A registered charity committed to keeping alive the rich history of road passenger transport "fro' Paddington to Penzance"  

Last Updated: 13 October 2019


21 September – 7’6” vintage buses serve the South Hams

Join TV&GWOT in Kingsbridge, a charming market town for 800 years and the hub of bus services to Dartmouth for 100 years and Salcombe for 110 years. Known for the rolling hills, narrow lanes and stunning seascapes, the location is a favourite with passengers and crews alike. Programmes have been printed celebrating the anniversaries, listing the 45 buses & coaches entered, and detailing the services and special features for 2019 – you can get your copy now to plan your day.   Find out more.

14 July - Tavistock for a day out in the late 1960s

Visitors relished the time warp that transformed Tavistock bus station on 14 July into a scene from the late 1960s. Buses and coaches from the era and of the types that operated there, gave rides on original routes through mid-Devon and over Dartmoor. Tavistock’s Mayor kindly launched the VR - the bus of the future - featured in the souvenir programme. Find out more

Royal Blue Run, 20 & 21-23 June 2019

TV&GWOT’s 2019 Royal Blue Run, was an epic re-creation of Royal Blue, Associated Motorways and TrawsCambria services.  Whether you enjoyed it in person or unfortunately missed it, just click here for details or go to our Facebook page for more photos and action footage.  The success is testament to the dedication of the owners of the fine coaches taking part.

Road & rail trips from Didcot on 2 June

Vintage bus trips were enjoyed in and around Didcot on 2 June on former Great Western Road Motors, Thames Valley and City of Oxford routes.  Organised by TV&GWOT in conjunction with the Great Western Society’s Transport Rally, it was a day combining buses, coaches, cars and steam trains.    Find out more.


Easter weekend in Penzance

Record-breaking numbers of vehicles and passengers turned out in glorious sunshine for the ever-popular CBPS/TV&GWOT Penzance Running Day over Easter weekend.  A very few copies of the souvenir programme remain showcasing changing liveries in the Cornish bus scene.  Find out more


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TV&GWOT Events 2019

Building on the successes enjoyed by many last year, TV&GWOT is organising the following events for 2019.  Vehicle entry forms and programmes for the running days can be obtained from the individual event web pages.  Information will be updated as events approach but follow us on Facebook for the very latest information
Sunday 8 Dec

Reading Corporation motor bus service centenary

 (started 6 December 1919)

Mini running day in central Reading


Events TV&GWOT hopes to attend in 2019


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