Update 596. 150th Anniversary at the Severn Valley Railway, with Queen Victoria, 19/05/12

The railway between Worcester and Shrewsbury was opened in 1862 and the event this weekend marks the 150th anniversary. Three visiting locos built in the 1870s could be seen in action at Kidderminster and “Queen Victoria” travelled the line in her special train, stopping off at the stations on the way to Bridgnorth.

Link to photos

The Head Wrightson no. 1 “coffee pot” is one of the visiting locos

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