Monthly Meetings


LEICESTER TRANSPORT HERITAGE TRUST in conjunction with BaMMOT hold monthly social meetings, between 10 am and 1 pm, at the New Walk Museum, 53 New Walk, Leicester. LE1 7EA. Local bus and coach photographs together with Trust publications are on sale at these meetings. There is a charge of £3.00 towards the cost of room hire. Free tea, coffee and biscuits are provided at the interval.




2019 Programme

If you wish to present a slide or film show or give a talk at a meeting in 2018, please contact Mike Greenwood by e-mail on or by writing to him at 11 Elliott Drive, Leicester Forest East, Leicester, LE3 3FA.

SATURDAY 11th MAY 2019

“Busman’s Holiday” Gary Nolan reflects on his career and hobby.


We welcome back Alan Murray-Rust who will give us a digital presentation titled “North of the Border”.


“The last year of the D9”. Mike Greenwood will give a presentation about the farewell year of 1979 for Midland Red’s Leicester based D9’s. You are also invited to bring along any D9 related artefacts that you may have.

Other 2019 Events

SATURDAY 4th & SUNDAY 5th MAY 2019

Lutterworth Leisure Centre. 50th Anniversary event marking the closure of the Great Central Railway in 1969

SUNDAY 19th MAY 2019

Fenland Busfest at Whittlesea.

There is a bus trip to this event using Confidence Buses, Leyland Olympian UWW 8X. For more details see link below or contact Mike Hay: telephone 07873 873026  email


Leicester Vintage Bus Running Day. More details to follow








Become a Member

Advantages of joining Some of the advantages of joining the Leicester Transport Heritage Trust are:

  • The opportunity to get involved in restoration, archive work and community outreach
  • Receive a quarterly high quality local transport related journal
  • Monthly Saturday morning social meeting at New Walk Museum
  • All this for just £20 per annum

If you wish to support any of the LTHT vehicle project’s please make a donation using the Paypal donate button below.



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