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This page provides a brief summary of current and forthcoming events on the SVR, and links to where further information can be found. Historical information will be moved to the [[Severn Valley Railway Timeline 2010-2019 | latest history timeline page]] as necessary.
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This page provides a brief summary of current and forthcoming events on the SVR, and links to where further information can be found. Historical information will be moved to the [[Severn Valley Railway Timeline 2020-2029 | latest history timeline page]] as necessary.
  
 
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==Forthcoming special events==
 
==Forthcoming special events==
*[https://www.svr.co.uk/SEItem.aspx?a=66 Festive Season Service]:
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*[https://www.svr.co.uk/SEItem.aspx?a=146 Spring Steam Gala: 16-19 April]. Visiting locomotive:
:30 December-5 January: steam trains operate between Bewdley and Bridgnorth only. There are no trains from Kidderminster due to planned work taking place on [[Falling Sands Viaduct]].
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:'''2999 Lady of Legend''': GWR Churchward 2900 Saint class 4-6-0
 
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*[https://www.svr.co.uk/SEItem.aspx?a=67 Open House Weekend: 2-3 May]
===2020 Events===
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*[https://www.svr.co.uk/SEItem.aspx?a=122 Spring Diesel Festival: 14-17 May]. Visiting locomotives:
[https://www.svr.co.uk/NewsItem.aspx?a=885 Dates announced for 2020] are:
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:'''5343''' (26043): BRCW Class 26 Bo-Bo
*Spring Steam Gala: 16-19 April
 
*Open House Weekend: 2-3 May
 
*Spring Diesel Festival: 14-17 May. Visiting locomotives:
 
 
:'''D4 Great Gable''' (44004): B.R. Class 44 1 Co-Co 1
 
:'''D4 Great Gable''' (44004): B.R. Class 44 1 Co-Co 1
 
:'''55019 Royal Highland Fusilier''': E.E. Class 55 Deltic Co-Co
 
:'''55019 Royal Highland Fusilier''': E.E. Class 55 Deltic Co-Co
*50th Anniversary Celebrations: 23-25 May
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*[https://www.svr.co.uk/SEItem.aspx?a=161 50th Anniversary Celebrations: 23-25 May]
*Step Back to the 1940s: 27-28 June, 4-5 July
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*[https://www.svr.co.uk/SEItem.aspx?a=65 Step Back to the 1940s: 27-28 June, 4-5 July]
*Steam on the Road: 8-9 August
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*[https://www.svr.co.uk/SEItem.aspx?a=108 Steam on the Road: 8-9 August]
*On The Buses: 5 September
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*[https://www.svr.co.uk/SEItem.aspx?a=51 On The Buses: 5 September]
*Classic Car Day: 6 September
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*[https://www.svr.co.uk/SEItem.aspx?a=52 Classic Car Day: 6 September]
*Autumn Steam Gala: 17-20 September
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*[https://www.svr.co.uk/SEItem.aspx?a=100 Autumn Steam Gala: 17-20 September]
*Autumn Diesel Gala: 1-3 October
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*[https://www.svr.co.uk/SEItem.aspx?a=124 Autumn Diesel Gala: 1-3 October]
 
*Ghost Trains: 29-31 October
 
*Ghost Trains: 29-31 October
 
*Christmas Gift Fayre: 14-15 November
 
*Christmas Gift Fayre: 14-15 November

Revision as of 11:37, 13 February 2020

This page provides a brief summary of current and forthcoming events on the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society, and links to where further information can be found. Historical information will be moved to the latest history timeline page as necessary.

Links to sources of information

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The SVR Main Web Site is primarily aimed at the travelling public. It includes all the latest news relevant to that sector, including details of forthcoming events, timetables, locomotive rosters, ticket sales and so on.

SVR Live is also an official SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society web site, for members, shareholders and enthusiasts. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Live contains news announcements, although these are of a more specialist nature concerning matters like locomotive overhauls and infrastructure upgrades. Information which is publicly accessible for enthusiasts includes Traffic Notices, Working Timetables, lineside photography policy and application forms, and so on. Certain pages from time to time are secured for password-protected use by Working Members for internal communication on AGMs and the like. Until March 2018 it also carried regular updates from various sources, including social media and SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society-related websites, now discontinued.

'Express Points' is the Working Members’ monthly newsletter which moved to an online only delivery in January 2017. It is distributed by email to those who have registered, and it also publicly accessible on SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Live, which includes an archive of past editions.

'Branch Lines' is a monthly newsletter for SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Members, Shareholders and supporters. It is published SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Live, which includes an archive since April 2017.

SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Online’ is a secure password-protected intranet site is used by the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society for internal communication with staff and Working Members.

The SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society has active official Social Media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Forthcoming special events

2999 Lady of Legend: GWRGreat Western Railway ChurchwardGeorge Jackson Churchward, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Great Western Railway 1902-1922 2900 Saint class 4-6-0
5343 (26043): BRCWBirmingham Railway Carriage & Wagon Company Class 26 Bo-Bo
D4 Great Gable (44004): B.R.British Rail or British Railways Class 44 1 Co-Co 1
55019 Royal Highland Fusilier: E.E.English Electric Class 55 Deltic Co-Co

See also

Main Page
Links to other web sites with an SVR connection

References


Links

SVR website Special Events
Diesel locomotive roster