50th Anniversary LCT Route 11 to Anstey Lane

50th Anniversary LCT Route 11 to Anstey Lane

On Monday 26th October 1970, the once well-known Anstey Lane loop service commenced.The history of the Anstey Lane routes can be traced back to the introduction of route 12 Groby Road on 24th January 1949, replacing tram route 9 and running from the City Centre to...
Special 2020/2021 LTHT membership offer

Special 2020/2021 LTHT membership offer

Interested in Leicester’s Road Transport history? Join the Leicester Transport Heritage Trust in October, November or December 2020 and get 15 months membership till December 2021. Special offer of £25 membership deal Download LTHT application from the link...
Route 87 60th Anniversary October 2nd 1960

Route 87 60th Anniversary October 2nd 1960

A look back at the old Route 87 to Eyres Monsell Joint service between Midland Red & LCT We are slightly late but we’ll mark the 60th annivesary of the start of Route 87 which began on Sunday 2nd October 1960: New Route 87 ran From: Welford Place, Newarke...
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...