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Rally Report (Scroll down to view other events we have attended)

Our first bus rally was the London Bus Museum's transport fest which was held on the 21st October 2012.

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We attended the King Alfred running day in Winchester on the 1st of January.

We operated a feeder service from Swindon departing at 8am calling at Marlborough, Ludgershall & Andover arriving into Winchester at 10:15am.

At 11:45am we operated a service to Hursley with a full load.

On return to Winchester we had around 30 minutes before our next trip which was to New Cheriton at 13:10.

At 15:30 we left for Swindon.

 

Ludgershall Memorial (Copyright photo of SNB543 Group)

Hursley (Copyright photo of SNB543 Group)

Winchester Bus Station (Copyright photo of SNB543 Group)

New Cheriton (Copyright photo of SNB543 Group)

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On the 3rd March we attended the Bournemouth avaition museum's vintage transport day at Hurn Airport.

All above photos (c) SNB543 Group

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On the 21st April 2013 we attended the 40th Spring Gathering at London Bus Museum's new home at the Brooklands Museum in Weybridge, Surrey.

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The following week on the 29th April 2013 we attended the Bristol Harbourside bus rally & running day at Cannons Marsh.

We operated two round trips during the day to First Bristol's Muller Road Bus Depot via Gloucester Road and back via the M32 past Ikea back to the rally site.

Photo to the left was taken at the rally site after the trips had been completed.

Copyright (c) SNB543 Group

Photos below on the left was at Cannons Marsh Terminus and on the right was at Muller Road Depot.

At the bottom A YouTube clip on one of the trips we operated to Muller Road Depot.(Not our clip)


                                 Copyright (c) SNB543 Group                                                                                                                 Copyright (c) SNB543 Group

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On 14th July 2013 we attended the Bus & Coach preservation magazine's event which was held at Newbury Showground.

We offered free rides around the Showgrounds private roads during the day.

(c) Copyright SNB543 Group 

photo to the left we taken when she was giving free rounds around the site.

Below is a YouTube clip of SNB543 travelling around the site taken by Glenn Whyte 


 

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On the 21st July 2013 we attended the Alton Bus Rally and Running Day at Anstey Park in Alton Hampshire, 

We brought the stall on which we were selling all sorts of transport related items.

During the day she provided three trips

1105 to Lasham Church 

1155 to Medstead Station

1328 Alton Town Circular

all photos (c) Copyright SNB543 Group 

Photo to the left was taken at Lasham Church 

Photos below to the left was taken at Medstead Station and to the right was taken at Alton Sports Centre.


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On the 1st January 2014 we attended the last King Alfred Winchester bus running day to be held on new years day.

We operated a feeder service from Swindon bus station departing at 8am via Marlborough, Hungerford & Winchester.

We also operated two round trips on service 93 at 11:15 & 12:45 which ran between Winchester bus station and Twyford Waterworks.

At 15:30 we operated a feeder back to Swindon.

(c) Photo Copyright SNB543 Group 

Photo to the left was taken at Twyford Waterworks




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So far in 2014 we have attended several events including the Annual Spring Gathering at the London Bus Museum at Brooklands in Surrey on the 13th April.

(c) Photo Copyright SNB543 Group 

SNB543 at the Brooklands Spring Gathering 2014.


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On the 28th June we attended London United's Fulwell Bus Garage Open Day as part of Transport for London's Year of the Bus celebrations

(c) Photo Copyright SNB543 Group 

Photo from a wet Fulwell Bus Garage.


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