Monthly Archives: July 2017


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 made [...]

July 30th, 2017|Latest News|

Burnley Bus Bash

On Sunday, July 23rd Transdev organised an open day at their Queensgate, Burnley depot as part of the launch of a fleet of new Optare Versas. Vintage buses were invited and RVPT supplied three which were available to operate a shuttle service from the depot [...]

July 24th, 2017|Latest News|

A southern foray

A group of RVPG members headed south in Leopard 811 to attend the Alton Bus Rally. This is a major event now in its 23rd year and provides the opportunity to see and ride on many different buses as well as looking at numerous cars [...]

July 19th, 2017|Latest News|

Restoration activity, July

Work continues on several buses. Olympian 2234 has been repainted and is awaiting the fitting of lower saloon windows. Hope to have it available for Lytham. Cheetah 1568 has been out of action for some time until a new radiator could be made and fitted. [...]

July 12th, 2017|Latest News|