The National Traction Engine Trust


Notice is hereby given that the 2018 Annual General Meeting of the Association will be held at 10 30 hrs on Wednesday, 7th. March at Macdonald Burlington Hotel, 126 New Street, Birmingham, B2 4JQ when the Agenda will be as follows:

1. Opening Remarks & Welcome: Brian Simpson, OBE, Chairman
2. Apologies for Absence: As notified to the Company Secretary.
3. Report and Accounts: To adopt the Directors’ Report and the Accounts of the Association for the financial period 1st August 2016 to 31st July 2017.
4. Examiner of Accounts: To appoint Messrs. Burgess Hodgson as Examiners to conduct the independent examination of the Association’s Accounts and to authorise the Board to fix their remuneration.
5. Election of Directors: To elect Directors of the Association in place of those retiring.  Richard Barnes, Hugh Harkett, William Hillier, David Morgan MBE, Jenny Nunn and Chris Smyth are retiring. Richard Barnes, William Hillier and Jenny Nunn being eligible, offer themselves for reelection.  Hugh Harkett, David Morgan and Chris Smyth do not offer themselves for re-election.  No other nominations have been received.
6. Membership Subscriptions 2018-2019: To increase, as from 1st October 2018, the annual subscription rate for membership of the Association, such rate to be that specified in the last column of Part A of the Table entitled “HRA Proposed Subscription Rates for 2018-19” accompanying this Notice of Meeting, adjusted according to the financial turnover of the member concerned (as evidenced by the member’s annual accounts) specified in the corresponding third column of Part A, save that in the case of any member providing free or reduced rates of travel for InterRail pass holders (or being unable to  provide such facilities as a non-operator of rail services) the equivalent rate in Part B of the Table to those specified in Part A shall apply.
7. Any Other Competent Business: Intimated previously to the Chairman and appropriate to this meeting.

By Order of the Board of Directors, Peter Ovenstone, Company Secretary    11th February, 2018

12 Feb 2018