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Regular meetings are held in London on trolleybus operation and history. Non-members are sure of a friendly welcome. Light refreshments are available. There is a small charge to defray costs.

Meetings are held at the premises of The Model Railway Club, 4 Calshot Street, London N1 (nearest Underground station: King’s Cross), normally on the third Wednesday of each month, commencing at 7:00pm. There is no meeting in August. In May the meeting usually features a London subject and the date and venue are subject to change. The future programme is set out below and also appears in each issue of Trolleybus Magazine.

  • Wednesday 18th January 2023 - Martin Eady presents: Trolleybuses in the Baltic States and eastern Europe.

  • Wednesday 15th February - Peter Haseldine presents: A look at a variety of European trolleybus systems in the early 1970s.

  • Wednesday 15th March - Jeff Tucker presents: On Eastern Europe.

  • Wednesday 19th April - Dave Hall presents: Views of various UK systems in the 1950s from the Stanley King archive.

  • Wednesday 17th May - Not Yet Available.

  • Wednesday 21st June - John Fuller presents: On NTA tows and tours.

TrolleyZoom Meetings
We are pleased to announce that TrolleyZoom meetings will shortly recommence and will take place for the foreseeable future starting at 19:00hrs on the following dates:

  • Tuesday 14th February: Mike Russell presents: A fortnight in Johannesburg 1974 - the last British-style trolleybus system.

  • Tuesday 14th March: Alan Murray-Rust presents: An A-Z of world trolleybus systems.

Recordings of previous meetings
Wherever possible, recordings of recent TrolleyZoom meetings will be posted here and are normally available for six days afterwards.

10th January Pierre Debano:- The history of the trolleybus in Nancy:-
Click Here (It should be available until 17th January).

DON'T BE SHY!! There must be many members who never have the chance to present their photographic work to a wider audience and others who have insufficient for a full two-hour show in London. Please come forward to offer your presentation, otherwise these TrolleyZoom meetings, which are proving very popular, will just fizzle out.

TrolleyZoom meetings are co-ordinated by Peter Haseldine, our News Editor. Offers to present future TrolleyZoom meetings on any trolleybus-related subject, past or present, should be sent to him at:-
news@nationaltrolleybusassociation.org


Invitation To NTA Members.
Our friends in the Associazione Torinese Tram Storici (ATTS) of Turin cordially invite NTA members to participate in their programme of Zoom meetings. These cover both tramway and trolleybus subjects and their full programme can be found on their website: www.atts.to.it To view the programme, go to the big green central window, click on number 2 (in blue) and then on the Zoom icon. We shall also post details of individual trolleybus-related meetings on this page of our website.

The ATTS does not post access codes on the website as participation is reserved for ATTS members and special guests (including NTA members). The access codes will be sent to you by e-mail when registering your address with the ATTS. You should confirm NTA membership by quoting your Membership number.

The right is reserved to change the advertised programme in the event of unforeseen circumstances arising.

The Association welcomes offers of presentations for meetings from those who can provide a particular insight into trolleybuses and their operation, present or past. Please initially contact our London Meetings officer, John Parkin, on:-
meetings@nationaltrolleybusassociation.org to discuss any suggestion that you have in mind.

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