Major activity at Wythall

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This magnificent 1963 new to West Bromwich Corporation Daimler CVG6 will join the operational fleet this year. TRANSPORT MUSEUM WYTHALL

Transport Museum Wythall (TMW) is rolling out events galore this years with several major anniversaries being celebrated. Following a record 2022 when the museum saw a 50% uplift in visitor numbers to 15,000 and the launch of the award-winning AEC Regent restoration. The plan for 2023 is bigger and better still, says museum spokesman Denis Chick, with a full calendar of events. The museum opens its doors for 2023 on 1 April.

Firstly, important new additions to the museum’s operational fleet will be revealed at Easter Bank Holiday running days on 9 and 10 April. Making their debuts will be 248 NEA, a 1963 West Bromwich Daimler CVG6 Metro-Cammell Orion, and WDA 835T, a 1978 MCW Metrobus which was displayed at the 1978 Commercial Motor Show and which will be the subject of a special Metrobus display at the ‘Wythall Busfest@Gaydon’ event on 1 July.


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