Minutes of the GENERAL MEETING held on Monday, the 5th of March 2012 in the South West
Community Centre, 171 Sturt Street in Adelaide.

President Lynn Venning welcomed members and opened the meeting at 2:00 P.M.

APOLOGIES: - Pat & Eva Marzahn & E. Halden.

Laurie Purtle was welcomed back after a long absence.

Over 80's Birthdays: -

Strapps     Jack     01 Mar 1920 Senior Ticket Clerk               Adelaide  92
Wallace     Keith   02 Mar 1925 Helper Metal Trades             Islington 87
Barratt      Doug   07 Mar 1926 Area Manager                      Keswick   86
Driver        Frank  08 Mar 1922 Mechanical Inspector            Adelaide  89
Callaghan  Eileen 12 Mar 2012 Wife of Frank (Deceased)                    96

Members then sang happy birthday to Frank Driver who was present at the meeting.

The death of club member Murray Chandler on the 26th of February 2012 (retired Car Shed
Foreman, Adelaide) aged 96 was reported.


1. The minutes of the Annual General Meeting held on the 20th of February 2012 was 
    accepted at the Executive Meeting and copies were available from the table.
2. There will is a Railway Reunion being held at the National Railway Museum, Port 
    Adelaide on Wednesday the 7th of March 2012 from 10:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M.
3. The next meeting will be held on Monday the 19th of March 2012.
4. Frank Driver was then invited to draw the first raffle ticket.
5. A DVD of early rail disasters, which lead to improvements in railway signalling 
    systems and safety, was shown.

Members were thanked for their attendance.

The Meeting was closed at 3:05 P.M.

There were 21 members present. Raffle proceeds after door prizes were $34.00.

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