Monthly Archives: November 2018

1775’s engine

An earlier blog explained that 1775 had engine problems. The bus is now undergoing repairs at our depot. It displayed some signs of overheating and water loss, also a little black engine oil visible in the cooling radiator top tank, clear evidence of the […]

November 22nd, 2018|Latest News|

1523 moves on

The Burlingham bodied PD3s made a big impact when they first appeared in 1957. RVPT has had two examples in the collection for many years, 1523 and 1553. The latter is in poor condition and has been kept as a donor for the former. […]

November 16th, 2018|Latest News|

Emerging from the depths

As we had to remove many buses from the building to install the air line it became possible to photograph certain vehicles which are usually inaccessible. The attached photos are examples.

November 11th, 2018|Latest News|

Building upgrade

Our building has a compressor to provide an air supply to tools and for tyre inflation. Although a useful asset we’ve had to struggle with air pipes criss crossing the floor when we need to get to certain buses. Not only is this inconvenient […]

November 11th, 2018|Latest News|

1686 revival

Our early Atlantean 1686 has been ‘resting’ for a few years. With Ribble 100 on the horizon we wanted to make sure it can be active next year. While reorganising our depot over the weekend we took the opportunity to bring 1686 out for […]

November 11th, 2018|Latest News|