Current events on the Severn Valley Railway

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This page provides a brief summary of current and forthcoming events on the SVRSevern Valley Railway, 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.

The SVR YouTube channel hosts live webcams and a regular production of wide range of videos from across the SVRSevern Valley Railway.

SVR Live is also an official SVRSevern Valley Railway web site, for members, shareholders and enthusiasts. Information which is publicly accessible for enthusiasts includes Traffic Notices, Working Timetables 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 2018 it also carried news announcements concerning matters like locomotive overhauls and infrastructure upgrades, plus regular updates from various sources, including social media and SVRSevern Valley Railway-related websites.

'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 Railway Live, which includes an archive of past editions.

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

SVRSevern Valley Railway Online’ and 'Microsoft Teams' and its associated 'SVRSevern Valley Railway TODAY' channel are secure password-protected intranet sites used by the SVRSevern Valley Railway for internal communication with staff and Working Members.

The SVRSevern Valley Railway has active official Social Media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, TikTok and Instagram.

Forthcoming special events

1369: GWRGreat Western Railway CollettCharles Benjamin Collett, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Great Western Railway 1922-1941 1366 class 0-6-0PT
32636 Fenchurch [LBSCRLondon Brighton & South Coast Railway 72] : LBSCRLondon Brighton & South Coast Railway Stroudley A1 Terrier class 0-6-0T
Lambton Collieries No 29: Kitson & Co 0-6-2T
60532 Blue Peter: BRBritish Rail or British Railways(E) Peppercorn Class A2 (on static display)
37263 and 37409 Loch Awe: E.E.English Electric Class 37 Co-Cos
43XXX and 43XXX: BRBritish Rail or British Railways Class 43 Bo-Bo ex-HST power cars
D182 (46045): BRBritish Rail or British Railways Class 46 1Co-Co1 (on hire)
59XXX: GM Electro-Motive Division Class 59 Co-Co
69009 Western Consort: BRBritish Rail or British Railways Class 69 Co-Co
700XX and 700XX: GE PowerHaul Class 70 Co-Cos
73119 Paul Taylor: E.E.English Electric Class 73/1 Bo-Bo

See also