Diesel Locomotives visiting the SVR for galas

1986-1989

1986

March 1986

  • D213 Andania (40013): E.E. Class 40 1 Co-Co 1 (BR LMR exhibition loco on static display)[1].

1987

April 1987

  • T355: BR Class 116 DMU (53867/59372/53920)

May 1987

  • 20090 (D8090): E.E. Class 20 Bo-Bo
  • 55015 Tulyar: E.E. Class 55 Deltic Co-Co
  • D4 Great Gable (44004): B.R. Class 44 1 Co-Co 1
  • 37426 Vale of Rheidol: E.E. Class 37 Co-Co
  • 150143: B.R. 'Sprinter' DMU

October 1987

  • D9000 Royal Scots Grey (55022): E.E. Class 55 Deltic Co-Co
  • D9019 Royal Highland Fusilier (55019): E.E. Class 55 Deltic Co-Co
  • D335 (40135): E.E. Class 40 1 Co-Co 1
  • 1502 Electra (27000): B.R. Class 77 Co-Co
  • 27059' (D5410): BRCW Class 27 Bo-Bo

1988

April 1988

May 1988

  • 59001 Yeoman Endeavour: G.M. Class 59 Co-Co
  • 156404: B.R. 'Super Sprinter' DMU
  • 37427 Barmouth Bridge (D6988): E.E. Class 37 Co-Co
  • 20170 (D8170): E.E. Class 20 Bo-Bo

October 1988

  • D7018: Beyer Peacock Class 35 B-B
  • D1041 Western Prince: B.R. Class 52 C-C
  • D9516: B.R. Class 14 0-6-0
  • 55016 Gordon Highlander: E.E. Class 55 Deltic Co-Co
  • T305: B.R. Class 117 DMU (51368, 59520, 51420)
  • D335 (40135): E.E. Class 40 1 Co-Co 1

1989

May 1989

  • T132: BR Class 121 DMU (W55032 only)
  • D100 Sherwood Forester (45060): BR Class 45 Co-Co
  • 27059' (D5410): BRCW Class 27 Bo-Bo
  • T221: BR Class 114 DMU (53002 / 54047)
  • 55015 Tulyar: E.E. Class 55 Deltic Co-Co
  • 55016 Gordon Highlander: E.E. Class 55 Deltic Co-Co

October 1989

  • D100 Sherwood Forester (45060): BR Class 45 Co-Co
  • D9000 Royal Scots Grey (55022): E.E. Class 55 Deltic Co-Co
  • T221: BR Class 114 DMU (53002/54047)

1990-1999

1990

May 1990

  • 22: GWR Railcar
  • D7076: Beyer Peacock Class 35 B-B
  • D5054 (24052): BR Class 24 Bo-Bo
  • CH 611: BR Class 104 DMU (53451/53529)

October 1990

  • D1842 (47192): Brush Class 47 Co-Co
  • 55016 Gordon Highlander: E.E. Class 55 Deltic Co-Co
  • D9000 Royal Scots Grey (55022): E.E. Class 55 Deltic Co-Co
  • T014: BR Class 121 DMU (W55034 only)

1992

May 1992

  • 55016 Gordon Highlander: E.E. Class 55 Deltic Co-Co
  • 47402 (D1501): Brush Class 47 Co-Co
  • 50031 Hood: E.E. Class 50 Co-Co
  • 55015 Tulyar: E.E. Class 55 Deltic Co-Co
  • D9000 Royal Scots Grey (55022): E.E. Class 55 Deltic Co-Co
  • 56014: Electroputere Class 56 Co-Co
  • 59101 Village of Whatley: G.M. Class 59 Co-Co

1993

May 1993

  • D120 (45108): BR Class 45 1 Co-Co 1
  • 31233 Severn Valley Railway (D5660): Brush Class 31 A1A-A1A
  • 37031 (D6731): E.E. Class 37 Co-Co
  • 37898 Cwmbargoed D.P. (D6886): E.E. Class 37 Co-Co
  • 50031 Hood: E.E. Class 50 Co-Co

1994

May 1994

  • 31206 (D630): Brush Class 31 A1A-A1A
  • 37107 (D6807): E.E. Class 37 Co-Co
  • 37430 Cwmbran (D6965): E.E. Class 37 Co-Co
  • D212 Aureol (40012): E.E. Class 40 1 Co-Co 1
  • 55015 Tulyar: E.E. Class 55 Deltic Co-Co

Between 1995 and 1997, Diesel Galas used home locomotives only.

