Unique opportunity to sponsor a component throughout the twelve days of Christmas and help to build Britain’s most powerful steam locomotive.

This Christmas will be the first time that members of the public will be able to sponsor a component for Britain’s newest and most powerful express passenger steam locomotive. For a limited time only, parts for giant new Gresley class P2 No. 2007 Prince of Wales, will be available for sponsorship to people who are not members of The Founders Club (which funded the project’s dramatic racing start) or its ‘P2 for the price of a pint’ monthly covenantors. Components sponsored through the Dedicated Donation Scheme range in price from one of over 1,000 driven bolts & nuts for £25 to the complete exhaust steam injector for £15,000 – an ideal Christmas present for the railway enthusiast in your family.

People who subscribe to the Dedicated Donation scheme will have their names (or that of the gift’s recipient) inscribed on the official roll of honour at Darlington Locomotive Works listing the components sponsored, receive a certificate recording the sponsorship and an A4 copy of the component drawing.

For the purpose of the campaign, we will be listing a new component on our Facebook page daily throughout the first 12 days of December, however there are also many more components currently available to sponsor.

New components for sponsorship will become available as construction progresses.

For further information on sponsoring a component, please contact 


*Please note that this offer will be limited to December 2015, after which time components will no longer be available for members of the public to sponsor and the Dedicated Donations Scheme will revert back to registered supporters only. 
If you would like to give your Dedicated Donation as a gift and need it to arrive in time for Christmas, please ensure that you email us straight away with your request, we must have received your paperwork and payment at Darlington Locomotive Works by the 14th December in order for us to fulfil your request. Finally, please remember that this campaign is run entirely by volunteers and although we will endeavour to fulfil your request in the timespan given, there may be occasions beyond our control where this will not be possible, for which we shall not be held liable. 
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Thank you to everyone who has supported the project so far.
Remember, it’s still not too late to sponsor a component. The Dedicated Donations Scheme will remain open to everyone until the end of December, when it will once again revert back to being a benefit to our regular supporters!
Items from £25 – £15,000 are still available. Please contact

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