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Awards and Loans

The Trust offers financial assistance to individuals or groups to carry through restoration or improvement projects to completion. The Trust also invites enquiries about sponsoring one or more Awards.



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Lifetime Achievement Award 2009

John Reeves

John Reeves received a lifetime achievement award in recognition of a long career writing about and promoting the restoration of working steam, on the road and on the land.


Lifetime Achievement Award 2009

John Fasal

John Fasal was recognised for a lifetime's contribution to the restoration and preservation of Rolls Royce motor cars.


Lifetime Achievement Award 2009

John Wylson

John Wylson's award was given for 37 years of dedication to the preservation and operation of the smack Excelsior, the only remaining sailing trawler in the UK equipped to fish in the traditional manner.



The National Transport Trust makes loans to groups, associations and individuals at advantageous rates for the restoration of artefacts - whether mobile or part of the infrastructure.  Applications must be supported by a simple business plan which demonstrates the financial viability of the project. A sample business plan is available on request from the Treasurer.


The Trust does occasionaly make Awards for schemes which further the preservation movement. Again if you wish further information please contact the Treasurer.


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