31163

Locomotive 31163 to visit the Severn Valley Railway

The Severn Valley Railway has announced that Class 31 97205 (31163) will be visiting the line for their Spring Diesel Gala. An intensive timetable will be in operation at the gala. 31163 joins Class 25 No. D7535,...
video

WATCH: Steam locomotive 75069 returns to service at the Severn Valley Railway

Saturday 16th February 2019 saw Riddles 4MT 75069 return to service at the Severn Valley Railway. The return followed its overhaul, which has seen the locomotive out of service for around 20 years. In this video,...
82045 being Lifted // Credit Peter Line

January 2019 update on steam locomotive 82045

January 2019 saw The 82045 Steam Locomotive Trust achieve a major milestone when 82045 was lifted onto the cattle dock siding at the Severn Valley Railway, allowing the engine to be shunted as a rolling...
Lineside fire at the Severn Valley Railway

Less call outs to steam locomotive lineside fires at the Severn Valley Railway

Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service has announced that they have been working with the Severn Valley Railway to hopefully see a lot less of each other in the future. Recently, there has been...
1450 stops at Hayles Halt

Steam locomotive No.1450 unable to take part in SVR’s Spring Steam Gala

The Severn Valley Railway (SVR) has announced that Great Western Railway (GWR) 14XX Class No.1450 will no longer be able to haul trains at the line's up-coming Spring Steam. Unfortunately, over the weekend of Saturday...
82045

Steam locomotive 82045 lifted onto Severn Valley metal

The 82045 Locomotive Trust and the Severn Valley Railway has announced that steam locomotive 82045 has been lifted onto Severn Valley rails for the first time. This is a major milestone in the project and...
5619

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...
4144 for Severn Valley Railway

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...