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DMU Group West Midlands

Based at Bewdley Station on

the Severn Valley Railway

Latest News from the DMU Group

Latest News


Sunday 26th March


The DMU Photoshoot continues to bring us some pubilcity with Photos in the

April Editions of Rail Express and UK Heritage Hub E-Zine


Work has been rather slow with the unit being in traffic most weekends and the

Steam Gala, the latest Blog is now live.


Sunday 12th March


Work on the No:2 engine refurbishment on 50933 was completed this week with some test runs

from Bewdley to Kidderminster confirming the engine is now serviceable.


Our Photo Charter has had some great publicity with a photo by Jack Boskett having

been included in the March Edition of Heritage Railway Magazine.


This Weeks Blog Entry will be live later today.


Tuesday 7th March


Work to re-assemble the No:2 Engine on 50933 continued last week with the major parts now being in place, More of this and other work carried out is now on the Blog.


I’d like to thank all involved with the Photo Charter for there hard work, as a result the evening was highly succesful and raised a fair amount for the upkeep of our units.


We are in early talks with 30742 Charters for a second event in the autumn.


Wednesday 1st March


The DMU took part in the highly successful Photo Charter last Friday,

Photos can be seen on the Photo Charter page.


The Unit returned to service on Saturday and can be seen most weekends during

March apart from the Spring Gala weekend.


The Blue Square blog will return next week as there was very little

work carried out last week


Tuesday 21st February


The DMU Suffered a slight techincal fault on the morning of Monday 20th and

had to be used as hauled stock behind “Thunderbird” 50035, The fault was

found on the afternoon whilst on a layover at Bridgnorth and the unit again checked this morning at Bewdley and is now serviceable once again.


The DMU Diagram has been covered until Friday when the DMU will be in

action at the Evening Photo Shoot at Bewdley and then back into

normal service on Saturday.






26th March

A regular and well informed progress report on maintenance matters from the DMU technical team.

Our ‘Blue Square Blog’.


Usually Updated on a Sunday or Monday.