General Hospital Bus Route 55 – 70th Anniversary

General Hospital Bus Route 55 – 70th Anniversary

Route 55 General Hospital   The first bus service to Leicester General Hospital was introduced on 14th April 1930. This was a connecting service from the East Park Road tram routes and only ran between Gwendolen Road/East Park Road junction via Gwendolen Road to...
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...