Leicester Transport Heritage Trust
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.
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 email@example.com or by writing to him at 11 Elliott Drive, Leicester Forest East, Leicester, LE3 3FA.
SATURDAY 9th FEBRUARY 2019
Trevor Follows presents his “Annual Transport Review” which will cover bus and rail developments in 2018 and early 2019. Additionally there will be a retrospective look back in time.
SATURDAY 9th MARCH 2019
“Wales and North East buses and coaches in the 1980s”. A slide presentation by Mike Fenton.
SATURDAY 13th APRIL 2019
“A Lifetime on the Buses”. Presentation by Jim Sambrooks.
Other 2019 Events
SATURDAY 26th and SUNDAY 27th JANUARY 2019
Classic shuttle bus service between Loughborough mainline station and the GCR’s Loughborough station for the Steam Gala.
SATURDAY 27th APRIL 2019
Quorn & Woodhouse Station Yard. Bus & Rail Event 10.00am – 5pm. More details to follow
SATURDAY 4th & SUNDAY 5th MAY 2019
Lutterworth Leisure Centre. 50th Anniversary event marking the closure of the Great Central Railway in 1969
SATURDAY 27th JULY 2019
Leicester Vintage Bus Running Day. First Leicester, Abbey Lane depot. 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
Central England Co operative Community Dividend award One of the LTHT objectives has been to try use the reminiscence of transport for providing some positive wellbeing to those unfortunate people who have been diagnosed with dementia and for some time now we have...
Quorn & Woodhouse Station Yard Great Central Railway & Leicester Transport Heritage Trust Bus & Rail Event Saturday 27th April 2019 10:00 am - 5 pm Display of Buses & Coaches at Quorn Station yard Heritage Bus services in local area and...
Due to be published by Pen &Sword on 18th January 2019 is ‘LEICESTER’S BUSES AND TRAMS – 20th Century Landmarks’. This 256 page hardback book has been thoroughly researched and written by LTHT member Andrew Bartlett. The Trust will be taking a stock of...
The Scania Metropolitan double deckers were introduced in April 1974 with a small batch of 8 vehicles, this increased to 68 up to 1977 when the single door versions were delivered. The Scania vehicles had proved a big hit in the city, drivers liked them and with full...
http:// LEICESTER TRANSPORT HERITAGE TRUST Leicester City Transport Leyland PD2 No.154 RESTORATION APPEAL Please help us get our Leyland PD2 back on the road as soon as possible Restoration work on our Leyland PD2 is progressing well at First Group's Abbey Land depot....
1974 ex Midland Red, Leyland Leopard, PHA 319M, with Marshall dual purpose bodywork is advertised for sale on ebay. Follow link below for details....
To help raise funds for the Leicester Transport Heritage Trust, we have a small amount of stock of the new EFE Midland Fox Bristol VR bus model available for sale. Priced at £25.95 plus £2.50 postage. The model features VDV 112S a 1977, Bristol VR, MK111, on the ...
JIL 2157 ex Midland Fox For Sale 1973 Leyland National with 1994 East Lancs Greenway 2, 49 seats, Volvo engine, semi auto, ex Midland Fox and 99% original. Mot until October 2018 but is MoT ex...empt under new rules from next weekend, Free Tax, ready to rally. It can...
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Saturday 21st April 2018, saw another successful Bus & Rail event take place at the Great Central Railway at their Quorn & Woodhouse Station yard site. Graced with superb sunny weather the event attracted 33 buses and coaches along with vintage...