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*[[Kidderminster Loop Line#The_construction_of_the_Loop_and_alternative_proposals|1877]] this was the revised deadline for the completion of the [[Kidderminster Loop Line]] under the GWR Act 1875. Services in fact began on 1 June 1878.
 
*1957 The 4.10pm Saturdays only [[Hartlebury]] to [[Shrewsbury]] service was headed by [[5164|ex-GWR Large Prairie]] No 6118.<ref>[[Bibliography#Books|Nabarro (1971)]] Photos pp. 28-29.</ref>
 
*1957 The 4.10pm Saturdays only [[Hartlebury]] to [[Shrewsbury]] service was headed by [[5164|ex-GWR Large Prairie]] No 6118.<ref>[[Bibliography#Books|Nabarro (1971)]] Photos pp. 28-29.</ref>
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*[[The Severn Valley Railway under GWR/BR ownership#Closure|1988]] The remaining short spur of the Severn Valley branch from Sutton Bridge Junction, serving the Shrewsbury Abbey sidings oil depot, was closed to rail traffic.<ref>[[Bibliography#Books|Magner (1997)]] p. 32.</ref>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 22:07, 10 July 2019

On July 18 in SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society history.

  • 1877 this was the revised deadline for the completion of the Kidderminster Loop Line under the GWRGreat Western Railway Act 1875. Services in fact began on 1 June 1878.
  • 1957 The 4.10pm Saturdays only Hartlebury to Shrewsbury service was headed by ex-GWR Large Prairie No 6118.[1]
  • 1988 The remaining short spur of the Severn Valley branch from Sutton Bridge Junction, serving the Shrewsbury Abbey sidings oil depot, was closed to rail traffic.[2]

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Photos taken on 18 July:

See also

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

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References

  1. Nabarro (1971) Photos pp. 28-29.
  2. Magner (1997) p. 32.