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Last Updated: 15 October 2017

 
 
10th Kingsbridge event – a triumph
Record numbers enjoyed the narrow country lanes and sea-side delights of the South Hams (despite the afternoon rain) at TV&GWOT’s 10th Kingsbridge 7’6” Vintage Bus Running Day on Saturday 16th September. If you missed out but would like a flavour of the day, discounted copies of the programme (complete with historic article and photos) are available – click here for more information. A full report and Blog post will follow shortly.
Photo © Tim Stubbs, 2017
 
TV&GWOT appeal for 152

1927 Thames Valley Tilling-Stevens MO 9324 (Fleet No. 152) is now a permanent part of the TV&GWOT Collection enabling some important improvements to be made.  Click here to read about 152 and the Appeal to fund repairs to the gearing and installation of a dynamo and voltage regulation system.  These measures will ensure 152 has an active future giving the public experience of bygone travel.

 

10th Kingsbridge event

Get ready to enjoy the narrow country lanes and sea-side delights of the South Hams at TV&GWOT’s 10th Kingsbridge 7’6” Vintage Bus Running Day on Saturday 16th September.  You can plan the routes and vehicles to ride on by ordering your programme in advance – click here for more information.

Photo © Ken Jones, 2016
 

Something Big has arrived

TV&GWOT is delighted to announce the acquisition of 1976 Reading Transport VR 38 thanks to the generosity of a TV&GWOT Supporter who owned and undertook this exceptional restoration over many years.  An appeal to fund its ongoing maintenance and use is underway, with options for getting involved from as little as £5 per month.  The first TV&GWOT trip was to Brighton on 7th May where 38 was placed 2nd of the post 1949 passenger vehicles.  Click here to find out more……

   

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TV&GWOT Events 2017

  Details of TV&GWOT’s 2017 events can be found under Past Events here and on Facebook

TV&GWOT will be attending the following events in 2017
   

 
     
 

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