Monday, 27 June 2011

Crowds Flock to Totally Transport

Sunday was the seventh annual totally Transport event on New South Promenade and the event due in the crowds during the day. Around 370 vehicles took part - only slightly down on last year despite the huge fuel prices increase that hard pressed owners have to absorb.

Back to its established site from Star Hotel down the Promenade to just north of Starr Gate the Classic Cars and Buses organised by LTT were joined by no less than 204 classic minis at the end of the Blackpool Mini Run. 
Seafront 12 was extended to the event and featured Lytham 19, Blackpool 529, Open Top Bristol VR WTG360T and visiting Kelvin Scottish Routemaster 1929, restored by Busworks in 2010. Record passenger numbers saw some heavy loadings.

Entertainment and trade stalls on Solaris field; model trams in the Solaris centre and the operation of vintage trams by Blackpool Transport completed the line up - albeit the latter were somewhat divorced from the event as the tramway through the event site remains closed.

Thanks to those who took part as exhibitors or volunteers and particular thanks to those who visited.