News and Updates - Autumn 2016
Added 29 November
Two of our buses were involved in the formal opening of Lincoln's new East-West Link Road on 18 November (Lincolnshire Echo story here)
|1961 and 1941 Lincoln
Corporation Leyland Titans, RFE 416 and BFE 419
photo - C Schofield
Open Day event - Sunday 6 November - report and photos added.
Added 30 October
|Out and about from the Museum - publicity
stand at Lincoln (Wragby Road) Tesco on 15 October, with our 1954 Bedford CA
van on display
Society and members' vehicles on display in Cornhill, Lincoln, 29 October.
Many thanks to all at Tesco and to Lincoln BIG for making these events happen.
|Right - Austin 16 AFY 376 - another wheel on, 16 October 2016|
|Bristol K5G ONO 59. Above - lower
deck window pans primed, and lower deck interior panels painted, 25 September
Below - front offside, 19 October 2016, and new reproduction front number plate and Eastern National fleet number plates - these have been made by Tippers of St Austell, generously sponsored by Brian Young.
1971 photo of ONO 59 added
Added 24 October
Open Day (Sunday 6 November) - information about cars and buses so far confirmed as running added.
Added 16 October
Open Day (Sunday 6 November) - information about Lincoln city centre bus terminus added.
Added 9 October
Open Day (Sunday 6 November) - stallholder information / entry form added. Large vehicle entry forms are now available - please contact us if you would like one.
|27 August - The Society's 1935 Leyland Tiger, FW 5698, leading a number of Society and member's vehicles to our 'Lincolnshire Road Car Remembered' event in Louth.||28 August - The morning after the last buses ran in service from the 1970s City Bus Station in Lincoln, The Society's 1973 Bristol RE, UVL 873M, Lincoln 73, made a final visit to the Bus Station before demolition started.|
|10 September - the Museum's 1945 Daimler CWA6, VV 8934, returned to Northampton for the Heritage Open Day event - seen here with Northampton 146, a 1946 Crossley DD42/3, on the day's free bus service.||29 September - Society and members' cars, including CVL 212 (1947 Austin 10) and JV 4936 (1936 Austin 18) taking part in the MacMillan Coffee Morning event at the Swanholme Tavern, Lincoln.|
Car Running Day (Bank Holiday Monday 29 August) - report and photos added.
|ONO 59 - September progress
above - upper deck floor showing new gangway coving panels, lower deck floor showing new lino, and re-fitted offside window pans
left - offside panels and window pans
right - rear framework and panelling.
Added 6 September
Summer 2016 Fleet News
ONO 59 - Bristol K5G
Work continues on ONO 59 -
|above - New
and repaired framework - 29 July 2016
below - electrical work in progress - 6 August 2016
| above -
Front dome under repair - 2 August 2016
below - upper deck interior panelling - 10 August 2016
| above -
Off-side panelling - 3 August 2016
below - lower deck - 10 August 2016
|above - Staircase - 11 August 2016||above - trial fit of Clacton depot allocation plate - 10 August 2016||above - rear dome under repair - 13 August 2016|
More and larger resolution photos can be seen on this album on our Facebook page
AFY 376 - Austin 16/6
Progress also continues with the 16
|AFY 376 - August 2016||AFY 376 - August 2016 - test fit of spare wheel carrier||AFY 376 - August 2016 - test fit of driver's seat|
TE 8318 - Chevrolet LQ Coach
|The 'Chev' is one of a number of Museum
vehicles that have recently had an MOT test ready for the 29 August event.
(seen here in our workshop on a pre-test inspection)
page updated 20.11.16