The Thompson B1 Locomotive Trust is looking to recruit a Fundraising Officer.

This is a voluntary role with an expected commitment of 3 to 4 hours per week.

The role would primarily involve seeking out grant funding opportunities, big and small, local and national, towards the aim of restoring 61264 to mainline condition by December 2027 (the loco’s 80th birthday).

If you have had experience of securing grants for charitable organisations in the past, and you’d like to help make a significant contribution to the future of our locomotive, then we’d like to hear from you!

All reasonable expenses will be paid and the successful applicant will be rewarded with free ‘Gold’ membership of the Trust. For more details of the benefits of Gold membership, please see here:

Please contact to discuss further.