Bloody-mindedness, sweat and tears wins award

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Transport Museum Wythall’s 1931 AEC Regent is one of the most ambitious restorations ever. TMW

Transport Museum Wythall’s magnificently restored 1931 Birmingham City Transport AEC Regent double decker bus has won a major award thanks to the team behind it’s “sheer bloody-mindedness in getting the job done.”

OV 4486 won the prestigious Restoration Award, presented at the 2022 Royal Automobile Club’s Historic Awards ceremony at its Pall Mall headquarters. The award recognises excellence and outstanding contributions to the UK’s historic motoring and motorsport industries, highlighting the organisations and individuals responsible for influencing and driving the British historic motoring movement.


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