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Severn Valley Railway

Supporting the SVR since 1967

Branch Meeting Programme

1998/1999

The Clarendon Hotel, Chapel Ash, Wolverhampton

October 12th 1998
Steaming through Britain
A welcome return to John Massey for a slide show of British Standard and narrow gauge steam, concluding with a spectacular feature on the Forth Bridge.

November 9th 1998
Industrial Railways of Wolverhampton
Local railway historian Mervyn Strodzinsky presents an illustrated talk about the fascinating variety of industrial railways of the Wolverhampton district.

December 14th 1998
North American Rail Travels
SVR Chairman David Williams visits us with a slide show featuring big steam in action on the Railroads of North America.

Monday 11th January 1999
Stafford Road Works
Andrew Louch offers his personal insight into the town's GWR loco works with illustrations and reminiscences of former employees.

Monday 8th February 1999
Preserved Steam in Camera
The top quality photographs of
Malcolm Ranieri feature regularly in the pages of our railway press. His show tonight concentrates on preserved steam in Britain.

Monday 8th March 1999
2857 - A Preservation History
Simon Marshall of 2857 Society tells the tale of the GWR heavy freight locomotives and of their SVR based machine.

Monday 12th April 1999
Trails of Smoke and Steam
Plenty of action in Chris Smith's large screen video projection show with full sound, featuring the best of British steam.

Monday 10th May 1999
Modern Traction Preservation
An illustrated talk by Richard Williams of the Diesel Traction Group highlighting the role of modern traction in the preservation scene.

Monday 14th June 1999
Annual General Meeting followed by

Branch Committee member Alan Davies gives us an insight into his exploits as a judge over the last 12 years for the Architectural Heritage Railway Awards.



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