|The Class 50 Alliance Ltd is the company formed by the merger of The
Fifty Fund and Project Defiance. The company owns three locomotives and operates
one more owned by a small number of its shareholders.
The fleet of four Class 50 (English Electric Type 4) locomotives
50035 Ark Royal
Two of the locomotives are fitted with TPWS, and OTMR to allow operation on
Network Rail tracks. When not working special
trains or being prepared for special train duties the locomotives are
based on the Severn Valley Railway.
As part of the merger arrangements The Fifty Fund is being maintained
as a Class 50 supporter's organisation. This will continue as a
forum for discussions on issues related to the class, raise funds for the
four locomotives, and operate the share purchase by installment scheme on
behalf of shareholders in the Class 50 Alliance Ltd. Follow
this link to download share application forms.
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More details of these locomotives and the events they will be attending
are available on The Fifty Fund website: The Fifty