in 1973 the first of two days of “Santa Claus” specials ran between Bridgnorth and Hampton Loade, hauled by ‘Austerity’ 0-6-0ST WD 193. The weekend marked the SVR’s first Santa services

in 1976 BBC1 screened their adaptation of Charles Dickens’ ghost story ‘The Signalman‘, scenes for which were filmed on the SVR

in 2001 SR 34027 Taw Valley took the Christmas Chester Chuffer from Birmingham International to Chester


in 2001 following a successful appeal for lottery funding, the LNER Coach fund received permission to begin work on GNR 2701 

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