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Third guest steam locomotive announced for SVR’s Spring Steam Gala

The Severn Valley Railway has confirmed Great Western Railway 56XX No.5619 is the third guest engine for their March 2019 Spring Steam Gala. About 5619 No.5619 is the oldest preserved member of the 56XX class, being...
Horn Cheek Faces // Credit SMF

Update on steam locomotive No.13268 – January 2019

The Stanier Mogul Fund has been busy over the past month in overhauling No.13268. Pony Truck and Horn Cheeks Now flipped over, members can access the underside of the pony truck in order to cover the...
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Steam locomotive 4144 to visit the Severn Valley Railway in 2019

The Severn Valley Railway has announced that GWR Tank No.4144 will be visiting them for their Spring Steam Gala. The 2019 Spring Steam Gala will be held from the 15th-17th March 2019 and will have...
42968 in BR Lined Black with Late Crest livery // Credit Unknown

Stanier Class 5 2-6-0 ‘Mogul’ steam locomotives – Sole Survivor

Using his experience from the Great Western Railway (GWR) and the Hughes 'Crabs' as a starting point, Stanier developed his own modern moguls a couple of years into his 12 year career at the...
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Steam locomotive 75069 overhaul nearly complete

Updated 20:30 on 10th December 2018 - photo swapped at the request of the SVR The Severn Valley Railway has announced that steam locomotive 75069's overhaul is nearing completion as it returned to steam today. The...
Newly Fitted Front Sandbox Filler Pipes // Credit SMF

Update on steam locomotive No.13268

Work has continued on overhauling LMS Stanier Mogul No.13268 by the Stanier Mogul Fund. Lubrication System and Sandboxes Recent work has seen the reassembly of the lubrication system for 13268. Many of the pipes are being...
Left Hand Water Tank on Well Wagon // Credit John Pagett

November 2018 Update from The 82045 Steam Locomotive Trust

November has seen a few more new components delivered and work continuing on 82045's frame. Water Tanks and Sieve Box The biggest news of November for the build project is both water tanks for the new...
55019 "Royal Highland Fusilier" // Credit: James Whincup and The Deltic Preservation Society Ltd

Locomotive 55019 Royal Highland Fusilier to visit the Severn Valley Railway in 2019

The Severn Valley Railway has announced that 55019 'Royal Highland Fusilier' will be visiting them in 2019. The visit of this Deltic locomotive is thanks to an agreement with the Deltic Preservation Society. 55019 is set...
Brake-shaft after being fitted // Credit Tony Massau

October 2018 Update on new-build steam locomotive No.82045

The 82045 Steam Locomotive Trust have published their October 2018 update on building Standard 3 Tank No.82045. Brake System Work has continued on fitting and producing parts that will form the braking system. Underneath the cab,...
7802 Bradley Manor at the Severn Valley Railway

Car parking update at Bridgnorth station on the Severn Valley Railway

The Severn Valley Railway has announced that car parking at Bridgnorth will be limited after the station car park was closed after the Autumn Steam Gala. These major improvements are expected to be complete by...