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News for 2017

WNPG/CBPS news update for August 2017

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Here is the update for August 2017. The weekend of Saturday/Sunday 26th & 27th August sees the Plymouth Transport Weekend on the Hoe, Plymouth. The event now back on the Hoe which is an ideal setting for the vehicles has a static Rally day on the Saturday and a Running day on the Sunday with trips around the City and some out onto Dartmoor. We hope to take our Dennis Dart 401Badgers and Flags Pointer Dart L401 VCV | Dennis Pointer Dart | Fleet No. 401 | CBPG (L401 VCVBadgers and Flags Pointer Dart L401 VCV | Dennis Pointer Dart | Fleet No. 401 | CBPG) and Mercedes VarioMercedes-Benz Vario (model designation W670) is a heavy van manufactured by Mercedes-Benz 52529529 became 52529 in national numbering system, fitted with 27 seats and soon received her current livery; S529 RWP | Mercedes Vario | Fleet No. 52529 | CBPG (S529 RWP) along on both days. Read more

Clone of WNPG/CBPS news update for July 2017

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Apologies for the lack of news on this page for which there is no real excuse! So, where were we - our Running DayEach year in April CBPG holds an Annual Running Day with free bus trips around West Cornwall - check our Events for more information in April was a great success and I believe passenger numbers are way up on 2016 so a big thank you to all those who took part, all those that helped to marshal the event, be buddies for the visiting drivers and to all the public that were able to make the most of free transport for the day on classic vehicles. Read more

WNPG/CBPS news update for March 2017

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Welcome to the news update for March 2017 and as promised, I have a provisional entry list for our running day at Penzance on Easter Sunday, 16 April.

I am pleased to say that we have some vehicles that haven't been to Penzance before and some returning after a long absence from Cornwall. If you like open-topped buses and the weather is good, then we have at the moment five of these. They are:- Bristol VRT's UWV 614S and ATA 559L, Volvo Olympian L637 SEU and Volvo B7 V124 LGC and returning to Penzance where it was based from new is Bristol LDLBristol LDL Lodekka open-topper, longer than Bristol LD VDV 753. Read more

WNPG/CBPS news update for January/February 2017

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Hello to all our fellow enthusiasts out there who are interested in bus and coach preservation, especially here in the south west of England with our update from Cornwall..

Well, with two months of 2017 almost gone, that means we are getting close to Easter, which this year falls over the weekend with the third Sunday in April in it. That means that our annual Running DayEach year in April CBPG holds an Annual Running Day with free bus trips around West Cornwall - check our Events for more information at Penzance is on 16 April 2017 - Easter Sunday. So if you are planning to come and thinking of staying over in the area, I hope you have already made arrangements as it is going to be busy! Read more