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Every journey ends with a memory.

Days out for the family

The ideal day out for the family

Every journey ends with a memory

Days out for the family

Are you looking for a day out in the family? The Severn Valley Railway is 16 mile stretch of heritage train line running regular steam train and heritage diesel trains throughout the year.

Whether it is the beautiful English countryside, fabulous engines or the many interesting places to stop on the journey, the Severn Valley Railway will thrill all - young or old.

The ideal family day out

Along the line you will discover many reasons why the Severn Valley Railway is an ideal day out for the family. Our Kidderminster station is the most southern end of the line and retains the character of the original Ross-On-Wye station, built by GWR.

Moving northbound you can stop and admire the countryside town of Bewdley, the Worcestershire village of Arley, get up close and learn about our trains and carriages at The Engine House, visit the sleepy hamlet of Hampton Loade and visit the Shropshire town of Bridgnorth.

It is also possible to join the train from Bridgnorth and travel south to Kidderminster. For more information on what makes Severn Valley Railway a great day out in the midlands, please click here to see our interactive map.

Severn Valley Railway - Every journey ends with a memory

The Severn Valley Railway is a full-size standard-gauge railway line, running regular, mainly steam-hauled, passenger trains between Kidderminster in Worcestershire and Bridgnorth in Shropshire, a distance of approximately sixteen miles.

A remarkable feature of the Railway is that it is very largely run by unpaid volunteers, with a paid staff of around 70 people responsible for administration and commercial activities, plus regular track and rolling stock maintenance.

Through the year, volunteers appear on the Railway to perform many tasks, including repairing and repainting stations, reconstruction of viaducts and bridges, and rebuilding locomotives and rolling stock, not to mention operating the trains!

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