2017-04-08 10:00:002017-04-09 17:00:00Europe/LondonSevern Valley Railway - Open House WeekendThe Severn Valley Railway's Open House Weekend is back, and April 8th & 9th is a date you'll want to put in your diary! With up to 30 model railways on display along the Railway, behind the scenes tours and a whole host of other attractions, this is an event not to be missed! With both full-size steam and diesel trains in service during the event running between Kidderminster and Bridgnorth, there's plenty to see both on and off the rails.Severn Valley Railway, Comberton Hill, Kidderminster, Worcestershire DY10 1QXSevern Valley RailwaySevern Valley Railway - Open House Weekend
Sat 8th April 2017 - Sun 9th April 2017
Severn Valley Railway,
Comberton Hill, Kidderminster, Worcestershire DY10 1QX
OPENING TIMES: 10am - 5pm ADMISSION:
The Severn Valley Railway's Open House Weekend is back, and April 8th & 9th is a date you'll want to put in your diary! With up to 30 model railways on display along the Railway, behind the scenes tours and a whole host of other attractions, this is an event not to be missed! With both full-size steam and diesel trains in service during the event running between Kidderminster and Bridgnorth, there's plenty to see both on and off the rails.
List of Traders Attending :
List of Layouts Attending :
Chollerford - '00' Gauge Layout based on Humshaugh Station Which Was Situated on the Former Border Counties/north British Line from Hexham to Riccarton JCN. With Thanks to David Milford.
Oakenshaw - A Fictitious West Yorkshire Mill Town Set in the 1960s Somewhere Near to the Real Town of Keighley on the Airedale Line. With Thanks to Redditch MRC.
Castel Del Monte - based on the Old 75cm Narrow Gauge Railway That Ran Between Girona and Sant Feliu in Spain, the Layout Features Scratch-Built Steam Locomotives N A Village Station Scene. With Thanks to Keith Thompson.
The Abingdon Branch - an Attractive '00' Gauge Layout Inspired by Its Namesake, the Abingdon Branch Has A Great Deal of Operational and Modelling Interest. With Thanks to Ivan Cadge.
Werrington Road - A Small Modern Image Layout Depicting Part of A Steel Works and the Branch Line Along the Grassy Embankment That Serves It. With Thanks to Neil Favell.
Franwood TMD - '00' Gauge Fictional Modern Traction Depot based Loosely in the Black Country Area of the West Midlands, Operating Traction from the 1970s to 1990s. With Thanks to Neil Woodbine.
Barnstoneworth - Set in Deepest West Yorkshire, the Branch Line Train Arrives at the Station Passing Through the Town, Football Pitch and Tunnel. With Thanks to Edward Farms.
Little Aller Junction - Running Mostly Diesel-Hauled Trains, the Junction is Situated Between Two Tunnels, so There's Lots to See. With Thanks to Chris Morris.
Ashburton - Depicting the Much-Missed Terminus of the Great Western Railway's Branchline Along the River Dart from Totnes to Ashburton. With Thanks to Tony Minchin.
Illie Town TMD - Modern Image Layout, Including A Two Platform Station, Depot, Ballast Siding, Steel Warehouse and Fuel Point, You May Even Catch A Glimpse of A Class 172/2! With Thanks to Aaz Smith.
Thornton Gate Tramway - Scratch Built 'N' Gauge Prototypical Blackpool Tramway Layout, based on Blackpool's Former P'way Sidings. With Thanks to Tom Williamson.
Burford - A 1930s 'ho' Gauge Cotswold GWR Branchline, Built in the 1930s, and Reworked in the 1970s! With Thanks to Warley MRC.
Hergest - A Secondary Interchange Between the Standard and Narrow Gauge Railways Serving Hergest on the GWR Leominster to New Radnor Branch. With Thanks to Peter Cullen.
Bowlegget Manor - '009' Gauge Layout in the Grounds of Bowlegget Manor, With Passengers Being Carried Through the Old Quarry on the Estate. With Thanks to Peter Cullen.
Brandeight - Depicting All That Remains of A 2ft 3in Gauge Light Railway Built by A Late 19th Century Industrialist and Now Running As A Heritage Railway. With Thanks to Peter Hardy.
Bradford City Road - A Busy Terminus Station With A Large Canopy, Reached Through Soot-Stained Stone High Retaining Walls in A Typical West Yorkshire Urban Scene. With Thanks to David Harris.
Timber Valley - Set Somewhere in the Valleys of Yorkshire; the Local Community Work at the Sawmill, the Branchline Heads Off Into the Hills and the Station Takes Passengers to the Mainline. With Thanks to Dale Gillard.
Bournville Shed - Running Trains from 1939 Through to the Closure of the Shed in 1960, the Layout Includes A Number of Recognisable Features from the Birmingham West Suburban Railway. With Thanks to Bournville MRC.
Todmorden Midland - 'N' Gauge West Yorkshire Terminus Set in the 1950s With Steam and Diesel. With Thanks to Ed Purcell.
Badgers Quay - GWR/southern Railway Terminus Station Next to the Harbour, Modelled in '00' Gauge. With Thanks to Roy Peddar.
ST Andrews Road - Making One of Its First Exhibition Apperances; A 1960s BR London Midland Region Motive Power Depot With Branchline. With Thanks to Ben Davies.
Earl's Court - an LMS and GWR Joint Station in the London Suburbs, Featuring Commuter and Passenger Trains Pasing Through and Alongside the Parcels Depot and Dairy. With Thanks to Terence Tew.
Meres & Mosses - based Upon Ellesmere Wharf; A ‘009’ Narrow Gauge Layout Connecting the Wharf, Via the Mere to Whixall Moss’s Peat Workings. With Thanks to Ellesmere Model Railway Club.
Trinity Dock Street Bridge - It's A Dark, Dank and Dismal February Morning in 1939 As the Small Locomotives Are Hauling Trains Around the Old Town Docks in Hull. With Thanks to Gavin Rose.
Stoney Hill West - A Fictional Location in Southern Ontario Served by the Canadian Pacific Railway in the 1990's With A Small Freight Yard Served, Engine Depot and Factory Sidings Accessed from the Yard.
Black Road - '0' Gauge Live-Steam Fictitious Preserved Railway, Operated by A Fleet of Small Industrial Locomotives; Featuring Pecketts, Hudswell Clarkes and Many More. With Thanks to Brian Caton.
Studley & Astwood Bank - the Countryside By-Way in the Steam and Diesel Era on A 'u' Shaped Layout. With Thanks to Steve Monk.
Studmouth Cliff Railway - Entering the Model Railway Circuit in 2017, the Arduino-Controlled Oo-Scale Funicular Railway is Being Built by A Father and Son Team and is Like Nothing Else Attending the Event. With Thanks to Nicholas Bond.
Harbourne - A Truncanted Western Region Branch in the 1970s Hanging on to Survival. Freight is Varied and There is A Sparse Passenger Service in the Hands of Dmus. With Thanks to Shaun Greet.
List of Other Displays :
South African Railways 15F 'Roxane' appearing on the 7.25 inch gauge 'Coalyard Miniature Railway' at Kidderminster.
Paddock Railway at Hampton Loade in Steam.
Drive A Class 50 Diesel Electric Locomotive
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