December 18

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On December 18 in SVRSevern Valley Railway history.

  • 1877 The Town Clerk of Bewdley Town Council wrote to the GWRGreat Western Railway to complain at the delay in completing the Kidderminster Loop Line.[1]
  • 1983 IvattHenry George Ivatt, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway 1946-1948. CME of BR (London Midland Region) 1948-1951 46521 was photographed passing the Tenbury Wall. The picture became the cover photo of SVR News 70.[2]
  • 1990 'Tunny' Ballast Wagon 991124 arrived on the SVRSevern Valley Railway from Southall.
  • 1999 45110 took the Christmas Chester Chuffer between Birmingham International and Chester[3].

See also

On this day in SVRSevern Valley Railway history

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  1. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 69
  2. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 70
  3. Six Bells Junction