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*1856 The third Severn Valley Railway Act received Royal assent, authorising further changes to the route at [[Hartlebury]] and [[Bridgnorth]].<ref>[[Bibliography#Books|Marshall (1989)]] p. 34.</ref>
 
*1856 The third Severn Valley Railway Act received Royal assent, authorising further changes to the route at [[Hartlebury]] and [[Bridgnorth]].<ref>[[Bibliography#Books|Marshall (1989)]] p. 34.</ref>
 
*1859 The Act of Parliament to build the [[Wyre Forest Line|Tenbury Railway]] received Royal assent.<ref>[[Bibliography#Books|Beddoes & Smith (1995)]] p. 13.</ref>
 
*1859 The Act of Parliament to build the [[Wyre Forest Line|Tenbury Railway]] received Royal assent.<ref>[[Bibliography#Books|Beddoes & Smith (1995)]] p. 13.</ref>
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*1962 Six [[BR Riddles 4MT 80079|BR Standard Class 4 tanks]] were allocated to [[Shrewsbury|Shrewsbury 89A]] for the first time, some displaced from the London, Tilbury and Southend line by electrification.<ref>[http://www.brdatabase.info/locoqry.php?action=class&id=726401&type=S&page=alloc 80000 page, BRDatabase] (Retrieved 23 April 2017)</ref> They remained until the end of passenger working, especially north of [[Bridgnorth]].<ref>[[Bibliography#Books|D.J. Smith (1968)]]</ref><ref name="Mag97">[[Bibliography#Books|Magner (1997)]]</ref>
 
*1984 The Light Railway Order was granted for the final extension of services from Bewdley to Kidderminster.<ref>SVR News 73</ref>
 
*1984 The Light Railway Order was granted for the final extension of services from Bewdley to Kidderminster.<ref>SVR News 73</ref>
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*1996 [[Mainline Operators Servicing Kidderminster#Chiltern_Railways|Chiltern Railways]] was formed from part of the nationalised British Rail. It subsequently operated services between London Marylebone and Kidderminster.
 
*2002 [[Hampton Loade|Hampton Loade Station]] staged their second National Velocipede Rally<ref>SVR News 142</ref>.
 
*2002 [[Hampton Loade|Hampton Loade Station]] staged their second National Velocipede Rally<ref>SVR News 142</ref>.
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*2017 The film [[The Black Prince]] had its worldwide release.<ref>[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3962984/releaseinfo?ref_=tt_dt_dt The Black Prince on the Internet Movie Database]</ref> Filming took place using [[GWR 2857 Heavy Goods Loco|GWR 2857]] at [[Bewdley]] on 18 November 2014.
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==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
Photos taken on 21 July:
 
Photos taken on 21 July:

Latest revision as of 18:36, 11 July 2019

On July 21 in SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society history.

  • 1856 The third Severn Valley Railway Act received Royal assent, authorising further changes to the route at Hartlebury and Bridgnorth.[1]
  • 1859 The Act of Parliament to build the Tenbury Railway received Royal assent.[2]
  • 1962 Six BR Standard Class 4 tanks were allocated to Shrewsbury 89A for the first time, some displaced from the London, Tilbury and Southend line by electrification.[3] They remained until the end of passenger working, especially north of Bridgnorth.[4][5]
  • 1984 The Light Railway Order was granted for the final extension of services from Bewdley to Kidderminster.[6]
  • 1996 Chiltern Railways was formed from part of the nationalised British Rail. It subsequently operated services between London Marylebone and Kidderminster.
  • 2002 Hampton Loade Station staged their second National Velocipede Rally[7].
  • 2017 The film The Black Prince had its worldwide release.[8] Filming took place using GWR 2857 at Bewdley on 18 November 2014.

Gallery

Photos taken on 21 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. Marshall (1989) p. 34.
  2. Beddoes & Smith (1995) p. 13.
  3. 80000 page, BRDatabase (Retrieved 23 April 2017)
  4. D.J. Smith (1968)
  5. Magner (1997)
  6. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 73
  7. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 142
  8. The Black Prince on the Internet Movie Database