Severn Valley Railway announces Spring Steam Gala lineup

BR class 9F No. 92214
Gala to include three locomotive visitors alongside SVR home fleet
Published Fri, 2017-01-20 12:38

Severn Valley Railway's 2017 spring gala lineup is now complete with the latest addition of a BR Brunswick green ‘9F’ locomotive.

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BR class 9F No. 92214 © Lobsan - Creative Commons Licence

Loughborough-based ‘9F’ No. 92214 is the third and final visitor announced for the gala which takes place on March 17-19, and features two other guest engines.

No. 92214 will be running alongside Ivatt ‘2MT’ 2-6-2T No. 41312, which is visiting courtesy of the Mid-Hants Railway, and will be its first visit to Severn Valley in over 16 years.

The remaining guest loco comes in the shape of ‘Battle of Britain’ No. 34081 92 Squadron which will be running alongside rebuilt classmate and SVR resident, ‘West Country’ No. 34027 Taw Valley. 34081 will be visiting courtesy of The Battle of Britain Locomotive Society & Nene Valley Railway.

Also in attendance will be other members from the Severn Valley fleet: ‘14XX’ No. 1450, ‘15XX’ No. 1501, ‘28XX’ No. 2857, recently overhauled ‘57XX’ No. 7714, ‘Manors’ Nos. 7802 Bradley Manor and 7812 Erlestoke Manor, Ivatt ‘Flying Pig’ No. 43106 and of course No. 34053 Sir Keith Park.

For more information visit the Severn Valley Railway website.

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