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Governance Documents

On 2nd January 1991 the Companies Registration Office issued a Certificate of Incorporation certifying that: 'NORTH EASTERN LOCOMOTIVE PRESERVATION GROUP is this day incorporated under the Companies Act 1985 as a private company and that the Company is limited'.

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Memorandum of Association

This document is the North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group memorandum of association. It sets out the objectives of the company.

Articles of Association

This document is the North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group articles of association. It sets out the rules by which the company is run.

Procedure for appointment as NELPG Trustee/Director

The procedure to be followed for the appointment of a Trustee of the NELPG charity, and a Director of NELPG Ltd.

Trustee - Code of Conduct

Code of conduct applicable to trustees.

Livery Ballot Procedure

The following procedure for carrying out livery ballots on the Groups' locomotives was agreed at the AGM in May 1995 and replaces that set out in the original Articles of Association.

Motions Passed at NELPG Ltd AGMs/SGMs

Adoption of Special Resolutions at NELPG Ltd annual or special general meetings.

NELPG Ballot Procedure

This procedure details the way in which Articles 34 – 36 of the Articles of Association will be operated.

Anti Bribery Policy

Anti Bribery Policy, approved by the Committee 11/11/2013

Anti-Bullying Policy

The NELPG is committed to providing a caring, friendly and safe environment for all of our Volunteers and contractors so they can work and learn in a relaxed and secure atmosphere. Bullying of any kind is unacceptable at the NELPG. If bullying does occur, all Volunteers should be able to tell and know that incidents will be dealt with promptly and effectively.

Child Protection Policy

The NELPG has a responsibility to introduce its own Child Protection Policy. Under the Children Act 1989 we all have a responsibility for the well being of children and vulnerable persons whether or not we have parental control of children and young persons.

Young Persons Aims and Objectives

A NELPG Young Persons Development Group member (YPDG) is defined as any person being trained/educated by the NELPG between age 13 and 17 years. This document has been produced to ensure that all YPDG Volunteers and their parent contacts are absolutely clear about the aims/objectives of the Young Persons Development Group, and the requirements which NELPG will place on the members of the group.

Drugs and Alcohol Abuse Policy

The NELPG recognises that alcohol and drug abuse related problems are an area of health and social concern. It also recognises that a Volunteer with such problems needs help and support from the NELPG. The Group also recognises that alcohol and drug abuse problems can have a detrimental effect on work performance and behaviour. The Group has a responsibility to its Volunteers and customers to ensure that this risk is minimised.

Deviation Shed - Directives for non NELPG Shed Users

All users and associated personnel – whether employed or volunteer - will ensure that they work entirely within all relevant, statutory and North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Health and Safety requirements and as required by ORR and HSE regulations.

Coal Trimming Safety Notiice

You must not climb into the coal space of the tender in order to trim coal.

Disability and Equality

NELPG's aim is to ensure the we comply with our statutory duties under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (as amended by the Special Educational Needs Disability Act 2001) We aim to create a positive, inclusive ethos where issues of disability can be openly discussed with a shared commitment to respect difference and encourage good relations. This approach will be supported and backed up by the provision of disability equality/specific disability awareness training for volunteers as required.

Racial Equality

We value the diversity brought to NELPG by individuals from a variety of racial, ethnic and national backgrounds and seek to provide a working and learning environment free from racial discrimination, harassment or victimisation.

Personal Track Safety Certification

The Committee has produced a written policy for considering applications for PTS sponsorship and payment by the Group. The ultimate aim will be to have a sufficient number of suitably qualified and able people, with PTS qualification, to support NELPG’s mainline activities. This is a link to a form to apply for NELPG sponsored PTS certification.

Review of NELPG News

Following the item included by the Chairman in the February 2014 edition of NELPG NEWS, a number of responses were received. This report sets out to analyse those responses and suggest ways in which the debate regarding the future of NELPG NEWS might be moved forward.

Locomotive Maintenance Policy

This document sets out the strategy, policies and procedures for the operation of the Group’s steam locomotives, particularly when they are used on Network Rail lines, to ensure the best possible reliability and availability of the locomotives.

Data Protection Policy

This policy describes how personal data must be collected, handled and stored to meet the company’s data protection standards — and to comply with the law.

Privacy Notice

North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group (NELPG) has produced this notice to explain what information we might collect about you, why we collect it, what we may use it for and who we may give it to. We will also explain your rights about your information and how we look after it while we have it.


This document describes how our web site uses cookies.

Anti-slavery Policy

We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern-day slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in connection with any part of our activities. Our Anti-slavery Policy Statement reflects our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking is not taking place anywhere in our supply chains.

Data Breach Response Policy

The Information Commissioner’s Office state that all breaches should be reported to them within 72 hours and service providers are required to notify the ICO if a ‘personal data breach’ occurs. They must also notify customers if the breach is likely to adversely affect customers’ privacy and keep a breach log.

ICE Procedure

This document contains the arrangements for carrying accessible information to be used in case of emergency.

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