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Severn Valley Railway is launching something really exciting from Bridgnorth this Christmas

Christmas is coming to the Severn Valley Railway

The Severn Valley Railway launches its special Christmas services on Thursday 3rd December and is celebrating an enthusiastic take-up of seats on board its trains.
The Severn Valley Railway. Photo: SVR

Severn Valley Railway to close as second lockdown begins

Following the government announcement on Saturday about new national Covid-19 restrictions, the Severn Valley Railway will close from Thursday, 5 November until 2 December.
Andy Street, Sonny Hudson and Helen Smith pictured at Eardiington with some of the rails. Photo: John Titlow

New life for old track at the Severn Valley Railway

Track from a disused railway line that was removed as part of the Wednesbury to Brierley Hill Metro extension has been given a new home after being donated to the Severn Valley Railway.
The Severn Valley Railway at Bridgnorth

Severn Valley Railway receives lifeline grant from Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

The Severn Valley Railway has received a lifeline financial boost of £906,000 from the government to help it through the next six months.
Henry Cavill, Sam Claflin and Millie Bobbie Brown filming at Severn Valley Railway. Photo: Netflix

Severn Valley Railway stars in prestigious Enola Holmes movie

Severn Valley Railway plays an important role in the latest film release on Netflix, Enola Holmes.
Eve Chance and Lisa Palmer with some of the locally produced goodies credit Dan Shorthouse

The Severn Valley Railway supports local businesses

The Severn Valley Railway is celebrating the best of Worcestershire and Shropshire by supporting local businesses, and giving its visitors a tempting flavour of both counties.
The major funding boost will help with repairs to a serious landslip at Sterns, near Highley. Photo: Matt Robinson

Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust grants £132,000 to two major projects

The Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust has agreed a major funding boost totalling for repairs to a landslip near Highley and restoration of GWR Hawksworth coach.
The first service of the day, hauled by GWR 2857, approaches Arley. Photo: Ryan Green

Passengers return as Severn Valley Railway reopens

After four-and-a-half months in lockdown, Severn Valley Railway welcomed the return of passengers over the weekend.
The Severn Valley Railway. Photo: SVR

Severn Valley Railway receives £250,000 of National Lottery support

The Severn Valley Railway has received £250,000 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to help it survive in the immediate future as it prepares to reopen in August.

Severn Valley Railway to reopen for daily passenger services from August

Severn Valley Railway will reopen for daily passenger services from Saturday 1 August with a range of excursions aimed at bringing families together for an enjoyable day out.
Step Back to the 1940s at the SVR. Photo: Paul Hastie

Severn Valley Railway to hold virtual 1940s event

The group behind the SVR’s ever popular Step Back to the 1940s events has come up with an exciting alternative in the face of this year’s cancellations.

Warning to trespassers as Severn Valley Railway prepares for reopening

The Severn Valley Railway has issued a new warning to would-be trespassers over the coming weeks as it prepares for reopening.


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