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Severn Valley Railway

2,396 reviews
Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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About Severn Valley Railway
See the steam engine, feel the heat and experience the train rumbling under your feet. Prepare to venture back in time. We operate full-size, mainly steam-hauled passenger trains for 16 miles along the beautiful Severn Valley between Kidderminster, Bewdley and Bridgnorth. Make the most of your day by catching the first train from Kidderminster or Bridgnorth. Hop on and off along the line and explore our beautiful country stations, AND The Engine House Visitor Centre, but don't forget to plan your day using our Calendar & Timetable.
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Reviewed yesterday

An excellent day out for sure but at £22 for a day ticket with no concessions its too pricey. Sure its a costly business running a heritage railway but cheaper prices usually mean far greater footfall and income

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Robin S
Reviewed yesterday

We had booked a short break that included day tickets on the Severn Valley Railway and, whilst not manic steam train enthusiasts, we couldn't help but enjoy the day gaining up and down the SVR line to Bridgnorth and back. The weather was not favourable...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank pbvh
Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked Sunday lunch on Venturer and were not disappointed. The volunteer waiters and waitresses are first class. Lunch was very nice. While awaiting our train we went into the Museum on Kidderminster Station. Easily the best railway memorabilia museum I have seen. Memorabilia downstairs...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank spm1955
SVRMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Severn Valley Railway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your lovely feedback! We hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful nostalgic experience, don't miss it if you're in the area. Volunteers who run it.... we salute your dedication and commitment.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ironlady59
SVRMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Severn Valley Railway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review, we are very proud of our Volunteers!

Reviewed 2 days ago

a good few years sinc elast at Severn Valley, it's a lovely heritage line. well maintained stations and plenty of staff in traditional unforms make it special. Good to break your visit for the Engine Shed Museum at Highley and of course main museum at...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Turtle5954
SVRMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Severn Valley Railway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Welcome back to the SVR! Glad you enjoyed it. All the best.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Took a day ticket and went from Kidderminster to Bridgenorth and back on a fabulous steam train. Carriages are vintage but comfortable. Staff could not be more helpful. Scenery is fantastic and you get the added bonus of seeing elephants, rhinos etc as you travel...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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SVRMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Severn Valley Railway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review, we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 days ago

sunday lunch on the train and in the week breakfast in the new refreshment room at bridgnorth its a credit to all the staff on sundays and in the week at bridgnorth and all the volunteer staff sylvia and i plus all the family allways...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Sylvia Linda B
SVRMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Severn Valley Railway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We love our new Refreshment Room at Bridgnorth, glad you do too! See you again soon.

Reviewed 4 days ago

With a disabled grandad, two lively grandchildren and three other pensioners and a day of unrelenting rain, what better activity than letting the train take the strain? We left Bridgnorth and went all the way to Kidderminster - took advice about finding a back street...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank John S
SVRMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Severn Valley Railway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

You said it; let the train take the strain! Glad you enjoyed your day with us, see you again soon hopefully.

Reviewed 4 days ago

Whether or not driving a real steam engine is on your bucket list, this experience is first class. From the moment you step aboard to the end of your journey the smile will not leave your face. It is so exhilarating to stoke the engine...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Smugey
SVRMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Severn Valley Railway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your amazing review, our Volunteers put a lot of time and effort into making sure our Footplate Experinces are the best in the country! Every journey ends with a memory...

Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I, both pensioners, took our twin 7 year old grandchildren for day out at SVR. We all loved everything to do with rail journeys. Kids were overjoyed. All volunteers were really friendly and helpful. Loads to do at a very reasonable price....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Mick B
SVRMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Severn Valley Railway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your feedback, we will of course let the Team know at The King & Castle to ensure this doesn't happen again. If you can email the date of your visit and your name to gavin.chance@svrlive.com, we'll investigate. We hope you can visit...More

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Neil T
July 5, 2019|
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Response from crimewriterkate | Reviewed this property |
Yes, at a charge of £4, I believe.
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angrountree
July 2, 2019|
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Response from Howlo | Reviewed this property |
I cant put the link on here, but its easily found if you Google Severn Valley Railway. It will give you timetable and events, it also states if its steam or diesel engines. Great day out - enjoy.
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Chalk W
June 16, 2019|
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Response from SVRMarketing | Property representative |
Hello! Yes, there certainly is. Please have a read of our advice on our website.
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