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*1857 [[Peto, Brassey and Betts|Morton Peto]] resigned from the Board of the original Severn Valley Railway Company, so that his firm could become the contractors for its construction.<ref>[[Bibliography#Books|Nabarro (1971)]] p. 30.</ref>
 
*1857 [[Peto, Brassey and Betts|Morton Peto]] resigned from the Board of the original Severn Valley Railway Company, so that his firm could become the contractors for its construction.<ref>[[Bibliography#Books|Nabarro (1971)]] p. 30.</ref>
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*1961 The last through passenger service between [[Bewdley]] and Woofferton on the [[Wyre Forest Line]] was the 7.50 pm Special return working to Kidderminster hauled by GWR 2-6-2T No 6144.<ref>[[Bibliography#Books|Beddoes & Smith (1995)]] p. 190.</ref> 
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*[[Severn Valley Railway Timeline 1965-1969#1965 |1965]] British Rail agreed a stay of execution on taking up the line at [[Bridgnorth]], so negotiations could take place on saving the line
 
*1975 [[600|LMR 600 Gordon]] travelled light engine from Bridgnorth to Urlay Nook near Stockton to take part in the Rail 150 celebrations at Shildon.<ref>SVR News 36</ref>
 
*1975 [[600|LMR 600 Gordon]] travelled light engine from Bridgnorth to Urlay Nook near Stockton to take part in the Rail 150 celebrations at Shildon.<ref>SVR News 36</ref>
 
*[[Severn Valley Railway Timeline 1990-1999#1999|1999]] The ceremonial ‘cutting the first sod’ was carried out on the site of the new [[Kidderminster Carriage Shed]]<ref>SVR News 130</ref>.
 
*[[Severn Valley Railway Timeline 1990-1999#1999|1999]] The ceremonial ‘cutting the first sod’ was carried out on the site of the new [[Kidderminster Carriage Shed]]<ref>SVR News 130</ref>.
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*[[SVR-based locomotives visiting other events#Steam_locomotives_timeline_2000-2009|2001]] [[GWR 813 Saddle Tank]] visited the Bristol Harbour Railway, one of ten visits that year to preserved railways.
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Latest revision as of 06:54, 14 July 2019

Morton Peto
On July 28 in SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society history.
  • 1857 Morton Peto resigned from the Board of the original Severn Valley Railway Company, so that his firm could become the contractors for its construction.[1]
  • 1961 The last through passenger service between Bewdley and Woofferton on the Wyre Forest Line was the 7.50 pm Special return working to Kidderminster hauled by GWRGreat Western Railway 2-6-2T No 6144.[2]
  • 1965 British Rail agreed a stay of execution on taking up the line at Bridgnorth, so negotiations could take place on saving the line
  • 1975 LMR 600 Gordon travelled light engine from Bridgnorth to Urlay Nook near Stockton to take part in the Rail 150 celebrations at Shildon.[3]
  • 1999 The ceremonial ‘cutting the first sod’ was carried out on the site of the new Kidderminster Carriage Shed[4].
  • 2001 GWR 813 Saddle Tank visited the Bristol Harbour Railway, one of ten visits that year to preserved railways.

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References

  1. Nabarro (1971) p. 30.
  2. Beddoes & Smith (1995) p. 190.
  3. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 36
  4. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 130