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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing to him at 11 Elliott Drive, Leicester Forest East, Leicester, LE3 3FA.
SATURDAY 11th AUGUST 2018
Chris Aston makes the long trek from his home in
Bournemouth to give us a slide presentation of Tilling Group
and Scottish Bus Group operators.
SATURDAY 8th SEPTEMBER 2018
“50 years of ‘Park & Ride’ in Leicester – 1966 to 2016”
researched by Andrew Bartlett and presented by Mike
SATURDAY 13th OCTOBER 2018
A presentation by Trevor Follows of the Midland Red colour
slides from the Derek Bailey collection.
BUS TRIPS 2018
SUNDAY 5th AUGUST 2018
Open Day at Tamworth Bus Garage to celebrate its 90th
The Midland Red S22 will depart Stoneygate Tram Depot at
8 am. No need to book just turn up.
Mick Gamble will also be taking the Browns Blue RT and will
pick-up at the following locations:-
08.20 St. Margaret’s Bus Station (Gravel Street)
08.30 Hinckley Road (Mostyn Street)
08.50 Desford (Opposite Library)
08.55 Newbold (Corner of Main Street/Dragon Lane)
09.05 Market Bosworth Square
SATURDAY/SUNDAY 11th/12th AUGUST 2018
“Leicester Transport in Miniature” and the Midland Red S22’s
50th birthday party at Stoneygate Tram Depot! 10 am to 5 pm
both days. The Abingdon and District Model Railway Club
will be bringing their Leicester Belgrave Road model railway
layout and Sunday also coincides with the Oadby Classic
Motor Fest when the Parade in Oadby is closed to normal
traffic and filled with classic cars and bikes. A shuttle bus
service from the Tram Depot with two or more buses will run
on both days. So it promises to be an action packed fun filled
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
11th/12th AUGUST 2018 2018 oadby Oadby Classic Motor Fest & Tram depot event “Leicester Transport in Miniature” and the Midland Red S22’s 50th birthday party at Stoneygate Tram Depot! 10 am to 5 pm both days. The Abingdon and District Model Railway Club will be...
SUNDAY 5th AUGUST 2018 Open Day at Tamworth Bus Garage to celebrate its 90th anniversary.The Midland Red S22 will depart Stoneygate Tram Depot at 8 am. No need to book just turn up. Mick Gamble will also be taking the Browns Blue RT and will pick-up at the following...
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