Merseyside EMU progress on view

RESTORATION work on the Merseyside Class 502 EMU was on display when the Merseyside Transport Trust (MTT) held its annual open day in Burscough, Lancashire on July 8.

The MTT is concerned with rescuing and preserving buses from Merseyside, but its shed on the Burscough industrial estate is also home to the Friends of the 502 Group.

Class 502 EMU DTSO No. 29896 undergoing restoration at Burscough, seen during the MTT’s open day on July 8. COLIN WAREING

This enables members to undertake the huge task of rebuilding and restoring the last remaining example of a Class 502, which used to run on the railways of Liverpool and district.

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