The Erlestoke Manor Fund

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7812 Erlestoke Manor
7802 Bradley Manor

The Erlestoke Manor Fund was founded in 1973 and owns GWR 7802 Bradley Manor and GWR 7812 Erlestoke Manor. The Fund's prime objective is To keep both 7802 Bradley Manor and 7812 Erlestoke Manor in full working order, to the highest standard, in an authentic livery, to run on a preserved railway (Severn Valley Railway) for as long as practically possible.[1]

The Fund is unincorporated body, constituted with a Management Committee as Trustees of the Fund and the Fund's locomotives and assets. Membership is conferred on those subscribing the minimum holding of non-transferable shares, entitling the member to part-ownership of the Fund's locomotives. The Fund publishes half-yearly newsletters and arranges shareholders’ events, including driving experience and special trains.

The Erlestoke Manor Fund Sales Coach is situated adjacent to the buffet and car park at Bewdley and located in BRBritish Rail or British Railways General Utility Van GUV 86105. It is normally open at weekends during the operating season.

See also

List of preservation groups
Rolling stock owned by The Erlestoke Manor Fund
Shops and sales coaches on the SVR


  1. EMF Web site 'Our Goals and Objectives' page


The Erlestoke Manor Fund