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 email@example.com or by writing to him at 11 Elliott Drive, Leicester Forest East, Leicester, LE3 3FA.
SATURDAY 11th MAY 2019
“Busman’s Holiday” Gary Nolan reflects on his career and hobby.
SATURDAY 8th JUNE 2019
We welcome back Alan Murray-Rust who will give us a digital presentation titled “North of the Border”.
SATURDAY 13th JULY 2019
“The last year of the D9”. Mike Greenwood will give a presentation about the farewell year of 1979 for Midland Red’s Leicester based D9’s. You are also invited to bring along any D9 related artefacts that you may have.
Other 2019 Events
SATURDAY 27th APRIL 2019
Quorn & Woodhouse Station Yard. Bus & Rail Event 10.00am – 5pm.
More details see the Quorn & Woodhouse event news page
SATURDAY 4th & SUNDAY 5th MAY 2019
Lutterworth Leisure Centre. 50th Anniversary event marking the closure of the Great Central Railway in 1969
SUNDAY 19th MAY 2019
Fenland Busfest at Whittlesea.
There is a bus trip to this event using Confidence Buses, Leyland Olympian UWW 8X. For more details see link below or contact Mike Hay: telephone 07873 873026 email Michael.firstname.lastname@example.org
SATURDAY 27th JULY 2019
Leicester Vintage Bus Running Day. 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
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