Welcome to the new NTET website


National Traction Engine Trust

The National Traction Engine Trust (NTET) represents owners and enthusiasts alike and is pleased to be regarded as the World’s Premier Steam Traction Preservation Organisation.

Driver Training Course

9th & 10th May 2020

The NTET Driving Course is a three year course giving participants the opportunity to gain an insight to the theoretical and practical aspects of the operation, maintenance and road control of steam traction engines learn and gain experience in driving off the highway.

It consists of two days which are split between lectures and practical experience, located at the premises of premises of S E Davis & Son Ltd, Redditch, Worcestershire.


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Steam Apprentice Club

The junior section of the NTET.

Dedicated to encouraging and supporting young people under the age of 21 with an interest in steam.


Member Benefits

Membership of the NTET gives you exclusive discounts on products and services

  • 20% off Morris Oils
  • 15% off boiler gaskets and door seals
  • 10% Off Heritage Paints
  • 15% off Vehicle Advertising Services
  • 20% Off Hallett Oils
  • 10% off boiler rivets
  • 5% off Mamod Special Editions
  • Discount for new Vintage Spirit Subscribers
  • New Comprehensive Home and Vehicle insurance scheme
  • More coming soon!

Latest News

  • Invitations to apply for Authorisation sent out for 2020 Rallies

    Invitations have now gone out to Rally Organisers of events listed on the 2019 Authorised Rally List to apply for Authorisation of their 2020 event.  Please note: the invitations have all been sent by email. If you believe that you should have received and invitation but haven’t, please check your spam folder in case the […]

  • NTET Driver Training Course 2020

    The NTET Driver Training Course for 2020 will be held on 9th-10th May 2020 at the premises of S E Davis & Son Ltd Sandhills Farm, Edgioake Lane, Redditch, Worcestershire. B96 6BG The cost of the course is £280 for members and £380 for non-members. A DISCOUNT of 15% can be claimed if booking two […]

  • AGM 2019

    The AGM of the National Traction Engine Trust will be held at 2pm on Saturday 23rd November at the Suites Hotel, Ribblers Lane, Knowsley, Liverpool, L34 9HA. Details of the Friday, Saturday & Sunday visits are listed below. There will be a dinner on Saturday Evening at £28 per person.  (See Menu Below).  Seats can […]

  • DEFRA announces its Clean Air Strategy

    For continuity purposes this item of news has been brought forward from the retired NTET website.  First posted in January 2019 NTET Statement On 14th January 2019 the UK Government announced its ‘clean air policy 2019’; for details of the announcement go to https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/clean-air-strategy-2019   Embedded in the announcement is a link to a 109 […]

  • NTET 65th Birthday Banquet

    Unfortunately, due to a shortfall in the number of tickets sold, we have had to cancel this event.

Owners & Drivers

The interests of Engine Owners and Engine Drivers are looked after by the Engine Owners Section of which the majority of members are engine owners and engine drivers. By pooling their combined experience and skills this section is dedicated to promoting the safe ownership and operation of steam traction engines. 


Rallies & Organisers

The interests of Rally organsiers are looked after by the Rally Organisers & Authorisation Section. The Rally Organsier’s code of practice and annual conferences provide advice on the running of events, and the NTET rally authorisation scheme ensures participating events are operated safely in accordance with relevant legislation.


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