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The new addition – GWR King No. 6023 King Edward II, is a real draw for visitors

New addition makes SVR Gala one of the biggest ever

Now with one of the largest and most varied line-ups of visiting engines in its event history, the Severn Valley Railway is preparing for one of the biggest Spring Steam Galas in its history.
The footbridge leading to Severn Valley Railway station in Bridgnorth. Photo: Google Street View

Work set to begin to repair closed Bridgnorth footbridge

Work is due to begin to repair a closed footbridge at Severn Valley Railway station in Bridgnorth on Monday.
Derek Stagg, Hugh McQuade, John Beck and James Broughton celebrate the success of the £10,000 appeal during their tea break at the SVR’s Kidderminster workshops

£10,000 raised for repair of vandalised carriages at Severn Valley Railway

The Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust has received a flood of donations following an attack by vandals on two of the railway’s carriages.
Work on carriage, No 1146, owned by the GW (SVR) Association, will begin in February, and is likely to take a month to complete

£10,000 appeal launched after vandals attack two SVR heritage carriages

The Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust is appealing for donations to help meet the £10,000 cost of putting right the damage caused by vandals to two carriages.

SVR rounds-off busy year and bids farewell to old friends with Festive Season Services

Severn Valley Railway is offering passengers the chance to relax, unwind and say farewell to two of its resident steam locomotives at this year’s Festive Season Services.
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.


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