100 Hundreds Appeal launched for steam locomotive 3840 County of Montgomery

Churchward County Trust orders frames for steam locomotive No.3840
Credit: Churchward County Trust

The Churchward County Trust has announced that they have launched the 100 Hundreds Appeal to cover the cost of machining the frames.

The frames for the GWR County class are expected to be delivered to the Churchward County Trust in September 2018.

The total cost of final machining, drilling and profiling is £10,000.

The trust hopes the gain 100 supporters donating £100 each to the appeal.

In return for the donation, donors will receive an A4 print of the painting of 3840 by Jonathan Clay, together with a year’s membership of the Churchward County Trust.

If you would like to donate to this superb cause, please send a cheque, payable to the Churchward County Trust, to Churchward County Trust Ltd, PO Box 10633, Leicester, LE9 0DU.

This is an excellent opportunity to really make a difference and help the trust with their aim of seeing 3840 in steam soon!

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