Sunday, 19 November 2017

The North Eastern Explorer

On Saturday 25th November, we'll be visiting Gillingham's of Annfield Plain and Kingsley's Coaches of Birtley.

The day will start with a pick up from outside Durham railway station at 10:30am and we will be aiming to return everyone back to the railway station for 16:00 approximately.

For a full days travel on board this bus depot tour the fare has been set at only £10 per person, which is payable on the day.

There is no need to pre-book in advance, all you need to do is join the bus on the day, sit back and relax.

We are hoping to use possibly 3 different vehicles from the very impressive Gillingham's Coaches fleet.

These will be chosen from: G514EFX, N622PUS, P464JWB, R90AMS, W77JDS, Y308KNB and Y313KBN.

We've also confirmed the use of at least 3 vehicles from the Kingsley's Coaches fleet.

These will be chosen from: T89KLD, T129KLD, V531ESC, V534ESV, V538ESC, V178MEV, V216MEV, X235NNO, X236NNO, X237NNO, X253NNO, X361NNO, X363NNO, LJ03MDK, LJ03MHN, LR52BMZ and LX53BJO.

All advertised vehicles are subject to availability on the day and we hope to see as many of you as possible aboard this depot tour.

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 the depot and to use a selection of interesting vehicles.

For a full days travel aboard this running day, the fare has been set at an amazing £15 per person which is payable on the day.

The vehicles we will be aiming to use will be chosen from W108EWU, LJ03MKA, 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 Salt End Skipper

On Saturday 6th January 2018, Ellie Rose Coaches of Hull will be hosting a bus enthusiast running day.

The day will start with a pick up at 10:45am from outside Hull Truck Theatre and we hope to return by 17:00 approximately.

The main aim during this event will be to visit the depot and to use a selection of recent acquired vehicles.

For a full days travel aboard this running day the fare has been set at an amazing £15 per person which is payable on the day.

The vehicles we will be aiming to use will be chosen from V59MOA, V61MOA, V91MOA, V490MOA, LJ03MJU, LF52UPD, LF52UPG and LF52ZPC.

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 Ellie Rose 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 £15 per person which is payable on the day.

The main aim during this running day will be to visit their depot and to use at least 7 of the following vehicles: W163RFX, W166RFX, X152LBJ, Y168FEL, Y173FEL, Y174FEL, HJ02WDK, HJ02WDL, HJ02WDM, HF03AEG, HJ52VFW, HJ52VFX and HJ52VFZ.

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.

The Merseyside Meander

On Saturday 2nd June, we are planning a tour of various bus and coach operators in and around the Merseyside area.

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 17:00 approximately.

For a full days travel on board this bus depot tour the fare has been set at an amazing £15 per person payable on the day.

So far we have confirmed visits to the Aintree Coachline, Arriva Merseyside and Presidential Travel.

Can we ask that everyone brings along a hi-viz as these will be required to enter some of the premises listed above.

We are hoping to use a selection of vehicles during this tour which may include:

HKF151 AEC Routemaster / Park Royal (289CLT)
V137MEV Dennis Trident / Alexander ALX400
LX04FXT Dennis Trident / Alexander ALX400
LK05GGV Dennis Trident / Alexander ALX400
SP06FVF Volvo B7R / Plaxton Profile
SN58CDK ADL Trident / ADL Enviro 400

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.

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