View Full Version : Merseyside Transport trust running day 2009

09-22-2009, 01:44 PM
A few pic's of Sunday's bus running day. It was the mtt's most ambitious running day so far with 21 buses, (including the Ribble & Crosville buses) Made all the better by the sunny weather.
The first arrivals at Exchange st east
The 87 & 1 meet at Dingle
The Ribble routes at Crosby
The last 59 to Old Roan
My bus home the 16 to Seaforth

09-23-2009, 07:07 PM
Had a ride on 1111 it was on the Woolton run N.o 4 I think.'r kid was the pilot.

vic synex
09-23-2009, 08:15 PM
Great pics, I remember all those types of bus from when I was growing up.

I've got an old ticket machine somewhere from the days when every bus had a Conductor, it's still got some tickets in it, I think the most expensive one is 10p.

Happy days!!!

09-23-2009, 09:11 PM
Some great pic's there Merseywail, especially the Ribble L92! :nod:

09-23-2009, 09:32 PM
Good pics,made me think of my mum when she was a conductress on one of them old buses.:handclap:

Norm NZ
09-23-2009, 11:35 PM
"Nice Pics"! Thanks, that No 87 Double Decker brings back memories! but that Dingle Single Decker looks 'out-of-place for me!:PDT11

09-24-2009, 08:23 AM
Here's a few more...
A photo stop on the way to Lower la
Old Roan station
Back to Exchange st east
Confused passenger at Crosby
Liverpool south parkway
There will be more old buses & trams on Sunday oct 4, at the wirral bus & tram show. Also old cars trucks & motorbikes. At Woodside, Pacific rd & Taylor st museum.

09-24-2009, 02:50 PM
Also this sat/sun at the Widnes Vintage Rally,Victoria Park,Widnes.Lots of steam driven things,motor bikes,lorrys,stalls and cars,I will be on the West Lancs MG Owners Club stand on the sunday.A great show and it's FREE.

09-24-2009, 03:06 PM
We have had the Birkenhead park transport festival, the MTT running day. Soon the Widnes Vintage Rally, & Wirral bus & tram show . I don't know, you wait all year for a vintage transport day & four come all together

09-26-2009, 01:11 AM
As already said ... Excellent photographs .... but you havent got any of the bus that I was driving !!


09-26-2009, 07:31 AM
As already said ... Excellent photographs .... but you havent got any of the bus that I was driving !!

What bus did you drive ? I spent most of the morning on the ex Ribble routes & didn't get to the core route's till about 12.45.

09-26-2009, 10:06 PM
he was driving 1836 mpte atlantean. i was the conductor on 7227 if any of you rod eit