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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 is [...]

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 every [...]

September 1st, 2015|Latest News|

Lytham buses for Lytham

Almost time for our big Lytham Hall display and running day on Monday, find August 31st. In addition to a large selection of Ribble buses we also have two classic Leylands from the Lytham St Annes fleet which are housed at our depot. Lion no.24 [...]

August 29th, 2015|Latest News|

Lytham Hall reminder

Don't forget our next big event will be based at Lytham Hall on bank holiday Monday. August 31st. Details can be found in theĀ events section on this website. Vintage bus service running every 10 minutes and a display at the Hall. Not to be missed!

August 20th, 2015|Latest News|

Back on the road

Cheetah 1568 has been laid up for a few months due to defective rear hydraulic brake cylinders. These had to be replaced by new ones which had to be manufactured and it took some time to get them. The new ones have been fitted and [...]

August 9th, 2015|Latest News|

Atlantean 1397 completed

After a long and very thorough restoration our Park Royal AN68 has been completed. Now restored to original NBC poppy red with appropriate vinyls it will be a significant addition to our collection of active Ribble buses. It passed its MoT with flying colours and [...]

August 9th, 2015|Latest News|

Restoration continues

Our principal Ribble restorations continue to make steady progress. Royal Tiger 377 has been fitted with a new exhaust system and much of the new flooring has been installed. It's a painstaking job fitting the floor but once completed we will be able to move [...]

August 9th, 2015|Latest News|

RNLI Support

Each year RVPT supports the local lifeboat fund raising day by running a free service between Lytham and St Annes. This year we used RE 338 and National 831. A sunny but cool day attracted visitors to the main lifeboat station in St Annes. [...]

July 20th, 2015|Latest News|

1349 & 377

Restoration work remains focussed on PD2 1349 and Royal Tiger 377. The former has received a new gangway upstairs as well as new structural panels on the upper deck. The gangway comprises a new metal base with heavy duty plywood on top. In due course [...]

July 14th, 2015|Latest News|