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51 years of preservation and still steaming on!

51 years of preservation and still steaming on!

The story of the Severn Valley Railway at Severn Valley Country Park, an illustrated talk - Thursday 10th March, 7.30pm

Shropshire Council Rangers at Severn Valley Country Park are happy to welcome Severn Valley Railway volunteer, David Skitt to tell us all about the Severn Valley Railway, from it’s birth in 1862, it’s closure in 1962 in the Dr Beeching era and it’s subsequent preservation and future plans.

The talk will also include an illustrated journey along the line from Kidderminster to Bridgnorth highlighting interesting features along the way. In addition David will tell us about the signalling and token system which allows the railway to operate safely.

The talk will be held in the visitor centre on Thursday 10th March 2016, 7.30pm. Tickets are £4 Adults, £2 Children. Tickets include a hot drink and biscuits.

Places are limited so please call 01746 781192 to book.

 

Date Posted: 25th February 2016


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