November 8

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On November 8 in SVRSevern Valley Railway history.

  • 1866 A goods train from Buildwas ran through signals approaching Bewdley and collided with a standing goods train.[1]
  • 1873 The driving axle of a locomotive hauling a passenger train between Tenbury and Bewdley broke, damaging the track and bringing the train to a halt.[2]
  • 1962 A meeting of the TUCCTransport Users Consultative Committee took place at Bridgnorth Town Hall to hear opinions on the proposed closure of the Severn Valley branch.[3]
  • 1993 The SVRSevern Valley Railway learned that BRBritish Rail or British Railways planned to auction off the land they had leased to build Kidderminster Town station.[4]


Photos taken on 8 November:

See also

On this day in SVRSevern Valley Railway history

← November 7 - November 9 →


  1. Marshall (1989) p. 121.
  2. Todmorden & District News Friday 14 November 1873 on the British Newspaper Archive
  3. Magner (1997) p. 26.
  4. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 109