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[[File:5786 Severn Valley Railway.jpg |thumb|300px|right| 5786 in the Rock Siding with the distinctive red sandstone rockface behind.]]
 
[[File:5786 Severn Valley Railway.jpg |thumb|300px|right| 5786 in the Rock Siding with the distinctive red sandstone rockface behind.]]
The Rock Siding is a double-ended siding at [[Bewdley]], situated on the Eastern side of the station, opposite platform 3.<ref>[http://www.svrsig.org.uk/svr/Frame2.htm 'Bewdley South', S.V.R. S&T Department website]</ref> Its name originates from the adjacent rockface, which was cut away to allow for the building of Bewdley Station. The south end of the siding is used for servicing steam locomotives as [[Bewdley MPD]], whilst the north end is usually used to store the [[Class 108 DMU]] when not in use, although the DMU is occasionally temporarily stationed elsewhere during special events to clear the siding, such as the [[Spring Gala|Spring]] and [[Autumn Steam Gala|Autumn Galas]].
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The Rock Siding is a double-ended siding at [[Bewdley]], situated on the Eastern side of the station, opposite platform 3.<ref>[http://www.svrsig.org.uk/svr/Frame2.htm 'Bewdley South', S.V.R. S&T Department website]</ref> Its name originates from the adjacent rockface, which was cut away to allow for the building of Bewdley Station. The south end of the siding is used for servicing steam locomotives as [[Bewdley MPD]], whilst the north end is usually used to store the [[Class 108 DMU]] when not in use, although the DMU is occasionally temporarily stationed elsewhere during special events to clear the siding, such as the [[Spring Steam Gala|Spring]] and [[Autumn Steam Gala|Autumn Galas]].
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Latest revision as of 16:37, 16 September 2019

5786 in the Rock Siding with the distinctive red sandstone rockface behind.

The Rock Siding is a double-ended siding at Bewdley, situated on the Eastern side of the station, opposite platform 3.[1] Its name originates from the adjacent rockface, which was cut away to allow for the building of Bewdley Station. The south end of the siding is used for servicing steam locomotives as Bewdley MPD, whilst the north end is usually used to store the Class 108 DMU when not in use, although the DMUDiesel Multiple Unit is occasionally temporarily stationed elsewhere during special events to clear the siding, such as the Spring and Autumn Galas.

See also

Class 108 DMU
Bewdley MPD
Bewdley South signal box

References

  1. 'Bewdley South', S.V.R. S&T Department website