 Kitchen Composite was exhibited at King's Cross station in London in connection with the unveiling of a sculpture of Sir Nigel GresleySir Nigel Gresley, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the London & North Eastern Railway 1923-1941[6].

See also

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

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References

  1. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 20
  2. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 102
  3. Alan Thwaites (Retrieved 16 May 2020)
  4. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 107
  5. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 147
  6. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 194