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Springtime Excursion: Horsepower to Motor Power
Date: Thursday 24 May 2018
Meeting point: Covent Garden
Time: 10:30 – 16:00
Tickets: Adults from £80; Concessions and LTM Friends from £75*
*tour end time may vary dependent on travel times, all tickets include a breakfast of hot drinks and pastries, a three-course lunch, and same day entry to the Museum
Celebrate our acquisition of the Leyland 1908 X2 type with a lecture and conducted bus tour on its history and restoration. The journey begins over breakfast at the Museum, with a talk on the X-type’s repair by esteemed conservator Mike Sutcliffe MBE. Afterwards be welcomed aboard a London Leyland RTL453 motorbus for a narrated tour along the original X2 route, stopping at the charming historic Holly Bush pub in Hampstead Heath for a three-course lunch.
Once back at the Museum, stay on to visit the X2 type and explore our world class collection. This event is suitable for ages 18+ only.