Route 88 Eyres Monsell 60th Anniversary

Route 88 Eyres Monsell 60th Anniversary

  60th Anniversary of Route 88 to Eyres Monsell  The first bus services to Eyres Monsell started on 18th January 1953 with routes 40 to Pasley Road/Lydall Road and 51 which continued on to Sturdee Road/Simmins Crescent. These both ran from Welford Place via Saffron...
Leicester ‘Wheels’ July 2020 edition

Leicester ‘Wheels’ July 2020 edition

Latest edition of the Leicester Wheels features 70 years of Woods Coaches, Stuart Render tells the story Advantages of joining Some of the advantages of joining the Leicester Transport Heritage Trust are: The opportunity to get involved in restoration, archive work...
Co-op Milk Float for sale on Ebay

Co-op Milk Float for sale on Ebay

Steve Foxon as spotted this for sale on ebay. Its in LE17. Looks to be ex Co-Op and certainly of the type used in Leicestershire and Midlands. Its a super rare BTH made locally too. No reg but that may possibly be traceable. If anybody has space and is keen to take it...
Midland Fox Cub Ford Transit M1

Midland Fox Cub Ford Transit M1

 Update on ex Midland Fox Ford Transit M1. By Bob Fleming Fox Cub M1 is not owned by the Trust, but is an accessioned object in the Leicestershire Museums collection. M1 was first registered in April 1985 and was the prototype for the Midland Fox ‘Fox Cub’ minibus...
‘Fifty Years of Confidence’ New Book Available

‘Fifty Years of Confidence’ New Book Available

 The new book, ‘Fifty Years of Confidence’ to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Confidence is now available and ready for dispatch from next week.  Please post cheques for £22.00, which includes postage and packing, payable to Ken Williams, direct to 30 Spalding...