How to Help

There are a number of ways you can help us:

Make a donation

Donations towards our project are always welcomed. These can be given in person at our Hampton Loade base through our donations churn at the end of platform 2 or alternatively you may use the online form (PDF - 223kb) and become a one-off supporter.

Make a purchase from our sales van 66 at Hampton Loade

There is an eclectic mix of items for sale including books, DVDs, Videos, birthday cards, childrenís toys, china and glassware - well worth a look if you are at Hampton Loade! Please see our Sales page for more information.

Become a Member

Membership is open to all and starts at £10 per year. You will receive our annual newsletter 'The Barry Octopus' along with the knowledge that your support will help to restore Barry Railway coach 163 to working order. Members are also welcome to attend our AGM. Please print the online form (PDF - 219kb) and follow the instructions if you would like to become a member of the trust. Corporate membership is also available, please contact us for more information.


We are always looking for more help. You donít have to any particular skills but it would be a great bonus. We are currently looking for:

  • A skilled carpenter to help speed up work on 163.
  • More help with running our sales van and general fundraising.
  • A Newsletter editor.

If you feel up for the challenge and would enjoy being part of our small active team please do not hesitate to contact us. You will be more than welcome!

eBay Sales

Items are sometimes sold on eBay through seller 'thebarrycoach' which generates valuable commission for the trust. Please see our Sales page for more information.

Our thanks for any help you are able to give.

Download our membership form here: Form Download (219kb)

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