Monday 11 July 2016

Heritage Trams and Buses

Heritage Tour trams 717 and 648 passing preserved Blackpool PD3 501 near the Tower
As part of the local Bus Driver of the Year heat being held in Blackpool on 10th July, there was a small display of buses parked up on the Tower Headland alongside the competition arena. The buses taking part in the display were 1987 open-top Leyland Olympian 857 (D257 FYM), in use as the commentary vehicle, 1967 Leyland Titan PD3 No. 501 (HFR 501E), 1970 AEC Swift 554 (PFR 554H) and 2015 Mercedes Citaro 554 (BJ15 UVW).

Former Blackpool Corporation 1967 Leyland Titan PD3 No. 501 (HFR 501E)

Former City Sightseeing open-top Leyland Olympian 857 in use as the commentary vehicle
The old and new Blackpool fleet number 554, a 1970 AEC Swift and 2015 Mercedes Citaro

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