Support Us

Locomotive restoration costs a great deal of money and we need broad support to continue our successful record of restoring and overhauling scrap-yard wrecks.

About Southern Locomotives Ltd

Southern Locomotives Ltd is a not-for-profit non-listed company with over 700 shareholders.

For information about becoming a shareholder in the company please email Simon Troy at, call 01474 833263, or write to 16 Arcadia Road, Istead Rise, Meopham, Kent, DA13 9EH.

For existing shareholders there is a Shareholders Page with information about the company and forthcoming events. You will need a password to access this page.

Sponsor a part

As an alternative to buying one or more shares you might be interested in sponsoring components we need to restore 34010 Sidmouth. There's something for most budgets, from 112 boiler tubes at 65 each to the centre connecting rod at 5,000, and many others in between.

Please look at the Restoration Appeal page and scroll down to see the details of the sponsorship scheme and the list of items, or you can simply download the Sidmouth Sponsor Form.

To make a donation to any loco

A fine art print for supporters

257 Squadron

We offer an exclusive copy of a new print by Richard Green featuring 34010 Sidmouth to each person making a new contribution of £250 or more. Prints of 34028 Eddystone, 34070 Manston, 34072 257 Squadron 34053 Sir Keith Park, 35025 Brocklebank Line and 80104 are also currently available.

For more details of these prints please click here.

A bequest to Southern Locomotives Ltd.

You can make a bequest, i.e. a donation defined in your Will. Our full name is Southern Locomotives Ltd, and our Registered Office is at 7, The Broadway, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 2AD