New Cylinders for 4930 "Hagley Hall" // Credit Friends of Locomotive 4930 Hagley Hall

New Cylinders Delivered for steam locomotive Hagley Hall

The Friends of Locomotive 4930 Hagley Hall group has announced that the new cylinder blocks for their Great Western Railway 4900 "Hall" Class No.4930 "Hagley Hall" have been delivered. Overhaul "Hagley Hall" is currently undergoing a...
82045 Inside Erection Shop // Credit Jim Norman

Update on New-Build Standard 3 Tank 82045 steam locomotive – May 2019

May brought good news for the Trust, along with more progress on building 82045 at the Severn Valley Railway. Undercover Some time in May, 82045 was moved into Bridgnorth's erection shop as a space had become...

Steam locomotive 7802 swaps railways with 6960

In an agreement between the Severn Valley Railway and the West Somerset Railway, 7802 'Bradley Manor' is destined to work on the WSR until early October 2019. As 7802 heads for Somerset, 6960 'Raveningham Hall'...

April 2019 update on steam locomotive 82045

Work progresses both on-site at Bridgnorth and off-site at contractors in building Standard 3 Tank No.82045 at the Severn Valley Railway. Cylinders and Trucks The piston rods, pressure relief valves (fitted in the end covers) and...
HST 41001

Locomotive 41001 withdrawn from traffic

The 125 Group has announced that 41001 has been withdrawn from traffic after engine issues have been discovered. Power car 41001 has shown signs of possible engine issues which require investigation from the team. This means...
Prepearing the Cylinders for new Liners // Credit SMF

An update on steam locomotive 13245 from the Stanier Mogul Fund – May 2019

April has been another busy month for the Stanier Mogul Fund, with 13245 looking more like an engine each month. Cab and Firebox The handrails have been welded back onto cab side sheets. The weld now needs...
Newly Painted Coupled Wheels // Credit Paul Spence

Update on steam locomotive 7812 Erlestoke Manor and 7802 Bradley Manor – April 2019

The team have been busy overhauling 7812 "Erlestoke Manor" and maintaining 7802 "Bradley Manor". 7812 "Erlestoke Manor" Needle-gunning has begun on the front dragbox, along with some components reattached to the frame, such as brake hanger...
82045 front pony truck

An update on steam locomotive 82045 – March 2019

The 82045 Locomotive Trust has released an update on the work that has taken place on constructing 82045. The building of the locomotives pony trucks has continued. The last major casting, the front pony truck...
7802 Bradley Manor at the Severn Valley Railway

Model railways come to the Severn Valley Railway this weekend

The Open House Weekend returns to the Severn Valley Railway this weekend, with a wide array of model railway layouts. Up to 30 layouts will be on display in the carriage works at Kidderminster, and...
Falling Sands Viaduct

£853,000 to boost Kidderminster steam railway

The Severn Valley Railway has announced it has won a £853,800 grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund. The railway will use the grant to restore Falling Sands Viaduct in Kidderminster along with other funds...
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