1998

October 1998[2]

  • D8568 : Clayton Class 17 Bo-Bo
  • 50015 Valiant: E.E. Class 50 Co-Co
  • D9019 Royal Highland Fusilier (55019): E.E. Class 55 Deltic Co-Co

1999

October 1999[3]

  • 50149 Defiance: E.E. Class 50 Co-Co (appeared as visiting guest but remained at SVR)
  • D345 (40145): E.E. Class 40 1 Co-Co 1
  • D832 Onslaught: BR Class 42 'Warship' B-B
  • D5054: (24052): BR Class 24 Bo-Bo
  • 57002: Brush Class 57 Co-Co (Sat/Sun only, courtesy of Freightliner)

2000-2009

2000

September 2000[4][5]

  • D8000 (20050): E.E. Class 20 Bo-Bo
  • 31108: Brush Type 2 Class 31 A1A-A1A
  • 37906: E.E. Class 37 Co-Co
  • D1524 (47004): Brush Class 47 Co-Co
  • 50007 Sir Edward Elgar: E.E. Class 50 Co-Co (Renamed Hercules in 2014)
  • D1023: Western Fusilier: BR Class 52 C-C
  • 56006: Electroputere Class 56 Co-Co
  • 57012: Brush Class 57 Co-Co (courtesy of Freightliner)

2001

April 2001[6]

(Details incomplete, SVR news refers only to the appearance of 3 locomotives on hire from EWS heritage fleet. BritishRailways.tv refers to 37308, 37906, 50031, 50035 and D1013)

2002

June 2002

  • 60089 ‘The Railway Horse’: Brush Class 60 Co-Co (visited Bewdley for a naming ceremony on 8 June)[10].

October 2002[11]

  • 37175: E.E. Class 37 Co-Co
  • 37906: E.E. Class 37 Co-Co
  • D1015: Western Champion: BR Class 52 C-C
  • D1023: Western Fusilier: BR Class 52 C-C
  • D9009 Alycidon (55009): E.E. Class 55 Deltic Co-Co
  • 55019 Royal Highland Fusilier (D9109): E.E. Class 55 Deltic Co-Co
  • D9016 Gordon Highlander (55016): E.E. Class 55 Deltic Co-Co
  • 220 025 Severn Voyager: Bombardier Class 220 Voyager Diesel electric multiple unit[12] (named at the event)

2003

June 2003: ‘Heavy Horse Power Weekend’

  • 37422 ‘Cardiff Canton’: E.E. Class 37 Co-Co

October 2003[13] (Possibly incomplete?)

  • 40135: E.E. Class 40 1 Co-Co 1
  • 40145: E.E. Class 40 1 Co-Co 1
  • 56078: BR Class 56 Co-Co[14]

    2004

October 2004: Railcar50

  • Class 101 53170 + 53253
  • Class 101 E51213 + E56358
  • Class 104 M50455 + M50517
  • Class 114 E56006
  • Class 116/118 hybrid unit W51131 + W51321
  • Class 121 W55020
  • Class 122 M55006
  • Class 126 SC59404 (static exhibit)
  • Class 127 55976
  • Derby Lightweight 79612 (un-restored)
  • Derby Lightweight 79018
  • AC Railbus W79978 (not used on passenger services due to issues with the air braking system)[15].

October 2004: Diesel gala[16]

  • 24054: BR Class 24 Bo-Bo
  • 37190: E.E. Class 37 Co-Co
  • 40145: E.E. Class 40 1 Co-Co 1
  • 50007 Sir Edward Elgar: E.E. Class 50 Co-Co (Renamed Hercules in 2014)
  • D1023 Western Fusilier: BR Class 52 C-C

2005

October 2005[17][18]

  • 31602 Chimaera: Brush Class 31 A1A-A1A
  • 31452 Minotaur: Brush Class 31 A1A-A1A
  • 33103: BRCW Class 33 Bo-Bo
  • 45112 The Royal Army Ordinance Corps: BR Class 45 1Co-Co1
  • 47712 Artemis: Brush Class 47 Co-Co[19]
  • D1015 Western Champion: BR Class 52 C-C

2006

No Diesel Gala held[20]

2007

October 2007 (Kidderminster - Bewdley only due to 2007 storm damage)

  • 20227: E.E. Class 20 Bo-Bo
  • 73101: E.E. Class 73/1 Bo-Bo

BR Class 20 D8188 was considered a visitor at the time

2008

April 2008[21]

