Monday, 17 July 2017

The Bristol Bonanza

On Saturday 5th August, we will be visiting a number of bus depot's in around the Bristol area.

The day will start with a pick up at 10:30am from outside Bristol Temple Meads railway station, we will be aiming to return for 17:30 approximately.

For a full days travel on board this bus depot tour the fare has been set at £15 per person payable on the day, please note that all seats must be reserved in advance.

So far we have confirmed visits to Arnold Liddell, Applegates Coaches, Berkeley Coaches, Eagle Coaches and Eastville Coaches.

During 'The Bristol Bonanza' we are hoping to use the following vehicles:

94SHU DAF SB3000 / Van Hool Alizee T8 (N993FWT)
971CYB Volvo Olympian / Northern Counties (S670AAE)
YIL8768 Volvo B10M / Van Hool Alizee T8 (L920NWW)
F310MYJ Volvo Citybus / Northern Counties
P527BLJ Volvo B10M / Plaxton Premiere 320
P696GHC Volvo Olympian / Alexander RH (96-D-316)
R4POW or T4POW Volvo B10M / Plaxton Excalibur
X185CHJ Volvo B7TL / Alexander ALX400 (00-D-40058)
LX53JYL Dennis Trident / Alexander ALX400

There is currently 20 seats available.

All vehicles are subject to availability on the day.

If you would like any further details or you would like to join us aboard 'The Bristol Bonanza' please drop us on an email on busdepottours@gmail.com

Please do not contact any of the operators listed above as they will be unable to assist you.

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The Blackpool Flyer

This Summer Holidays we will offering you the chance to join us aboard our day trip to the popular seaside town of Blackpool on Tuesday 22nd August.

The coach will depart at 7:30am from Meadowhall Coach Park and will make a second pick up at 8:20am from the rear of Wakefield Bus Station (Providence Street) before running direct to Blackpool, returning at 17:30 from Blackpool.

All seats are available at the bargain price of £10 per adult or only £5 for children but its requested that seats are reserved in advance to avoid disappointment.

We currently have 18 seats available.

If you would like to reserve your seat please drop us an email on busexcursions@yahoo.com

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Saturday 2nd September

We are currently planning a new event.

However, due to the location and the use of a Bedford OB we will be taking seat reservations but the maximum seats available will be 28.

Further details will be advertised very soon.

The Connexions Connoisseur

On Saturday 7th October, we will be visiting Harrogate Coach Travel of Tockwith during our a bus enthusiast's running day.

The day will start with a pick up at 10:30am from Memorial Garden's in York (less than 2 minutes walk from the railway station) and we hope to return by 17:30 approximately.

For a full days travel aboard this running day, the fare has been set at an amazing £10 per person which is payable on the day, can we request that all seats are reserved in advance.

The main aim during this event will be to visit the depot and to use a selection of interesting vehicles from the fleet.

The vehicles we will be aiming to use will be chosen from H807TWX, P168BTV, R636HYG, R642HYG, T475KDM, T663VWU, W89HRT and W678PTD.

If for any reason any of the vehicles listed above are not available, we will substitute them with either S612KBA, S635KBA or S752KBA.

There is currently 48 seats available.

All vehicles are subject to availability on the day.

If you have any questions about this running day, please drop us an email on busrunningdays@gmail.com and do not contact Harrogate Coach Travel as they will be unable to assist you.

The Midlands Montage

On Saturday 4th November, we will be visiting a number of bus depot's in around the East Midlands and Yorkshire area.

The day will start with a pick up at 10:30am from outside The Penny Black public house, behind Sheffield Interchange. we will be aiming to return for 17:30 approximately.

For a full days travel on board this bus depot tour the fare has been set at £15 per person payable on the day, please note that all seats must be reserved in advance.

So far we have confirmed visits to 2 Way of Scunthorpe, Coopers of Killamarsh, Coopers of Grimsby and Sweyne of Swinefleet.

During 'The Midlands Montage' we are hoping to use the following vehicles:

KIB6474 Neoplan N122 / Neoplan Skyliner (EM02ORS)
SIL7764 Leyland Tiger / Plaxtent Derwent 2 (03-KJ-42)
N370LPN Volvo Olympian / Alexander RL
P100JJH Dennis Trident / Plaxton President (W576RSG)

All vehicles are subject to availability on the day.

There is currently 35 seats available.

