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Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust Ltd

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*In January 2018 it raised over £10,000 by appeal to repair damage caused by vandals
*The Charitable Trust is supporting the SVR’s ambitious 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 Bristol Bath Road turntable at the station.<ref>[https://www.svrlive.com/svrct-bridgnorth-project 'Bridgnorth Project' page, 28 November 2017]</ref>
*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 reached £7,275.<ref>SVRLive 'GWR Toad van 17410' page, 7 July 2017</ref>
*{{As of|2018|01}} it launched a £10,000 appeal to repair [[Severn_Valley_Railway_Timeline_2010-2019#2017 | damage caused by vandals]] to two coaches.
===Previous support===
*The Trust has worked closely with volunteers from the [[The LNER Carriage Group | LNER Carriage Group]] to raise funds for and in conjunction with Carriage & Wagon to complete the final restoration work on three Gresley teak carriages ([[LNER 7960 Kitchen Composite|Kitchen Composite 7960]], [[LNER 24506 Brake Third|Brake Third 24506]] and [[LNER 52255 Open Third|Open Third 52255]].) These were splendidly showcased when Flying Scotsman visited the SVR in September 2016.
*It contributed to the annual track re-laying work that took place in 2016 between Eardington and Bridgnorth.
*In January 2018 it raised over £10,000 by appeal to repair [[Severn_Valley_Railway_Timeline_2010-2019#2017 | damage caused by vandals]] to two coaches.
==Fundraising events==
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