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How to support the SVR

When you choose to support the Railway financially through the Charitable Trust, you will be making a real difference to the future of this wonderful heritage asset. Every donation, no matter what its size, helps to preserve the SVR's rolling stock and infrastructure. Together, we're ensuring the future of this amazing piece of living history, so that it can continue to delight, thrill and inform generations to come.

And we really do need your support.

The day-to-day income the SVR receives from passenger fares, shops, cafes and pubs can only cover the cost of running trains, along with standard maintenance and restoration.

Sadly it doesn't generate enough income to improve and develop the Railway. This investment is essential for the SVR will maintain its position as a leading heritage railway in the UK.

There are lots of ways in which you can help:

  • Make a Donation in Memory

  • Give a gift in kind

  • Join our Guardians' Club - by pledging a Gift in your Will

  • Give a major gift

  • Join our Patrons' Club - by making a Regular Donation

  • Benefit from tax efficient giving

Donation form downloads

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