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  ROYAL BLUE - 16 June - 18 June 2017  
     
 

Day 1 – 16 June 2017: Northampton – Bournemouth via Bicester, Oxford, Newbury, Andover, Winchester, Southampton (former RB/UCOC operated Associated Motorways route)

Day 2 – 17 June 2017: Bournemouth – Exmouth via Poole, Wareham. Weymouth, Bridport, Lyme Regis, Sidmouth

Day 3 – 18 June 2017: Exeter Coach Station (closure delayed for us!) – Fifield, Maidenhead via A30, i.e. Honiton, Yeovil, Sherborne, Shaftesbury, Salisbury, Stockbridge, Basingstoke. We are inviting you to Fifield to celebrate my 45 years ownership of my Royal Blue Bristol LL6B 1250

 
     
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  Previous Royal Blue Runs  
     
  We have been organising vintage coach runs for Royal Blue and Associated Motorways ‘on-hire’ vehicles over traditional routes since 2002 and so far have covered:  
     
 
2002 Taunton – Ilfracombe – Tiverton
   
2003 Bournemouth – Weymouth – Exmouth
   
2005 125th Anniversary Run - London (Victoria) - Bournemouth - Exeter
   
2005 125th Anniversary Run - Exeter - Penzance - Exeter
   
2006 Cheltenham – Weston-super-Mare – Exeter
   
2007 Cheltenham – Bath – Trowbridge – Blandford Forum – Weymouth
   
2008 Cheltenham – Radstock – Taunton – Westward Ho! – Bude – Polzeath –   Tintagel – Exeter
   
2009 Cheltenham – Bath – Yeovil – Weymouth – Swanage – Bournemouth – Portsmouth
   
2009 National Centenary Run - Penzance – Plymouth – Taunton – Bristol – Cheltenham – Cannock – Newcastle-under-Lyme – Manchester – Glasgow – Dundee – Aberdeen
   
2010 Stevenage – Hitchin – Luton – Slough – Reading – Newbury – Andover – Salisbury – Yeovil – Taunton – Minehead – Bude – Newquay – Porthleven – Penzance – St Ives – Princetown – Exeter
   
2011 Oxford – Weston-super-Mare – Taunton – Exeter – Bude – Padstow – Newquay - Hannafore – Looe – Tavistock – Lewdown – Exeter
   
2012 High Wycombe - Reading - Hungerford - Salisbury - Wincanton - Exeter - Torbay - Salcombe - Plymouth - Bodmin - Exeter - Taunton - Wells - Bath
   
2013 London - Sidcup - Maidstone - Canterbury - Margate - Ramsgate - Dover - Folkestone - Rye - Hastings - Eastbourne - Brighton - Worthing - Arundel - Chichester - Portsmouth - Southampton - Salisbury - Marlborough - Swindon - Cirencester - Cheltenham
   
2014 London  (Victoria) - Esher - Guildford - Farnham - Alresford - Winchester - Romsey - Bournemouth - Wimborne Minster - Blandford Forum - Yeovil - Mantacute - Langport - Bridgwater - Taunton - Exeter - Minehead - Wheddon Cross - Dunkery Beacon - Porlock Weir - Minehead - Watchet - Bridgwater
   
2015 Windsor – Bracknell – Wokingham – Hartley Wintney – Basingstoke – Andover – Salisbury – Yeovil – Exeter – Launceston – Davidstow – Wadebridge – Newquay – Portreath – Hayle – St Ives – Penzance – Camborne – Redruth – Bodmin – Launceston – Tavistock – Plymouth – Exeter
   
2016 London - Maidenhead - Reading - Newbury - Chippenham - Bath - Keynsham - Bristol - Bath - Shepton Mallet - Blandford Forum - Bournemouth - Wareham - Lulworth Cove - Christchurch - Milford - Brockenhurst - Lyndhurst
 
     
 

 
 

Royal Blue coaches at Exeter Coach Station

 
 
The line up for the 2011 Royal Blue Run departure from Polperro – many of the same vehicles will take part in 2012. Stopping for a comfort break and photo opportunity in Callington later on 19th June 2011 The ascent and subsequent descent through Cheddar Gorge was spectacular for passengers and photographers alike, despite the rain.
  2012 Royal Blue Run  
Day 1, the coaches assemble prior to departure from Hughenden Manor, High Wycombe, courtesy of the National Trust. Coaches two rows deep park up in Teignmouth early in Day 2 Towards the end of Day 2, coaches draw in to the bus station at Kingsbridge
Day 3 began in Plymouth bus & coach station with another extensive line-up Day 3, en route The end of the Royal Blue Run 2012 in Bath coach station, although many had a hundred miles or more to travel home
 
 

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