New Severn valley diesel shed opens

THE Severn Valley Railway’s (SVR) new £3million three-road diesel depot was officially opened by Network Rail chairman Sir Peter Hendy on May 20.

New Severn valley diesel shed opens
Phil Swallow from the SVR and GBRf chief John Smith unveil the nameplate on No. 66763. MARGARET SWEET
For more than 20 years, the SVR and its diesel department volunteers have had to work with some very basic facilities, both in engineering and staff terms.

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