It's been an issue for a while (before current management) that things appear in the press a while before they appear on the website.
Due to the ongoing hot weather and lack of rain, an all diesel service will be in use until at least Sunday. There will be footplate rides at...
The start/finish times according to the SVR website:
Friday and Saturday 0800-midnight,
I can understand this and have kinda done this myself so far this year.
Friday is also when the tickets go on sale. Hopefully a decent amount of event information is also available.
I heard guests are still being negotiated.
It would be bad form to announce guests before you've sorted the contract out.
I gather the brochure is being worked on at the moment. Hopefully something will appear shortly.
The EMF group have launched an appeal for 5164. The aim is for 5164 to be in service late 2020s (7812 and 7802 will both be out of traffic in the...
4930 is now at Kidderminster, ready to go into the TMD for painting next week.
The 'Mountain Spirit' service is due to arrive 15.45.
Which, to be honest, isn't very promising. But we shall see I suppose.
Due to the fire risk from the ongoing hot dry weather, the SVR have announced that there's no steam for the next few days (to be reviewed 19th July).
Seems the service has been reduced due to fire risk...
4930's light engine test runs have now reached all the way to Kidderminster!
And the manor is running today.
It should be noted that most of that was Thursday to Friday.
3 good to great days passenger numbers wise. Well, Sunday was always going to be light with a poor forecast, poor weather first thing, and people...
It had to set back and have a run up Highley bank.
Considering the ground is fairly heavily contaminated, I suspect the disposal of this material will cost a bit.
I for one have only been around at Easter and the two Spring Galas. All were well attended.
On normal days, I've heard Saturday being quite busy....
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