August 14

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On August 14 in SVRSevern Valley Railway history.

  • 1976 The concrete base for Bridgnorth Loco Works was poured.[1]
  • 1995 The pilot episode of BBC TV sitcom Oh Doctor Beeching! was first broadcast. The series was filmed at Arley.
  • 2001 SVR(H) purchased the old Highley Colliery sidings and landsale yard at auction at a cost of £35,000. The land became the site for The Engine House.[2]
  • 2010 The railway pulled in more than 30 prospective new guards from a special recruiting day[3].


Photos taken on 14 August:

See also

On this day in SVRSevern Valley Railway history

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  1. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 41
  2. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 137
  3. 'Severn Valley Railway in recruitment boost', Shropshire Star, 18 August 2010