Latest News and Updates - Summer 2017

Added 17 September 2017

ONO59 Latest progress with ONO 59 (Bristol K) - September 2017

Paintwork continues, and lower deck seats have been trial-fitted.

Report and pictures from the Car Running Day in August to follow soon. We supported the Asylum Steampunk Festival in Lincoln over the August Bank Holiday weekend, and the Heritage Open Days weekend in September.

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Northampton 129 (VV 8934) with some of the visitors to the Asylum Steampunk Festival, August 2017

Lincolnshire 860 (FFU 860) in Market Rasen on local tours as part of Heritage Open Day, September 2017

Added 6 August 2017

Report and photos from this year's Lincoln Castle Rally event added.

The Society has members available to give talks to local groups about the work of the Society and our restorations - please get in touch if you would like to know more.

Out and About from the Museum

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Society members Paul and Joyce Jefford have been busy taking their vehicles around the country this year

left - 1992 Montego diesel estate at the Pride of Longbridge event, 15 April 2017 - 25 years to the day after Joyce collected the car new from Wadham Kenning in Sheffield

centre - 1973 Austin Maxi KCV 590L attending the Moffat Classic Car show and run, Dumfriesshire, 24 - 25 June 2017

right - 1947 Leyland Tiger PS1 at the East Anglia Transport Museum on 8 -9 July 2017 for the event marking 30 years since the closure of Eastern Coach Works.

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Society members took a few of their former Lincolnshire Road Car buses to Boston on Saturday 22 July to re-create a few local bus routes from Boston Bus Station.

left to right at Bus Station -

OFW 806, Lincolnshire 2609 -1957 Bristol SC4LK
DFE 963D, Lincolnshire 2537 - 1966 Bristol FS5G 'Lodekka'
OVL 473, Lincolnshire 2378 - 1960 Bristol FS5G 'Lodekka'
SVL 830R, Lincolnshire 1045 - 1977 Bristol LH6L
OVL 465, Lincolnshire 2245 - 1960 Bristol MW5G

Fleet News

Austin Seven, AGO 903, has had its front axle rebuilt.

Guy Arab, DFE 383, is making progress with the overhaul of its Ruston engine.

Humber 14/40 saloon, FE 9852, has left the Museum.

Leyland Panther EVL 549E now has new wings in place.

Vauxhall 12, CWE 684, has had its fuel tank rebuilt, as part of the project to make it safe and mobile.

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AFY 376, Austin 16, now has a rebuilt fuel tank as well. Along with further engine repairs, the main bearings have been found to be too tight and in need of adjustment.

As ever, welding and body preparation for paint continues.

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ONO 59, Bristol K5G continues with body work and painting.

(photo 5 July 2017)

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