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Penzance Running Day 2020

Sunday, 19 April 2020 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Our Annual Penzance 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 association with Thames Valley & Great Western Omnibus Trustregistered charity which established in 2008 “to advance education of public in history of public road passenger transport and in particular history of those companies and types of vehicles operated through Thames Valley and Great Western road transport corridors”; TV&GWOT's defined operating area consists of ten local authority areas between West London and Cornwall, hence strap-line “Fro’ Paddington to Penzance” reflecting the extent of the Great Western Railway Road Motors operations over the period 1903 to 1929 and successor companies from then until the present day. http://www.tvagwot.org.uk/about.htm.

Vehicles associated with the group currently planning to be entered are:
1318Royal Blue; BDV 318L | Bristol LH | Fleet No. 1318 | CBPG, 1254Former Western National Bristol LHS 1254 (VOD 124K), one of six purchased for Mousehole - Penzance route; acquired privately by Steve and Paul towards the end of 2017, 401Badgers and Flags Pointer Dart L401 VCV | Dennis Pointer Dart | Fleet No. 401 | CBPG , 1141, 1121, 1098, 1226November 2009, CBPG took over ownership of Bristol VR 38873(LFJ 873W) from Western National Preservation Group. Originally numbered 1226, she was the last new Bristol VR bought by Western National in 1981 LFJ 873W | Bristol VR | Fleet No. 38873 (ex 1226), 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 and 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. There hopefully will be two more to add which we will give details of in due course.

Every effort will be made to adhere to the above list but this is of course is subject to availibility on the day. Some vehicles are due for MOTMinistry of Transport test close to the the running day and others have work to be completed on them before they are back on the road. Read more

Cornwall Commercial Coastal Run 2019

Sunday, 30 June 2019 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

We are attending the Cornish Commercial Coastal Run. This event starts at Summercourt at 10am and goes to Falmouth, Carn Brea and onward up the North Coast via Newquay back to Summercourt. 

 

Vehicles planned to be in attendance are 1254Former Western National Bristol LHS 1254 (VOD 124K), one of six purchased for Mousehole - Penzance route; acquired privately by Steve and Paul towards the end of 2017, 1318Royal Blue; BDV 318L | Bristol LH | Fleet No. 1318 | CBPG, 1226November 2009, CBPG took over ownership of Bristol VR 38873(LFJ 873W) from Western National Preservation Group. Originally numbered 1226, she was the last new Bristol VR bought by Western National in 1981 LFJ 873W | Bristol VR | Fleet No. 38873 (ex 1226), 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  and 401Badgers and Flags Pointer Dart L401 VCV | Dennis Pointer Dart | Fleet No. 401 | CBPG

 

If you wish to join us on the run please get in contact withMel, Paul, Steve or myself for details. 

KOVC Rally

Saturday, 13 July 2019 - 9:00am - Sunday, 14 July 2019 - 4:00pm

We are attending the Kernow Old Vehicle Club rally being held at Penhallow on 13th July. Vehicles 1318Royal Blue; BDV 318L | Bristol LH | Fleet No. 1318 | CBPG and 1254Former Western National Bristol LHS 1254 (VOD 124K), one of six purchased for Mousehole - Penzance route; acquired privately by Steve and Paul towards the end of 2017 will be attending on both days with 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 attending on the Saturday only.

Trevithick Day

Saturday, 27 April 2019 - 8:00am - 6:30pm

We will be attending trevithick day with some of our vehicles. More details on what is attending to follow.

 

For more infomation on the day, please visit thier website http://www.trevithick-day.org.uk/

 

Isle of Wight Beer, Buses and Walks 2019

Saturday, 12 October 2019 (All day) - Sunday, 13 October 2019 (All day)

We are attending the annual Isle of Wight Beer, Buses and Walks event for 2019.

1254Former Western National Bristol LHS 1254 (VOD 124K), one of six purchased for Mousehole - Penzance route; acquired privately by Steve and Paul towards the end of 2017 is currently planned to be in attendance again having being very popular at the 2018 event, but we are up to debate on the second vehicle to be going, we may even be currently considering a 3rd.... well at least Steve is! Read more

St Buryan Vintage Rally

Saturday, 27 July 2019 (All day) - Sunday, 28 July 2019 (All day)

We plan to attend St Buryan Rally with static entries and a shuttle bus to the village.

 

Date to be confirmed by the Rally committee yet, but the estimated date is now in our diary!

11th Kingsbridge 7' 6" Vintage Bus Running Day

Saturday, 15 September 2018 - 9:30am - 5:00pm

Free vintage bus services on coast and country routes in South Devon. In association with Thames Valley & Great Western Omnibus Trustregistered charity which established in 2008 “to advance education of public in history of public road passenger transport and in particular history of those companies and types of vehicles operated through Thames Valley and Great Western road transport corridors”; TV&GWOT's defined operating area consists of ten local authority areas between West London and Cornwall, hence strap-line “Fro’ Paddington to Penzance” reflecting the extent of the Great Western Railway Road Motors operations over the period 1903 to 1929 and successor companies from then until the present day. http://www.tvagwot.org.uk/about.htm

Royal Blue & Associated Motorways Run (Home Counties to the West Country)

Friday, 15 June 2018 - 9:00am - Sunday, 17 June 2018 - 5:00pm

Vintage coaches complete a long-distance run. In association with Thames Valley & Great Western Omnibus Trustregistered charity which established in 2008 “to advance education of public in history of public road passenger transport and in particular history of those companies and types of vehicles operated through Thames Valley and Great Western road transport corridors”; TV&GWOT's defined operating area consists of ten local authority areas between West London and Cornwall, hence strap-line “Fro’ Paddington to Penzance” reflecting the extent of the Great Western Railway Road Motors operations over the period 1903 to 1929 and successor companies from then until the present day. http://www.tvagwot.org.uk/about.htm

Tavistock Mini Running Day - a day in 1968

Sunday, 18 March 2018 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Special mini running day in Tavistock in March, recreating the town's bus service from 1968. A selection of specially invited vehicles faithfully recreate a day out in 1968. Click here for more details from Thames Valley & Great Western Omnibus Trust.

PENZANCE RUNNING DAY - 16 April 2017

Cornwall Bus Preservation SocietyCornwall 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 in association with the Thames Valley & Great Western Omnibus Trustregistered charity which established in 2008 “to advance education of public in history of public road passenger transport and in particular history of those companies and types of vehicles operated through Thames Valley and Great Western road transport corridors”; TV&GWOT's defined operating area consists of ten local authority areas between West London and Cornwall, hence strap-line “Fro’ Paddington to Penzance” reflecting the extent of the Great Western Railway Road Motors operations over the period 1903 to 1929 and successor companies from then until the present day. http://www.tvagwot.org.uk/about.htm invited you to come to sunny, warm West Cornwall for our event on Sunday 16 April 2017. This was Easter weekend in 2017 so many brought all the family and friends and enjoyed a long weekend break in Cornwall. Read more

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