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Fundraising Raffle

2023 Engine Shed Fund Raffle

Full list of prizes available:

1 x Gold steam footplate experience course

1 x Hornby OO gauge train set

1 x Luxury hamper

1 x Dining experience for two

1 x Steam engine cab ride

1 x Hornby OO gauge wagon

2 x Diesel engine cab rides

2 x Behind the scenes tours of the site & train

2 x £10 Battlefield Line Railway gift vouchers

2 x Battlefield Line Railway branded polo shirts

3 x Battlefield Line Railway branded mug & pen sets

3 x Family train tickets

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A new engine shed!

It has always been a long-term ambition of the Shackerstone Railway Society to upgrade the undercover facilities available on site for locomotives, carriages and wagons. The existing shed was built in the 1970's using secondhand materials (including parts from an old cinema!). For many years it has provided shelter for priceless locomotives and allow our volunteers to work with protection from the elements to create truly wonderful restoration projects. 

However, the time has now come to replace the current, life-expired shed with a new one. It will be bigger, brighter and ensure many more years of excellent work can be carried out by our volunteers so as thousands more passengers can enjoy the railways of yesteryear.

The project has been chosen to benefit from a fundraising raffle, where we hope to raise up to £20,000 towards its cost. All proceeds from the raffle, along with other fundraising activities on-site such as donation boxes will help us achieve this ambitious project, estimated to cost in the region of £65,000. This will provide a 2-road shed, 30 metres in length and eventually include new workshop facilities and even a visitor area too!

At the start of 2022 the society successfully relaid 16 panels of track in the cutting at Shackerstone and thanks to donations towards its £70,000 cost, is now fully completed. So please help us achieve this next exciting project and purchase a raffle ticket from our on-board team or from one of our ticket offices.

Note:- Raffle tickets not available for purchase online or by phone.


Raffle terms & conditions:

Entry: The raffle draw is open to all UK residents (excluding Republic of Ireland, Channel Islands and Isle of Man). Tickets are £1 per entry. Tickets are not for sale to or by anyone under 16 years of age, If selling-on or buying a ticket on behalf of someone else, please ensure that they are over 16, or their prize will not be given if picked in the draw. Directors of the Shackerstone Railway Society (T/A "The Battlefield Line Railway") are excluded from playing the raffle. 

Draw dates: Entry into the 2023 Engine Shed Fund raffle closes on 1st January 2024; the draw takes place on 2nd January 2024. All winners will be selected at random. 

Prizes: Listed at the top of this page. This also shows the order in which the raffle will be drawn (top to bottom)

Winners: All winners will be selected at random. Winners details and prizes will be posted online on Battlefield Line Railway website within 28 days of the draw date. Where possible, we will contact winners by email, phone or post ahead of their details being published. 

Late entries: Monies received after the closing date will be treated as a donation. 

Complaints: Any complaints can be sent to our email address -

Proceeds: All proceeds from this fundraising raffle will be used towards the cost of a new engine shed on The Battlefield Line Railway, Shackerstone.

Chance of winning: There are a maximum of 20,000 tickets available in the 2023 raffle

Licence holder: Graeme Watkins (Commercial Director), Shackerstone Railway Society, Shackerstone Station, CV13 6NW.

This raffle is registered under the Gambling Act 2005 with Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council.

Gamble responsibly: If you feel gambling is a problem for you, visit 

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