June 22

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On June 22 in SVRSevern Valley Railway history.

  • 1861 With construction of the railway nearing completion, the Engineer-in-Chief reported that an engine and several wagons had run from Bridgnorth to Coalport.[1]
  • 1972 The Department of the Environment announced the go-ahead for the construction of Bridgnorth Bypass, requiring the SVRSevern Valley Railway to construct a bridge over it.[2]
  • 1980 NRM-owned, and then SVRSevern Valley Railway-based, LMS 5000 operated the 'Steam 150' Railtour from Manchester Victoria to Liverpool Edge Hill and return.[3]
  • 1999 Planning permission was granted for the construction of Kidderminster Carriage Shed[4].

See also

On this day in SVRSevern Valley Railway history

← June 21 - June 23 →


  1. Smith (1968) p. 16.
  2. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 24
  3. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 56, 57
  4. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 130