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Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust Ltd

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*In May 2016, the Trust secured a grant of £75,000 from the Department for Transport towards a project which will transform the Railway’s facilities for disabled visitors by adapting a carriage to wheelchair use to complete the SVR’s fleet of accessible carriages, and rebuilding a second carriage to provide wheelchair-accessible dining facilities
*It works with supporters to ensure their wishes are kept when they decide to leave a final legacy to the Railway in their Will.
*In October 2017 the Trust announced it was establishing an [[The Engine House#Commemorative_Garden|In Memory Garden ]] for SVR supporters, close to [[The Engine House]]. The area is directly beneath the gallery, on level ground below the retaining slope. Initial work involved fencing off the area and creating a set of access steps, before landscaping and designing the garden layout and planting scheme.<ref>[ Memorial Garden - Landscaping garden design expertise needed, SVRLive, 16 October 2017] (Retrieved 14 July 2018</ref>. By July 2018 vegetation clearance was underway.
===Current appeals===
*It is appying to the HLF for funds to repair [[Falling Sands Viaduct]]
*The Trust supports the diesel groups' appeal seeking to improve facilities at the [[Diesel Depot |Kidderminster Diesel Depot]] which opened in June 2016.<ref>[ Diesel Leaflet]</ref> {{As of|2017|7}} donations have reached £6,430.
*The Charitable Trust is supporting the SVR’s ambitious [[Bridgnorth#Bridgnorth_Development_Project|Bridgnorth Development Project]]. {{As of|2017|11}} £83,000 has now been received for the project, including £18,000 that has been restricted to restoring the [[Bridgnorth Turntable|Bristol Bath Road turntable ]] at the station.<ref>[ 'Bridgnorth Project' page, 28 November 2017]</ref>
===Previous support===
*In January 2018 it raised £13,000 by appeal to repair [[Severn_Valley_Railway_Timeline_2010-2019#2017 | damage caused by vandals]] to two coaches.
*A rolling stock fundraising and restoration project for [[GWR 17410 'Toad' 20T Goods Brake Van | GWR Toad van 17410]] took place in collaboration with the [[The LNER Carriage Group | LNER Carriage Group]] and raised over £7,275.<ref>SVRLive 'GWR Toad van 17410' page, 7 July 2017</ref>
*The Trust funded the overhaul of [[GWR 9615 Kitchen Diner First]] from 2018.<ref>[ 'Platform' magazine, 2018 Issue 4, p.6]</ref>
*It contributed to the track re-laying work that took place in 2018 at [[Accommodation bridge near Severn Lodge#County_Boundary_landslip|County Boundary]]
*It supported the reinstating of the [[Eardington#The_platform|Eardington Station platform]] in January 2018
==Fundraising events==
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