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 mikegreenwood@ltht.org.uk or by writing to him at 11 Elliott Drive, Leicester Forest East, Leicester, LE3 3FA.

SATURDAY 12th JANUARY 2019

“More Top Tens”. Another selection of the weird and wonderful by Andrew Bartlett.

 

SATURDAY 22nd DECEMBER 2018

25th Anniversary of the end of Metropolitan operation in Leicester. See news item for details.

SATURDAY 27th APRIL 2019

Quorn & Woodhouse Station Yard. Bus & Rail Event 10.00am – 5pm. 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

Latest News

Saturday 22nd December 2018 ‘Metropolitan 301’

Saturday 22nd December 201825th Anniversary of the withdrawal of the last 'LCT/LCB Metropolitans'To commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the end of Metropolitan operation in Leicester which was on 24//12/1993, in conjunction with First Leicester and...

Quorn & Woodhouse Bus & Rail Event 27th April 2019

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 connecting to...

Leicester Scania Metropolitans 25 years since Withdrawal.

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...

Leyland PD2 No.154 Restoration Appeal

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....

LTHT Membership Special Offer £20 2018/2019

Join between 1st September and 31st December 2018 and receive membership to 31st December 2019 for just £20. click on the link below for LTHT  membership form LTHT - Membership Application Form (September - December 2018 Special Offer) "Leicester Wheels" our quarterly...

EFE – BACHMANN MIDLAND FOX BUS MODEL

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 ...

ex Midland Fox Leyland Greenway For Sale

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...

GRY 63D Back from Belgium

Leyland PD3A/1 GRY 63D has made a surprising return to the county. Withdrawn from service by Leicester City Transport in November 1980, it's a bus which little is know of it's life after LCT. We did know at some point the PD3 had been converted into a open topper and...

News & Events

Find out more on our events and meetings

Vehicles

Find out more on our vehicles here

All our Stories

Twelve panels that depict Transport in Leicester

Tram Depot

Our new project for Stoneygate Tram Depot