The Pioneer Diesel-hauled service - The Ticket Office - Severn Valley Railway
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The Pioneer Diesel-hauled service

Spend a whole day out behind your favourite engines

The Pioneer Diesel-hauled service

Spend a day behind your favourite diesel engine on The Pioneer - with 96 miles of haulage on selected Sundays

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Choose your journey and travel in a private compartment or reserved table seats as you wind through the Severn Valley with family and friends.

Please pre-book your tickets online to guarantee travel; tickets are on sale online until 3.00pm the day before travel.

Haven't booked? Don't worry, you can still purchase tickets on the day you want to travel - tickets can be purchased from the booking office at Kidderminster or Bridgnorth.

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The Pioneer
Kidderminster at 9.35am
Operating dates:
  • September 5th - Class 40 40106
  • September 12th - D1015 and D1062
9.35am ex KR, and 11.35am ex BH:- D1015 'Western Champion' solo. 1.15pm ex KR, and 3.40pm ex BH:- D1062 'Western Courier' solo. D1062 to be ex KR TMD at 12.55pm. 5.05pm ex KR, and 6.40pm ex BH to be operated top & tail by D1015 (BH end) & D1062 (KR end).

  • September 26th - Class 50s                  
Your day out: Clock up those miles behind your favourite heritage diesel engines.

On Sundays, The Pioneer will run from Kidderminster to Bridgnorth, Bridgnorth to Bewdley, Bewdley to Bridgnorth, Bridgnorth to Kidderminster, Kidderminster to Bridgnorth and Bridgnorth to Kidderminster (approximately 88 miles).

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Day Tickets
Table for Two
Compartment for up to four people
Compartment for up to six people
Pre-book £50 £100 £150
Other Information
Under 4s travel free, but must not take up a seat.
Dogs travel free of charge.
Wheelchair users must reserve their space on the train, please phone 01562 757900.

Members, Shareholders and Loyalty Pass holders must pre-book their table or compartment in advance. You will need to enter your unique number to receive a discount at the check-out.
Any additional travellers not covered by your pass or ticket will be charged on arrival at the Booking Office.
Tickets may also be purchased at the same price by calling 01562 757900 (option 1). 
These tickets are not available for purchase from booking offices in advance. 

Tickets will be dispatched by email. Terms & Conditions apply.

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