Southport Corporation Daimler CWA6 62 (EWM 358)

This wartime utility bus has been given a quick coat of wartime grey paint, white edging on the mudguards and headlamp masks together with suitable replica wartime posters. The black radiator shell hides a working AEC engine, so this bus could be restored to running condition one day in the future.

St.Helens Corporation AEC Regent V/ MCW 135 (GDJ 435)

Tucked away in the paint shop, slow but steady progress is being made with this long-standing restoration project. Painting of the upper deck interior is ongoing, and many parts have had to be remanufactured.

Southport Leyland Titan TD3 143 (AFY 971)

Body reconstruction is proceeding in the privacy of the paint shop, with new timber framing components being made for the nearside and fitted very carefully. Suitable seats are also being restored. With the chassis exposed, ES58 the opportunity has been taken to strip and rebuild the rear axle and brakes which are now complete. The front wheels, bearings and brakes have also been overhauled.