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[[File:7812 20170422.jpg |thumb|300px|right| Erlestoke Manor]]On {{PAGENAME}} in SVR history.
 
[[File:7812 20170422.jpg |thumb|300px|right| Erlestoke Manor]]On {{PAGENAME}} in SVR history.
  
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*[[Tales from the Severn Valley#George_Thorpe.2C_licensee_of_The_Railwayman.27s_Arms|1898]] George Thorpe, a licensee of The Railwayman's Arms, was born at Gedney, Lincolnshire to a travelling Gypsy family
 
*1947 The first of two fatal [[The Severn Valley Railway under GWR/BR ownership#Accidents|accidents during the BR era]] occurred at the [[Level crossing at Hill Farm, Northwood Lane|level crossing in Northwood Lane]].<ref>[[Bibliography#Books|Smith (1968)]] p. 57.</ref>
 
*1947 The first of two fatal [[The Severn Valley Railway under GWR/BR ownership#Accidents|accidents during the BR era]] occurred at the [[Level crossing at Hill Farm, Northwood Lane|level crossing in Northwood Lane]].<ref>[[Bibliography#Books|Smith (1968)]] p. 57.</ref>
*1999 a BR Class 175 unit was tested on the SVR.<ref>SVR News 131</ref>
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*1999 A BR Class 175 unit was tested on the SVR.<ref>SVR News 131</ref>
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*2016 [[LMS Ivatt Class 4 43106|43106]] returned to traffic after an intermediate overhaul
 
*[[Severn Valley Railway Timeline 2010-2019#2016|2016]] [[7812| 7812 Erlestoke Manor]] reached 100,000 miles in preservation.
 
*[[Severn Valley Railway Timeline 2010-2019#2016|2016]] [[7812| 7812 Erlestoke Manor]] reached 100,000 miles in preservation.
 
   
 
   
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==Gallery==
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Photos taken on 26 August:
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Tenbury Wells Station, with ex-Great Western Diesel railcar geograph-2389817-by-Ben-Brooksbank.jpg| 1949: an ex-GWR railcar arrives at [[Wyre Forest Line#Tenbury Wells | Tenbury Wells]] from [[Wyre Forest Line#Woofferton | Woofferton]] (Ben Brooksbank, Wikimedia Commons)
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==See also==
 
==See also==
  

Latest revision as of 18:54, 15 August 2019

Erlestoke Manor
On August 26 in SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society history.
  • 1898 George Thorpe, a licensee of The Railwayman's Arms, was born at Gedney, Lincolnshire to a travelling Gypsy family
  • 1947 The first of two fatal accidents during the BR era occurred at the level crossing in Northwood Lane.[1]
  • 1999 A BRBritish Rail or British Railways Class 175 unit was tested on the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society.[2]
  • 2016 43106 returned to traffic after an intermediate overhaul
  • 2016 7812 Erlestoke Manor reached 100,000 miles in preservation.

Gallery

Photos taken on 26 August:

See also

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

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References

  1. Smith (1968) p. 57.
  2. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 131