Yearly Archives: 2018


Morecambe Vintage by the Sea

Once again RVPT provided a service in support of this popular event. Our free service ran from Heysham Village to Happy Mount Park via the Midland Hotel / Festival Market area where most of the activity was concentrated. Atlantean 1481, PD3 1775 and Volvo Olympian [...]

September 3rd, 2018|Latest News|

Vintage by the Sea

Once again the popular Vintage by the Sea event is taking place over the weekend of September 1&2. Activities are based on the promenade near to the Midland Hotel. Details at: RVPT will operate a free service on both days from Heysham Village to Happy [...]

August 30th, 2018|Latest News|

Lytham Hall success

Our previous events at Lytham Hall have enjoyed warm, sunny weather. This year it was overcast and a bit cooler but it did stay dry all day which encouraged a good turn out of visitors. Our display area was restricted this year due to problems [...]

August 30th, 2018|Latest News|

Lytham Hall – coming soon

Reminder that we will be holding our vintage bus display and running day at Lytham Hall on bank holiday Monday, August 27th. More details are on the events page of this website. All available RVPT buses will be on site as well as a limited [...]

August 9th, 2018|Latest News|

West Lancs Railway

Once again RVPT will be supporting the West Lancs Railway's gala weekend on Saturday and Sunday, August 11/12. If the weather is fine we will use open top VR 1995 with TD5 2057 as replacement if it's wet. We'll operate short tours from 11.30 to [...]

August 4th, 2018|Latest News|

Railway day

RVPT duly provided vintage bus services and a small display at the Ribble Steam Railway over the weekend of July 14/15. An hourly service linked the RSR on the docks with Preston station while our open top VR ran frequent trips around the docks. The [...]

July 18th, 2018|Latest News|

Trains & Buses

Over the weekend of Saturday / Sunday July 14 / 15 RVPT are co-operating with the Ribble Steam railway at an event called "On The Buses". The railway will be operating steam trains while RVPT will have some buses on display. There will also be [...]

July 5th, 2018|Latest News|

Shipley Glenn

On Sunday, July 1 RVPT attended the Saltaire Bus Running Day organised by the Keighley Bus Museum Trust. We took Tiger Cub 452 for display while open top VR 1995 operated on the free service and was very popular on yet another hot, sunny day. [...]

July 2nd, 2018|Latest News|

Current activity

Steady progress with two of our restoration projects. Recent work on PD2 1467 has focused on the platform doors. These are sliding, over-lapping doors driven by an electric motor and a chain. It seems they were a nightmare back in Ribble days and they have [...]

June 8th, 2018|Latest News|

Sunny Morecambe – again!

Our vintage bus running day and display in Morecambe has been lucky with the weather ever since we launched it and this year was possibly the best ever. It was warm and sunny all day so was ideal for the launch of our new open [...]

May 30th, 2018|Latest News|