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Buses Festival

Buses Festival

Date: Sun, August 20, 2017

Venue: British Motor Museum Gaydon

Classic and modern Bus event.. Read more

Imberbus 2017

Imberbus 2017

Date: Sat, August 26, 2017

Venue: Near Warminster, Wiltshire

The date for this year’s Imberbus service is now available,.. Read more

Brentford Festival 2017

Brentford Festival 2017

Date: Sun, September 3, 2017

Venue: Blondin Park, Swyncombe, London W5 4DN

With a bigger and better display ............ Read more

Showbus 2017

Showbus 2017

Date: Sun, September 17, 2017

Venue: Donnington

Showbus is zooming back to Donnington.. Read more

12th Anniversary of Routemasters leaving route 159

12th Anniversary of Routemasters leaving route 159

Date: Sat, December 9, 2017

Venue: London

Anniversary road run to take place........... Read more

Alton Bus Rally & Running Day

Date: Sun, July 16, 2017

Venue: Mid Hants Railway

Alton Bus Rally & Running Day

One of Britain's biggest bus rallies & running days with a display of around 150 buses and coaches of all shapes and sizes from a variety of eras and operating areas!


FREE bus services from Anstey Park to various destinations including Alton town centre and railway station, Medstead & Four Marks railway station and the surrounding towns and villages. The network of routes is based on former Aldershot & District, Alder Valley, Hants & Dorset, Southdown, Wilts & Dorset and other local independent operators routes from the 1950's, 60's, 70's and 80's.


There is also a large display of other types of vehicles including classic cars, lorries, motorcycles, vans, emergency services and military vehicles.


A programme containing full details of all the FREE bus services and histories of the vehicles will be available to purchase on the day from the rally site at Anstey Park and from Alton station.


A variety of sales stands and catering outlets are available at the rally site. Toilets are also available at Anstey Park.


Travelling to the event


FREE parking for hundreds of cars.


FREE frequent bus services between Alton Station and Anstey Park, connecting with trains from London Waterloo.


FREE feeder bus services to Alton from Basingstoke, Wlnchester Guildford, Aldershot and Farnham. Feeder services are subject to confirmation, timetables will be finalised in June 2017 and published on their website.


The Mid Hants Railway 'Watercress Line' will be operating an intensive train service between Alton and Alresford using both steam and heritage diesel traction. Hop on board a vintage bus to visit the railway and see the locomotive shed at Ropley where you can get up close to the steam engines and see the restoration work underway Train travel tickets can be purchased In advance or on the day from any of our stations or at the rally site.


Sunday 16th July 2017


10.00am to 5.00pm


Anstey Park, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 2NB


For up to date information on the event click here.


And for information on the Alton Bus Rally and Running Day, click here.


 

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