Mission Statement

The mission of The B17 Steam Locomotive Trust is “To build and operate an LNER Class B17 4-6-0 express passenger steam locomotive to be known as 61673 SPIRIT OF SANDRINGHAM for mainline and heritage railway use.”

The project is managed by both a Strategy and an Engineering plan. The rate of progress will be dependent upon the rate of incoming funds and other variables such as raw material costs and supplier availability which will ultimately govern the pace of achievement.