Charters and Special Functions with the Severn Valley Railway
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Every journey ends with a memory.

Cream Tea & Afternoon Tea

That extra special treat . . .

Wine, dine & relax in style

Cream Tea Service . . .

Settle back and travel in style whilst you enjoy a scrumptious, hand-made scone with clotted cream and jam with a steward pouring your tea, all in our vintage coaches.

On selected dates throughout the year, our elegant saloons are used on Cream Tea services. The saloon is attached to certain trains, providing a 'Cream Tea Service' on a single journey, between Kidderminster and Bridgnorth or reverse.

The saloon's panoramic windows give you a virtually unobstructed view of the beautiful Severn Valley countryside and, on the journey from Bridgnorth, the carriage is next to the locomotive itself.

Departures from Kidderminster are available at 10.15am & 2.00pm. Departures from Bridgnorth are available at 12.20pm & 4.05pm*. Specific seats cannot be reserved, with seating arrangements allocated at the time of booking on a first come, first served basis.

Book on your preferred departure time, travel a single journey within the saloon and make the most of your day on the Railway...

* Please note, those travelling on the 4.05pm departure from Bridgnorth will need to start their day at Kidderminster as there is no return service train back to Bridgnorth.

Dates for 2018 will be available soon.


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Quintessential Afternoon Tea Specials . . .

What could be better than gazing at the English countryside aboard our newly-restored coach hauled by a steam locomotive whilst enjoying an English Afternoon Tea?

Our English Afternoon Tea Specials offer a welcoming sparkling reception on arrival, followed by a selection of freshly prepared finger sandwiches followed by fruit scones, clotted cream preserve and handmade cakes served with choice of tea or coffee.

On selected dates throughout the year, the luxurious 1936-built LNER restaurant car No. 7690 is attached to certain trains for our English Afternoon Tea specials for a single journey from Kidderminster or Bridgnorth.

Departures from Kidderminster are available at 2.00pm. Departures from Bridgnorth are available at 12.20pm & 4.05pm. Please note, those travelling on the 4.05pm departure from Bridgnorth will need to start their day at Kidderminster as there is no return service train back to Bridgnorth.

Dates for 2018 will be available soon.
    
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Our Observation Saloons - Private Hire . . .

Travel in style with our superbly restored and luxurious observation saloons. The vehicles were used by the directors and other senior managers of the old railway companies. Divided into two saloons, these vehicles have been lovingly restored and are furnished with tables, settees and armchairs.

The observation saloon lounges are perfect for small gathering of friends in period surroundings. Accommodating up to twenty-three passengers*, they offer the perfect venue for special functions.

You can either attach the vehicle to a regular service train or be hauled seperately by one of our steam locomotives.

We are able to offer a choice of menus and a wide range of wines to suit every taste and pocket.
The Shrewsbury Saloon has facilities for the service of hot food for a maximum of 10 passengers.

 Private Hire prices 2017
 
 Observation saloon & locomotive £2,000
 Cold buffets from £14.00pp + VAT
 Observation saloon attached to service train - weekend £895
 Observation saloon attached to service train - weekday** £650


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* Seating varies depending on the service offered and food options required.
** Excluding Bank Holidays.

       
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