We are a networking, social and discussion group having business or personal interest in transportation issues, methods and logistics.

Next Monthly Dinner Meeting

The next monthly meeting will be on Wednesday 13th November 2019.  

Venue- The Chairman’s Suite Mercure Norwich Hotel, 6.00 pm for 6.45 pm as usual.

Menu – Beef and Ale pie, herby mash potato and a selection of vegetables followed by Treacle tart and cream.  Coffee and mints. 

Guest Speaker - Nick Walmsley who will address the meeting on the subject of the R101 airship.. 

Cost - £18.00 per person payable on the night.  Five portions of cheese and biscuit are available on “first come first served basis at time of booking” as an alternative to the desert at no extra charge. Any additional cheese and biscuit request over the five will be charged at £2.50 each.

Non-members, interested in the Club are welcome to join  us for this meeting. Contact the Club Secretary at thenorwichtrafficclub@gmail.com

News

Our 8th October 2019 meeting, the first of the 2019/20 season was focused on alternative fuels for HGVs. Before the meeting, members and their guests were able to inspect a HGV tractor unit powered by Compressed Natural Gas and learn about the operational benefits and disadvantages from a driver who uses one on a daily basis.  The tractor was supplied by Dawsongroup Truck and Trailer.

After an excellent meal we received an informative talk from Matthew Hunt, Business Development Manager from Gasrec, a leading UK supplier of gas for road transport. His presentation covered the types of gas and appropriateness of each for both 4 and 6-wheel vehicles; the environmental and operational benefits together with current availability and future developments.  Our grateful thanks to Mathew for standing in, at extremely short notice, for the scheduled speaker who was unable to attend.

 President’s Message

Progress can be perceived in many organisations and institutions and the Norwich Traffic Club is no exception. In fact it has seen exceptional forward change since its inception in 1933. Much of this is allied to the development of transport in its many forms, but as a club we are not bound to merely worship the motor car.

We are committed to social and business aims which embrace all forms of transport – by land, sea and air.....   click here to see the May 2018 Presidents Report

 

A Brief History of Norwich Traffic Club

The Norwich Traffic Club was born on 25th January 1933, the date of the preliminary meeting at Langfords Restaurant at which it was founded with 31 members.

The Club came into being at the time when transport problems were assuming greater importance than ever before, and there was a need for some common ground on which responsible managers could meet irrespective of the forms of transport in which they were engaged.

Today the Club boasts around 100 members from all aspects of the Transport Industry, who meet monthly for informal Luncheons and to debate and discuss important topics related to Transport today. The opportunity for business networking is also at the core of the Club’s activity and best practice and business improvement develops from these meetings.

 

Current Feature

The Story of the Little Known Norwich Traffic Club  -  click here

 

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