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The SVR Autumn Gala is of course one of the must do events of the railway calendar. With a variety of steam locomotives running all day and night between Friday through to Sunday featuring both freight & passenger. The 2013 gala had a notable southern theme.


NRM owned LSWR T9 No. 30120 - Visiting from the Bodmin & Wenford Railway
SR U Class No. 31806 - Visiting from the Mid Hants Railway
LNWR Coal Tank No. 7799 - Visiting from the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway
GWR Pannier Tank No. 3650 - Summer resident which was visiting from Didcot


Rebuilt Battle of Britain Light Pacific No. 34053 'Sir Keith Park' - Making her gala debut following restoration
BR (WR) Pannier No. 1501 - Also making her gala debut after overhaul.
GWR 2800 2-8-0 No. 2857
GWR Manor No. 7812 'Erlestoke Manor'
GWR Large Prairie No. 5164
GWR Small Prairie No. 4566
LMS Stanier Mogul No. 42968 - Last gala appearance before overhaul
LMS Ivatt 4MT No. 43106

Sadly the weather for day 1 wasn't to the usual sunny standards!
LSWR T9 No. 30120 & SR U Class No. 31806GWR Large Prairie No. 5164GWR Pannier Tank No. 3650SR U Class No. 31806GWR 2800 No. 2857BR (WR) Pannier Tank No. 1501LMS Stanier Mogul No. 42968 & GWR Manor No. 7812 'Erlestoke Manor'LMS Stanier Mogul No. 42968GWR 2800 No. 2857LNWR Coal Tank No. 7799GWR 2800 No. 2857

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