Fundraising Archives - 6201 Princess Elizabeth Society
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Fundraising

 Have you done your Christmas shopping yet?  If you’re doing some of yours online like so many this year, why not help raise extra donations for 6201 Princess Elizabeth by registering with Easy Fundraising?! Follow this link to see how it works, then follow the steps 1-3 to get set up. https://6201.co.uk/index.php/fundraising/easy-fundraising/ Join...

6201's Boiler Back up to pressure at Carnforth (Nov 2018) Over the last few weeks, further progress has been made with repairs at Carnforth - just in time for 6201 Princess Elizabeth's 85th birthday on the 3rd of November.  The motion has been re-fitted, and more components repaired and reinstated accordingly. ...

The team at Carnforth have been making very good progress with the locomotive since the last update, and though there is still work to do, we're very pleased to report on the work completed so far.To date, all welding work has now been completed, new piston rings have been installed,...

With the locomotive withdrawn from service prematurely at the end of 2016 primarily with weeping small boiler tubes; the society has been working tirelessly behind the scenes to find a resolution to the situation.Whilst the locomotive has been out of action, 6201 Princess Elizabeth has been at The Princess Royal...

Firstly a massive thank you to everyone who has made a donation so far. We've now raised well over 50% of the money required to fit the new small boiler tubes - the equivalent of 65 out of the 123 tubes. However, we still need to raise the money for...

On Saturday 26th November 2016, whilst carrying out a routine boiler washout and inspection, our chief engineer discovered a weeping small boiler tube. A more detailed inspection revealed several other suspect tubes. Instead of replacing these few tubes and fulfilling our programme of work for the rest of the...

[caption id="attachment_16057" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Presentation of the cheque for £2750 from the Sponsored Cycle Ride[/caption]Gigantic cheque handed over to the 6201 Princess Elizabeth Society at Tyseley Locomotive Works open day 27 June 2015Generated by their superb cycling marathon along the disused track beds of part of the old LMS railway...

9 March 2014We are pleased to share the news that work on the boiler aspect of ‘Lizzie’s’ overhaul is well on the way to completion.With the installation of flue tubes and boiler small tubes now complete an important milestone has been reached.Concurrent with this work our Contractor – Tyseley Locomotive...