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Thames Valley Traction Engine Club Website manager

February Club Meeting on Monday

Don’t forget the February club meeting on Monday 11th, at the Angel Inn, Woolhampton. (http://www.angelwoolhampton.co.uk) Jim Sarney will be giving a talk on replacing fireboxes and other restoration. Advertisements

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February Club Meeting

For the February club meeting we have Jim Sarney giving a talk on replacing fireboxes. With Jim’s extensive knowledge and passion for steam it is set to be a meeting not to be missed. DON’T FORGET WE HAVE CHANGED VENUE … Continue reading

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Change of Venue for TVTEC meetings

Due to the sudden closure of the Englefield Social Club, The January TVTEC meeting will be held in a new venue. This will be the Angel pub at Woolhampton (RG7 5RT). http://www.angelwoolhampton.co.uk/index. Woolhampton is on the A4 approximately half way … Continue reading

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Appleford 70; the invite list

A compilation of all the entrants from the Appleford Rally programmes from 1953 – 1971 has been made. 151 engines attended Appleford over the years according to the programmes with likely many more attending and not being listed. We would … Continue reading

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Appleford 70

In July 2020 it will be 70 years since Arthur Napper and Miles Chetwynd-Stapylton D.F.C had a race with their traction engines, which unknown to them at the time would be a major part in forming the steam preservation movement. … Continue reading

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2019 Club Calendars Now Available

Get your calendar at a club meeting or email us to place your order.

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Chicken Guns and Steam Engines

For the November Club Meeting we have Mr. Roger White coming to give a talk entitled “Chicken Guns and Steam Engines”. Roger will be talking about his job in testing aircraft and his collection of Steam Engines. See you at … Continue reading

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