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On July 21 in SVRSevern Valley Railway history.
- 1856 The third Severn Valley Railway Act received Royal assent, authorising further changes to the route at Hartlebury and Bridgnorth.
- 1859 The Act of Parliament to build the Tenbury Railway received Royal assent.
- 1962 Six BR Standard Class 4 tanks were allocated to Shrewsbury 89A for the first time, some displaced from the London, Tilbury and Southend line by electrification. They remained until the end of passenger working, especially north of Bridgnorth.
- 1982 BR 4690 Tourist Standard Open and BR 25346 Standard Corridor arrived on the SVRSevern Valley Railway from York
- 1984 The Light Railway Order was granted for the final extension of services from Bewdley to Kidderminster.
- 1996 Chiltern Railways was formed from part of the nationalised British Rail. It subsequently operated services between London Marylebone and Kidderminster.
- 2002 Hampton Loade Station staged their second National Velocipede Rally.
- 2017 The film The Black Prince had its worldwide release. Filming took place using GWR 2857 at Bewdley on 18 November 2014.
Photos taken on 21 July:
2012: 4150 at Bewdley
On this day in SVRSevern Valley Railway history