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Sponsorship and other Fundraising

Will you help get this


2874 at barry

Great Western Workhorse

Back into steam?


Withdrawn by BR 1963

                                                                           Barry until 1987

                                                                                                                                                       Pontypool and Blaenavon until 200

Dismantling now at the GWSR 2018


To Join Us Now – click here  



Plenty parts to Sponsor!

                                            Lots gone missing over the years!

                                                                                                            Lots of tools and paint needed!

                                                                                                                                                             Plenty of contract jobs to pay for!

 Shopping List


Disposable paint brush                             £  2                                             Pack of brushes                                          £   5

Rotary Wire Brush                                     £   7                                            Disposables for Needle Gun                    £  10

1 Litre of Paint (anti-corrosive)              £  15                                            5 Litre Paint (anti-corrosive)                  £  50

Gibson Rings (for new tyres)                  £  85                                           Remove Scrap Tyre                                   £120

Material for Drag Box                               £250                                          Profile a Tyre (we have 10!)                     £265

Fit a Tyre (also 10!)                                    £280                                         Machine a Crank Pin                                 £310

Front Buffer Beam                                     £400                                         Spring (we need 8!)                                   £800

Bogie Wheel Tyre   (we need 2)             £1500                                        Driving Wheel Tyre (we need 8)             £1600

Frame Stretcher                                         £2000                                      Shot Blast the Frames                               £5000

General Help                                               £ Any Value


To sponsor a part, make a donation to help our restoration, or join the Trust please download the form here: 2874 Needs You


Or use the BT MyDonate system – details below


Or simply send a cheque to The Treasurer, 2874 Trust, Hazlemere, Strensham Road, Upton upon Severn, Worcs, WR8 OPS

Limited Edition Wagons




Notice from David Holmes:
’S Healing & Sons Tewksbury ‘

Originally commissioned by Burnham & District Model Railway Club to raise funds for ex GWR loco 3850
I have purchased the remaining stock to raise monies for 2874 it was a run of 100 only and I will donate all profits to the 2874 Trust








On Line Shop

Thanks to “Hot off the Press” we now have an on-line shop – the only place you can buy our branded clothing and help support the restoration of 2874


A Great Way to donate to us is through the BT MyDonate scheme – we get the funds quickly – an e-mail to enquiries@2874trust.org will tell us how you want the donation allocated – we do the rest!

This link will take you to BT MyDonate website for:      The 2874 Trust




Another way that you can help is through  “Give as you Live”   There’s never been an easier way to raise money!

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Give as you Live offers our supporters a way to raise FREE donations for The 2874 Trust Limited when they shop online at 4,000+ leading retailers – including Amazon, eBay, John Lewis and Marks & Spencer.

You can also raise BIG with Give as you Switch –  It’s possible to raise BIG with a new Give as you Switch service. Up to £17 for The 2874 Trust Ltd every time you compare and switch insurance, energy or broadband via Give as you Switch

Who are Give as you Live?  An award-winning online fundraising website for UK charities, helping people raise money through their everyday online shopping. Powered by Everyclick Ltd, they’ve helped raise over £7million so far.

How do you get started?  Follow this   LINK  to the 2874 Trust page on the Give as you Live website.  From here it is simple to register as a user and then start buying – The 2874 Trust gets a donation automatically.

The 2874 Trust Facebook page can be found here




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The Dinmore Manor site  can be found here



The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

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steam loco department blog can be found here – and the home page for the GWSR is here

This site will provide many photographs of working steam locomotives – here is a sampleJB35

Jack also covers many other subjects – click here: Jack Boskett Photography

Mike Trodd, one of our supporters, provides this link to his YouTube site where you will find many railway related items – and other good stuff!    MikesMovies

Another supporter has very kindly offered to donate the proceeds from any photo licences of images relating to Dinmore Manor group locos to the restoration fund for 2874 – have a look at what’s on offer here

We are very appreciative of the support we receive from STEAM –  the Museum of the Great Western Railway. Located at Swindon, the site provides a fascinating insight into the history of the GWR – well worth a visit!  Click here for their website.

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