September 10

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Linley Station became a halt on 10 September 1951 (Sellick Collection)
On September 10 in SVRSevern Valley Railway history.
  • 1951 BRBritish Rail or British Railways reduced Linley station to a halt status and closed the station siding.[1]
  • 1960 Kidderminster Shed became BRBritish Rail or British Railways(W) Shed 84G under Wolverhampton, its first move from Worcester Division.
  • 1985 2857 worked a a demonstration freight train to Newport and back as part of the GW 150 celebrations.[2] BR 953153 Goods Brake Van was still owned by BRBritish Rail or British Railways when it arrived on the SVRSevern Valley Railway, having been attached to the returning train.
  • 2017 The annual 'On the Buses' event at Bewdley featured a New Routemaster ("Boris Bus") as well as the normal vintage exhibits.
  • 2018 50044 Exeter returned to passenger duty after a six-year absence with overhauled engine and overhauled main, ETHElectric Train Heating and auxiliary generators[3].


Photos taken on 10 September:

See also

On this day in SVRSevern Valley Railway history

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  1. Mitchell and Smith (2007) fig. 81.
  2. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 78
  3. Severn Valley Diesels Official Facebook Group