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Severn Valley Railway sell £500k in shares

The Great Marquess' train travelling through Bewdley tunnel Credit: PA

Severn Valley Railway has raised £500,000 since it launched its share offer two weeks ago.

The Midlands railway is aiming to raise £3 million to restore Bridgnorth station to its original Victorian glory by selling shares for one pound each.

Shareholders will have a say in the running of the railway.

Severn Valley say they're delighted by the response to the scheme so far.