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Purchase and Restoration of Stanier 8F 45170

This project will provide funds to complete the restoration of this locomotive. The estimated restoration cost is £250,000+. The locomotive will be stored on public display in the Museum for the next few years while awaiting its place in the restoration queue. The intention is to ultimately return her to a standard that will permit potential operation on the...

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£162,862.50

Target
£350,000.00

46%

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Purchase and Restoration of Stanier 8F 45170

This project will provide funds to complete the restoration of this locomotive. The estimated restoration cost is £250,000+. The locomotive will be stored on public display in the Museum for the next few years while awaiting its place in the restoration queue. The intention is to ultimately return her to a standard that will permit potential operation on the mainline. The locomotive is 95% complete and in a good state of preservation having been subject to an overhaul very late in its working career and being stored in an arid climate. This is the Society's only example of an ex-mainline LMS designed tender locomotive. Please support this project and help to return this Glasgow built locomotive to steam at Bo’ness. Your donation will be used to: Restore the locomotive and meet the ongoing maintenance costs
This appeal is your opportunity to help restore this remarkable engine for future generations. Now is the time to join us by making a one off donation or better still, become a regular monthly donator/Covenantor.

In the event of insufficient funds being raised to make restoration of the locomotive financially viable, or the Society being unable to go ahead and complete the project; your donations will be put to another steam locomotive restoration project. Conversely if the project is oversubscribed your donations will be held for the longer term care of the locomotive.
We cannot thank you enough for your donation as every penny counts! There is no donation to small or large!

Event date

03-November-2014 - 
29-June-2019

Event type

Heritage Purchase & Restoration

Event is completed

Location

Scottish Railway Preservation Society, 17-19,
North Street,
Bo'ness,
EH51 0AQ,
United Kingdom

Event Contact

Key contact
David Morrison
Telephone
01506 825855
Email address
treasurer@srps.org.uk

Activity log

Good to see progress with the overhaul
Donation by Ross Walker
on 04/05/2019
£ 200.00
£ 50.00 gift aid
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Donation by Anonymous
on 07/04/2019
£ 2.50
£ 0.00 gift aid
Sorry it's not more and thanks to the office staff for replying to my email I am really greatful.
Donation by Anonymous
on 03/04/2019
£ 2.00
£ 0.00 gift aid
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Donation by Anonymous
on 21/03/2019
£ 4.00
£ 0.00 gift aid
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Donation by Anonymous
on 19/03/2019
£ 2.29
£ 0.00 gift aid
Donation by Leighton Easton
on 18/03/2019
£ 100.00
£ 25.00 gift aid
Sorry it's not more
Donation by Anonymous
on 16/03/2019
£ 4.00
£ 0.00 gift aid
Good luck with the fund raising
Donation by Ross Walker
on 15/03/2019
£ 200.00
£ 50.00 gift aid
Donation by Andy Laws
on 21/02/2019
£ 16.00
£ 4.00 gift aid
Donation by Jim robertson
on 06/01/2019
£ 25.00
£ 6.25 gift aid

Donation summary

Direct donations:(online) £51,469.50
Direct donations:(offline) £111,393.00
Donations to fundraisers:
(online)
£0.00
Donations to fundraisers:
(offline)
£0.00
Total Raised: £162,862.50
Total Raised
with gift aid:
£175,182.63

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