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From left to right back row (standing): Alan Spencer, Chairman; Brian Ashfield, Treasurer;  Jack Hart, Council Member;  John Barrett, Independent Financial Examiner;  Martin Cresswell,  Independent Financial Examiner; Bernard Tipping, Council Member and Peter Lindop, Membership Secretary;

From left to right front row (kneeling): Nick Agnew, President; Paul Gumbrell, Vice Chairman; Stuart Smith, Institution Secretary; Tom Chaffin, Website Manager and Brian Drummond, Council Member.

Taken at Yarwell on the Nene Valley Railway following the Centenary naming ceremony of GB Railfreight locomotive 66 716 "The Locomotive & Carriage Institution" 14th May 2011 (c) Photo: L&CI

The following were elected onto the Council at the AGM 2022:


John Doyle, Retired, former Deputy Director of Operations, Crossrail

Vice Presidents:

Nick Agnew, Retired, former  Contingency Planning Manager, Transport for London.

Mark Hopwood CBE, Managing Director, Great Western Railway


Alan Spencer, Rail Operations Group

8 Cathedral View, Full Street, DERBY, DE1 3AF

Vice Chairman:

Paul Gumbrell

Events/Fixtures Secretary

Malcolm Pym

84 St Marys Road, KETTERING, Northants, NN157BW

Membership Sec.:  

Peter Lindop, Alstom

Membership Secretary, 35 Fairacres, RUISLIP, Middlesex, HA4 8AN

Existing members can also contact the Membership Secretary on this page: Change in Details

Assistant Secretary



Colin Brazier, Train Service Manager, South Eastern.

4 Meadow View, Woodnesborough Road, Sandwich Leisure Park, SANDWICH, Kent, CT13 0AA

Newsletter Editor:


Website Manager:

Tom Chaffin, Contractors Engineering Manager

Telent Technology Services

Sales & Merchandise:

Jacob Short, Peak Rail Controller.

Independent Financial Examiners:

Martin Cresswell, Amey.  

Jacob Short

Council Members:

Brian Drummond, Retired, formally Driver, Silverlink;

Mick Foster

Humphrey Gillot

Peter Norrell

Bernie Tipping, Retired, formally Driver, South West Trains

C Wells

Please refer to the latest Institution Newsletter for further information on the Institution Council.

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