Looking back, looking forwards... Review of 2014, forecasts for 2015

Looking back, looking forwards… Review of 2014, forecasts for 2015

The title photo sums up much of what we try to achieve – to present to visitors a real sense of the past in tangible…

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T&I News Update - last one for 2014...

T&I News Update – last one for 2014…

Having started to number the weekly news posts, it is clear that something went awry and we are a little short on numbers – I…

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T&I News Update Week 44 2014...

T&I News Update Week 44 2014…

This week we look at our two main transport contracts – Dunrobin and 716 (the Leyland Cub) where significant progress has been made over the…

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Tramway News - November 2014...

Tramway News – November 2014…

The photo above is a taster of what our new arrival, Blackpool 284 (nee 621) might look something like once restored – casting our minds…

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Leyland Cub Restoration Latest...

Leyland Cub Restoration Latest…

The restoration of the Leyland Cub reached a significant stage last week when the new ramp was trial fitted, linking this restoration with the bus’…

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Leyland Cub Restoration October 2014...

Leyland Cub Restoration October 2014…

The rate of progress being made on Leyland Cub 716 at Historic Vehicle Restoration continues to astonish!  Some recent views are included here to show…

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Leyland Cub Restoration - Remarkable progress early September...

Leyland Cub Restoration – Remarkable progress early September…

Seb Marshall and his team at Historic Vehicle Restoration are making remarkable progress on the restoration and adaptation of our ex Crosville Leyland Cub, No.716….

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T&I News Update Week 33 2014...

T&I News Update Week 33 2014…

We have a mixture of news this week, looking outside at some contract work, preparations for next week’s Power from the Past and a day…

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Leyland Cub Restoration Part 2

Leyland Cub Restoration Part 2

Historic Vehicle Restoration are well into the dismantling of the Cub, as shown in this sequence of events, with photos kindly supplied by Seb Marshall….

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Leyland Cub Restoration - Part 1

Leyland Cub Restoration – Part 1

Leyland Cub No.716 Here is the first in what will no doubt be a regular series featuring the restoration of Leyland Cub 716, which is…

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A long day in Cheshire...

A long day in Cheshire…

Today Tony, Brian and I met a party from Historic Vehicle Restorations and our Leyland Cub’s previous owner for a session preparing it for collection…

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Beamish's next accessible bus...

Beamish’s next accessible bus…

I have alluded to the new accessible bus that we are creating at Beamish, based on Leyland KP2 Cub Crosville No.716.  Here is a little…

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