About the PTPG
MAURICE DOGGETT joined the Group in 1980 and lives in Purley, Surrey. He spent his entire career in the insurance industry but took early retirement in 1991. He has had a life-long interest in buses and coaches and apart from being involved in the preservation movement, is a keen bus photographer, recorder and archivist. He undertakes the general administration of the Group.

PHIL STRINGER also lives in Purley and joined the Group in October 1989. He is a retired civil servant and as well as a general interest in buses, is a keen follower of steam railways.

MIKE DOPSON joined the Group in February 1990 and is retired from being chief accountant of a charitable organisation. He lives in Selsdon, is treasurer of the Group, and his main interest is in pre-1955 London buses.

STEVE CRESSWELL is the latest partner in the Group and joined in July 2007. He has had a long-standing interest in buses and railways and all forms of historic transport. He joined London Transport as a railway operating apprentice in 1974, qualifying as a signalman in 1976 and currently works as a Service Controller at the Baker Street Control Centre on the Bakerloo Line. He lives in Tonbridge, Kent.

MICHAEL ELLIS joined the Group in May 2004. He works for the London Underground as Duty Line Control Manager on the Bakerloo Line. He has always been interested in buses but also takes an active interest in the Bluebell Railway.

The partners hold business-cum-social meetings approximately every two months to discuss matters relevant to the Group’s activities. The Group is open to Friends of the PTPG, who for an annual subscription of �25 can join in the Group’s activities, which mainly comprise static rallies and ‘running days’. If anyone accessing this Web Site who would like to become a Friend of the PTPG or even a full partner, email the group (address above) or write to Maurice Doggett at 47 Purley Bury Avenue, Purley, Surrey, CR8 1JF.