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(Other diesel locomotives at the SVR: 50033 Advertised to first run at the SVR Autumn Diesel Gala in October 2019.)
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| [[BR Class 11 12099 | 12099]] || English Electric || 11 || 0-6-0 || [[Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust Ltd]] || British Railways  || Operational. Based at Kidderminster.
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| [[BR Class 14 D9551 | D9551]] || BR Swindon || 14 || 0-6-0 || [[SVR Class 14 Company Limited]] || British Railways  || Operational. Based at Bridgnorth.
 
| [[BR Class 14 D9551 | D9551]] || BR Swindon || 14 || 0-6-0 || [[SVR Class 14 Company Limited]] || British Railways  || Operational. Based at Bridgnorth.

Latest revision as of 18:23, 12 August 2019

The Severn Valley Railway is home to a number of diesel locomotives. These are used for shunting and also to haul certain passenger services. The Railway is also home to a 5-car Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU).

Most of the diesel locomotives are based at the Diesel Depot at Kidderminster. However operational diesel locomotives are also stationed at Bridgnorth and Bewdley.

Diesel locomotives normally based at the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society

Diesel locomotives normally based at the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society are as follows:

No Designer Class Wheel arrangement Owned by Original owner Notes
319290 RustonRuston and Hornsby Ltd. of Lincoln, engineer and locomotive manufacturer acquired by English Electric in 1966. Also, Ruston-Bucyrus Ltd established in 1930 and jointly owned by Ruston and Hornsby and Bucyrus-Erie (US) & Hornsby 165DM 0-4-0 SVR(H) B.I.P. Chemicals Operational. Based at Bewdley.
D2960 RustonRuston and Hornsby Ltd. of Lincoln, engineer and locomotive manufacturer acquired by English Electric in 1966. Also, Ruston-Bucyrus Ltd established in 1930 and jointly owned by Ruston and Hornsby and Bucyrus-Erie (US) & Hornsby 165DM 0-4-0 SVR(H) British Sugar Corp Operational. Based at Kidderminster.
D2961 RustonRuston and Hornsby Ltd. of Lincoln, engineer and locomotive manufacturer acquired by English Electric in 1966. Also, Ruston-Bucyrus Ltd established in 1930 and jointly owned by Ruston and Hornsby and Bucyrus-Erie (US) & Hornsby 165DE 0-4-0 Pete Cherry Patent Shaft Steelworks Operational. Based at Bridgnorth.
D3022 English Electric 08 0-6-0 Class 08 Society British Railways Operational. Based at Kidderminster.
D3201 English Electric 08 0-6-0 Class 08 Society British Railways Operational. Based at Kidderminster.
D3586 English Electric 08 0-6-0 SVR(H) British Railways Operational. Based at Bridgnorth.
D3802/08635 English Electric 08 0-6-0 SVR(H) British Railways Stored at Kidderminster.[1]
08896 English Electric 08 0-6-0 SVR(H) British Railways Stored at Kidderminster.[1]
D4100 English Electric 09 0-6-0 SVR(H) British Railways Operational. Based at Kidderminster.
09107 English Electric 09 0-6-0 SVR(H) British Railways Operational. Based at Kidderminster.
12099 English Electric 11 0-6-0 Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust Ltd British Railways Undergoing overhaul at Kidderminster Diesel Depot.
D9551 BRBritish Rail or British Railways Swindon 14 0-6-0 SVR Class 14 Company Limited British Railways Operational. Based at Bridgnorth.
D5410 Birmingham R C & W Ltd 27 Bo-Bo Sandwell Council British Railways At Leicester LIP after bodywork overhaul at Cranmore.
D7029 Beyer Peacock 35 (Hymek) B-B Diesel Traction Group British Railways Undergoing overhaul at Kidderminster Diesel Depot.
D821 Greyhound BRBritish Rail or British Railways Swindon 42 (Warship) B-B Diesel Traction Group British Railways Operational. Based at Kidderminster.
50007 Hercules English Electric 50 Co-Co The Class 50 Alliance English Electric Leasing: Leased to British Railways Operational. Based at Kidderminster. Main line registered.
50031 Hood English Electric 50 Co-Co 50031 Consortium Limited. Operated by The Class 50 Alliance English Electric Leasing: Leased to British Railways Operational. Based at Kidderminster.
50035 Ark Royal English Electric 50 Co-Co The Class 50 Alliance English Electric Leasing: Leased to British Railways Operational. Based at Kidderminster.
50044 Exeter English Electric 50 Co-Co The Class 50 Alliance English Electric Leasing: Leased to British Railways Operational. Based at Kidderminster.
50049 Defiance English Electric 50 Co-Co The Class 50 Alliance English Electric Leasing: Leased to British Railways Operational. Based at Kidderminster. Main line registered.
D1013 Western Ranger BRBritish Rail or British Railways Swindon 52 C-C Western Locomotive Association British Railways Undergoing overhaul at Kidderminster Diesel Depot.
D1015 Western Champion BRBritish Rail or British Railways Swindon 52 C-C Diesel Traction Group British Railways Operational on one engine only. Based at Kidderminster. Main line registered.
D1062 Western Courier BRBritish Rail or British Railways Swindon 52 C-C Western Locomotive Association British Railways Operational. Based at Bridgnorth.

The Severn Valley Railway web site contains a section "Meet The Loco" where the current location and status of these locomotives is shown.

Other diesel locomotives at the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society

From time to time other diesel locomotives visit the Severn Valley Railway for gala appearances or for maintenance. As of March 2019, the other main locomotives present at the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society are as follows:

No Designer Class Wheel arrangement Owned by Original owner Notes
33108 BRC&WBirmingham Railway Carriage & Wagon Company 33 Bo-Bo Class 33/1 Preservation Company British Railways See Diesel Locomotives hired by the SVR
37688 Great Rocks English Electric 37 Co-Co D05 Preservation Ltd British Railways Arrived Jan 2018, is now expected to work into 2020. See Diesel Locomotives hired by the SVR
40106 Atlantic Conveyor English Electric 40 1Co-Co1 Class Forty Preservation Society British Railways Arrived 2 August 2018 as part of a relationship with the Class Forty Preservation Society. 40106 was to have swapped with steam heat fitted 40135 in September 2018; 40106 is now expected to work into 2020. Steam heat fitted
50026 Indomitable English Electric 50 Co-Co Paul Spracklen English Electric Leasing: Leased to British Railways Arrived January 2018 on a commercial basis for rectification work using the TMD facilities. The locomotive previously visited the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society in 2010-11 for repair work and Summer 2014 for hire.[2]
50033 Glorious English Electric 50 Co-Co Tyseley Loco Works English Electric Leasing: Leased to British Railways Leased by Class 50 Alliance Limited. Resident at Tyseley Loco Works, but moved to the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society 2018 for contract works. Advertised to first run at the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Autumn Diesel Gala in October 2019.

See also

List of rolling stock
Diesel Locomotives hired by the SVR
Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU)
Whyte notation (wheel arrangements for small diesels)
UIC classification (wheel arrangements for large diesels)
Locomotives running under different identities

References

  1. 1.01.1 For parts retrieval
  2. SVR Forum thread (Retrieved 4 February 2017)

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