Hanover Street

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Hanover Street was a 1979 Columbia-EMI-Warner Anglo-American wartime romantic film starring Harrison Ford, Lesley-Anne DownIn reference to the direction of travel means away from the major terminus (i.e. towards Bridgnorth on the present day SVR) and Christopher Plummer.

LMS Ivatt Class 2 46443 was filmed, disguised as a continental locomotive (repeating a role from The Seven-Per-Cent Solution).[1] Around 300 tons of ballast were purchased at the film company's expense, and spread on the track near Knowlesands and Foley Park tunnels to enable a motor cycle stuntman to ride along the track.[2]

It is uncertain whether this action was used in the final cinema release.

See also

List of film and TV productions filmed on the Severn Valley Railway


  1. GM Michael Draper, SVRSevern Valley Railway News 47, p.5.
  2. Permanent Way Dept Notes,SVRSevern Valley Railway News 47 p.25.


Hanover Street on Internet Movie Data Base (which credits the East Somerset Railway as a scenes location)