Next Working Parties for steam locomotive 71000 Duke of Gloucester in February 2020

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Credit: the duke

The BR Class 8 Steam Locomotive Trust has released the dates for the next working parties on overhauling British Railways Standard Class 8 No.71000 “Duke of Gloucester”.

Saturday 1st of February is when the next working party takes place, which will be lead by  Dave Oliver.

For more information on now how you can get involved, please contact Dave via email at [email protected]

If you cannot attend this date or would like to help out later in the year, you can on the following dates which are the next working parties.

  • 15th February 2020
  • 7th March 2020
  • 21st March 2020
  • 4th April 2020
  • 18th April 2020

How Can I Help?

We hope that our readers can help support the trust in reaching their 2020 target of returning The Duke to the mainline. However, if you cant help at working parties, then you can always donate.

You can donate in a number of ways. The first way is easy, you can donate however big or small via the Just Giving page – which you can view here.

The second way is you can sponsor one or more of the bearings, you can do that by emailing [email protected]

Finally, you can send a cheque payable to the BR Class 8 Steam Locomotive Trust and send them to:

BR Class 8 Steam Locomotive Trust
Aurora House
Deltic Avenue
Rooksley
Milton Keynes
MK13 8LW

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