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Trains & Buses

Over the weekend of Saturday / Sunday July 14 / 15 RVPT are co-operating with the Ribble Steam railway at an event called “On The Buses”. The railway will be operating steam trains while RVPT will have some buses on display. There will also […]

July 5th, 2018|Latest News|

Shipley Glenn

On Sunday, July 1 RVPT attended the Saltaire Bus Running Day organised by the Keighley Bus Museum Trust. We took Tiger Cub 452 for display while open top VR 1995 operated on the free service and was very popular on yet another hot, sunny […]

July 2nd, 2018|Latest News|

Current activity

Steady progress with two of our restoration projects. Recent work on PD2 1467 has focused on the platform doors. These are sliding, over-lapping doors driven by an electric motor and a chain. It seems they were a nightmare back in Ribble days and they […]

June 8th, 2018|Latest News|

Sunny Morecambe – again!

Our vintage bus running day and display in Morecambe has been lucky with the weather ever since we launched it and this year was possibly the best ever. It was warm and sunny all day so was ideal for the launch of our new […]

May 30th, 2018|Latest News|

Morecambe reminder

Our big day at Morecambe is almost here and it looks like being a warm, sunny day so enjoy a day riding our vintage buses. Our traditional service from Heysham Village to Carnforth will run from about 09.30 to 17.30 and we also have […]

May 24th, 2018|Latest News|

Big day at Morecambe

Reminder that our vintage bus running day and display takes place at Morecambe on Sunday, May 27th. Details are on the events page of this website with frequent updates on our Facebook page. The basic format is similar to previous years but with the […]

May 5th, 2018|Latest News|

Hard at work

Plenty of activity on our restoration projects. Open top VR 1995 is now painted with just a few finishing touches to be applied. As the photo shows the team is currently polishing the window frames (for downstairs of course) and all being well the […]

May 4th, 2018|Latest News|

Royal Tiger progress

The restoration of Royal Tiger saloon 377 continues with all roof panels now fitted. Current activity is focussed on the front dome which has now been dry fitted to ensure it sits properly before being permanently fixed. The guttering which runs around the bus […]

April 15th, 2018|Latest News|

RVPT in the hills

We usually attend the running day based in Brough and Kirkby Stephen over the Easter weekend and this year was no exception. Cavalier 1036 and Leopard / Duple 1052 took a number of members to the event on Sunday and Atlantean 1481 operated in […]

April 3rd, 2018|Latest News|

Cheetah activity

We’ve been concerned for some time about particles in the fuel system of Cheetah 1568 which among other things causes power loss. Consideration was given to having a new fuel tank made as we suspected there was residue in the tank which was being […]

March 31st, 2018|Latest News|