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Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust Ltd

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Update Bridgnorth appeal
*A rolling stock fundraising and restoration project for [[GWR 17410 'Toad' 20T Goods Brake Van | GWR Toad van 17410]] is now underway, in collaboration with the [[The LNER Carriage Group | LNER Carriage Group]]. {{As of|2017|7}} donations have reached £7,275.<ref>SVRLive 'GWR Toad van 17410' page, 7 July 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 Charitable Trust is supporting the SVR’s ambitious Bridgnorth Development Project. {{As of|2017|711}} donations have reached £38£83,037000 has now been received for the project, including £18,000 that has been restricted to restoring the Bristol Bath Road turntable at the station.<ref>SVRLive [ 'Bridgnorth developmentProject' page, 7 July 28 November 2017]</ref>
*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.
*It works with supporters to ensure their wishes are kept when they decide to leave a final legacy to the Railway in their Will.
*14 June 2017: Charity Race Day at Worcester Racecourse raising £23,000.<ref>SVR Twitter 15 June 2017</ref>
The Charitable Trust has taken took over the organisation of the annual [[Peep Behind the Scenes]] day with effect from 2017.
==Rolling stock==
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