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Carriage & Wagon Fitter/Machinist
(c £21,500 Permanent Position)
We are looking for someone who is both enthusiastic and keen to become part of the team responsible for the mechanical maintenance and overhaul of our railway carriage fleet.
You will have a full range of skills and knowledge regarding bench fitting and machining, including turning, milling and drilling, and welding, both electric and gas.
It would be an advantage, although not essential, if you had some experience of mechanical repairs relating to heritage railway coaching stock.
The Position is 40 Hours per week, 5 days out of 7, between 08:00-17:00.


Carriage Works and Carriage Shed,

Comberton Hill,



DY10 1QX

For an application pack, please write, including a stamped addressed envelope to:   
Nigel Hanson  
Mechanical Repairs Supervisor 
Severn Valley Railway, 
Carriage Works,  
Comberton Hill,  
DY10 1QX

Or email:

Closing Date for receipt of applications is:

1st February 2016

Fundraising Co-ordinator


We are seeking a dynamic person to provide the administrative and fundraising support to the Charitable Trust. This is an extremely varied role to include data capturing, organising events, writing promotional materials and correspondence, and co-ordinating the back office along with support from our volunteers. Along with the relevant experience and skills, the successful candidate will be proactive, a completer finisher and a team player across the SVR family.

Please contact Shelagh Paterson for an informal chat. Tel: 07812 570942


Post: Fundraising Co-ordinator

Employer: Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust

Primary location: Number One Comberton Place, Kidderminster

Hours: 30 hours per week, some weekend and evening work will be required


Job Purpose

1. Manage the smooth running of the fundraising office

2. To provide general administration and support to the fundraising team.

3. Responsible for effective prospect/donor management and retention including the implementation of the SVR CT stewardship strategy.

4. Assist with donor, legator, corporate and trust financial support.

5. Secure income from donors, trusts and corporates.

6. Organise and assist with all fundraising events.

7. Compile newsletters and fundraising communications including website and social media.

8. To develop, input and oversee the fundraising database and reporting systems.