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377 progress

Royal Tiger 377 continues to progress steadily. The external bodywork is close to completion; recent work has included fitting all wheel arches, smoothing out the rear dome and fitting the side mouldings. Attention has now switched to the interior with refurbishment of the luggage […]

October 27th, 2018|Latest News|

1775’s project list

Since joining our collection in 2010 1775 has been a regular performer at our events. As we enter the winter period it will be receiving a lot of attention. First up will be a new set of front tyres which will be fitted in […]

October 21st, 2018|Latest News|

Restoration activity October

Work continues on our restorations with Royal Tiger 377, PD2 1349 and PD2 1467 all making progress. External bodywork on 377 is now almost complete following the fitting of all wheelarches and side beading. Attention is now moving to the interior with refurbishment of […]

October 21st, 2018|Latest News|

Lytham Hall video

Independent Transport Videos have produced a film of our 2018 Lytham Hall running day. The film begins with the buses emerging from our depot at the start of the day and then follows Lytham Lion 24 as it drives to Lytham (using a GoPro […]

September 26th, 2018|Latest News|

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 […]

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:  www.vintagefestival.co.uk/vintage-by-the-sea-2018/

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

July 18th, 2018|Latest News|