Category Archives: AST News

AGM and General Meeting: Bury – 4th March 2017

ASTT held its AGM at the Bury Transport Museum on 4th March 2017.  A committee meeting preceeded the AGM which was followed by an afternoon general meeting at which five presentations were made. The 20 ASTT members attending included: John Hind (chairman); Cedric Lodge (secretary); Mike Horne (retiring secretary); Paul Hibberd (treasurer); John Duncan (Committee […]

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ASTT AGM – Bury, 4th March

Invitations have been sent out to ASTT members to attend the Trust’s 2nd Annual General Meeting to be held in the Meeting Room of the Bury Transport Museum in Bury (Lancashire) at 11:30am on Saturday 4th March.  The AGM will be followed by lunch and a General Meeting which will include three technical presentations that […]

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Obituary for Alan Fozard

As many members will already know, Alan Fozard died last month.  Alan was the founder of the 5AT Project and led its planning team through the project’s life from 2001 to 2012.  As leader, he masterminded the preparation of the 5AT Feasibility Study, which is now published by the AST Group at his initiative.  John […]

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5AT Model on display at NRM

After attending the AST conference in Haworth on 9th October, William Powell travelled with his family to York where they visited the National Railway Museum.  William was surprised (and pleased) to discover his model of the 5AT on display in the “Warehouse” section of the museum. William built the 1 : 30 scale model in […]

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Haworth Conference

AST ran a successful conference in Haworth on 9th October 2016. The 30 attendees included the following: AST Members: John Hind (chairman); Chris Newman (webmaster and membership secretary); Mike Horne (secretary); Paul Hibberd (treasurer); Jamie Keyte (committee member); Cedric Lodge (committee member); Richard Coleby (committee member); Adrian Tester; Alan Fozard; Andrew Taylor; Dave Pawson; David […]

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February 2016 Newsletter

In October 2015, the Inaugural General Meetings of the Advanced Steam Traction Trust and Advanced Steam Traction Services Ltd. took place at Haworth. The remaining assets of the 5AT Group were transferred to the Trust, and the 5AT Group wound up.  Both of the new companies are limited by guarantee and do not have share […]

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