Blackpool Transport’s Andy Mitchell will be celebrating the return of Fleetwood Tram Sunday by driving a heritage Leyland PD3 bus along Blackpool promenade, to display the vehicle at the Festival of Transport event this Sunday.
The much cherished Leyland PD3 bus is part of Blackpool Transport’s 1980’s heritage fleet and ran in service throughout 1970 / 80s
“I am thrilled to be driving this classic, beautiful bus along the Blackpool promenade all the way to Fleetwood for the fantastic Tram Sunday event. What a way to start a Sunday morning!
Upon my arrival at Fleetwood, the Heritage bus will be a static exhibit, situated in Pharos St, where visitors to the event can come along and take photos and have a look inside and enjoy the interiors distinctive features and instantly recognisable decor.
I am delighted to be taking part in the return of Fleetwood Tram Sunday, as it’s vital for for the town to boost trade and the event really puts Fleetwood on the map in time for the busy summer season ahead !”