  • 37901: E.E. Class 37 Co-Co
  • 37906: E.E. Class 37 Co-Co

2009

October 2009[22]

  • 37264: E.E. Class 37 Co-Co
  • 37906: E.E. Class 37 Co-Co
  • 47580: Brush Class 47 Co-Co
  • 50026 Indomitable: E.E. Class 50 Co-Co

2010-Present

2010

October 2010 'Railcar Reunion'[23][24]

  • M79900: BR Derby Lightweight DMBS
  • W55006: GRCW Class 122 ‘Bubble car’ DMBS
  • W55020 (151 020): GRCW Class 121 ‘Bubble car’ DMBS
  • 151 001: Metro Cammell Class 151 prototype ‘Sprinter’ 3-car set

2011

May 2011 1960s event [25]

  • 5310: BRCW Class 26 Bo-Bo

October 2011[26]

  • D306 (40106): E.E. Class 40 1 Co-Co 1
  • D7612: BR Class 25 Bo-Bo
  • D9520: BR Class 14 0-6-0
  • D5613 (31190): Brush Class 31 A1A-A1A

2012

October 2012[27]

  • 31601: Brush Class 31 A1A-A1A
  • 33108: BRCW Class 33 Bo-Bo
  • 37906: E.E. Class 37 Co-Co
  • 45133: BR Class 45 1 Co-Co 1
  • 50026 Indomitable: E.E. Class 50 Co-Co

2013

October 2013[28]

  • D5081 (24081): BR Class 24 Bo-Bo
  • D6700: E.E. Class 37 Co-Co
  • 37109: E.E. Class 37 Co-Co
  • 55002 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry : E.E. Class 55 Deltic Co-Co
  • D9009 Alycidon (55009): E.E. Class 55 Deltic Co-Co

2014

Summer 2014

  • 55019 Royal Highland Fusilier (D9019): E.E. Class 55 Deltic Co-Co

October 2014

  • 37109 (D6809): E.E. Class 37 Co-Co
  • D306 (40106): E.E. Class 40 1 Co-Co 1
  • D9009 Alycidon (55009): E.E. Class 55 Deltic Co-Co

2015

Summer 2015 (including October Gala)

  • 55019 Royal Highland Fusilier (D9019): E.E. Class 55 Deltic Co-Co

October 2015

  • D9531: BR Class 14 0-6-0
  • D8568 : Clayton Class 17 Bo-Bo
  • D7076: Beyer Peacock Class 35 B-B
  • D1015 Western Champion: BR Class 52 C-C

2016

Summer 2016 (including May Gala)

  • 55019 Royal Highland Fusilier (D9019): E.E. Class 55 Deltic Co-Co

May 2016

  • 20142: E.E. Class 20 Bo-Bo
  • 20205: E.E. Class 20 Bo-Bo
  • 31452: Brush Class 30 A1A-A1A
  • D5580: Brush Class 31 A1A-A1A
  • 33035: B.R.C.W. Class 33 Bo-Bo
  • 37716: E.E. Class 37 Co-Co
  • 46045: B.R. Class 46 1Co-Co1
  • 50008 Thunderer: E.E. Class 50 Co-Co
  • D1015 Western Champion: B.R. Class 52 C-C
  • D9002 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry: E.E. Class 55 Deltic Co-Co
  • 66763 Severn Valley Railway: E.M.D. Class 66 Co-Co (visited for naming ceremony)
  • 68015: Vossloh Class 68 Bo-Bo (on static display)
  • 68025 Superb: Vossloh Class 68 Bo-Bo
  • 73951 Malcolm Brinded: B.R. Class 73 Bo-Bo (also test running in July)
  • 73952 Janis Kong: B.R. Class 73 Bo-Bo (also test running in July)

August 2016 'Western Weekend'

  • D1015 Western Champion: B.R. Class 52 C-C

2017

May 2017

  • D8568: Clayton Class 17 Bo-Bo
  • 20189: E.E. Class 20 Bo-Bo
  • 20205: E.E. Class 20 Bo-Bo
  • 31271: Brush Class 31 A1A-A1A
  • 33035: B.R.C.W. Class 33 Bo-Bo
  • 33108: B.R.C.W. Class 33 Bo-Bo (hired)
  • 45041 Royal Tank Regiment: BR Class 45 1 Co-Co 1
  • 45060 Sherwood Forester: BR Class 45 1 Co-Co 1
  • 1842 (47192): Brush Class 47 Co-Co
  • 47828: Brush Class 47 Co-Co
  • 50007 Hercules: E.E. Class 50 Co-Co
  • 50008 Thunderer: E.E. Class 50 Co-Co
  • 55022 Royal Scots Grey: E.E. Class 55 Deltic Co-Co (running as 55018 Ballymoss)
  • 60100: Brush Class 60 Co-Co
  • 66771: E.M.D. Class 66 Co-Co
  • 73107 Tracy: B.R. Class 73 Bo-Bo
  • 73965: B.R. Class 73 Bo-Bo
  • 88003 Genesis: Stadler Class 88 Bo-Bo

Notes

  • D8568 and 33108 were invited to stay until September 2017 and (initially) May 2018 respectively.

