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Bluebell Railway Football Competitions

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The Railway has run two competitions, based on the FA Cup and the Premier League since 1996, and additionally World Cup Competitions in 1998, 2006 and 2010, raising a total as at June 2015 of £8,420.32 for the renovation of Horsted Keynes signalbox and signalling, the extension to the Horsted Keynes Carriage Shed, Operation Undercover Phase 3 and the Maunsell 7864 Group, raising funds for the SR Restaurant Car.

Details of the funds raised and utilised are set out below:-

 
Horsted Keynes Signalling Fund
Year Entries Donations Total Rec'd Expenses Prizes Expenditure Available
1996/97 £695.00 £15.00 £710.00 nil £347.49   £362.51
1997/98 £645.00 £2,516.00 £3,161.00 £9.60 £322.50   £3,190.91
1998/99 £550.00 £60.00 £610.00 £9.91 £275.00 £3,516.50 Nil
Expenditure: Moving Signalbox door
Replacement of Signalbox guttering
Repair back gutter and flashings of chimney stack
Renovation of interior to windows and re-decoration
Sundries
 
£870.00
£1,522.00
£380.00
£638.00
£106.50
£3,516.50
 
 
Horsted Keynes Carriage Shed Fund
Year Entries Donations Total Rec'd Expenses Prizes Contribution to project
1998 World Cup £324.00 £82.00 £406.00 £3.20 £161.87 £240.93
1999/00 £620.00 £94.35 £714.35 £9.45 £310.00 £394.90
2000/01 £520.00 £67.00 £587.00 nil £260.00 £327.00
2001/02 £495.00 £94.00 £589.00 nil £247.95 £341.05
Expenditure: Contribution to cost of Carriage Shed Extension: £1,303.88
The expenses were wholly in connection with postal charges.
 
Operation Undercover
Year Entries Donations Total Rec'd Expenses Prizes Contribution to project
2002/3 £415.00 £65.30 £480.30 Nil £207.50 £272.80
2003/4 £580.00 £95.00 £675.00 Nil £290.00 £385.00
2004/5 £665.00 £45.00 £710.00 Nil £332.50 £377.50
2005/6 £600.00 £46.73 £646.73 Nil £300.00 £346.73
2006 World Cup £150.00 Incl above £150.00 Nil £75.00 £75.00
2006/7 £594.00 £84.33 £678.33 Nil £297.00 £380.83
2007/8 £620.00 £620.00 Nil £170.00 £450.00
Expenditure: Contribution to Operation Undercover: £2,287.86
 
SR Restaurant Car Nº7864
Year Entries Donations Total Rec'd Expenses Prizes Contribution to project
2010 World Cup £80.00 - £80.00 Nil £40.00 £40.00
2010/11 £335.00 £145.00 £480.00 Nil £148.72 £331.28
2011/12 £340.00 £30.00 £370.00 Nil £169.95 £200.05
2012/13 £320.00 £77.00 £397.00 Nil £114.50 £282.50
2013/14 £325.00 £41.50 £366.50 Nil £143.75 £222.75
2014/15 £325.00 £55.00 £380.00 Nil £144.50 £235.50
Contribution to date to Maunsell Restaurant Car Fund: £1,312.08
 
Our grateful thanks go to all those who take part, we hope you enjoy yourselves. We are very grateful for your donations on top of the entries, and especially for one that was more than generous.

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This page updated 5 July 2012 by Peter Richards, and 6 July 2015 by Richard Salmon.