Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust Ltd
Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust Ltd is a Registered Charity, Number 1092723, for the purpose of raising funds to support the SVRSevern Valley Railway. It is commonly referred to on the SVRSevern Valley Railway as "the Charitable Trust", and was originally called the SVRSevern Valley Railway Rolling Stock Trust.
The ongoing objective is to raise funds for the long-term preservation of rolling stock belonging to the Trust. Other recent initiatives have included funding for the SVRSevern Valley Railway’s Heritage Skills Training Academy, and arranging Heritage Lottery support for the restoration of 4930 Hagley Hall and for the SVRSevern Valley Railway Future Fund Endowment.
The Charitable Trust owns GWR 7819 Hinton Manor, together with a number of carriages. Some of these carriages were formerly owned by a separate body, the L.M.S & B.R.British Rail or British Railways Coach Fund. The Coach Fund donated them to the Charitable Trust in 2007, following which it became a department within the Charitable Trust. The department maintains a sales coach at Bridgnorth.