On July 1 in SVR history.
- 1860 The West Midland Railway was formed, becoming leaseholders of the Severn Valley Railway.
- 1872 The Severn Valley Railway was amalgamated in to the Great Western Railway.
- 1896 The Shropshire and West Midlands Agricultural Show was held at Bridgnorth. A siding was created for the event.
- 2007 All SVR carriages became non-smoking following the introduction of national legislation.
- Nabarro (1971) p. 41.
- SVR News 159