March 27

On March 27 in SVR history.

  • 1856 Morton Peto addressed a public meeting at Bridgnorth to rally support for construction of the Severn Valley Railway.
  • 1963 The 'Beeching Report' was published. BR had already proposed the closure of the Severn Valley Railway nine months earlier.
  • 1986 08471 arrived on the SVR from Swindon.

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