Monday, 28 August 2017

Ribble Running Day at Lytham

1939 Ribble Leyland 2057 contrasts with a 2017 Blackpool ADL Enviro 400 in Lytham town centre
The fourth Ribble Vehicle Preservation Trust annual running day and display at Lytham Hall was held on Monday 28th August. The event enables enthusiasts to photograph and ride a selection of preserved buses from various local operators, and a regular free bus service was operated from Lytham Hall around Lytham St Annes. In addition to buses from the Ribble Vehicle Preservation Trust's own collection, there were preserved vehicles from other local operators such as Lytham St Annes Corporation, Blackpool Corporation, Liverpool Corporation and Fishwick's of Leyland amongst others. Many of the buses on display around the hall were used during the running day, providing a colourful sight for the locals enjoying a quiet sunny afternoon in Lytham town centre.

1934 Lytham Leyland Lion LT5A No 24 on Clifton Street in the centre of Lytham
1962 Ribble Leyland PD3 1775 on Park Street in Lytham town centre
1976 Park Royal bodied Ribble Atlantean 1397 on Park Street in Lytham
1972 Ribble Bristol VR 1995 at the main entrance of Lytham Hall
1957 Liverpool Corporation AEC Regent A267 on Clifton Street in Lytham
Stagecoach Ribble Volvo Olympian 2234 negotiating the narrow entrance arch of Lytham Hall
Stagecoach Dennis Trident 17012 in its new White Lady livery arriving at the entrance to Lytham Hall

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