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 29 & 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 13th May Tram Trains by Tim Kendall from the LRTA

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

Latest NEWs

Progress with Cambridge 7 20th February 2014

Not much to report this time. We managed to get so much machining done last week that there wasn't enough left to do to justify a working party today while we await more items to be delivered

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Progress with Cambridge 7 13th February 2014

A very good day in the workshop with Malcolm and Mike.  I had picked the stretcher bars up yesterday & all but one of the drawings are now with Jason Reeves who is doing the fabrications

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Progress with Cambridge 7 6th February 2014

I'll be keeping this blog going now each week as the work progresses.   The last seven days has been a busy period with many parts collected and a lot of work done on drawings to get everything right for production

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Plans progress for launch of Leeds Horse Tram 107

The launch of Leeds Horse Car 107 will take place over the Bank Holiday weekend of Sunday 25th and Monday 26th August at the Middleton Railway in its home city as the centrepiece of the “Leeds Festival of Transport

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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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