Saturday, September 10, 2011

ASTON MANOR TRANSPORT MUSEUM - 10 Sep 2011

 I made a special visit to the Aston Manor Transport Museum to take some photographs before it's in impending closure at the end of October 2011. A financial wrangle with the City Council means that this unique insight into the history of transport in the Midlands will probably be lost.
There is an on-line petition to save the museum at  http://goo.gl/qQd66

 A model of a tramway.

 A general view of the interior.




 The "number 11 buz", the service I used to get to and from school in the 60s. In those days from the Yew Tree, Yardley to Cartland Road, Kings Heath cost 3 1/2d ("threppence 'apenny childs please!").


 An assortment of memorabilia.

Lots of mechanical 'bits'. 

Old bus-stop signs. 



You know what it's like. You wait ages for a bus and then...

A model of the museum. 


A small model tram.
DON'T FORGET THE PETITION at http://goo.gl/qQd66