Stanier 8F Locomotive Society
The Stanier 8F Locomotive Society Limited, Company number 00990440, is a Private company limited by guarantee without share capital. It was incorporated on 29 September 1970.
The Society is a Registered Charity, number 261751. The Charity Commission records the Society’s principal activity as “Preservation in working order of ex LMS Stanier 8F steam locomotive 48773/8233”.
It operates a paid membership and all members receive 'Black Eight' magazine, which is published periodically. In recent years the Society has operated a sales stand at galas and special events on the SVR and other railways.The Society also is a shareholder of Severn Valley Railway (Holdings) PLC.