News and Updates - Autumn 2016

Added 29 November

Recent Events

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)

East West Link Road
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

Recent Events

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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.
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Fleet News

Right - Austin 16 AFY 376 - another wheel on, 16 October 2016 AFY376
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Bristol K5G ONO 59. Above - lower deck window pans primed, and lower deck interior panels painted, 25 September 2016

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.
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1971 photo of ONO 59 added

Added 24 October

Events

Open Day (Sunday 6 November) - information about cars and buses so far confirmed as running added.

Added 16 October

Events

Open Day (Sunday 6 November) - information about Lincoln city centre bus terminus added.

Added 9 October

Events

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.

Recent Events

Louth Buses Lincoln City Bus Station
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.
Northampton 129 Coffee Morning
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.


Fleet News

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ONO 59 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.
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Added 6 September

Summer 2016 Fleet News

ONO 59 - Bristol K5G

Work continues on ONO 59 -

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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
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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

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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

TE8318 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)

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