Museum of Transport, Greater ManchesterMuseum of Transport, Greater Manchester  

 

Trans-Lancs Transport Show

 

Sunday 7 September 2014 (Museum open 10am-4.30pm)

 

The Trans Lancs Transport Show is a family friendly day out featuring classic and modern transport from the North West and beyond.

 

The Show is based in Heaton Park which is one of the largest public parks in Europe. With something for everyone, thereíll be classic and modern buses, military and commercial vehicles, cars and motorcycles on show. Close by are the Boating Lake, Lakeside Cafť and the fun fair. Also in the Park are a childrenís farm and playground, a Pitch & Putt Course and Heaton Hall itself.

 

Throughout the afternoon, there will be regular heritage transport links between the Show and the Museum of Transport, using the Heaton Park Tramway and heritage buses from the Museumís Collection. This will give visitors the opportunity to see the large Collection of local buses and coaches on display at the Museum and to visit the Heaton Park Tramway.

 

 

Event Hours

 

The event will be held at Heaton Park from 12 noon until 4.30pm. The Museum will be open as normal throughout the day.

 

 

Admission Charges

 

Admission to the park for the public will be free, but revised admission charges will apply to the Museum for this event:

 

Adults

£4

Accompanied children under 16

Free

Over 60s

£2

Students

£2

Registered disabled

Free

Employees of TfGM, Metrolink and GM bus operators

£2

Persons in receipt of income support

£2

Wayfarer ticket holders

£2

 

An entry fee to the event applies for vehicle owners and stallholders.

 

 

Travelling to the Event

 

Please visit the Heaton Park website for further information on how to reach Heaton Park, or find out how to find the Museum. There will be regular heritage transport links between the Show and the Museum of Transport, using the Heaton Park Tramway and heritage buses from the Museumís Collection:

 

Free heritage bus service between the Museum of Transport and Heaton Park

 

A free circular shuttle service will operate between the Museum of Transport, Greater Manchester and Heaton Park, Middleton Road Gates, using heritage buses from the Museum of Transport. The Heaton Park Tramway (fares apply) will operate throughout the event, linking the Show Site with Middleton Road Gates.

 

Museum of Transport   1150 1210 1230   1630
Heaton Park (Middleton Rd Gates) arrive   1205* 1225* 1245*

then every

1645*
Heaton Park (Middleton Rd Gates) depart 1200 1220 1240 1300

20 minutes until

1700
Museum of Transport* 1220* 1240* 1300* 1320*   1720*

 

*Times are approximate.

 

 

Further information and entry form

 

Entry form for vehicles and stalls (PDF format)

 

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