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Severn Valley Railway

Supporting the SVR since 1967

Branch Meeting Programme

2001/02

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

10th September 2001
Shrewsbury to the Coast - Richard Icke
Re-live the glory of the Cambrian Coast Express in the heyday of the 1960's as Richard returns for a second visit with his excelent colour slides.

8th October 2001
European Steam on the Narrow Gauge - Malcolm Ranieri
One of the UK's top railway photographers takes us on a tour around Europe from the Isle of Man, through France and Austria to the Harz Mountains.

12th November 2001
Changing Aspects of a Railway Signalman - Geoff Brookes
An illustrated talk covering Geoff's experiences during his professional signalling career from booking boy at Walsall to current West Coast Main Line.

10th December 2001
Mainline Video Home and Away - Chris Smith
Chris's high standard videos are well known to us - tonight we compare top steam railtour action from the UK with exciting main line specials on the Continent.

7th January 2002
National Railway Heritage Awards: A Judges View - Keith Hodgkins
Convincingly restored stations are a vital part of the heritage railway ambience. Keith explains how the HRA's competition raises standards at both preserved and Railtrack's properties.

11th February 2002
The Colour-Rail Collection - Ron White
Colour-Rail holds an enormous archive of 1950/60s steam and diesel photographs w