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 13th OCTOBER 2018
A presentation by Trevor Follows of the Midland Red colour
slides from the Derek Bailey collection.
BUS TRIPS 2018
SUNDAY 23rd SEPTEMBER 2018
Northampton, Market Square Bus event celebrating 50 years of Northampton Corporation Daimler CV6G, 267.
Pick up St Margaret’s Bus Station 07:30 am , Stoneygate Tram Depot 08:00 am, Market Harborough Bus Station 08:30 am.
Buses going on this trip to Northampton: RHA 919G ex Midland Red S23 and PHA 505G ex Midland Red S22 (which will start from Tram Depot).
SUNDAY 30th SEPTEMBER 2018
SHOWBUS, Donington Park, Leicestershire. A LTHT bus will travel to this event departing: Stoneygate Tram Depot,
London Rd: 08.30 am and St Margaret’s Bus Station, Gravel St: 08.50 am.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY 6th/7th OCTOBER 2018
Free vintage Bus Link between Loughborough Midland & Loughborough Central Rail Stations. For the October 2018 Great Central Railway Steam Gala. GCR Steam Gala details
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
Leicester Transport Heritage Trust will be providing a FREE HERITAGE BUS LINK for the Great Central Railway Steam Gala. The buses will run from Loughborough Midland (East Midlands Trains) station to Loughborough Central station on Saturday and Sunday 6th and 7th...
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...
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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 ...
SUNDAY 23rd SEPTEMBER 2018 An event in Northampton's Market Square to celebrate 50 years of 267 which is a former Northampton Corporation, Daimler CVG6/Roe double decker bus. The ex Midland Red S22 & S23 have been invited to the Northampton event. Timings &...
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...
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...
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 cars and a...
274 Returns to Leicester in April 2018 Metropolitan GJF 274N returns to Leicester for preservation and restoration after it was purchased towards the end of 2015 when it was found to be languishing in a barn in Northamptonshire. The Scania is privately owned by a...
BMMO D9 5314 was acquired by the Leicester Transport Heritage Trust in December 2017. 5314 was new to Coalville garage in April 1963, remaining at the garage until it was transferred to Southgate Street garage (Leicester) in October 1977. It had the distinction of...