55 022 is due to arrive at the Severn Valley Railway on Monday, below is the schedule for the locomotive during her three week holiday. We hope to see many Class 55 fans visiting the Railway during this time and show their support for the loco and the Railway. The loco will remain in late Finsbury Park – Racehorse livery with white cab windows as 55 018 ‘Ballymoss’.
Monday 8th May: Diesel Footplate Experience Day – FULLY BOOKED!!!
Tuesday 9th May: Diesel hauled service train diagram with departures from Kidderminster at 11.00 & 14.45 and return trains from Bridgenorth at 13.05 & 16.50. A full timetable can be found by selecting the date at http://www.svr.co.uk/CalendarTimetable.aspx
Wednesday 10th May: Diesel Footplate Experience Day – FULLY BOOKED!!!
Wednesday 11th May: Diesel Footplate Experience Day – FULLY BOOKED!!!
All three days of Footplate Experiences are showing as ‘Fully Booked’, we are not certain if any additional days could be added, should there be sufficient demand. Information regarding Diesel Footplate Experience Days at the Severn Valley can be found at http://www.svr.co.uk/Footplate_DieselDrivingExperience.aspx
Thursday 18th May, Friday 19th May and Saturday 21st May: Spring Diesel festival, intensive diesel hauled services with a huge selection of motive power hauling trains over the three days, at this stage a locomotive roster is not available, as always we will endeavour to advise trains to be hauled by 55 022 when advised, Please see http://www.svr.co.uk/SEItem.aspx?a=101 for information. Our Sales Stand will be in operation at Kidderminster throughout the event and our team look forward to serving you with our vast range of tempting items.
At this stage, we are expecting 55 022 to return to Wansford hauling 31 271 on Monday 22nd May, confirmation and timings will be advised when they are finalised.