Stanier 8F Locomotive Society

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48773 at Bridgnorth, running as LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway 8233

The StanierWilliam Stanier, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway 1932-1944 8FThe British Railways system of classifying steam locomotives by power using a number from 0, least powerful, to 9, most powerful, followed by either F for freight, P for Passenger or MT for Mixed Traffic. Locomotive Society owns LMS Stanier 8F 48773 and ICI bogie steel hopper wagons 19052 and 19129.

Organisation

The StanierWilliam Stanier, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway 1932-1944 8FThe British Railways system of classifying steam locomotives by power using a number from 0, least powerful, to 9, most powerful, followed by either F for freight, P for Passenger or MT for Mixed Traffic. Locomotive Society Limited, Company number 00990440, is a Private company limited by guarantee without share capital. It was incorporated on 29 September 1970.[1]

The Society is a Registered Charity, number 261751. The Charity Commission records the Society’s principal activity as “Preservation in working order of ex LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway StanierWilliam Stanier, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway 1932-1944 8FThe British Railways system of classifying steam locomotives by power using a number from 0, least powerful, to 9, most powerful, followed by either F for freight, P for Passenger or MT for Mixed Traffic. steam locomotive 48773/8233”.[2]

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 SVRSevern Valley Railway and other railways.

The Society also is a shareholder of Severn Valley Railway (Holdings) PLC.[3]

See also

References

  1. Companies House
  2. Charity Commission
  3. Full list of shareholders at 24 June 2016

Links

Stanier 8F Locomotive Society website