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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

8th September 2003
The Feel of the 1950's - Mike Flavell
Cinema buff and S.V.R. volunteer makes a welcome return with more from his archives of 16mm railway film looking at the 1950's.

13th October 2003
Steam Survivours - Tom Heavyside
It's a first time visit for a well known photographer and railway author with a 35mm slide show featuring preserved steam throughout Britain.

10th November 2003
London and North Western Goods Locomotives - Ted Talbot
The Premier Line's unsung workhorses are the subject of an Illustrated talk by leading railway historian and author.

8th December 2003
Portfolio of Preserved Steam - Mike Denholm
A 35mm slide show by prolific contributor to the S.V.R. News takes us on a journey looking at all that is best of today's steam scene.

12th January 2004
Our own Alan Davies steps into the breach as a last minute substitution to give us an impromptu slide show.

9th February 2004
West Midlands Canal Development - Vic Smallshire (change of speaker)
The Chairman of the Dudley Canal Trust presents an illustrated talk on development of local inland waterways.

8th March 2004
Steam on the Western Region - John Harris (change of meeting)
A branch member reveals some hidden gems from his slide collection.

5th April 2004 (meeting a week early due to Easter)
Welsh Highland Railway - Peter Johnson
Prolific author and expert on all things Welsh narrow gauge reviews the history and recent rebuilding of this fascinating railway.

9th May 2004 (Sunday)
Annual Coach Trip
We travel to Swindon - McArthur Glen Shopping Centre (SVR locos: 4930 & 7325), Steam and then on to the Science Museum storage facility at Wroughton.

10th May 2004
Steam in Asia - - Roger Johnson
A look at rail systems far from home including extreme steam at minus 20o C in the mountains of China.

14th June 2004
Annual General Meeting followed by
Gathering the News - Chris Milner
An illustrated talk by the deputy editor of the Railway Magazine.

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