Haulage event at museum
West Midlands Haulage, a local group of The Road Haulage Association, is celebrating 75 years on June 15 with an event at the Black Country Living Museum in Dudley.
The theme of the event is past, present, future and will include an appearance of the world’s first 100-tonne truck, a 1929 Scammell, owned by Black Country haulier and truck enthusiast Maurice Hudson.
Representing the future and sponsoring the event will be West Bromwich-based Guest Truck and Van which will be showing two of its alternative fuelled gas-powered trucks.
Guests managing director Rob Spittle said: “Trucks are essential in Britain’s distribution network, getting things to where they need to be and we’re proud to have a long history supplying and servicing vans and trucks for hauliers across the West Midlands."
RHA area manager Simon Priest said: “The event will celebrate the past and look ahead to the future of the haulage industry. The evening event is organised to raise money for three local charities, the 4 Community Trust, the Whitehouse Charity and the RHA Benevolent Fund.”
The museum event will be followed by a dinner at the Copthorne Hotel, Brierley Hill.
To find out how to attend the daytime event visit the Black Country Living Museum website: https://www.bclm.co.uk