Trolleybus and tram fun at Carlton Colville transport museum

THE East Anglia Transport Museum at Carlton Colville, near Lowestoft, is promising a bus load of fun over the bank holiday week.

In what the museum is describing as a 'unique' and 'never to be repeated' event, eight London trolleybuses will be on display on Sunday and Monday between 10.30am and 5pm.

The London Event 2012 marks the 50th anniversary when the capital lost it trolleybuses.

Among the vehicles on display is London's first trolleybus from 1931.

To mark the 60th anniversary of London's last tram, the museum will also have its London tram from 1858 on display.

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Neil Chilvers, museum events organiser, said: 'This event has taken more than two years to organise and it is very unlikely to ever be repeated.'

The museums's other exhibits will also be on display and there will be London taxis and fire engines.

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During the two days there will be a free bus service from Lowestoft's bus and train stations to the museum and a service from Beccles bus station.

Entrance is �7.50 for adults, �6.50 for OAPs and �5.50 for children. For further information visit

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