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Severn Valley Railway

Supporting the SVR since 1967

Branch Meeting Programme


The Clarendon Hotel, Chapel Ash, Wolverhampton
7.45 pm to 10.15 pm

9th September 2002
Steam on Cine Film - Michael Clemens
For the first time at Wolverhampton, Michael presents rare and historic film by his late father recording the last days of Mainline Steam.

14th October 2002
All Aboard the Pines Express - Chris Youett
We travel from Bath to Evercreech Jc., part one of Chris's journey retracing the cross country route of this famous train. A welcome return.

11th November 2002
20 Year Franchise Development - Richard Harper
Franchise Development Manager for Chiltern Railways presents and invites discussion on their present operations and future plans.

9th December 2002
Members Slides and Social Evening
Bring along your slides for an informal non competitive gathering - 15 slides max. per person.

13th January 2003
Wolverhampton's Edwardian Railways - Mervyn Strodzinsky
Another fascinating evening is promiced as again we delve into Mervyn's extensive archive collection on local railway history.

10th February 2003
Paradise with Steam - John Wells
The Island of Cuba is our destination with a look at the Sugar Cane Railways and much more besides - a lively and entertaining 35mm slide show.

10th March 2003
Fall and Rise of Main Line Steam - Ralph Ward
Prolific photgraphic contributer to SVR News presents a medium format and 35mm show of 1960's and some more recent steam action.

14th April 2003
Days at Bushbury and Stafford Road - John Hurley
An illustrated talk by former fireman John relives the fascinating and arduous life with steam at the city's principle passenger sheds.

12th May 2003
Preserved Steam on the Southern - Paul Blowfield
A 35mm slide presentation by former committee member Paul looks at the current steam scene on both mainline and private railways.

9th June 2003
Annual General Meeting followed by
30 Years of Pathfinder Tours - Richard Szwejkowski.

15th June 2003
Annual Coach Trip
We travel to the Glocester/Warwickshire Railway and then on to Gloucester Docks.

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