Your Membership is an important element in our mission to restore 2874 and we thank you in advance for your kind and continuing support.


The 2874 Trust has been established as a charitable company & is registered by the Charity Commissioners & HM Revenue & Customs.

We have the opportunity to apply for grant funding to the many organisations that will only fund a charity & can claim Gift Aid on donations & membership fees.

The trust is run by a small team of  volunteers and your membership is an important contribution to the costs of restoring 2874 and The Trust achieving its aims.

The Trust team recieve no recompense for their efforts in running andsupporting the trust .


Benefits of Membership

  • You will become an important part of the railway heritage movement, your charity (The 2874 Trust) owns a historic steam locomotive and you can have a say in its future

  • You will receive regular Newsletters outlining  the progress of the restoration and the activities of the Trust

  • You will have the opportunity to become involved in the hands-on work to restore our locomotive and the chance to learn new skills

  • You could become involved in helping run the organisation or take part in our publicity events

  • You will be helping to preserve heritage mechanical engineering skills for the benefit of future generations 

and all at a very low annual membership cost!

The Trust offers several types of membership and these are outlined below:

Membership Type


Adult - Annual  


Junior Annual (up to 17 years old)


Corporate Annual


Adult - 5 Year


25 Year (Over 70s only)

£250 (single payment or monthly standing order)

Adult Life Membership 

£500 (single payment or by monthly standing order)

Junior - 5 Year (can be started up to the age of 17)


We encourage all members, if they are UK taxpayers, to complete a Gift Aid declaration to allow us to claim an additional amount from HM Revenue and Customs - a valuable source of funds that comes at no cost to our members.

 Join the Trust On Line


There are options within the life and 5 year membership categories to pay by monthly standing order  - the on-line system is set up for credit/debit/PayPal payments but the Standing Order below can also be used:



If you have any problems with the system or any questions at all, please:

 ring 01643 706943, or 

write to 22 South Park, Minehead, TA24 8AL, or

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   Thank You for your interest in The 2874 Trust and taking the time to look at our membership page.  

We are always trying to give value to our members as well

              as increase our membership,


              if you have decided not to join the Trust at the present time,
would you please take a few moments to tell us anything that would persuade you to do so.
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The 2874 Trust succeed 

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