Welcome to the NTET


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.

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

  • AGM 2020

    The General Council has taken the decision to hold the 2020 Annual General Meeting virtually on Saturday 21st November 2020, at 2:30 pm. The meeting at Swindon, therefore, as been postponed and re-booked for next year. In order to comply with the law we need to hold an AGM to fulfil the relevant legal requirements, […]

  • PayPal Issues

    We have been advised that PayPal are having issues with their payment systems.  It is likely that your payment will fail when joining or renewing your membership. Please try again later. We will keep members updated. — 20:00pm –  The PayPal issues appear to have been resolved, however, please be cautious when making a payment […]

  • New Member System LIVE

    We are pleased to announce that our new Member Management system is now live.If you experience any technical issues, please send an email tsu@ntet.co.uk or phone 07308 502663 This system provides the instantaneous issuing of membership numbers to new members and the introduction of a discounted composite Family Membership (NTET + SAC) living under the […]

  • SAC Membership Extension

    This summer, we’ve missed being at rallies and events, and we’re sure you have, too. The Steam Apprentice Club encourages the next generation through events, rallies and driving days. Unfortunately, we haven’t been able to do as much this year, so as a gift to our members, we have given all current SAC members a […]

  • Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage

       https://historicengland.org.uk/coronavirus/funding/recovery/The £88m Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage offers grants to help heritage organisations or businesses cover operating costs, assess and adapt their business models, and become financially viable. This may include:Reopening costs – help to re-open and follow social distancing guidelinesOperating costs – such as rent, insurance and securityHibernation costs – to support temporary changes to the way […]

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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