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Hello and welcome to the online home of The British Transport Pensioners’ Federation. The BTPF provides a voice for everyone who has retired from our great railway industry and has been doing so since 1948.

There are fifty branches around the U.K. and Ireland, and members of other branches are welcome to go to their meetings, events and visits (booking may be required). Please check the BRANCHES list.

Please also note that all BTPF Branch, Council and National Meetings, Events and Visits, are all covered by our own Public Liability Insurance.

Please visit the NEWS pages for latest BTPF and Branch news. Also see the INDUSTRY NEWS page for the latest British railways news for various media. See below for links to these pages.


Remembrance Sunday 

On Sunday 11th November the BTPF will be holding a short Remembrance Day service at our Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum from approx 10.45 and I and the Officers would like you invite you to attend.The service always concludes with attendees watching the March Past and will be over by 12.00 latest.

 


NPC one-day Transport Conference 20 September 2018

Click HERE for details of the conference

 



Concessionary Travel

Burden on Society or Valuable Asset?

by P G Rayner FCILT  FIRO Assoc. IRSE MCIM

Click HERE to read the paper (Adobe Reader necessary)


 

About The BTPF

BTPF - Chiltern Railways - Marylebone Station

The BTPF is the only recognised organisation which protects and maintains the well being of Railway People in retirement.

Latest News

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Head to the News Page of the website to get the latest National and local branch news from the BTPF. Go to Industry News for the latest railway-related news.

 


 

Meet the Team

Click here for more background information on the team

 


BLUE PULLMAN

The picture below shows a 84xx Pannier banking a Blue Pullman up the Lickey Incline in April 1964, Alan Spencer one of our Derby Branch members was the Fireman on the Banker.  Alan started his railway career as an Engine Cleaner at Bromsgrove.  The train shown in the picture was a Swansea FC to Birmingham City FOTEX.
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Blue Pullman in 1964

Blue Pullman in 1964