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News - February 2013

Daimler Double-Decker ‘366’ Set For Restoration

27/02/2013

We have today handed over a 1940s Coventry Transport Daimler double-decker to local bus enthusiast Roger Burdett, on a restoration loan. This vehicle, original fleet number 366, was built to wartime austerity regulations, and as with many such buses, required extensive renovation after the war.  As such, it was re-bodied by Roe Bodies in... Read more

ThrustSSC does the Harlem Shake

26/02/2013

When we heard about the Harlem Shake phenomenon that is sweeping the internet, we thought we ought to get involved - here's our Harlem Shake starring ThrustSSC, Scorch the Dragon from Coventry Blaze, Sky Blue Sam from Coventry City FC, a couple of off-duty coppers and the long-suffering staff of Coventry Transport Museum!   Read more

Start your engines for the 2013 Coventry Festival of Motoring

24/02/2013

Entry for the 2013 Coventry Festival of Motoring is now open for clubs and individuals, and we are aiming to attract hundreds of cars and motorbikes and their owners to take part in the event, which makes a welcome return to Stoneleigh Park over the August Bank Holiday weekend of Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th August. Last year’s Festival... Read more

Our Tourism Superstar!

11/02/2013

We are thrilled to let you know that Coriena Brierley,  our Retail & Reception Manager, has been announced as a finalist in VisitEngland’s national Tourism Superstar 2013 award - and she needs your vote to help her win the title! The award recognises the dedication and passion of those working in the tourism industry, and is... Read more

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Mike Brewer announced as President of Coventry Transport Museum Patron Scheme

On Thursday 13 October Coventry Transport Museum proudly revealed Mike Brewer as the new President of the Patron Scheme.
Hear the news from the man himself and find out why he is supporting the museum.  

 

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