Annual running day for
Merseyside heritage transport charity
Merseyside Transport Trust (MTT) will be holding its' running day event on
Sunday, 13 September 2015, to raise funds for the upkeep of its' fleet of over
50 vintage vehicles.
This is a rare and unique opportunity to enjoy a ride on some of buses in our
collection. The event is also aimed to attract new members, volunteers,
sponsorship and generate interest within the community. This event is in
association with 'Heritage Open Days' (HODS).
This year's event will feature services between Liverpool, Pier Head (Mann
Island), Liverpool South Parkway and Speke Hall , plus surrounding areas. There
will be numerous vehicles on display at Liverpool South Parkway Railway Station,
including visiting vehicles from other preservation groups, sales stands and
info on how people can become involved.
A souvenir programme and guide to the day will be available for just £5 and any
donations you would like to make to the group would be most welcome.
Steve Kelly, Chairman of The MTT is leading the event & has been involved with
the group for over 30 years. Steve said:- "This event is now in its' 10th
year and has gone from strength to strength using a similar format. We have been
consistently attracting large numbers which is encouraging for a small charity
and always looking at ways to make this event a huge success. All funds raised
at the event will go a long way in helping to keep our collection safe for the
future. We rely totally on donations and the good nature of people."
Buses run generally every 15 minutes starting around 10:00am from Mann Island
and Liverpool South Parkway and will observe all normal bus stops along the
The event runs from approx.10:00 until approx.16.30. For more information see
the Merseyside Transport Trust
website. Also if you can put up a poster,
here , print it out and then display it.