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Samantha Kingsworth with Jack Bayliss, aged 3 – enjoying the festive atmosphere at Arley

SVR kick-starts busiest time of year in true festive style

Full of Santa hats and smiling faces, the very first steam train of the much-anticipated 2017 Santa Steam Special services set-off on Saturday.
mfg's Peter Copsey and Maynard Burton are welcomed by John Leftwich and Shelagh Paterson of the SVR Charitable Trust

mfg Solicitors go for gold with Severn Valley Railway

Leading law firm mfg Solicitors has given its seal of approval to the Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust.
Richard Cresswell, Peter Smith and Sid Andrews get ready for the Santa specials on the Severn Valley Railway

‘Operation Christmas’ in full steam as the SVR prepares for a magical festive season

Festive preparations are underway at the Severn Valley Railway ahead of the imminent arrival of its much-anticipated Christmas 2017 services.
Work on the new refreshment room and toilet block at Bridgnorth Station is progressing well

SVR Bridgnorth share offer reaches £1.8million with final fortnight of fundraising to go

Severn Valley Railway’s Bridgnorth Development share offer has hit /21.8million with just two weeks of fundraising to go.

Things to do for Halloween 2017 in Shropshire

Our guide to Halloween events taking place across Shropshire during October 2017.
SVR engineering apprentice George Brogan and Sir Peter Hendy CBE, chairman of Network Rail

Grant funding boost for apprentice training at the Severn Valley Railway

The Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust has secured new funding towards training an engineering apprentice.
Around 150 vehicles from the 1920s up to the 2000's will be on display all along the line

Classic Vehicle Day returns to Severn Valley Railway

Four-wheeled transport is set to steal the show at the Severn Valley Railway, as the attraction’s ever-popular Classic Vehicle Day returns.
Visitors will be able to take a rare glimpse inside a signalbox

Access all areas at Severn Valley Railway behind the scenes event

A rare chance to experience the inner workings of the Severn Valley Railway will be on offer at its popular Peep Behind the Scenes event.
1. Volunteer Richard Hill, whose donation took the appeal total to £1 million for the SVR Charitable Trust

The Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust hits its £1 million jackpot

The Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust has succeeded in meeting a £1 million fundraising challenge, set by The Heritage Lottery Fund.
Three Class 50 engines in front of the Kidderminster Diesel Depot

Severn Valley Railway’s Diesel Festival back by popular demand

Three days of visiting heritage and modern diesel locomotives and one or two surprises are set for the Severn Valley Railway’s Spring Diesel Festival.
Bridgnorth Station master, Chris Thomas, celebrates the first magic million

Severn Valley Railway’s Bridgnorth Station share offer reaches ‘magic million’

Severn Valley Railway’s share offer programme to fund its ambitious conservation and redevelopment of Bridgnorth Station, has topped the ‘magic million’.
Enginuity Flight workshop during February school half-term

February 2017 half term holiday events in Shropshire

Looking for something to do with the family this February half term holiday? There’s plenty of fun to be had at events and locations across Shropshire.


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