Monthly Archives: March 2015


1397 emerges

After a long and very thorough restoration 1397 emerged blinking into the sunlight today. This Park Royal bodied AN68 is the only survivor of a batch of 104 supplied to Ribble between 1974 and 1976. The restoration is essentially complete so it will now be [...]

March 31st, 2015|Latest News|

465 departs

As previously reported our long Leopard 465 has changed ownership and is now with RVPG member John Davies who owns short Leopard 665. John is based on the Isle of Man and the bus is moving there for a full restoration. It left Freckleton on [...]

March 23rd, 2015|Latest News|

PD2 activity

More work has taken place on our PD2 restoration projects. Burlingham bodied 1467 has now had its staircase and its emergency door fitted. In the near future it is intended to fit the rear downstairs window pan and the number blind equipment which will mean [...]

March 18th, 2015|Latest News|

Lion preparations

The Trust's oldest restored bus, 1931 Leyland Lion 1161, has been receiving attention to its brakes. This week it has been on the ramp to assess what adjustments are needed and to give it a check over. All being well it will put in an [...]

March 13th, 2015|Latest News|

Members Day

Our annual members day took place on Saturday, February 28th. A visit to our depot and then a visit on two of our buses to Fylde Rugby Club for lunch and a meeting. Our guest speaker this year was well known transport writer (and RVPG [...]

March 1st, 2015|Latest News|