- 1981 5690 Leander, which had just undergone a contract boiler repair and overhaul, was rededicated by Commander Drake of HMS Leander in a ceremony at Bridgnorth.
- 1990 BR Mk 1 Bar Car 1883 arrived on the SVR. It left the railway in 2007
- 1998 In her centenary year, HE 686 began two days of Kidderminster to Bewdley shuttle services, her only appearance on the SVR in Manchester Ship Canal black livery.
- SVR News 62
- SVR Stock Book, 9th edition
- SVR News 126