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Display in Preston

Saturday July 20th saw the "Big Bus Bash" in front of the Harris Museum in Preston. This was the first of a series of events to mark the 50th anniversary of Preston's well known bus station. It was organised by the Harris and featured three [...]

July 21st, 2019|Latest News|

Restoration report

Work continues on several of our projects and this time we feature some which have not been reported for some time. Royal Tiger saloon 377 is making good progress with recent work focussed on securing the 'dog rails' at the base of the bodywork and [...]

July 17th, 2019|Latest News|

Ribble bus service in Preston

On Saturday, July 13th RVPT  operated a free bus service linking the Ribble Steam Railway on Preston docks with two museums in the City - the Lancashire Infantry Museum and the Harris Museum. This was done as part of our year of events to mark [...]

July 17th, 2019|Latest News|

New DVDs

Once again Dennis Strange of Independent Transport Videos has produced films of our weekend events in Morecambe. The Saturday  open day at Stagecoach's White Lund depot and the RVPT's centenary celebration in Morecambe the following day are recorded in separate DVDs. Both films run to [...]

July 17th, 2019|Latest News|

Leyland Society

RVPT members supported the annual gathering of the Leyland Society which this year was held appropriately in Leyland adjacent to the British Commercial Vehicle Museum. We took buses from a variety of fleets - Ribble, Fishwick, North Western and Lytham St Anne's. The display of [...]

July 8th, 2019|Latest News|