SEVERN VALLEY RAILWAY CLASSIC VEHICLE DAY
KIDDERMINSTER-BRIDGNORTH, 24 JULY
It’s not so much one classic show as four for the price of one – all linked by steam trains chugging through 16 miles of countryside from Worcestershire to Shropshire.
The Severn Valley Railway says it has had more than 140 entries for its day of classics taking over its stations. At the Kidderminster, terminus you’ll be able to see a 1927 Austin and 1926 Cluley and a display of Longbridge memorabilia, the Engine Visitor House museum at Highley will have a 1964 Daimler, a 1946 Rover 10 and a 1953 Jaguar XK120 on show, and the final calling point at Bridgnorth will have its station car park dedicated to British classics.
Marketing manager Clare Gibbard reckons the day’s four-wheeled entrants will steal the show, even with the steam-hauled trains competing for attention.
‘There is a real emphasis on the stalwarts of British motoring this year, with a variety of stunning examples of some of the UK’s most famous marques, many hailing from right here in the Midlands, on display at stations all along the line.’