List of preservation groups

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While most of the passenger carriages in use on the SVRSevern Valley Railway are owned by either SVR(H) or The Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust, most of the locomotives, goods wagons and the remainder of the carriages are owned by various other groups.

Group name Locomotives owned Other items owned Notes
2857 Society GWR 2857 Heavy Goods Loco LMS 730866 Goods Brake Van
Erlestoke Manor Fund GWR 7812 Erlestoke Manor, 7802 Bradley Manor and 5164 Carriage BR 21254, GUVGeneral Utility Van, formerly used to transport mail and parcels BR 86105 and GWR 162 Riding/Dormitory Van
4566 Group GWR Small Prairie 4566 GWR 134290 Fruit A Van
1501 Pannier Tank Association GWR Pannier 1501
Ivatt Class 4 Group LMS Ivatt Class 4 43106
4150 Fund GWR Large Prairie 4150
Class 33/1 Preservation Company Ltd BR Class 33 33108 Locomotive has been on long-term hire to the SVRSevern Valley Railway since August 2017.
The Class 40 Preservation Society BR Class 40 40106 Atlantic Conveyor Locomotive has been on long-term hire to the SVRSevern Valley Railway since August 2018.
GWR 813 Preservation Fund GWR 813 Saddle Tank GWRGreat Western Railway carriages 98 and 1146; many GWR goods wagons Owns about 100 wagons in total on various railways. See Rolling stock owned by The GWR 813 Preservation Fund for a full list.
SVR Pannier Tank Fund GWRGreat Western Railway Panniers 5764 and 7714
SVR Charitable Trust GWR 7819 Hinton Manor and BR Class 11 12099 1 GWRGreat Western Railway, 5 LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway, 9 LNERLondon & North Eastern Railway, and 9 BRBritish Rail or British Railways carriages, two brake vans and Kidderminster Turntable. See Rolling stock owned by The SVR Charitable Trust for a full list.
SVR(H) WD 2-10-0 Gordon, 4930 Hagley Hall, 319290, D2960, D3802, 08896, D3586, 09012 and 09 107 7 GWRGreat Western Railway, 6 LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway, and 18 BRBritish Rail or British Railways carriages, plus two Mk 3a sleepers. See Rolling stock owned by SVR(H) for a full list.
Passenger Tank Fund BR Riddles 4MT 80079
Stanier 8F Locomotive Society LMS Stanier 8F 48773 ICI bogie hoppers 19052 and 19129
Stanier Mogul Fund LMS Stanier Mogul 2968
SVR 46443 Fund LMS Ivatt Class 2 46443
75069 Fund BR Riddles 4MT 75069 BRBritish Rail or British Railways Carriages 4550, 25771, and 34562
82045 Steam Locomotive Trust BR 3MT 82045 New build
Great Western (SVR) Association GWR Mogul 7325 20 GWR carriages (of which 3 owned by members), Siphon G 1257, and Macaw B 107291. See Rolling stock owned by the Great Western (SVR) Association for a full list.
Manchester Rail Travel Society LMS Jinty 47383
Trevithick 200 Catch Me Who Can New build
Warwickshire Industrial Locomotive Preservation Trust 686 The Lady Armaghdale and 2047 Warwickshire
Friends of 4930 Hagley Hall The support group for GWR 4930 Hagley Hall
Class 50 Alliance Limited 50007 Hercules, 50035 Ark Royal, 50044 Exeter and 50049 Defiance BR 80222 Courier Van Also operates 50031 Hood on behalf of 50031 Consortium Limited[1] and 50033 Glorious from Tyseley Loco Works.

Supported by The Fifty Fund.

The Fifty Fund Support organisation for Class 50 Alliance.
50031 Consortium Limited 50031 Hood
The Class 08 Society BR Class 08 D3022 and BR Class 08 13201
SVR Class 14 Company Limited BR Class 14 D9551
Western Locomotive Association D1013 Western Ranger, D1048 Western Lady and D1062 Western Courier
Diesel Traction Group D8568, D821 Greyhound, D1015 Western Champion and D7029
DMU Group (West Midlands) Class 108 DMU
The Railway Museum Carriages LMS 798 (Royal Coach) and GWR 9653
SVR (BR) Buffet Car Fund Buffet cars BR 1682 and BR 1855, and carriage BR 3103 Also purchased BRBritish Rail or British Railways Bar Car 1883 in 1990[2] (no longer resident).
The SVR Wolverhampton Branch BR Tourist Standard Open 4690 4690 is jointly owned along with the SVR Charitable Trust. At the 15 January 2024 General meeting it was decided to wind up the Branch.
The SVR Permanent Way Fund Mess/tool van DB 975128 Originally built as BRBritish Rail or British Railways Mark 1 Brake Corridor Second and numbered 34754
Arley Station Fund Carriage BR 4345
Barry Railway Carriage Trust Barry Railway Carriage 163 Group announced in 2022 it is to leave the SVRSevern Valley Railway
LNER (SVR) Coach Fund Support group for the LNERLondon & North Eastern Railway carriages owned by the SVR Charitable Trust
LNER Carriage Group A part of the SVR Charitable Trust. Maintains and restores LNERLondon & North Eastern Railway carriages owned by the trust.
Friends of Kidderminster Town Station The support group for Kidderminster Town Station
Hampton Loade Station Fund GWR Fruit D 3467, GWR Fruit C 2815
Taw Valley Limited SR 34027 Taw Valley
Turntable Fund Bridgnorth Turntable Currently stored at Eardington

Preservation groups formerly associated with the SVRSevern Valley Railway

See also


  1. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 196
  2. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 98