SHOWBUS international WINNERS 1998


Rally No.Person/groupRegistrationDateChassisChassis typeBodyPrize
400Felix TaxisDBU8891947BedfordOBDuple Vista C27FOverall winner, Buses Cup & 100 from Plaxton
277Mr J H McGowanHUM4011938AECRegent IRoe H56RBest Doyen Doubledeck, Rickards Cup & 50 from Plaxton
555South Staffordshire Heritage Bus CoBMS4151948DaimlerCVD6Burlingham C33FDoyen Singledeck winner, Red Rover Cup & 50 from Plaxton
85Hallmark Cars LtdR5HMC1998EOSMANEOS C28FBest Modern Vehicle, T Freeman Trophy
919Arriva Fox CountyArriva Olympians1998VolvoOlympianNCME H76FPremier Operator Award
327Arriva Fox CountyN160VVO1995ScaniaN113East Lancs H78FPremier Operator Award
409Mr D A PeartKDT3931951AECRegent IIIRoe H56RTop Rally Attender 1998 MCW Shillibeer Cup
600Mr L W Wright675OCV1962BedfordSBDuple C41CMost Improved vehicle since SHOWBUS 97
10London United BuswaysWLT8801961AECRoutemasterPark Royal H72RBest London Operator
906Ipswich Park & RideIpswich P&R Excel1998OptareExcelOptare B37FBest Local Authority Bus
100Marshalls of CambridgeNEW!1998DennisDart SLFMarshallBest Modern Dennis
19Harry Hobson477CLT1962AECRoutemasterPark Royal H57RDBest ex London bus
904W H Fowler & SonsS333HEB1998ScaniaN113DRBEast Lancs Pyoneer H78FBest S-registered bus
914Cambridge Coach ServicesR91GTM1998VolvoOlympianNorthern Counties CH68FBest Nineties bus
86Hallmark Cars LtdR6HMC1998EOS MANEOS C28FBest Nineties coach
936Home James Coach TravelR219AOR 1997Iveco59- 12Marshall B27FBest Nineties minibus
227First HuddersfieldP433YSH1993ScaniaN113Wright B41FBest FirstBus, 100 from First and FirstShowbus Trophy
519Stagecoach East MidlandsS161RET nearest camera 1998VolvoOlympianAlexander Belfast H87FBest Stagecoach vehicle & Midland Red South trophy
451Arriva Gade ValleyM949LXR1995DAFSB/ MBVan Hool C51FBest Arriva
6Geoff RixonVLT2541960AECRoutemasterPark Royal H64RBest AEC/Park Royal & 20 from Plaxton
368Leicester City MuseumsMTL7501958LeylandTiger CubYeates DP43FBest Leyland & 20 from Plaxton
429Mr A GeminianiFDB34C1965LeylandPD2/40East Lancs H64RBest East Lancs, East Lancs Y Plate Trophy & 20 from Plaxton
278Eastern National Preservation GroupNTW942C centre 1965BristolFLF6GECW H70FBest Bristol/ECW & 20 from Plaxton
700Bob FlemingOUM727P1975BedfordJ2Caetano C16FBest Preserved Bedford & 20 from Plaxton
40John P HertingKGU1061949AECRegent 3RT1952 Weymann H56RBest Preserved MCW Group vehicle & 20 from Plaxton
280Tom HamiltonGLS265S1977LeylandLeopardAlexander B49FBest Preserved Alexander & 20 from Plaxton
405David JuxBYJ9041952AustinK8Plaxton C14FBest Preserved Plaxton Group vehicle & 20 from Plaxton
320The 500 GroupJDC5991958DennisLolineNCME L70RBest Preserved Dennis
29Model Road & RailMXX3011953GuyVixenECW B26FBest Preserved Niche vehicle & 20 from Plaxton
550603 Preservation GroupTPN103S1977BristolVRTSL3ECW CO70DBest Open Topper
812Mulley's MotorwaysF996UME1989VolvoB10MDuple C53F Best Small Operator
304West CoachesS275LRY 1998DennisJavelinSCUK C69F Best Local Operator
272Hedingham OmnibusesEX65661949LeylandPD2/1Leyland H56RBest Preserved Pre 1950 vehicle
268First Eastern NationalWNO4811953BristolKSWECW O61RBest Fifties doubledeck
444Messrs R D & C A Gibbons277DKT1959AECReliancePark Royal DP40FBest Fifties singledeck
12RM 1000 Preservation Group100BXL1961AECRoutemasterPark Royal H64RBest Sixties doubledeck
266Dr M WalkerFHW154D1966BristolMW6GECW C39FBest Sixties singledeck
549Stagecoach Cheltenham & DistrictJOU160P1975BristolVRTECWBest Seventies decker
350Sanders CoachesSNT925H1970BedfordVAL70Plaxton C53FBest Seventies singledeck
209First ThameswayXHK218X1981BristolVRECW H74FBest Eighties doubledeck
331Dunn LineTOS757X1982VolvoB10M1998 East Lancs DP53FBest Eighties singledeck

Of the entries listed above the following were selected for the Doyen Class awards:
6, 12, 19, 29, 40, 266, 272, 278, 368, 405, 429, 444, 550, 600, 700
The following vehicles also qualified for the Doyen Award Class:
4161685 GroupHOV6851948LeylandTitan PD2/1Brush H54RBirmingham City Transport1685
274Eastern National 1407 Pres GpVNO8591953BristolKSWECW L55REastern National1407
259David BrownHDV641E nearest camera1967BristolMW6GECW C39FRoyal Blue1436
739Roger EmblingMEB6261961TrojanSeries 19Trojan C13FEmblings1
276Nigel ParksNEH4531949LeylandTitan OPD21951 NCME L53RPMTL453
271154 Preservation SocietyANH1541947DaimlerCVG6Northern Coachbuilders H56RNorthampton Transport154
30GS32 GroupMXX3321953GuyVixenECW B26FLondon TransportGS32