On January 26 in SVRSevern Valley Railway history.
- 1825 Henry Orlando Bridgeman was born. He was the Resident Engineer responsible for day-to-day construction work on the Severn Valley Railway and laid the foundation stone of Victoria Bridge in 1859.
- 1963 R J Sellick took photographs of now-preserved BR Riddles 4MT 80072 and other images on a snowy Severn Valley Branch. GWRGreat Western Railway Pannier 3619 was also in service.
- 1985 The SVRSevern Valley Railway was presented with the ARPS Award for the re-opening of Kidderminster Town station. The ceremony took place at the NRM at York.
1963: 80072 near Stanley Lane, Bridgnorth
1963: Bridgnorth, GWRGreat Western Railway Pannier 3619 taking water in platform 1 after detaching from Southbound passenger with snow
1963: Bridgnorth, View from Panpudding Hill of station and high town with snow, with GWRGreat Western Railway Pannier 3619 taking water in platform 1
1963: 3619 crossing Oldbury Viaduct
All photos from the Sellick Collection.
On this day in SVRSevern Valley Railway history
- Grace's Guide
- SVRSevern Valley Railway News 75