Cavalcade update

We're working hard to prepare our buses for Sunday, August 15th when we will operate a cavalcade from Freckleton to Blackpool and back via Lytham and St Anne's. The plan is to run two buses every 30 minutes from 11.00 to 14.00. Given all the [...]

July 23rd, 2021|Latest News|

Preparing for August 15

As explained on our Events page the only event we're organising this year is a cavalcade from our depot through Lytham to Blackpool and return. We can't open the service to the public but our members can travel by prior arrangement. As our fleet has [...]

June 4th, 2021|Latest News|

May update

We're still operating on a very restricted basis but hope to become more active from next week. We're starting work on a major cleaning exercise to get our buses spick and span for our cavalcade on August 15th. The whole fleet has been gathering dust [...]

May 14th, 2021|Latest News|

April report

With our continuing restrictions work has focussed on the restoration of PD2 1467 and repair work on TD5 2057 and PD3 1775. With electrical and mechanical work completed on 1467 (apart from a few minor tweaks) recent activity has been concentrated on bodywork, notably in [...]

April 25th, 2021|Latest News|

March update

Further developments with the three buses mentioned in the previous Blog. After 2057 (TD5 / Alexander lowbridge) had a successful initial outing it got a much longer run which went well. However, the starter motor wasn't engaging properly so we removed it and replaced it [...]

March 27th, 2021|Latest News|

Progress report

A somewhat ironic title for this Blog as severe Covid restrictions mean we can only make limited progress with our projects. Despite that we have moved forward on various issues. In the last Blog mention was made of the problem with 2057's injector pump. This [...]

March 12th, 2021|Latest News|

Events 2021

Unfortunately after considerable thought we have decided to cancel both our principal events for this year, Morecambe and Lytham Hall. We have made arrangements to hold both next year, Morecambe on Sunday May 29th and Lytham Hall on Sunday July 17th. However we will take [...]

February 26th, 2021|Latest News|

Morecambe event cancelled

We're sorry to have to announce cancellation of our planned display and running day at Morecambe in May this year. Although it is still over three months away much of the detailed planning has to be in place by now and with so much uncertainty [...]

February 7th, 2021|Latest News|

A look back

A diversion back to 1996 to look at a couple of our buses as they were then. At that time we were at our base in Inskip which was the first undercover accommodation the group had enjoyed. This allowed us to do our first thorough [...]

February 3rd, 2021|Latest News|

Activity Report

As previously mentioned we can only operate at a much reduced level in the current lockdown. However, some work is continuing including on 1467 our Burlingham PD2. Most recently the offside front wing has been trial fitted although it will not be permanently fixed in [...]

January 19th, 2021|Latest News|