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

  • Postal Issues & Delays

    We are aware that membership packs are taking longer than usual to arrive given the pressures Royal Mail are under with increasing levels of post and dealing with the pandemic. A postal test was had in December where-by 10 committee members were sent Christmas cards (2nd Class) from the membership secretary on the 9th, and […]

  • AGM Q&A Session

    Both prior to the AGM and using the Q&A facility on Zoom, we received a number of questions. Our members views have always remained important to us. We had a good Q&A session which concluded the meeting, and we promised we would publish all of the questions submitted along with the answers given.Would the NTET […]

  • 2020 AGM Update

    NTET AGM 2020 – Update The AGM of the National Traction Engine Trust will take place at 2:30pm on Saturday 21st November 2020. Due to the on-going Covid-19 pandemic, the meeting will be available for everyone to view as a Zoom webinar. Members can ask questions in advance of the meeting using the ballot paper […]

  • Treasurer Vacancy

    Julie Smith, who volunteered to take over as Treasurer again when her replacement resigned some 18 months ago, has indicated that she wishes to step down.Consequently the Trust is seeking to appoint a Treasurer who will be responsible to the General Council for undertaking the following:-Supervising the book keeper;Preparing annual budgets;Producing Quarterly Accounts for the […]

  • 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, […]

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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