Category Archives: 40's Weekend

Bobington Airport – 1940’s Event

This is the second year of the Bobington Airport – 1940’s event, held over the weekend – 19-20 June, 2012. A great friendly atmosphere all round with plenty see and photography. The following slide show represents images, taken by me, from the … Continue reading

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1940′s Weekend: Arley Station, Severn Valley Railway

1940′s Weekend: Arley Station, Severn Valley Railway; 25th June 2011 Despite having to contend with scorching temperatures the turn out on Arley Station was surprisingly mild for a 1940′s event. Anne; A Brief Encounter © John Powell EFIAP DPAGB I … Continue reading

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SVR – 1940’s Weekend, Part 2

For my second assault on the SVR-1940’s weekend I drove to Arley Station, parked the car and make my way to Kidderminster, via the train. Although I’ve been to most of the stations along the route and photographed many of … Continue reading

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SVR – 1940’s Weekend, Part 1

For two weekends (June 27-28 & July 4-5th) the Severn Valley Railway (SVR) goes back in time when it hosts its annual 1940’s weekend. Ironically, it was during the 1940’s that passenger traffic on the SVR started to dwindle, largely … Continue reading

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