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[[File:Bridgnorth Severn Valley Railway geograph-2932617-by-Ben-Brooksbank.jpg | thumb|300px|right| 3205 at Bridgnorth, opening day 1970]]On {{PAGENAME}} in SVR history.
 
[[File:Bridgnorth Severn Valley Railway geograph-2932617-by-Ben-Brooksbank.jpg | thumb|300px|right| 3205 at Bridgnorth, opening day 1970]]On {{PAGENAME}} in SVR history.
  
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*1898 Services began on the [[Kidderminster and Stourport Electric Tramway]].
 
*[[Severn Valley Railway Timeline 1970-1979#1970 | 1970]] The official opening of the Severn Valley Railway in preservation.<ref>SVR News 17</ref>
 
*[[Severn Valley Railway Timeline 1970-1979#1970 | 1970]] The official opening of the Severn Valley Railway in preservation.<ref>SVR News 17</ref>
 
*1972 [[48773|8F 8233]] worked the heaviest train to date in SVR preservation - a 600 ton ballast train from Bewdley to Eardington.<ref>SVR News 25</ref>
 
*1972 [[48773|8F 8233]] worked the heaviest train to date in SVR preservation - a 600 ton ballast train from Bewdley to Eardington.<ref>SVR News 25</ref>

Latest revision as of 19:38, 9 May 2020

3205 at Bridgnorth, opening day 1970
On May 23 in SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society history.
  • 1898 Services began on the Kidderminster and Stourport Electric Tramway.
  • 1970 The official opening of the Severn Valley Railway in preservation.[1]
  • 1972 8F 8233 worked the heaviest train to date in SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society preservation - a 600 ton ballast train from Bewdley to Eardington.[2]
  • 1990 As part of the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society's 25th anniversary celebrations, the first train for some years stopped at Eardington Station.[3]
  • 1997 EWSEnglish, Welsh & Scottish Railway, a rail freight company 37427 returned D821 to Kidderminster from the West Somerset Railway.[4]
  • 2000 A special dining train, hauled by visiting 3205, ran to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the opening of the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society.[5]
  • 2001 The Heritage Lottery Fund awarded Kidderminster Railway Museum £177,500 for roof and canopy restoration.[6]
  • 2020 An event to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the official opening of the Severn Valley Railway in preservation was one of the many events cancelled with the long closure of the railway, due to the 2020 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

See also

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

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References

  1. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 17
  2. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 25
  3. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 100
  4. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 124
  5. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 133
  6. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 136