The Severn Valley Railway has announced its timetable and roster for its diesel gala on May 16th-18th, full details of which can be obtained by downloading the PDF from the line’s website by clicking HERE. 55019 ‘ROYAL HIGHLAND FUSILIER’ is booked to make one return trip each day, details of which are as follows:
Thursday 16th May: 14.35 Kidderminster-Bridgnorth, 17.42 Bridgnorth-Kidderminster.
Friday 17th May: 11.23 Kidderminster-Bridgnorth, 13.42 Bridgnorth-Kidderminster.
Saturday 18th May: 16.55 Kidderminster-Bridgnorth, 19.10 Bridgnorth-Kidderminster.
In addition, 55019 is rostered to work the SVR diesel diagram (two round trips) on Wednesday 15th May – ideal if you want more Deltic mileage than offered on the gala days. On this day, 55019 is planned to work the 11.20 and 15.20 departures from Kidderminster and the 13.10 and 17.10 departures from Bridgnorth.