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Severn Valley Railway

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Address: 1 Comberton Place, Kidderminster DY10 1QR, England
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+44 1562 757900
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

The Severn Valley Railway offers a fantastic heritage steam and diesel...

The Severn Valley Railway offers a fantastic heritage steam and diesel service between Kidderminster, Worcestershire and Bridgnorth Shropshire. We operate over 200 days a year and offer a perfect day out that includes a superb visitor centre at Highley Station called The Engine House.

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Spring Diesel Festival

Although I had previously visited the SVR on an ordinary running day, I was persuaded to visit their Spring Diesel Festival by a friend who goes every year. I spent two whole days... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although I had previously visited the SVR on an ordinary running day, I was persuaded to visit their Spring Diesel Festival by a friend who goes every year. I spent two whole days riding behind more than a dozen different heritage diesels, soaking up the atmosphere and indulging in one or two real ales. The timetable was ambitious but save... More 

Thank WilfordTerrier
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350 reviews
102 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful railway - ensure you get a steam engine. Get a rover ticket at approx £19 and you can get on and off as you want. Lots of interesting place so visit on the line. Lovely helpful staff - magnificent steam engines and carriages. Very professional.

Thank aberdeenjohn
Chipping Ongar, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a very nice day out on the Severn Valley railway. The staff were very helpful and accomadating and so very friendly but also knowledgeable about all the trains, and everything to do with the railway. I would definitely recommend a day out and is suitable for all ages.

Thank Claire A
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My mother suffers from alczimers & vascular dementia, the daycare centre arranged for day out for there group on thurs 25th may. Before the deposit was made they phoned to ask about lunch to which the question was we have 5 fir roast dinner rest wants fish, is that ok. Answer of course it is so the deposit was made.... More 

Thank Nicola M
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of the finest heritage railways in the country and as I do every year, I popped up to the Diesel gala again. The promise of 20+ different loco's and even Mk2 d carriages brought in was an added draw. However, that really is where the enjoyment ended. On 18th May, the first day of the gala, it... More 

2 Thank Steven S
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Recommend this scenic rural steam railway as an all day day out for family and friends alike. On board catering ot di ibg in the Kidderminster Station Buffet is recommended

Thank Michael O
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited today with my 2.5 year old son who loves trains. I read on the website that you can buy a parking token with your ticket so I didn't worry about change for car parking as I was going to pay on card. When I got to the svr car park at Kidderminster it was full so I had... More 

1 Thank Julesey1978
stoke on trent
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As visited with husband and another couple was great value interesting to my hubby but not really my thing but enjoyed it . Got to add the clientele it attracts mostly the older male were rude pushed past and no respect for others they didn't care who they pushed past with large rucksacks and very un cuth !

Thank claire r
Poole, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just got home from the delightful Severn Valley Railway. Having spent the last few days at their annual diesel gala what can i say really fantastic despite the signalling problems on the saturday which caused major delays it was the best diesel galas I have ever attended. Lots to see and do including the engine house museum at Highley which... More 

Thank Matt C
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent the day at the diesel gala today. Up and down on various diesels to Bridgenorth. It is good to be able to stop off at some of the lovely stations along the way.

Thank philipoggy

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