If you would like any further details or you would like to join us aboard 'The Midlands Montage' please drop us on an email on busdepottours@gmail.com

Please do not contact any of the operators listed above as they will be unable to assist you.

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The North Hykeham Express

On Sunday 5th November, we have arranged an excursion to Lincoln's Vintage Bus Rally.

We will be using former Burnley & Pendle Volvo Olympian / Alexander Royale N116UHP which is now owned by Coopers of Killamarsh.

The day will start with a pick up at 8:10am from outside Leeds Railway Station, there will be a second pick up at 8:15am from outside Leeds Central Bus Station (opposite Bingo), we will then proceed directly to Meadowhall Coach Park for 9:00am to make our final pick up before heading down to North Hykeham.

For anyone who is planning to join this excursion, we will be offering the bargain fare of only £10 return per person but can we ask that you reserve your seat in advance.

Seats can be reserved in advance by dropping us an email on busexcursions@yahoo.com

There is now only 49 seats available.

Please note, N116UHP will not be in use at the rally but will be on display for photographs etc.

If you have any questions about this excursion, please drop us an email and do not contact Coopers Tours as they will be unable to assist you.

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The Wirral Wanderer

On Saturday 18th November, we are planning a tour of various bus and coach depot's around Cheshire, Merseyside and Wirral.

The day will start with a pick up from outside St.Georges Hall (opposite Liverpool Lime Street railway station) at 10:30am and we will be aiming to return everyone back to the railway station for 18:00 approximately.

For a full days travel on board this running day the fare has been set at an amazing £15 per person payable on the day, can we request that all seats are reserved in advance.

So far we have confirmed visits to the Helms of Eastham premises.

There is currently 44 seats available.

If you have any questions about this depot tour, please send them by email to busdepottours@gmail.com and please do not contact any of the operators listed above as they will be unable to assist you.

The Bullocks Xmas Cracker

On Saturday 9th December, Ralph Bullock Coaches of Cheadle will be hosting a bus running day.

The day will start with a pick up at 10:30am from outside Stockport railway station and we hope to return by 17:00 approximately.

The main aim during this event will be to visit each depot and to use a selection of interesting vehicles.

If you would like to join me on for this trip the fare has been set at only £10 per person, can we request that all seats are reserved in advance.

The vehicles we will be aiming to use will be chosen from W108EWU, LJ03MKA, LJ03MKB, LJ03MKD, LJ03MKE, LJ03MKF, LJ03MKK, LJ03MWE and LJ03MWF.

All advertised vehicles are subject to on the day and we hope to see as many of you as possible during this running day.

If you have any questions about this running day, please send them by email to busrunningdays@gmail.com and do not contact Ralph Bullock as they will be unable to assist you.

The Auckland Adventure

On Saturday 6th January 2018, Garnetts Coaches of Bishop Auckland will be hosting a bus running day.

The day will start with a pick up at 10:45am from outside the Park Lane / Victoria Road entrance of Darlington railway station and we hope to return by 17:00 approximately.

For a full days travel on board this running day the fare has been set at an amazing £10 per person, can we request that all seats are reserved in advance.

The main aim during this event will be to visit their depot and to use at least 6 former Stagecoach Dennis Trident / Alexander ALX400's chosen from T688KPU, T693KPU, V173MEV, V179MEV, X287NNO, X307NNO, Y359NHK and Y361NHK.

All advertised vehicles are subject to on the day and we hope to see as many of you as possible during this bus running day.

If you have any questions about this bus running day, please send them by email to busrunningdays@gmail.com and do not contact Garnetts Coaches as they will be unable to assist you.

The 2 Way Specialty

On Saturday 3rd February 2018, 2 Way Transport will be hosting a running day.

The day will start with a pick up at 10:20am from Lakeside Retail Park and a second pick up will be made at 10:30am from outside Scunthorpe railway station to return by 17:00 approximately.

For a full days travel aboard this running day the fare has been set at an amazing £10 per person, can we request that all seats are reserved in advance.

The main aim during this running day will be to visit their depot and to use all of the following vehicles: W161RFX, W163RFX, W166RFX, Y168FEL, Y173FEL, Y174FEL and Y199FEL.

All advertised vehicles are subject to on the day and we hope to see as many of you as possible during this running day.

If you have any questions about this running day, please send them by email to busrunningdays@gmail.com and do not contact 2 Way Transport as they will be unable to assist you.