A training day at Apedale. This means that some members make a start on the journey to Competence Land (calling at Fitness, Knowledge and Attitude), and others are having re-assessments just to check that they are still firm residents. As always, the trainers can learn almost as much as the trainees – the phrase “I’d never really looked it that way” is not uncommon. One of the advantages of a relatively small organisation such as the Moseley Railway Trust is the opportunity to progress through the ranks quite quickly. Unlike certain operations, we don’t make you empty the ash pit for ten years before you are allowed to wipe an oily rag on the motion. Visit https://avlr.org.uk/moseley-railway-trust for membership details!