Rally Calendar July 2014

Showbus 2014
SHOWBUS international at the Imperial War Museum, Duxford

Sunday September 21st 2014

Whilst the information here is supposed to be correct, you are advised to check with the organisers before embarking on a long journey.
This page will be left in situ as a guide until updated for next year
JULY
4
WAKEFIELD Fleur-de-lis Classic Annual Friday eve gathering at Thornes Park. Tel 01924 253738 or 01924 825866


5
EXETER Bus & Coach Station 50th Anniversary. All relevant classic vehicles welcome. Contact the Devon General Society Events Officer.

Model Bus Federation Lancashire Area Show NELSON at the Independent Methodist Church, Netherfield Road, Nelson BB9 9AW (adjacent to Nelson Bus Rail Interchange).

Metroline POTTERS BAR Garage Open Day.


5-6 Teddy Bears Picnic Trolley Weekend at the Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft near DONCASTER. Tel 01724 711391

The LLANGOLLEN Railway Classic Transport Weekend.

North Norfolk Railway Vintage Transport Festival & Bus Weekend at HOLT Station (A148). Free Vintage Buses from Holt to Sheringham.

Wiston Steam Rally at STEYNING in West Sussex, with a gathering of Southdown buses.

Bus & Coach Weekend at the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway in WIRKSWORTH, Derbyshire DE4 4FB. Limited space so book in early. Free all day rail rover ticket each entry. Tel 07590 992627 or email.


6
Classic Car Show at Terenure College in Templegue Road, DUBLIN.

Uncompleted Northern Line extension Walk & Study Tour. FINSBURY PARK to HIGHGATE. email for details.

East Lancashire Bus Rally at Winfields HASLINGDEN.

The 8th Annual PETERBOROUGH Bus & Commercial Vehicle Rally at Sacrewell Farm (A47/A1 junction). All buses and commercials welcome. Free entry.

Motorbike Special at the North West Museum of Road Transport in ST HELENS.

Aston Manor Road Transport Museum Open Day at Shenstone Drive near Northgate, Aldridge, WALSALL WS9 8TP.


12-13
ARDINGLY Vintage & Classic Vehicle Show in West Sussex.

Edwardian Weekend at the CRICH Tramway Village.

RM60, celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Routemaster in FINSBURY PARK, London N4.


13
City of Portsmouth Preserved Transport Depot and the Royal Armouries present a rally and running day at Fort Nelson in FAREHAM with two trips to see the CPPTD collection.

What's in Store? See behind the scenes at the IPSWICH Transport Museum.

MERSEYSIDE Transport Trust Open Day.

Pre-1980 Bus Rally at the Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, PORTSDOWN HILL in conjunction with the City of Portsmouth Preserved Transport Depot.

Leyland Society Gathering at QUORN & Woodhouse Station on the Grand Central Railway.

South Yorkshire Transport Museum Open Day at their Aldwarke premises in ROTHERHAM.

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway's 7th Classic Bus Rally & Running Day at TODDINGTON Station.

West Riding Bus Group's Running Day & Vehicle Rally at Heath Common, WAKEFIELD. Free heritage services, supported by Dewsbury Bus Museum and others.


19
ALTON Bristol RE and Country Pub Running Day organised by the Hants & Surrey RE Group.

Centenary of Douglas Corporation buses as part of the DOUGLAS Carnival, Isle of Man with a parade of preserved DCT buses provided by Jurby Transport Museum.

19-20
Festival of Model Tramways at MANCHESTER Museum of Transport. Tel 0161 205 2122.

NORWICH Charity Motor Show at the Norwich Show Ground on Dereham Road, Costessey, NR5 0TT. Entries need to be pre-booked.


20
ALTON Bus Rally & Running Day at Anstey Park.

Colne Valley Railway Bus Rally at CASTLE HEDINGHAM. Tel 01787 461174. All vehicles welcome.

Tram Sunday at the FLEETWOOD Festival of Transport.

LT Country Bus Rally with a recreation of works journeys to FORT HALSTEAD.

NOTTINGHAM Area Bus Society's Bus Gathering and Running Day.

Hornsby Travel Centenary Day at Normanby Park SCUNTHORPE.

Beaumanor Hall Classic Car & Transport Show at WOODHOUSE in Leicestershire.


25-26
London Transport Museum Guided Tours at ACTON Depot.



25-27
Netley Marsh Steam & Craft Show at Meadowmead Farm, NETLEY MARSH.


26
"Gathering preview", including twilight trolleybuses, at the Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft, near DONCASTER. Tel 01724 711391


27
Classic & Vintage Bus Day at CAMBRIDGE Museum of Technology in Cheddars Lane organised in conjunction with Cambridge Omnibus Society. Free shuttle bus between museum and bus station. Vehicles must pre-book. Tel Andy Baker 01353 741367 or John Wakefield 01223 843802.

Festival of Black Country Vehicles. See the largest rally of Black Country manufactured vehicles as they cavalcade around the DUDLEY Black Country Museum.

The Sandtoft Gathering at the Trolleybus Museum near DONCASTER. Tel 01724 711391

VW All Comers Day at the British Commercial Vehicle Museum, LEYLAND, Lancs.

Western National Preservation Group's PLYMOUTH Bus & Vehicle Rally. Venue to be advised.

Classic Bus Display at Locomotion (National Railway Museum, SHILDON). Orgnaised by the Aycliffe & District Bus Preservation Society.

Free SOUTHSEA seafront service provided by the City of Portsmouth Preserved Transport Depot.

Crosville Motor Services Running Day on WESTON SUPER MARE beach lawns with extensive free vintage bus links to the depot, which has free parking. Visiting vehicles welcome. Tel 01934 635259.

Classic Car & Transport Show at Arboretum Extension in WALSALL.

WORTHING Sea Front Bus Rally & Running Day.

30 JULY - 3 AUGUST
Manx Heritage Transport Festival on the ISLE OF MAN.