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AEC Society annual rally and Bomber County Road Run

AEC Society annual rally and Bomber County Road Run

Date: Sat, May 26, 2018 to Sun, May 27, 2018

Venue: Newark showground, Nottinghamshire

Organised by the AEC Society for all heritage commercial vehicles.. Read more

34th Annual Quainton Bus Rally

34th Annual Quainton Bus Rally

Date: Mon, May 28, 2018

Venue: Buckinghamshire Railway Centre, Aylesbury

Routemaster gathering at Quainton Railway.. Read more

On the Buses

On the Buses

Date: Sun, June 24, 2018

Venue: Brooklands

Commemorating 60 years since the first production Routemasters.. Read more

Peterborough Bus Rally

Peterborough Bus Rally

Date: Sun, July 8, 2018

Venue: Sacrewell Farm

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Essex Bus Rally

Essex Bus Rally

Date: Sun, July 22, 2018

Venue: Barleylands Farm Park, Billericay

Essex Bus Rally (formerly the Basildon Bus Rally).. Read more

Basingstoke Special Bus Running Day

Basingstoke Special Bus Running Day

Date: Sun, July 29, 2018

Venue: Milestones Museum, Basingstoke

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Imberbus 2018

Imberbus 2018

Date: Sat, August 18, 2018

Venue: Near Warminster, Wiltshire

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

Buses Festival

Buses Festival

Date: Sun, August 19, 2018

Venue: British Motor Museum Gaydon

Classic and modern Bus event.. Read more

Showbus 2018

Showbus 2018

Date: Sun, September 30, 2018

Venue: Donnington

Showbus is again taking place at Donnington.. 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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