How to support us

Supporting Us

You can help with the restoration of 21c11 / 35011 back to original condition complete with air smoothed casing and Bulleid's unique patented chain driven valve gear in several different ways:


The General Steam Navigation Locomotive Restoration Society Membership costs £15 for the year, joint and life memberships are also available click here for more details on how to join us.


The General Steam Navigation C.I.C. offers our supporters the opportunity to purchase shares in the locomotive. To find out more about becoming a shareholder and the levels of benefits click here.


As with any project of this nature fundraising is critical to its success. We regulary run campaigns for specific sub projects, components and activities. For details on our Trailing Truck Transformers Club and Funding the Frames campaigns click the links or check out our Funding Campaigns page here

You can also raise free donations for us, via Easyfundraising, everytime you shop online for major brands and services such as: Amazon, John Lewis, eBay, M & S, Sainsbury's, Just Eat and many more. Click here for more information 


There are many ways to get involved with the project ranging from sales and publicity, being part of our engineering team and joining us at our working weekends. More details on how to assist us can be found here.

Component Sponsorship

Each month the Society will highlight one particular component. The scheme will allow generous sponsors to cover the cost of individual parts that range fromfew pounds to several thousands. We regularly also have opportunities available to sponsor the purchase, casting and machining of key components for 35011. For details see our Component Sponsorship page here

For any other sponsorship opportunities email our sponsorship co-ordinator here.

General Steam Navigation merchandise

You can purchase, hassel free , via our online shop a range of GSN branded items, clothing, donation certificates, gift cards and even ways to make your cuppa or pint of beer taste even better!

To visit our merchandise online shop click here 

Supporter Roll of Honour

Our generous supporters are named on the Supporter Roll of Honour on this website and gracious thanks from all those who wish to see General Steam Navigation back in operation.


We of course, in addition to Membership and or Shares, welcome any donation however great or small. You can make a donation a to the project in a number of ways:

By Post: send donations via cheque payable to: "General Steam Navigation Loctomotive Restoration Society" and post to GSNLRS, 2 Bunch Cottage, Woodway, Loosely Row, Princes Risborough. HP27 0NW

Via BACS / standing order by making a regular or single dontation to the GNSLRS you can also do so via printing out the standing mandate here,  and post it to the address shown on the form. Please also Contact Us here if your wish to set up regular donations via bank transfer.

Online: make a dontation via our online store here and receive a downloadable full colour Donation Certificate.

Alternatively click the button below to donate online via PayPal