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*1994 [[BR Class 50 50031 Hood|50031 Hood]] and [[BR Class 50 50044 Exeter|50044 Exeter]] arrived on the SVR from St Leonards.<ref>SVR Stock Book, ninth edition</ref>  
 
*1994 [[BR Class 50 50031 Hood|50031 Hood]] and [[BR Class 50 50044 Exeter|50044 Exeter]] arrived on the SVR from St Leonards.<ref>SVR Stock Book, ninth edition</ref>  
 
*1993 [[Locomotives_named_after_the_Severn_Valley_Railway | 31233]] was named Severn Valley Railway<ref>[http://www.railuk.info/diesel/getloco.php?id=2023 railuk.info Class 31/1 31233]</ref>.
 
*1993 [[Locomotives_named_after_the_Severn_Valley_Railway | 31233]] was named Severn Valley Railway<ref>[http://www.railuk.info/diesel/getloco.php?id=2023 railuk.info Class 31/1 31233]</ref>.
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==Gallery==
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Photos taken on 6 May:
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GWR_446_and_B707261_20190506.jpg | 2019: GWR 446 6-ton Hand Crane and BR 707261 Crane Runner
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</gallery>
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Latest revision as of 15:37, 30 April 2020

Bewdley Tunnel being re-lined in 1910
On May 6 in SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society history.
  • 1856 A meeting to generate support for new Severn Valley Railway Company was held at Stourport, which "...gave general satisfaction, for strong expressions of support were given by most of the persons present."[1]
  • 1910 The GWRGreat Western Railway Board authorised the relining of Bewdley Tunnel at an estimated cost of £3,247.[2]
  • 1963 BR Class 52 D1062 Western Courier entered BRBritish Rail or British Railways service.
  • 1967 The first of two small 'open days' took place. 46443 was steamed although no rides were given.
  • 1978 The SVR GWR coaching set undetook a Bewdley-Kingswear railtour.[3][4]
  • 1987 GWR 103592 Mink 'A' Covered Goods Van arrived on the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society from Sheffield.
  • 1990 D5410 (27205) and D1013 Western Ranger attended Bescot Open Day.[5]
  • 1994 50031 Hood and 50044 Exeter arrived on the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society from St Leonards.[6]
  • 1993 31233 was named Severn Valley Railway[7].

Gallery

Photos taken on 6 May:

See also

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

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References

  1. Bridgnorth Journal, 10 May 1856, via the British Newspaper Archive
  2. Marshall (1989) p. 92.
  3. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 48
  4. Six Bells Junction
  5. BR Open Days website
  6. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Stock Book, ninth edition
  7. railuk.info Class 31/1 31233