Western Association

Western Association

Founded in 1948 by retired railway staff living within the territory of the former Great Western Railway
to look after the interests of their colleagues.
Membership is open to all, irrespective of grade, who retire from any part of the rail industry, whether
pre-or post-privatisation.

Membership of the Western Association is at present approximately 700. By joining the Association you

become a member of the British Transport Pensioners’ Federation which, with this Association’s
support, continues to achieve many improvements to Travel Facilities and Pensions.

JOINING THE WESTERN ASSOCIATION.

Contact Secretary John Reeves E mail joro.woodclo@ntlworld.com

SUBSCRIPTIONS.

Life Membership £25 (age 60+), £30 (age 50-59) and £35 (age under 50).

LOCAL GROUPS

There are several local groups within the Association which sends delegates to the Association and
organise their own local meetings and activities. Some of these groups raise their own membership fees.
For details of these refer to web site.


IMPORTANT DIARY DATES 2021.

ANNUAL LUNCH & SOCIAL, ANGEL HOTEL, CARDIFF, TUESDAY, 5TH OCTOBER.

You are invited to the Annual Luncheon to be held at the Angel Hotel, Cardiff on Tuesday, 5th October, commencing at 12.00 for bar and 13.00 for lunch. The cost to members, wives and guests attending will be £25 per head.

The hotel is approximately 15 minutes walk from Central Station and well served by ‘buses.

MENU FOR 2021 ANNUAL LUNCHEON.

Plum tomato soup with basil croutons

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Roasted topside of beef, Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables

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Sherry trifle with forest fruits

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Tea or Coffee.

Will you please let John Reeves by telephone (01189 341123) have details of your booking together with your table requirements and any special dietary requirements.


WESTERN ASSOCIATION ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
WEDNESDAY, 20TH OCTOBER 2021 COMMENCING 13.15.

To be held at the Old School Room, St Michaels Church, Stoke Gifford. From Bristol Parkway Station, walk past the bus stops and turn right towards The Beaufort Arms pub. The Old School Rooms are opposite the pub on the far side of the green. The Beaufort Arms opens at 11.30. 

There is also a café in the Old School buildings.