Leicester Transport Heritage Trust
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.
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 14th SEPTEMBER 2019
“West Yorkshire Road Car Company (engines, thrift and inconsistency”). A presentation by Bob Cooper.
SATURDAY 12th OCTOBER 2019
“As seen by a tram conductor”. Presentation by Ken Johnson
STONEYGATE TRAM DEPOT
2019 OPEN DAY’s
SUNDAY 1st SEPTEMBER 2019. 11 am to 4 pm
SUNDAY 15th SEPTEMBER 2019. 11 am to 4 pm
SUNDAY 22nd SEPTEMBER 2019. 11 am to 4 pm
SUNDAY 6th OCTOBER 2019. 11 am to 4 pm
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.
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...
Reg No: GRY 60D - new 1966 Chassis: Leyland Titan PD3A/1 Engine: Leyland 0600 9.8 litre diesel Gearbox: Crash/Synchromesh (higher gears) Body: Park Royal 74 seats No 60 was delivered in August 1966, one of ten that year with Park Royal bodywork of the style...
A 1959 Daimler double decker bus ex Leicester City Transport has re-appeared again for sale on ebay. Withdrawn from service in 1971, UJF 182 spent a number of years in the North East with Lockeys of West Auckland. After some time with other owners the Daimler was...
One of the most active ex Leicester buses at the moment is Michael Webster's,1975, MCW Metropolitan, GJF 301N. After it's visit to the London Bus Museum at Brookland's, Surrey in April, again the Metropolitan headed south on the May Spring bank holiday to attend the...
Our beautifully restored BMMO S22 single decker unfortunately suffered engine problems towards the end of 2015. We are having the engine repaired by a very experienced specialist but this naturally comes at a cost. If you would like to see 5905 back on the road as...
Route One Trade magazine have featured an article in their latest edition Issue 687 (26 April 2017) on the restoration/repair work taking place at the First Leicester, Abbey Lane depot on the LTHT Trust's Leyland PD2, FJF 193. Delivered to Leicester City Transport in...
Metro Scania, ARY 225K successfully passed it's Mot on April 11th 2017. The Mot pass was achieved after great efforts by the LTHT restoration team to get the bus back on the road after suffering major engine failure whilst on route to the 2015 Showbus event at Woburn...
One of the 30 historic rear entrance Leyland Titan ‘PD2’ buses that carried thousands of people around the city of Leicester for many years is back at First Leicester’s bus garage for a mechanical and bodywork overhaul. Back in 1975, bus 154 was sold to a...
UJF 182 ex Leicester City Transport, Daimler CS6G, has reappeared for sale in Italy with an asking price of £15:000 http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1959-london-double-decker-bus-/262823563098?hash=item3d31814f5a:g:ouoAAOSwopRYiScK
Dennis Dominator TBC 50X made a successful road test after a lengthy time off the road with gearbox problems. The repairs involved the requirement for a number of new parts to be manufactured by a local engineering company. Whilst awaiting the new parts the engine bay...