Axlebox Undergoing Repairs // Credit SMF

Update on steam locomotive No.2968 – August 2019

Work continues at the Severn Valley Railway on overhauling sole surviving London, Midland and Scottish Railway Stanier Class 5 2-6-0 No.2968. 'Bottom-End' The coupled wheels have cleaned up and measured in preparation for rewheeling the frame. The...
7812's Frame // Credit Adrian Hassell

Update on steam locomotive 7802 Bradley Manor – Erlestoke Manor Fund update July 2019

Following events in July, Great Western Railway 78XX 'Manor' Class No.7802 "Bradley Manor" joins fellow fund-owned engine No.7812 "Erlesroke Manor" at Tyseley Locomotives Works. 7802 "Bradley Manor" While on hire to the West Somerset Railway, 7802's...
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Steam locomotive 76017 to visit the Severn Valley Railway

The Severn Valley Railway has announced that Standard 4 No.76017 will be visiting them for their Autumn Steam Gala. The gala will run from the 19th September until the 22nd September and will see overnight...
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WATCH: A Class 50 double header through Derbyshire

Sunday 7th July 2019, saw two Class 50 locomotives double head from Scotland to the West Midlands on a private charter. This day saw 50007 Hercules & 50049 Defiance in their new GBRF liveries on...
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Reduced services on the Severn Valley Railway 15th-17th July

The Severn Valley Railway has announced that they have accepted a contract opportunity, which is an excellent opportunity for the line. The contract work will take place between Monday 15th July 2019 and Wednesday 17th...
Repairs to Inner Copper Firebox // Credit SMF

An update on steam locomotive 13268 from the Stanier Mogul Fund – June 2019

Work has continued on many fronts in overhauling the sole surviving Stanier 2-6-0 "Mogul" at the Severn Valley Railway. Cylinders and Pipework Following on from the last update, the new valve liners have been fitted in...
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...
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