Monthly Archives: September 2015

Museum service

We will be doing the popular museum service in Preston once again on Thursday,  October 29th. This service which takes place in half term links four museums who organise special events for families – Ribble Steam Railway, Infantry Museum, Museum of Lancashire and the […]

September 25th, 2015|Latest News|

Leyland heritage

Leyland Motors was once a dominant force in the UK bus and truck industry and dominated its home town. Sadly most of company is now only a memory but it’s good to report that one former part of the operation survives and is thriving. […]

September 25th, 2015|Latest News|

Early doors

Restoration work continues on PD2 1349. This batch had manual platform doors and those on 1349 were in poor condition. They have now been stripped down and the rotten parts removed. New framework was made for the lower parts and new panels have then been […]

September 18th, 2015|Latest News|

Recent outings

Our buses have been to events organised on successive weekends by the Manchester Museum of Transport and Merseyside Transport Trust. The long established Heaton Park gathering in Manchester was attended by Cavalier 1036 and Atlantean 1397,  the latter making only its second public appearance. […]

September 14th, 2015|Latest News|

Rally visits

RVPT will have a presence at the Trans-Lancs show at Heaton Park, Manchester on Sunday, September 6. Cavalier coach 1036 and Atlantean 1397 will attend. The following Sunday is the MTT event based at Liverpool South Parkway. Once again, Atlantean 1397 will attend. This […]

September 3rd, 2015|Latest News|

Lytham report

Our second event held at Lytham Hall was a success with enthusiasts and general public alike. Despite unsettled weather it stayed fine almost all day allowing visitors to inspect and ride on a variety of buses and coaches. The round Lytham free service operated […]

September 1st, 2015|Latest News|