History & Heritage / Bewdley / Kidderminster
Spring Diesel Festival
Hear the thrash and feel the power as the Severn Valley Railway gets very loud for four intensively-timetabled days of diesel traction.
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First two guests announced! Class 58 No 58023 will make its first-ever appearance in preservation at the event. Class 47 47712 and a set of push-pull DBSO coaches will join the Spring Diesel Festival, courtesy of Locomotive Services Group.
Hear the thrash and feel the power as things get very loud, when the Severn Valley Railway hosts four intensively-timetabled days of diesel traction on 18th to 21st May at the Spring Diesel Festival.
Locomotives of all classes from across 60 years of diesel traction will bring noise throughout the Valley.
The best of the varied SVR fleet will be joined by special guests – both preserved and currently in main-line operation.
Tickets for individual days will be available alongside multi-day rovers, allowing you to experience heritage diesel power and save money.
LOCOMOTIVES SET TO WORK
- Guest locomotive – Class 58 58023. The first locomotive of its class to operate in Britain since 2002
- Guest locomotive- Class 47 47712 ‘Lady Diana Spencer’ and push-pull DBSO set of coaches, courtesy of Locomotive Services Group.
- Class 14 Teddy Bear’ – D9551
- Class 17 – Clayton D8568
- Class 20 – 20048
- Class 31 – 31466
- Class 33 – 33108 in new livery
- Class 40 – 40106
- Class 42 – D821 in new livery
- Class 50s
- Class 52 – D1015 and D1062
- And much more to be added, very soon!
- Thursday 18 May 2023, 8:00 - Sunday 21 May 2023, 19:00
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