2018

May 2018

  • 20007, 20142 and 20189: BR Class 20 Bo-Bo
  • 33108: B.R.C.W. Class 33 Bo-Bo (hired)
  • 37688: BR Class 37 Co-Co (hired)
  • D832 Onslaught: BR Class 42 'Warship' B-B
  • 45041 Royal Tank Regiment: BR Class 45 1Co-Co1
  • 47712 Lady Diana Spencer: Brush Class 47 Co-Co
  • 50007 Hercules: E.E. Class 50 Co-Co
  • 55019 Royal Highland Fusilier: E.E. Class 55 'Deltic' Co-Co
  • 56078: Brush/BR/Ruston Class 56 Co-Co
  • 66726 Sheffield Wednesday: E.M.D. Class 66 Co-Co
  • 73136 Mhairi: BR Class 73 Bo-Bo
  • 88010 Aurora: Stadler Class 88 Bo-Bo

June 2018 Goods Gala

  • 66763 Severn Valley Railway: E.M.D. Class 66 Co-Co (also worked charters in the following week)
  • 73136 Mhairi: BR Class 73 Bo-Bo (also worked passenger services in the following week)

October 2018 Class 50 Golden Jubilee

2019

May 2019

  • D7535 (25185): B.R. Class 25 Bo-Bo
  • 97205 (31163): Brush Type 2 Class 31 A1A-A1A
  • 33108: B.R.C.W. Class 33 Bo-Bo (hired)
  • 37688 Great Rocks: E.E. Class 37 Co-Co (hired)
  • BR Class 40 40106 Atlantic Conveyor: E.E. Class 40 1Co-Co1 (hired)
  • 41001: B.R. Prototype HST Power Car (static display at Kidderminster, following engine issues at the preceding KWVR gala)
  • 46010: B.R. Class 46 1Co-Co1
  • 47749 City of Truro: Brush Class 47 Co-Co
  • 55019 Royal Highland Fusilier: E.E. Class 55 'Deltic' Co-Co
  • 60095: Brush Class 60 Co-Co
  • 66789 British Rail 1948-1997: E.M.D. Class 66 Co-Co
  • 88006 Juno: Stadler Class 88 Bo-Bo

Also viewable in the Diesel Depot were 50026 Indomitable and 50033 Glorious, undergoing works.

October 2019

D8568 : Clayton Class 17 Bo-Bo
20189: E.E. Class 20 Bo-Bo
33108: B.R.C.W. Class 33 Bo-Bo (hired)
37688 Great Rocks: E.E. Class 37 Co-Co (hired)
BR Class 40 40106 Atlantic Conveyor: BR Class 40 1Co-Co1 (hired)

References

1986-1994: SVR Stock Book Ninth Edition
Other: SVR News and SVR web site

  1. SVR News 81
  2. Six Bells Junction
  3. Six Bells Junction
  4. Six Bells Junction
  5. Six Bells Junction
  6. SVR News 136
  7. Fifty Fund [[1]]
  8. BritishRailways.tv [[2]]
  9. BritishRailways.tv [[3]]
  10. railinfo (retrieved 16 September 2019)
  11. Six Bells Junction
  12. Severnsider's Tram and Train and Severn Valley Railway Photo Album
  13. SVR News 146
  14. Photo on Sharpos World
  15. [http://preserved.railcar.co.uk/79978.html Preserved Railcar web site 79978
  16. SVR Forum 2004 provisional list
  17. SVR News 152
  18. Locomotive Performance Photo Gallery
  19. On This Day West Midlands (Retrieved 24 May 2017
  20. SVR Forum 2006
  21. Sharpos World 2008
  22. Sharpos World photos
  23. SVR News 171
  24. DMU Group Railcar Reunion page
  25. Llangollen Railway (Retrieved 23 May 2017)
  26. SVR News 176
  27. SVR News 180
  28. SVR News 184

See also