August 12

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'Plimsoll' at Highley, 12 August 2017
On August 12 in SVRSevern Valley Railway history.
  • 1994 The task of re-decorating the interior of Highley signal box, which had begun in March, was finally completed. The same day work began on refurbishing the station's 'Fruit D' goods van.[1]
  • 1998 An application was submitted to the HLFHeritage Lottery Fund (National Lottery Heritage Fund from 2019) for Lottery funding of the Kidderminster Carriage Shed
  • 2017 PSL 193 'Plimsoll', Mark Saville’s 1957 Series 1 Land Rover capable of running on road and rails, made a return trip between Bridgnorth and Kidderminster[2].
  • 2018 PSL 193 'Plimsoll' repeated its visit from 2017

See also

On this day in SVRSevern Valley Railway history

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  1. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 114
  2. Photo