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Spring Steam Gala

We all get 'steamed-up' at the start of the season!

March 17th, 18th & 19th

Spring Steam Gala

Opening our 2017 season, a great line-up of visiting locomotives supported by members of the Severn Valley Railway home fleet. A tantalising festival of locomotives large and small!
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A great event for all the family; come along and get up close to an array of exciting steam locomotives whilst experiencing a slice of railway history, then jump on board a comfy carriage and prepare to venture back in time!

The Gala will see a number of visiting locomotives journeying to the Railway, details of which will be announced shortly.

Visiting locomotives:

LMS Ivatt 2 No. 41312 - first visit in over 16 years
With thanks to Mid-Hants Railway & John Jones

SR Battle of Britain No. 34081 92 Squadron - appearing in un-named condition
With thanks to The Battle of Britain Locomotive Society & Nene Valley Railway

BR Standard 9F No. 92214 - one of the most powerful steam locomotives in Britain
With thanks to Sarah Gregory and the Great Central Railway

The fantastic selection of visiting locomotives will be supported by members of our home fleet, including: No. 813, No. 1450, No. 1501, No. 2857, No. 7714, No. 7802 Bradley Manor, No. 7812 Erlestoke Manor, No. 34027 Taw Valley, No. 34053 Sir Keith Park and No. 43106.

Attractions include:

  • Doubleheaders, featuring; 1450 & 7714 and 41312 & 43106.
  • Brakevan rides at Highley. Friday & Saturday, 813: 1.00pm – 4.20pm. Sunday, 813 11.00am – 12.30pm & 7714: 2.15pm – 3.30pm.
  • Local trains to-ing and fro-ing between stations and services into the evenings.
  • Goods trains hauled by 92214, 7714, 813 and 41312.
  • Intensive timetable with up to 10 locomotives operating on Friday & Saturday, and 9 locomotives in action on Sunday
  • Beer Tent & Hot Pork Baps at Bewdley
  • Share Offer information stand at Kidderminster & Bridgnorth
  • Three all-new exhibitions in The Engine House
  • Paddock Railway at Hampton Loade open on Saturday & Sunday
  • Kidderminster Railway Museum HUGE book sale

VIP Breakfast Package:

Get your Spring Steam Gala visit off to the best start, with our VIP Breakfast Package at The Engine House! Served to your table overlooking the Railway and river; 'The Full Works Breakfast', with a continental start, followed by a hot English breakfast, and accompanied with lashings of tea or coffee is the perfect way to start your day. The experience is completed with exclusive, full-day access to our viewing balcony to watch the intensive service of trains steam by.

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Important Information:

  • During the event, parking at Bridgnorth will be extremely limited due to the ongoing redevelopment of the station. Passengers must plan their parking arrangements in advance to avoid frustration on the day.
  • Kidderminster Harriers FC will be providing overflow parking during the event in Kidderminster, a short walk from the station. Parking charges apply - DY10 1NB.
More information available soon.

All locomotives and attractions are subject to availability.

Revised fares apply
Booking fee
One-day rover
Pre-book & save
£15.70 £67.90 £1.75 per booking
Purchased on the day
Two-day rover

Pre-book & save
£37.80 £35.10 £25.20 £108.40
£1.75 per booking
Purchased on the day
Three-day rover

Pre-book & save
 £52.20 £48.10
£34.60 £149.40 £1.75 per booking
Purchased on the day
Other information

Annual Family Pass NOT valid. Children: 4 - 15 years, Family: 2 adults + 2, 3 or 4 children, Seniors: 60+.
To qualify for  'pre-book & save' prices these tickets must be purchased at least five working days in advance of your visit.
Tickets may also be purchased at the same price by calling 01562 757900 (option 1) or from our main booking offices 1 month in advance.
These tickets include FREE admission to The Engine House, our Visitor Centre at Highley.

Through tickets to Bridgnorth from National Rail will need to be upgraded at our Booking Offices on payment of surcharge.


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