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Preston bus station birthday

Preston bus station was opened on the 12th of October 1969 and its 50th birthday was celebrated by a series of events on Saturday, 19th October. Both loved and loathed the bus station and associated car park has been the subject of various plans over [...]

October 20th, 2019|Latest News|

2057 emerges

Veteran TD5 2057 has been off the road for most of 2019 as a result of excessive smoke and low power output. We've been extremely busy in our centenary year so there wasn't time to address its problems. The injectors were sent away for overhaul [...]

October 9th, 2019|Latest News|

1349 progress

Lowbridge PD2 1349 continues to make progress. Most of its window pans were severely corroded so new ones are being made and should be available to fit in the next month or so. A significant number of the external panels on the nearside are now [...]

October 8th, 2019|Latest News|

Restorations

Work continues on our principal projects. Burlingham bodied PD2 1467 now has all windows fitted and work will shortly resume to 'plumb in' the engine and gearbox. All six wheel dishes have been shot blasted, primed and painted ready for the fitting of new tyres. [...]

October 6th, 2019|Latest News|