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Lytham Hall Video

Our colleague from Independent Transport Videos has produced a 110 minute film of our recent running day at Lytham Hall. Filmed to the usual high standard it records the entire day from the departure from the depot in the morning to the return of […]

September 30th, 2017|Latest News|

Restoration Activity September

Work has continued on our main projects during the summer despite an active rally season. PD2 1467 has been panelled at the rear and on the offside and a tongue & groove floor installed downstairs. Much of the wood around the rear dome on […]

September 28th, 2017|Latest News|

A Steamy Weekend

Over the weekend of September 16/17 RVPT supported the local Rotary Club with their steam rally at Lytham Hall. This is a location we use of course and most of the funds raised were for the Hall’s restoration. Our role was provide a free […]

September 18th, 2017|Latest News|

‘Vintage by the Sea’ – Morecambe

Once again this weekend (September 2/3) Morecambe hosts the Vintage by the Sea event which is very popular. More details can be found at http://www.vintagefestival.co.uk/events/vintage-sea-2nd-3rd-september-2017/

This year RVPT is operating a free service linking Heysham Village with the main centre of activities near to the Midland […]

August 30th, 2017|Latest News|

Lytham Hall review

Despite a cloudy start our fourth Lytham Hall event again enjoyed warm sunshine. As in previous years we had a display of buses at the Hall and ran a free bus service at 10 minute intervals from the Hall, through Lytham and Fairhaven to […]

August 30th, 2017|Latest News|

A new arrival

An open top Bristol VR has joined our fleet. Former Ribble 1995 is a 1972 flat screen Bristol VRT which was one of a batch delivered new to Carlisle depot. It then moved to Eastern Counties who converted it to open top. It has […]

August 30th, 2017|Latest News|

Lytham Hall preparation

Monday August 28th is the date of our big event at Lytham Hall. Details are provided in our events section. We’ve working hard on getting the buses ready for both display and service. All our operational fleet will be there along with several guest […]

August 22nd, 2017|Latest News|

1467 progress

Work is continuing on Burlingham PD2 1467. Most of the panels on the rear and the offside have been fitted and work has started to affix the beading strips. Tongue and groove floor boards have been purchased and these will be used to create […]

August 6th, 2017|Latest News|

August Events

We will be supporting the West Lancs Railway during August and running our annual event at Lytham Hall. Please see the events page for full details. Lytham is one of our two major events and features a display of buses and a free vintage […]

August 3rd, 2017|Latest News|

Cheetah emerges

Our Cheetah coach, 1568, has been laid up in the depot for over 18 months. We realised it needed as new radiator core but when we removed the entire unit it was obvious that the header tank was beyond repair. Getting a new one […]

July 30th, 2017|Latest News|