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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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Design for Reliability

A new page has been added under the Technical Menu heading titled “Design for Reliability“.  It presents 28 points from a memo by David Wardale dated March 2005 in which he lists the factors that would have enabled the 5AT to offer much higher reliability than “first generation steam” (i.e. historic) designs.

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