The train line can call on a big fleet to operate its services.Only a reducing core of vehicles basically belong to the train line company, the remainder being owned by associated groups , for example the Great Western organisation, and people.The SVR is also the base of the diesel multiple unit (DMU) West Midland Group. Locomotives and stock from the train line don't now frequently operate trips on the nation's Rail network, but they have during the past been seen from Mallaig to Plymouth.
The main locomotive works are found at Bridgnorth.It isn't routinely open to the general public due to safety and health rules but conducted tours and open days are organized from time to time. Major advantage of the locomotive works include the boiler shop supplied with overhead crane, Noble and Lunn wheel lathe and ex-LT lifting jacks.
Works to surround the southern end of Bridgnorth locomotive shed with roller shutter doors, improve natural illumination and water-resistant the building more successfully were finished in early 2009. This forms the 1st of a considerable number of phases to boost the Bridgnorth site both for staff and for visitors. Another segment of work to refurbish and install a wheel drop that was recovered from Leicestershire is predicted to be finished in the summer of 2010.
Though carriage fix and restoration is carried out at numerous locations on the train line, the key carriage works is found in the previous products shed at Kidderminster.This building, lying opposite to the primary countrywide train line line, is commonly known as the North Star Carriage Works therefore perpetuating a standard GWR name.
Besides having a machine shop and fabrication clobber to execute a complete range of body and bogie repairs the carriage works boasts kit recovered from previous BR works to calibrate and adjust dynamo voltage regulators and to completely overhaul and test vacuum brake equipment, a facility that's virtually extinct some place else. In common with the locomotive works it isn't typically open to the general public due to H&S legislation.