August 18

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A plaque dated 18/8/15 on the GWRGreat Western Railway's repair to Bridge 12
On August 18 in SVRSevern Valley Railway history.
  • 1915 The GWRGreat Western Railway carried out structural repairs to Bridge 12, the Accommodation bridge off Northwood Lane, which included a small stone plaque bearing this date.
  • 1981 GWRGreat Western Railway third class restaurant coaches 9653 and 9654 arrived on loan from the National Railway Museum. Both are still resident; the latter having since been gifted to the SVRSevern Valley Railway.[1]

See also

On this day in SVRSevern Valley Railway history

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 SVRSevern Valley Railway Stock Book
  2. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 78
  3. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 159