Bus Photos - Heritage Open Days - Southampton, 10th and 11th September 2016
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10th / 11th September 2016
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Bitterne Local History Society
Dunkirk Little Ships Restoration Trust (and Dorian)
Southampton & District Transport Heritage Trust
Southampton (Old) Bowling Green
Southampton Tram Project
SS Shieldhall
St. Michael's Church
Tudor House and Garden
64 (FTR 511) at the Tudor House in Bugle Street on Saturday.
At Town Quay on Saturday.   At Town Quay on Saturday.
367 (BTR 367B) in the docks for the Shieldhall and the tram works, with 'Ventura'.
At the Bitterne Local History Society.   Platform Road on Sunday.
1 (JOW 499E) at the Old Cemetery, Southampton Common on Saturday.
At Bargate Street on Saturday.   At the Tudor House in Bugle Street.
In the docks on Sunday, with 'Arcadia'.   Platform Road on Sunday.
The Southampton Tram Project's workshop is near the Shieldhall. Work is progressing on Southampton tram number 11.
Above: The lower saloon with its seats along the sides.
Left: The upper saloon now fitted with reversible seats.
In the same building is the Dorian, being restored by the Dunkirk Little Ships Restoration Trust.
Heritage Open Days
Saturday 10 / Sunday 11 September 2016
Southampton & District Transport Heritage Trust provided free bus services between the various locations.
On Saturday, number 64 operated between Tudor House, the Old Bowling Green and the docks. Number 367 ran from Tudor House via Woolston to Bitterne, the docks and the Old Bowling Green. Number 1 linked Tudor House with the Old Cemetery at the Common.
A wet start to Saturday was followed by a warm, dry Sunday. Number 1 ran a direct route to the bowling green, tram workshop and Shieldhall. Number 367 operated tours which also included these.
Tudor House was open on both days with free admission and special events on the Sunday.
Saturday saw a Fayre and music at St. Michael's Church opposite Tudor House..
Bitterne Local History Centre in Peartree Road was open on Saturday.
The SS Shieldhall was open to the public on both days.
Also open both days was Southampton (Old) Bowling Green although matches were not possible in the rain on Saturday.
The former Calshot Spit lightship and the tug 'Calshot' could be seen in the docks but were not open to the public.
Other events took place including guided walks around the Old Cemetery, the Common and the old parts of the city.
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