On 06/06/2022 15:08, David McLoughlin wrote:
> I thought of COMTA and Mal when I saw a safety sign on the dash of one
> of the trams, so took the accompanying photo. But on closer looking on
> arrival home, I saw it says Federation of Rail Organisations of NZ,
> not COMTA. I would have thought the WTM was a member of COMTA?
Yes, WTM is a member of both FRONZ and COTMA.
Their Secretary, Henry Brittain is President of COTMA.
There is no competition between the two bodies. I think that most of
the NZ heritage tram museums are members of both.
I often point to FRONZ as a model for the emerging heritage rail
coordinating body in Victoria -
Mal Rowe - working towards that emergence