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Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust Ltd

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*The Charitable Trust funds most of the costs of the SVR’s Heritage Skills Training Academy and team of apprentices. It costs 621£21,000 to fund an apprentice for one year, and the Trust funded £165,125 in 2017 (2016: £35,000).<ref>[ SVR Charitable Trust Report and Financial Statements 30 June 2017]</ref>
*Income from its endowment Future Fund will allow sustainable investment on the Railway in the years to come. Donations to the Future Fund were matched, pound for pound, by a Heritage Lottery Fund grant of up to £500,000 which was reached on 26 May 2017. It has aspirations to grow the Fund to £10 million.<ref>SVRLive Charitable Trust page, 26 April 2017</ref>
*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
*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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