Monthly Meetings

 

LEICESTER TRANSPORT HERITAGE TRUST in conjunction with BaMMOT hold monthly social meetings, between 10 am and 12.30 pm, at the Braunstone Civic Centre, Kingsway, Braunstone Town, Leicester, LE3 2PP. Local bus and coach photographs together with Trust publications are on sale at these meetings. There is a charge of £4.00 towards the cost of room hire. Free tea, coffee and biscuits are provided at the interval. The venue has a good size car park and Arriva bus service 104 runs every 15 minutes from the City Centre (Haymarket). We would suggest the 9.25 departure. Alight at the Henley Crescent shops.

contact info@ltht.org.uk

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 9th NOVEMBER 2019

“A Celebration of Leicester Trams” – A joint presentation by John Lessells and Steve Foxon on the 70th anniversary of the final day that trams ran in Leicester.

SATURDAY 14th DECEMBER 2019

“A Year on the Garden Isle” – Presentation by Brian Dicks relating to the Isle of Wight.

SATURDAY 11th JANUARY 2020

Andrew Bartlett’s “As Even More Top Tens” plus ” The Regeneration of Market Harborough station”

Other 2019 Events

SATURDAY 28th DECEMBER 2019

D9 Event to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the withdrawal of Midland Red’s D9s from regular service. Centred at the Stoneygate Tram Depot it is hoped to have two visiting D9s giving trips on the day. More details to follow.

BUS TRIPS

3rd November. The LTHT are intending taking a vehicle to Lincoln for the ‘Lincolnshire Road Transport Festival’ 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 Braunstone Civic Centre
  • 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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