The Severn Valley Railway has, on Monday (22/05/17) announced the first 3 of 4 visiting steam locomotives to its Autumn Steam Gala later this year.
The event will run from the 21st September until the 24th September 2017, more details will be announced later in the year.
Southern Railways ‘Schools’ No. 926 ‘Repton’
No. 926 ‘Repton’ will be visiting the Severn Valley Railway from the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. The locomotive was built by Southern Railway in Eastleigh in May 1934. The locomotive is currently undergoing restoration at Grosmont MPD as is hoped to return in 2017.
Great Eastern Railway ‘Y14’ No. 564
Y14 No. 564 will be visiting the SVR for the Autumn Steam Gala from the North Norfolk Railway and with thanks to the M&GN Joint Railway Society. The locomotive was built at Stratford Works in 1912 and was based at Lowestoft. The locomotive is in running condition and is a regular sight on the NNR.
South Eastern & Chatham Railway ‘P’ Class No. 323 Bluebell
323 ‘Bluebell’ will be visiting the Severn Valley courtesy of the Bluebell Railway. This locomotive was built by SECR in 1910, with the P Class being an updated version of the Terrier Class. Last overhaul was in 2011 and is a regular on the Sussex line.
- Visit the Severn Valley Railway Website
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