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January Club Meeting

For our January meeting on Monday 10th January we have Alan Stevens presenting some previously unseen engine photo’s from his massive collection. Here’s one of the lovely Fowler Volunteer from Alans collection to whet your appetite. See you at the … Continue reading

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TVTEC Christmas Meeting 2021

The  TVTEC Christmas meeting will be held at the Beenham Club on Monday 13th December from 19.45hrs – 23.00hrs. Picklepythe Lane, Beenham, Reading, RG7 5NT

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Club Meeting Monday 8th November

For the November meeting we will be showing some of the clubs collection of 1970’s and 1980’s rally colour slides. This will feature pictures of engines from rallies in the south of England, many that no longer take place.

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October Club Meeting – Monday 11th October

For our October club meeting we have Jim Sarney and Trevor Smallbone presentng a collection of working day engine photos with many in colour. It promises to be a good evening. Hopefully see you at the Angel Woolhampton from 1930pm

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TVTEC Club meetings to restart next week

The club comittee have deemed it safe for our monthly meetings to recommence. Starting with the September meeting on Monday 13th September. This will be just a social catch up at the Angel pub in Woolhampton. We hope to see … Continue reading

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A Little and Often

A short but informative film about the art of firing. It may be railways but the principle is the same and will be useful if and when we have to burn smokey coal again.

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Club Subscriptions

Dear Members, Due to the circumstances of the pandemic which have meant that the Club has been unable to host any meetings/activities, the Committee have decided that payment of subscriptions will be suspended until the TVTEC is able to resume … Continue reading

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CHAIRMAN’S CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2020

Seasons Greetings to you all, I trust that I find you well. I know that I don’t have to state the obvious in that this year has been like no other and our hobby has suffered. None of our rallies … Continue reading

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A post lockdown trip out with Old Timer

With Lockdown rules relaxing it was a chance to have a steam up and take Marshall no.37690 Old Timer to a local wood yard to pick up some slab wood for home firewood, report Ben Brown and Fred Cooper. With … Continue reading

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COVID-19 update

All club meetings and events are cancelled until further notice. The committee will review when government guidelines are lifted and post further information on this site and on the facebook page. Stay safe and stay at home. TVTEC committee

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