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The Steam Car Club of Great Britain

THE STEAM CAR CLUB OF GREAT BRITAIN HAS A HISTORY DATING BACK TO ITS FIRST NEWS LETTER IN NOVEMBER 1988. IT HAS BEEN INSTRUMENTAL IN KEEPING STEAM CARS ON THE ROAD.

The Club was formed in recognition of the ever increasing interest in steam cars and the need for a standalone club dedicated to that need.   It has since grown into the largest and most respected Club in Europe and possibly the World, It has produced for many years the best known magazine in the World (THE STEAM CAR).

The membership spans many countries including Australia, New Zealand, America and Europe.   Membership is open to all.   You don’t need to own a steam car, and whether you have an old or modern car or a steam bike; it’s your interest and knowledge that is valuable.

THE OBJECTIVES of The Steam Club of Great Britain are, apart from catering for all those interested in Steam Cars themselves, to promote responsible preservation, restoration and conservation of all steam cars, including those of both historic and educational value by keeping them safely on the road.

English and European Members of the club have over the years taken part in not only their own activities, but jointly in steam car events around the world including historic events in AMERICA and AUSTRALIA some shipping their cars to these countries.   Our American members have also shipped cars to special events, even to the U.K.  All these activities foster a better understanding of how steam vehicles work and build long lasting friendships.

The club through its web page, forum and links page (with hits of over 30 million to date) has developed a method to help all Steam Car users, covering maintenance, restoration and the general running and advice including encouraging the regular examination of the boiler pressure system.   Advice and support for anyone interested is always available.   JOINING The Steam Club of Great Britain is the best route for any youngster specifically showing an interest in steam cars.   Another important activity of the club was the building of its ever increasing historic archive, and pattern register thus aiding people with technical support for all cars in preservation.   The archive has been built up over many years with the help of the Science Museum and Stanley Museum as well as Auburn Heights in America and many other organisations and people to which we are grateful.   Preserving our heritage with steam on the road is essential.

The Steam Car Club of Great Britain is affiliated to the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Club and the Veteran Car Club.   It co-operates and deals with the DVLA and VOSA on the behalf of steam car enthusiasts. Through its website it has built up its own register of the steam cars and bikes operated in the U.K. and a similar register covering Europe.   In this way members can check up the history and ownership of any steam car or steam bike.

STEAM CARS - IT’S PROBABLY THE BEST HOBBY IN THE WORLD.

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Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs
The Steam Car Club of Great Britain is a long standing supporting member.

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The Steam Car Club of Great Britain caters for owners of steam cars and steam cycles old and new. You do not have to own a steam car or cycle. Perhaps you want one, or are just interested in these vehicles or in their further development.

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