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On December 4 in SVRSevern Valley Railway history.
- 1969 The Ministry of Transport approved BRBritish Rail or British Railways's Light Railway Order downgrading the line to a Light Railway, paving the way for its transfer to the SVRSevern Valley Railway.
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On this day in SVRSevern Valley Railway history
- Nabarro (1971) p. 67.