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On March 27 in SVRSevern Valley Railway history.
- 1856 Morton Peto addressed a public meeting at Bridgnorth to rally support for construction of the Severn Valley Railway.
- 1963 The 'Beeching Report' was published. BRBritish Rail or British Railways had already proposed the closure of the Severn Valley Railway nine months earlier.
- 1986 08471 arrived on the SVRSevern Valley Railway from Swindon.
On this day in SVRSevern Valley Railway history