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The CILT Scottish Region Archives 2017

Welcome to the Scottish Region Archives for 2017. These contain old meeting and visit reports.

The year started with Stewart Nicol, Chief Executive of Inverness Chamber of Commerce speaking on "Don't forget The Highlands!". This was followed by a fascinating presentation on a "East Germany 1971 - Study Tour by Tram" by Graham Whiteley. The end of February saw Keith IIrving, Chief Executive of Cycling Scotland givng a presentation on the work of Cycling Scotland. Dr. George Hazel addressed the Edinburgh meeting in March on "Mobility as a Service". Dr. Miles Oglethorpe gave a fascinating presentation on the Forth Railway Bridge at the beginning of April.

The first event of the 2017-2018 session took the form of a visit to the Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway and presentation on the restoration of locomotive 45170 that had been repatriated from Turkey.

September saw a visit to the Royal Deeside Railway Preserviation Society and this was followed by a prentation by George Mair in Aberdeen on Scottish Government Transport Bill.The First meeting of Cotber was in Edinburgh and Professor Tom Rye, Edinburgh Napier University Transport Studies Institutespoke on "Scotland's National Transport Strategy". Richard Atkinson, CILT Director of Marketing and Communications addressed the Scottish Region in Edinburgh on 24 October. This was followed by a talk from Graham Whiteley on more of his "Tales of a Missspent Youth" at the beginning of November. November concluded with a presentation by Phil Prentice on Scotland's Towns Partnership. The final event of the year was a presentation by Chris Swan, Tarmac Senior Manager, rail and shipping on "Growing Railfreight".

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