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EFE Showbus International, Imperial War Museum, Duxford, 2010.

Just a week after the WHOTTThe West Country Historic Omnibus & Transport Trust rally was held in Exeter, it was time for the big bus event at Duxford in Cambridgeshire on Sunday 26 September 2010. Our chairman and I had decided to attend the event following an invitation from 'friend' Colin that we could break the journey by staying at his home in Maidenhead on Saturday night and the Sunday night after the event. Read more

Bristol Vintage Bus Group's Rally, Brislington, 15 August 2010

On Sunday 15 August 2010, I was one of a group of 14 enthusiasts who set off from Camborne bus station at 06.30 hours to make the 360 miles round trip to Brislington in Bristol for the annual rally held by the Bristol Vintage Bus Group. Our mode of transport was a 1969 Bristol RELH 'Royal Blue' coach 14601969 Bristol RELH6G with ECW C45F coachwork; New to Southern National March 1969, transferred to Western National, remained in service until May 1981 when became part of BaMMOTT collection at Wythall. Purchased by WHOTT May 2005 OTA 632G | Bristol RELH | Fleet No. 1460 (OTA 632G1969 Bristol RELH6G with ECW C45F coachwork; New to Southern National March 1969, transferred to Western National, remained in service until May 1981 when became part of BaMMOTT collection at Wythall. Purchased by WHOTT May 2005 OTA 632G | Bristol RELH | Fleet No. 1460) owned by the West Country Historic Omnibus & Transport Trust (WHOTTThe West Country Historic Omnibus & Transport Trust). She is based in west Cornwall and looked after by 'friend' Mel Williams with a little help from myself and a few other 'friends' from WHOTT.  Read more

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