Volunteering and Working Weekends


Volunteering


There are a number of ways to support our project in addition to membership or sharesholding if you are able to spare some of your time to assist us either at our working weekends or be part of our engineering team, see below, or you might wish to assist us with our sales and publicity stand at various railway galas and events to raise awareness of our project, raise funds through sales of our merchandise and recruitment of new members / contributors to the project. If you are interested please contact our chairman / volunteer liaison officer Andrew Collett here  


Working Weekends & Sales Stands


We aim to hold at least one working party weekend a month in co-operation with our friends at  the Swindon & Cricklade Railway.  We also have our sales stand present at a numbr of events throughout the year.


As always with our working weekends, no experience is necessary just enthusiasm and a willingness to get involved. If you are interested please contact our contact our chairman / volunteer liaison officer Andrew Collett here  for a volunteer form to fill out.


Please note: as well as being a member of the General Steam Navigation Locomotive Restoration Society, see joining details here, you will also need to be a Member of the Swindon & Cricklade Railway this ensures that all our working weekend activities are fully covered by insurance.


Note: due to Covid-19 secure working practices we have to limit working party numbers and therefore attendance of the following working weekends is strictly by prior agereement with our our chairman / volunteer liaison officer Andrew Collett only.


Our current planned dates for our working weekends, or sales stand, for 2021 are as follows:

25th / 26th September – Sales Stand at Swindon & Cricklade Railway Military Weekend

9th /10th October

13th /14th November

11th /12th December


These dates are subject to confirmation please check prior to attending with our contact our chairman / volunteer liaison officer Andrew Collett here