2022 Railway Calendar launched by Shrewsbury Railway Heritage Trust
18 Nov 2021
by Katy Rink

Pictured, from The Shrewsbury Railway Heritage Trust 2022 Calendar (March)

Ex-LNER A4 Pacific Bittern, in pre-war livery, steams along near Eardington on the Severn Valley Railway with a matching set of LNER teak coaches in March 2012. (Photo: Geoff Cryer)

Shrewsbury Railway Heritage Trust has launched their 2022 calendar featuring images from Shropshire’s railway history of stunning steam locomotives. The calendar is on sale at Claremont News, in Shrewsbury priced £5.

Philip Davies, Director of the Trust said: “The calendar is a limited edition and features some fabulous full-colour images by local photographers of steam locomotives in Shropshire, plus a special page featuring the Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Railway. People can treat themselves, a friend or relative to an attractive calendar brim-full of nostalgia!”

The calendar is also available via mail order: (Send cheque for £7.50p (this includes £2.50p postage and packing) payable to Shrewsbury Railway Heritage Trust to: SRHT, 192A Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6AH - and including a return address).

Pictured in B& W below: scenes from the last years of the Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Railway. (Clockwise from top left): 

MoD no 125 stands at a busy-looking Abbey Station. (Photo: JA Peden, IRS copyright);

MoD no 188 crosses the Hereford main line with a short freight.

Last day special, 20 March 1960: MoD 193 poses with its train on Shrawardine viaduct.

MoD 193 and train stand at Kinnerley Junction (Photos: Russell Mulford collection).

Also pictured below:

August: Bulleid Pacific 34027 Taw Valley hauls the Golden Jubilee Pullman from London Victoria to Bridgnorth past Hay Bridge on the Severn Valley Railway, 16 May 2015. (Photo: Roger Amies)