Severn Valley Railway

Attraction in Kidderminster, Shropshire

Contact Details

Tel:01562 757900


Postal Address:

Number One

Comberton Place


DY10 1QR

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A Wonderful Way to Spend a Day - The Severn Valley Railway operates mainly steam-hauled passenger trains between Bridgnorth, Bewdley and Kidderminster, a journey of about 16 miles, along the beautiful Severn Valley.

There is no better way to see the beauty of the River Severn than from one of these steam-hauled trains.

Trains operate most weekends and daily from May to September. The Railway also operates during all local school holidays throughout the year. The SVR website gives details of operating dates and the timetable in operation.

The Engine House, the Visitor Centre at Highley is well worth a visit. It houses the SVR's reserve collection of steam locomotives in an exhibition setting. There is also a very attractive buffet/restaurant with superb views across the railway and the Severn Valley. There is also a gift-shop.

The Railway arranges a series of special events throughout the year which have broad appeal to adult audiences and family groups. The 1940s Weekends and Family Fun Days are incredibly popular and the 'Santa' services are always a winner with families. Railway enthusiasts are also well catered for with a total of three special weekends, two steam and one diesel, spread throughout the year.

Tickets can be booked in advance either on-line of by telephone, usually at reduced prices, or you can purchase tickets on the day of your visit. 'Freedom of the Line' Bridgnorth to Kidderminster fares represent the best value and also include FREE admission to the Visitor Centre at Highley.


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A Footplate Experience is a fantastic opportunity to be an engine driver for a day on one of the country's premier preserved railways. We offer the thrill of firing and driving a full sized steam or diesel locomotive.

What we offer

Taster - £100

Introductory - £275 off peak or £295 peak

Intermediate - £395

Autotrain Supreme Special - £595

Supreme - £795

Ultimate - £1495

Diesel - £295

For more information about Footplate Experiences please contact; 01299 403816 (option 1).


Type Price Details
Adult £18.80 - £19.80 Return Fare
Child £12.00 - £13.00 Return Fare (4 -15 years)
Family £52.00 - £55.50 Return Fare (2 Adults & 4 Children)
Concession £17.30 - £18.80 Return Fare

Opening Times

Please check our website for operating dates and times.


On-Site café/restaurant Picnic Site On-site car parking Parking (charge) Groups Acepted Special Group rates Min group size Max group size Toilets Conference Facilities Marketed towards families Marketed towards children Marketed towards senior citizens Guided Tours Available for Groups Educational Visits Accepted Ramp/Level Access Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors Toilets for Disabled Visitors Guide Dogs Permitted Visa accepted MasterCard accepted JCB accepted Switch accepted Delta accepted Solo accepted


Self-Assessed Mobility Level 4

Note: Establishments may self assess themselves for accessibility. You are strongly advised to check directly with operators if you have specific access and mobility requirements.


Bridgnorth Station is on Hollybush Road, near the town centre.  Follow the direction signs.

Contact Details

Tel: 01562 757900


Postal Address:

Number One

Comberton Place


DY10 1QR

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