SVR Bridgnorth Station

The spiritual home of Severn Valley Railway

February 2020

  • 1st February 1862, 1966, 1968

    On 1 February 1862 public services began on the newly opened Severn Valley Railway. On 1 February 1966 the Severn Valley Railway Society met BR officials who agreed to the £25,000 offer for purchase of the line and buildings, subject both to contract and a Light Railway Order being granted by the Ministry of Transport.… Continue reading

About US

Originally opened in 1862 Bridgnorth was the principal intermediate station and crossing point between Hartlebury and Shrewsbury. After its last BR passenger service in September 1963 it was saved by preservationists and reopened to Hampton Loade in 1970. We have the only listed building on the Severn Valley Railway, grade II first listed in 1974, and many other unique features which we’ll tell you about here.