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This site provides information of interest to members, shareholders and enthusiasts. You can let us have your comments and suggestions by completing the feedback form.

Services throughout April SUSPENDED

  • Our last public trains were on 15th March and we have suspended services until at least the end of April. 

  • The Engine House, all stations, booking offices, refreshment rooms, pubs and gift shops will remain closed until further notice.

  • In addition, all special events due to take place until the end of May have been cancelled, namely the Spring Steam and Diesel Galas, Open House and 50th Anniversary events.  

For more details see here

We continue to follow Government and Public Health England advice and strongly advise not visiting during this time. Please keep checking our website and social media for further updates.

All here at the SVR hope you and your families stay well and we look forward to seeing you all again when it is safe to do so.

Winter works at Falling Sands Viaduct

The first stage of work is nearly complete. Falling Sands Viaduct website has details of this work. Updates are also provided in our monthly newsletters.

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Donate now!

This crisis has hit the Severn Valley Railway very hard. Even with relief measures, we need to find £250,000 to keep the Railway ticking over for the next three months. 


With your help, we have raised more than £120,000 so far, but we still need more. Over 1,800 have already donated, and if you are one of these, please accept our deepest thanks.

Please help us - we need your urgent and generous support - donate now!  Details of how to donate and buy shares are below, and every pound will count towards saving the SVR are here.

See here the BBC Midlands Today's report from 29th March.

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SVR-Online Forum
A link to a discussion forum run on a voluntary basis for members, volunteers and SVR enthusiasts.

SVR Wiki
A link to an unofficial project aimed to collect information and record events relating to the SVR, both past and present.

Photo acknowledgements

We thank those who have given permission to use their images.

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