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Brislington Vintage Bus Rally 15th August 2010

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On Sunday I attended the Brislington Bus Rally at Bristol together with members of my family, fellow members of the CBPSCornwall Bus Preservation Society - formed by a group of bus and coach enthusiasts who are involved in maintaining, restoring and preserving a number of buses which saw operational service in Cornwall that have been bought, donated or even loaned to members of the group and friends and what a wonderful day we had.  Treated to wonderful weather a spectacular display of vehicles and some beautiful trips on many of the preserved vehicles.  To round the day of I and my wife was treated to a run from the Rally site to Exeter in a fantastic Bristol H (1933 Chassis) beautifully and lovingly restored to mint condition by Colin, even down to the white painted rear corners and front mud guards for Wartime operations around the county.  A big thank you to Colin for the privilage of the ride home, and to Mel Willliams for taking us all in his really great Bristol RERear-engined single-decker bus or single-decker coach chassis built by Bristol Commercial Vehicles 1962 until 1982; widely considered most successful of first generation rear-engined single-decker buses coach in Royal Blue livery fleet no. 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.