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*1969 The [[Bewdley#Water towers|ex-GWR Parachute Tank from Bilston West]] was dismantled prior to being transported to Bewdley.<ref name=SVR13/>
 
*1969 The [[Bewdley#Water towers|ex-GWR Parachute Tank from Bilston West]] was dismantled prior to being transported to Bewdley.<ref name=SVR13/>
 
*[[Tales from the Severn Valley#The_last_steam_train_from_Paddington_.28again.29|1969]] LT [[GWR Pannier 5764|L.95, the former 5764]] hauled the 12.30am workman’s train from Lillie Bridge, which worked along the Metropolitan Line towards Hammersmith vice a battery locomotive, four years after the end of steam at Paddington.
 
*[[Tales from the Severn Valley#The_last_steam_train_from_Paddington_.28again.29|1969]] LT [[GWR Pannier 5764|L.95, the former 5764]] hauled the 12.30am workman’s train from Lillie Bridge, which worked along the Metropolitan Line towards Hammersmith vice a battery locomotive, four years after the end of steam at Paddington.
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*1973 [[Sir Gerald Nabarro]] resigned from both SVR boards.
 
*[[Severn Valley Railway Timeline 1980-1989#1980 | 1980]] The SVR’s [[GWR 2251 Class 3205|3205]], [[LMS Ivatt Class 4 43106|43106]], [[LMS Stanier Class 5 45000|45000]], [[LMR 600 Gordon|600 Gordon]], [[BR Riddles 4MT 80079|80079]], [[BR Class 52 D1062 Western Courier|D1062 Western Courier]] and 3 coaches took part in the Rocket 150 celebrations at Rainhill.<ref>SVR News 56</ref>
 
*[[Severn Valley Railway Timeline 1980-1989#1980 | 1980]] The SVR’s [[GWR 2251 Class 3205|3205]], [[LMS Ivatt Class 4 43106|43106]], [[LMS Stanier Class 5 45000|45000]], [[LMR 600 Gordon|600 Gordon]], [[BR Riddles 4MT 80079|80079]], [[BR Class 52 D1062 Western Courier|D1062 Western Courier]] and 3 coaches took part in the Rocket 150 celebrations at Rainhill.<ref>SVR News 56</ref>
 
*1987 [[7819|7819 Hinton Manor]] became the first steam locomotive in twenty years to haul a passenger train over the Cambrian Coast line between Machynlleth and Barmouth.<ref>SVR News 85</ref>
 
*1987 [[7819|7819 Hinton Manor]] became the first steam locomotive in twenty years to haul a passenger train over the Cambrian Coast line between Machynlleth and Barmouth.<ref>SVR News 85</ref>

Latest revision as of 08:05, 10 May 2020

On May 24 in SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society history.

  • 1967 The Guarantee Company was incorporated.[1]
  • 1969 The ex-GWR Parachute Tank from Bilston West was dismantled prior to being transported to Bewdley.[1]
  • 1969 LT L.95, the former 5764 hauled the 12.30am workman’s train from Lillie Bridge, which worked along the Metropolitan Line towards Hammersmith vice a battery locomotive, four years after the end of steam at Paddington.
  • 1973 Sir Gerald Nabarro resigned from both SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society boards.
  • 1980 The SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society’s 3205, 43106, 45000, 600 Gordon, 80079, D1062 Western Courier and 3 coaches took part in the Rocket 150 celebrations at Rainhill.[2]
  • 1987 7819 Hinton Manor became the first steam locomotive in twenty years to haul a passenger train over the Cambrian Coast line between Machynlleth and Barmouth.[3]
  • 2012 The Olympic Torch arrived on the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society.

Gallery

Photos taken at Rainhill in 1980:

See also

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

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References

  1. 1.01.1 SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 13
  2. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 56
  3. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 85