No. 4930 Hagley Hall

  • Severn Valley Railway launches ‘Adopt-an-Engine’ as it opens online shop

    Severn Valley Railway launches ‘Adopt-an-Engine’ as it opens online shop

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    The Severn Valley Railway has reopened its virtual doors with the launch of its online shop, featuring a range of gifts for railway enthusiasts of all ages. The heritage line has launched ‘Adopt-an-Engine’ packages which each come with a selection of exclusive merchandise alongside a certificate and glossy photograph of the chosen locomotive. With four…

  • Hagley Hall edges closer to Severn Valley comeback

    Hagley Hall edges closer to Severn Valley comeback

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    WORK on the overhaul of Severn Valley Railway flagship ‘Hall’ No. 4930 Hagley Hall has progressed to the ‘detail’ stage. This means the focus has turned away from the larger components to the refurbishment and replacement of the myriad smaller, vital parts. The bogie is currently on trollies for overhaul and examination, the horns receiving attention…

  • Retaining heritage skills for the future

    Retaining heritage skills for the future

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    In our latest feature about apprentices at the Severn Valley Railway, The RM visits the loco shed at Bridgnorth to meet 22-year-old Max Green, who started at the SVR when he was just 16. Max graduated from his engineering apprenticeship almost two years ago. “In the six years that I’ve been here, I’ve managed to…

  • New cylinders for ‘flagship’ Hagley Hall reach Bridgnorth

    New cylinders for ‘flagship’ Hagley Hall reach Bridgnorth

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    THE highly anticipated return of Severn Valley Railway (SVR) flagship No. 4930 Hagley Hall has moved a step closer following the delivery of the ‘Hall’s newly machined cylinder blocks to Bridgnorth on June 14.    The new cylinders were one of the last machining jobs carried out by Harco Engineering in Brierley Hill, which worked on…

  • Retaining heritage skills for the future

    Retaining heritage skills for the future

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    In our latest visit to the Severn Valley Railway (SVR), The Railway Magazine meets its youngest apprentice.

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