Keep up to date with the latest events and activities of the Leeds Transport Historical Society.

All news and blogs will appear here along with information about member meetings.

If you have a story, pictures or information that could make a good article, please use the contact form to get in touch with us . 

The Society holds regular meetings on the second Monday of each month.

If you would like to attend, you will now find us at our new venue .

The Middleton Railway 

(Click on above link for more information about our good friends at The Middleton Railway)

Address: Engine House, Middleton Railway, Moor Road, Leeds LS10 2JG

The Middleton Railway is next to M621 junction 5 (westbound only, follow brown Middleton Railway signs) and near to junction 6 (eastbound only, left on to Balm Road and left again on to Moor Road). Ample car parking is available on site.

The nearest bus stops are on Dewsbury Road (Burton Road, services 2, 3, 3A & 86) and Balm Road (Moor Road, services 12, 13, 13A, 47)

New Yorkshire Buses  service 61 now stop nearby



Start time 7.15pm (for 7.30) and meetings run from September to June with speakers on transport related topics most months.

New members are always made welcome.

Upcoming Events

Monday 10th June A look back to the 30 years of Sheffield SuperTram by Mike Waring

Please note this will be our last meeting before the Summer reses

Latest NEWs

Manchester 173 at Morley, 2 August 2014

On-off rain showers didn't dampen spirits as a great day was had by all in Morley as the town welcomed back a tram for the first time in 79 years

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A Tram Returns to Morley after 79 Years

Morley will welcome a tram for the first time since 1935 as part of a remembrance celebration to commemorate the outbreak of the First World War

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Progress with Cambridge 7 – 15th March 2014

The running gear for Cambridge 7 was collected from Leeds by a team from the Ipswich Transport Museum on Wednesday 12th March

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Progress with Cambridge 7 – 8th March 2014

Today was a hard but a good day on the project.  We started with a pile of parts & ended with a complete set of running gear complete with brakes but if it runs we will need more track

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Progress with Cambridge 7 6th March 2014

On Wednesday we were hoping to take delivery of the wheels but for various reasons they didn't appear so I spent the day with Jim Soper painting and drilling the last of the steel work

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Progress with Cambridge 7 – 27th February 2014

A week of solid progress on the project as we took delivery of the 8 coil springs from the Lancashire Spring Co at Milnrow and collected various bits of steelwork from Jason Reeve

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The charity researches and publishes books about Public Transport in the City of Leeds and surrounding areas.

It also restores historic public transport from Leeds. It assists other societies with information requests.

The Society also holds regular social meetings at which speakers give talks on public transport related topics.

Our members newsletter LTHS NEWS is published four times each year.

Click HERE to view previous LTHS NEWS Newsletters





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