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==Current charities==
 
==Current charities==
{{As of|2019}} these charities are:   
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*[[1501 Pannier Tank Association]]
 
*[[1501 Pannier Tank Association]]
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*[[Warwickshire Industrial Locomotive Preservation Group | The Warwickshire Industrial Locomotive Trust]]<ref>[https://wilt.jimdo.com/2-about-us/ The Warwickshire Industrial Locomotive Trust website] (retrieved 4 January 2017)</ref>
 
*[[Warwickshire Industrial Locomotive Preservation Group | The Warwickshire Industrial Locomotive Trust]]<ref>[https://wilt.jimdo.com/2-about-us/ The Warwickshire Industrial Locomotive Trust website] (retrieved 4 January 2017)</ref>
 
*[[Western Locomotive Association]]
 
*[[Western Locomotive Association]]
*[[The Erlestoke Manor Fund]] is a charitable community benefit society
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*[[The Erlestoke Manor Fund]] is a charitable Community Benefit Society
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*[[The 4150 Fund]] is a Community Benefit Society.<ref>4150 Fund September 2019 Update</ref>
  
 
The Warwickshire Industrial Locomotive Trust does not own the locomotive, which is owned by the non-charitable [[Warwickshire Industrial Locomotive Preservation Group]].
 
The Warwickshire Industrial Locomotive Trust does not own the locomotive, which is owned by the non-charitable [[Warwickshire Industrial Locomotive Preservation Group]].
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*[[Barry Railway Carriage Trust]] is "working towards the aim of becoming a Charity and have made several steps towards this goal."<ref>[http://www.barryrailwaycarriagetrust.org.uk/about_trust.html Barry Railway Carriage Trust website] (retrieved 5 January 2017)</ref>
 
*[[Barry Railway Carriage Trust]] is "working towards the aim of becoming a Charity and have made several steps towards this goal."<ref>[http://www.barryrailwaycarriagetrust.org.uk/about_trust.html Barry Railway Carriage Trust website] (retrieved 5 January 2017)</ref>
 
*[[The GWR 813 Preservation Fund | The GWR 813 Preservation Fund]] intends "in due course it [...] will become a charitable trust or other similar organisation in order to safeguard the future of its assets and possibly give access to other sources of income."<ref>[http://www.gwr813.org/ The GWR 813 Preservation Fund website] (retrieved 5 January 2017)</ref>
 
*[[The GWR 813 Preservation Fund | The GWR 813 Preservation Fund]] intends "in due course it [...] will become a charitable trust or other similar organisation in order to safeguard the future of its assets and possibly give access to other sources of income."<ref>[http://www.gwr813.org/ The GWR 813 Preservation Fund website] (retrieved 5 January 2017)</ref>
*[[The 4150 Fund]] announced in 2019 it was consulting on applying to become a Charitable Community Benefit Society,<ref>[http://www.4150.org.uk/PDFs/The4150Fund-2019-Web-Newsletter.pdf 4150 Fund 2019 newsletter] (retrieved 23 February 2019)</ref> with a resolution to that effect being approved at the AGM on 23 February 2019.
 
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 15:20, 10 September 2019

Introduction

A number of charitable bodies support the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society or individual projects or collections, and which are referred to in this Wiki.

Structures can include a charitable incorporated organisation (CIO), a charitable company or an unincorporated association or trust.[1]

Current charities

As of 2019 these are:

The Warwickshire Industrial Locomotive Trust does not own the locomotive, which is owned by the non-charitable Warwickshire Industrial Locomotive Preservation Group.

Ceased charities

The Bridgnorth Footbridge Trust commissioned a new footbridge outside Bridgnorth station. The Trust, Charity number 701636, was registered on 1 June 1989 and removed from the register on 27 February 1998 when it ceased to exist.

The Ironbridge Railway Trust

The Ironbridge Railway Trust was registered as charity no. 1129939 on 2 June 2009. It is independent from the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society. Its charitable objects include to develop, construct, preserve, operate the railway between Buildwas and Bridgnorth via Ironbridge, connecting to the existing Severn Valley Railway.[4]

Organisations intending to move to charitable status

  • Barry Railway Carriage Trust is "working towards the aim of becoming a Charity and have made several steps towards this goal."[5]
  • The GWR 813 Preservation Fund intends "in due course it [...] will become a charitable trust or other similar organisation in order to safeguard the future of its assets and possibly give access to other sources of income."[6]

    See also

List of preservation groups with an SVR connection

References

  1. The Charity Commission (retrieved 5 January 2017)
  2. The Warwickshire Industrial Locomotive Trust website (retrieved 4 January 2017)
  3. 4150 Fund September 2019 Update
  4. Charity Commission (retrieved 4 January 2017)
  5. Barry Railway Carriage Trust website (retrieved 5 January 2017)
  6. The GWR 813 Preservation Fund website (retrieved 5 January 2017)

Links

Charities Commission register search website
Locomotive 2047 - supported by The Warwickshire Industrial Locomotive Trust
Locomotive 1501 - supported by 1501 Pannier Tank Association