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*1872 The GWR Board approved the provision of a single needle telegraph instrument at [[Eardington]], presumably to control traffic in the loop siding.<ref>[[Bibliography#Books|Marshall (1989)]] p. 127.</ref>
 
*1872 The GWR Board approved the provision of a single needle telegraph instrument at [[Eardington]], presumably to control traffic in the loop siding.<ref>[[Bibliography#Books|Marshall (1989)]] p. 127.</ref>
 
*[[The Severn Valley Railway under GWR/BR ownership#Great Western Railway: 1872-1947|1894]] The GWR proposed to make [[Coalport]] a crossing station with a second platform and additional sidings.<ref>[[Bibliography#Books|Marshall (1989)]] p. 108.</ref>  
 
*[[The Severn Valley Railway under GWR/BR ownership#Great Western Railway: 1872-1947|1894]] The GWR proposed to make [[Coalport]] a crossing station with a second platform and additional sidings.<ref>[[Bibliography#Books|Marshall (1989)]] p. 108.</ref>  
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*[[Severn Valley Railway Timeline 1970-1979#1973|1973]] The first stage of the Light Railway Order for the southern end of the line came into effect granting BR the power (to be transferred to the SVR) to operate as a Light Railway from the existing boundary at [[Alveley]] to [[Foley Park]] and [[Burlish Halt|Burlish Park]].<ref>[[Bibliography#Books | Marshall (1989)]] p. 184.</ref>
 
*1983 The [[Ruston and Hornsby 165hp Diesel Shunter 319290|'Red Ruston']] became the first locomotive to cross the newly built [[Bridgnorth Bypass Bridge]]. Passenger services resumed the following weekend.<ref>SVR News 68</ref>
 
*1983 The [[Ruston and Hornsby 165hp Diesel Shunter 319290|'Red Ruston']] became the first locomotive to cross the newly built [[Bridgnorth Bypass Bridge]]. Passenger services resumed the following weekend.<ref>SVR News 68</ref>
*1984 [[Arley]] Station Master Barrie Geens was presented with the 1983 ARPS Best Restored Station Award by the Chairman of BR<ref>[[Bibliography#Books|Geens (1985)]] p. 39.</ref>.
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*1984 [[Arley]] Station Master Barrie Geens was presented with the [[Awards|1983 ARPS Best Restored Station Award]] by the Chairman of BR.<ref>[[Bibliography#Books|Geens (1985)]] p. 39.</ref>
*2018 replacement [[Kidderminster#Water_columns|water cranes]] were installed at Kidderminster.<ref>SVR News 203</ref>  
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*2018 replacement [[Kidderminster#Water_columns|water cranes]] were installed at Kidderminster<ref>SVR News 203</ref>.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 18:19, 14 February 2020

This Arley Station award was presented on 28 February 1984
On February 28 in SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society history.
  • 1872 The GWRGreat Western Railway Board approved the provision of a single needle telegraph instrument at Eardington, presumably to control traffic in the loop siding.[1]
  • 1894 The GWRGreat Western Railway proposed to make Coalport a crossing station with a second platform and additional sidings.[2]
  • 1973 The first stage of the Light Railway Order for the southern end of the line came into effect granting BRBritish Rail or British Railways the power (to be transferred to the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society) to operate as a Light Railway from the existing boundary at Alveley to Foley Park and Burlish Park.[3]
  • 1983 The 'Red Ruston' became the first locomotive to cross the newly built Bridgnorth Bypass Bridge. Passenger services resumed the following weekend.[4]
  • 1984 Arley Station Master Barrie Geens was presented with the 1983 ARPS Best Restored Station Award by the Chairman of BRBritish Rail or British Railways.[5]
  • 2018 replacement water cranes were installed at Kidderminster[6].

Gallery

Photos taken on 28 February:

See also

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

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References

  1. Marshall (1989) p. 127.
  2. Marshall (1989) p. 108.
  3. Marshall (1989) p. 184.
  4. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 68
  5. Geens (1985) p. 39.
  6. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 203