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

Last Updated: 19 May 2018

 
 

Thames Valley & Reading Running Day

Fifty years ago trolleybus operations ceased in Reading and the streets were full of motor buses from Reading Corporation, Thames Valley and neighbouring fleets. The same will be true on Sunday 3 June 2018 with the TV&GWOT Running day and vehicle display on Station Hill. Find out more
[photo © Ken Jones]
 

TV&GWOT & DGOT joint run the 217

On Easter Monday, TV&GWOT Supporters and Members of the Devon General Society ventured together from Exeter to Minehead re-creating Service 217, as jointly operated by WN and DG.  Limited copies of the 24-page publication illustrating the route’s evolution are available here
 

Tavistock: A New Date

Our planned ‘Day Out in 1968’ had to be postponed due to heavy snow in March. It will now take place in warmer weather on Sunday 24 June 2018. We hope you’ll be able to join us. Programmes (unchanged from March) are available to pre-order online
 

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TV&GWOT Events 2018

Sunday 3 June

Thames Valley & Reading Running Day

Free vintage bus services in the Thames Valley, radiating from Reading. Click here for more details.

Includes latest vehicle listing, update on programme availability and feeder services 17.5.18.

   

Fri-Sun 15-17 June

Royal Blue & Associated Motorways Coach Run

Vintage coaches complete a long-distance run. Click here for more details.

   

Sunday 24 June (New Date)

Tavistock Mini Running Day

A selection of specially invited vehicles faithfully recreate a day out in 1968. Click here for more details.

 

   

Saturday 15 September

Kingsbridge Running Day

Free vintage bus services on coast and country routes in South Devon.

   
We will also be attending several other events organised by others during 2018. Follow us on Facebook to keep up to date.
 
     
 

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