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The Friends of the Far North Line
Cairdean Na Loine Tuath
the campaign group for rail north of Inverness - lobbying for improved services for the local user, tourist and freight operator

Annual General Meeting

Saturday 3rd November
Lovat Arms Hotel, Beauly

The AGM offers you the chance to see FoFNL in action, to meet fellow members, decide by election who will guide its activities during the next year and raise points that concern you. We look forward to seeing many of you there.


1. To receive apologies for absence.
2. To receive the minutes of the 2000 AGM.
3. To receive the Chairman's Report for 2000/2001
4. To consider and, if agreed, to accept the Annual Financial statements for 1 April 2000 - 31 March 2001
5. To consider a resolution on membership rates. Introductory £5, Individual £7, Family £10, Corporate £12
6. To elect the President and Vice President.
7. To elect the Officers and two other members of the Executive Committee
8. To appoint an independent Inspector of Finances of FoFNL for 2001 - 2002.
9. Any other items of business.
3.00pm Break for tea.
3.15pm Open Meeting: Presidential Address: Rt. Hon. The Lord MacLennan of Rogart
3.30pm Speaker: Bill Ure, Secretary, Rail Passengers Committee, Scotland
Speaker: Graham Meiklejohn, Media and Public Affairs Manager, EWS Railways.
Time will be available for questions
5.00pm Open discussion.


  1. Copies of the Financial Statement will be available at the meeting. Nominations for Officers and Members of the Committee, duly proposed and seconded, signed by the nominee, both being fully paid up FoFNL members should be with the Secretary at least 10 days before the meeting.
  2. Bar meals are available at the Hotel.
  3. It had been hoped that there would have been an opportunity for members to use the new Beauly station by travelling to Dingwall for lunch, returning to Beauly at 14.06. However, the delayed opening of the station has caused these plans to be cancelled.

Keith Tyler
Hon. Secretary
Station House
Kinbrace KW11 6UB