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Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust Ltd

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*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
*In 2019 it hit its £397,000 target for its [[Falling Sands Viaduct]] appeal and was awarded a further £853,800 grant from The [[:Category:Lottery funding#National_Lottery_Heritage_Fund|National Lottery Heritage Fund]], following an initial £71,800 in 2017 to develop its bid.
*In 2019 a £10,000 grant from the Postcode Lottery funded covered outdoor seating and an enlarged Anderson shelter at [[The Engine House]]<ref>[https://www.svrlive.com/epapril19 Express Points April 2019]</ref>.
===Endowment Future Fund===
The Trust set up an endowment Future Fund, the income from which is intended to allow sustainable investment on the Railway in years to come. It has aspirations to grow the Fund to £2 million by 2020 and eventually to £10 million.<ref>SVRLive Charitable Trust page, 26 April 2017</ref> It appointed professional investment managers, Brewin Dolphin, to manage the investment. Donations to the Future Fund were matched, pound for pound, by a [[:Category:Lottery funding#National_Lottery_Heritage_Fund|Heritage Lottery Fund ]] Catalyst programme grant of up to £500,000 which was awarded in 2013 and reached on 26 May 2017, giving a total fund value of over £1 million.
===Current appeals===
*The Trust supports the diesel groups' appeal seeking to improve facilities at the [[Diesel Depot |Kidderminster Diesel Depot]] which opened in June 2016.<ref>[http://svrtrust.org.uk/download/get/diesel-appeal-leaflet/107.html Diesel Leaflet]</ref> By June 2017 the trust had contributed £40,000 to this project.<ref>[https://www.svrtrust.org.uk/downloads/Platform%202017.pdf Platform 2017]</ref>
*The Charitable Trust is supporting the SVR’s ambitious [[Bridgnorth#Bridgnorth_Development_Project|Bridgnorth Development Project]]. {{As of|By November 2017|11}} £83,000 had 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>[https://www.svrlive.com/svrct-bridgnorth-project 'Bridgnorth Project' page, 28 November 2017]</ref>
==Rolling stock==
==See also==
*[[The Severn Valley Railway in preservation#Current Organisation | The SVR Organisation]]<br>*[[L.M.S. & B.R. Coach Department Sales Coach|L.M.S. & B.R. Coach Department]] - a department of the Trust<br>*[[The LNER Carriage Group]] - part of the Trust<br>*[[Friends of 4930 Hagley Hall]] - integrated into the trust to maximise income through Gift Aid<br>*[[Falling Sands Viaduct]]<br>*[[The Engine House#Commemorative_Garden|Commemorative Garden]]<br>*[[Heritage Skills Training Academy]]<br>*List of [[Charities associated with the SVR]]*[[The Severn Valley Railway in preservation#Chairmen|Charitable Trust Chairmen]]
==References==
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