The following benefits are offered to donors. Donors of £24+ per year are automatically entitled to be members at no extra cost. The levels of benefits for donors "Notches" to reflect 10000's notched driver's controller, seen below. These benefits are available once construction of the locomotive is fully completed. Click here to become a member.
Notch level Total donations made
Notch 1 £24 - £59
Notch 2 £60 - £119
Notch 3 £120 - £239
Notch 4 £240 - £499
Notch 5 £500 - £1499
Notch 6 £1500 - £9,999
Notch 7 £10,000 - £24,999
Notch 8 £25,000+
Notch 1 – All donors can become members and will receive copies of the Society newsletter, be able to do voluntary work toward 10000’s re-creation, be invited to society events and have voting rights at meetings.
Notch 2 - will receive a discounted ticket price on one of 10000’s first trains in addition to Notch 1 benefits.
Notch 3 - will be offered a free seat on one of 10000’s first public trains in addition to Notch 1 and 2 benefits.
Notch 4 - will be offered a cab ride in 10000 along with Notch 1 - 3 benefits.
Notch 5 - will be offered a free seat on 10000’s first passenger train in addition to the benefits offered to Notch 1 - 4 members. Those people who were Life Members in the previous annual membership system are automatically entitled to Notch 5 benefits.
Notch 6 - will be offered a driver experience package, including an opportunity to drive 10000 along with all Notch 1 - 5 benefits.
Notch 7 - Donors will be presented with a copy of Mark Langley's painting of the twins on Shap Fell. Donors in Notch 7 and 8 will also be privately invited to visit and observe all major activity, such as stock arrivals, movements by cranes, etc.
Notch 7 and 8 donors will be offered a copy of Mark Langley's painting of the twins on Shap. Here we see the artist with Society President Stan Fletcher.
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(a) Members aged below 18 are not permitted to vote in society meetings.
(b) Driver experience is for 18+ and not on public trains.
(c) All benefits are subject to arrangement, availability and conditions of third parties.
(d) All previous donations are included in the donations total.
Photo right: 10000 at Northampton station in 1960. Courtesy of Paul Williams.