The Plymouth City Transport Preservation Group was formed in July 2006. Our aim is to preserve the history of local public transport through vehicle preservation and archiving of photos, documents and artifacts and making the vehicles accessible to all.
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We have been working on some events for this upcoming year and should prove to be quite an interesting 2019.
2019 is the 40th anniversary of 131 "Henry Winstanley" entering service for Plymouth City Transport 1979 and we will running several trips to celebrate.
We will be attending a few rallies and events around Devon and Cornwall. Penzance running day,
Devon General's centenary celebration rally at Newton Abbott race course, Plym Valley Railway running days and a re run of our own Dartmoor running day.
Some details and events to be finalised
31ST MARCH: PLYM VALLEY RAILWAY RUNNING DAY
131 + (another vehicle t.b.c) running a shuttle service from Royal Parade
21ST APRIL: PENZANCE RUNNING DAY
Vehicle 1557 Blue Bus Bristol LHS leaving Milehouse 7am. Limited numbers so contact ian byrne
28TH APRIL: DARMOOR RUNNING DAY re run of our successful day last November
MAY: 131 40TH ANNIVERSARY DARTMOOR TRIP. MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS ONLY
13TH JULY: PLYM VALLEY RAILWAY VINTAGE RUNNING DAY
14TH JULY: THAMES VALLEY TAVISTOCK RUNNING DAY
Transport to and from Tavistock (we hope to use Atlantean 9 t.b.c)
4TH AUGUST DEVON GENERAL 100TH ANNIVERSAY NEWTON ABBOTT RACECOURSE
25TH AUGUST P.C.T.P.G BUS RALLY PLYMOUTH CITYBUS MILEHOUSE BUS DEPOT
We can also arrange 1 or 2 summer evening "fish n' chips" trips around the local area at shorter notice
WE HAVE CONTACTLESS AND PAYPAL
I HAVE ADDED TWO NEW PAGES SO YOU CAN GO STRAIGHT TO IMAGES OF GROUP EVENTS OR FIND OUT THE LATEST NEWS ON OUR FLEET.THIS WILL LEAVE HOME PAGE TO SEE LATEST NEWS MORE CLEARLY.
ALSO YOU CAN NOW SEE THE COMPLETE LIST OF OUR MODEL COLLECTION FOR SALE ON THE SALES PAGE
Note for your diary. We will be attending p.v.r with a static display on 13th july for their running weekend. open top V.R "frankie" will be running a shuttle,times to follow.
We will providing a free connection for members to the Thames valley great western running day from tavistock bus station. Though not involved in the actual schedule. Maybe a watering hole stop on return at end of the day. Probable vehicle 168