DMU Group West Midlands
Based at Bewdley Station on
the Severn Valley Railway
Latest News from the DMU Group
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
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.
A regular and well informed progress report on maintenance matters from the DMU technical
Our ‘Blue Square Blog’.
Usually Updated on a Sunday or Monday.