Monday, 20 May 2019

Derbyshire Bus & Beer Running Day

The 1st Derbyshire Bus & Beer Running Day based at Peak Rail.

There will be two feeder services so that those arriving from further afield by bus, coach or train can get to Rowsley easily, these are:
X67 from Chesterfield via A619 & Baslow
252 from Derby via Duffield, Belper & Matlock

The above services will return from Rowsley at 18:30

From Peak Rail's Rowsley South Station Yard, buses will run hourly on four free bus routes as follows:
183: Rowsley - Bakewell - Ashford-in-the-Water - Monsal Head - Little Longstone - Great Longstone - Bakewell - Rowsley
184: Rowsley - Bakewell - Hassop - Calver - Baslow - Pilsley - Bakewell - Rowsley
240: Rowsley - Matlock - Matlock Bath - Cromford Crossroads - Crich
241: Rowsley - Matlock - Matlock Bath - Cromford Crossroads - Lea - Wessington

Combined these provide buses up to every 30 minutes along the A6 to Bakewell and Cromford from Rowsley

Vehicles entered so far are:
OVL473 Bristol Lodekka / ECW
BXI2599 Bristol RELL / Alexander X
SJA352K Bristol RELL / Marshall
RCH629L Bristol VRT / Eastern Coach Works
TCH274L Bristol RE / Eastern Coach Works
YCH890M Bristol RELH / ECW
HTA844N Leyland National 1 / Leyland
RGV284N Leyland Leopard / Willowbrook
KPA369P Leyland National 1 / Leyland
PRA109R Leyland Leopard / Alexander T
UHG736R Leyland National 1 / East Lancs Greenway
TYD911W Leyland Leopard / Duple Dominant
UWW10X Leyland Olympian / Roe
EEH902Y Leyland Olympian / Eastern Coach Works
F509NJE Leyland Olympian / Northern Counties
L102LRA Volvo B10B / Northern Counties Paladin

Participating Pubs so far are:
Blue Bell, South Wingfield
Boat Inn, Cromford
Bridge Inn, Calver
Bull's Head, Ashford-in-the-Water
Castle Inn, Bakewell
Church Inn, Darley Dale
Cliff Inn, Crich
Crispin, Great Longstone
Derwentwater Arms, Calver
Devonshire Arms, Baslow
Devonshire Arms, Pilsley
Greyhound, Cromford
Jug & Glass, Lea
Manners, Bakewell
MoCa Bar, Matlock
Old Bank Note, Matlock Bath
Old Black Swan, Crich
Old Eyre Arms, Hassop
Packhorse Inn, Little Longstone
Peacock, Bakewell
Peak Ales Visitor Centre, Chatsworth
Red Lion, Bakewell
Remarkable Hare, Matlock
Rutland Arms Hotel, Bakewell
Stables Bar, Monsal Head
Tap Room, Bakewell
Tipsy Toad, Matlock
Toad Tails & Ales, Matlock Bath
Twenty Ten, Matlock
White Lion, Great Longstone

Keep an eye on this site for the latest information about buses attending, pubs coming on board.

We look forward to seeing you there...

The Tockwith Traveller

On Saturday 29th June, we will be working in partnership with our good friends at the Northampton Transport Heritage Group to bring you another great bus running day.

This time we will be visiting Connexions Buses of Tockwith who operate a variety vehicles usually restricted to school duties throughout North & West Yorkshire.

We will start the day with a pick up at 10:30am from Memorial Gardens on Leeman Road, just 2 minutes walk from York railway station and we will aim to return you all back to the York for no later than 17:30 to connect you all with buses and trains etc.

For a full days travel aboard this running day, the fare is only £15 per person, which is payable on the day.

There is no need to pre-book and there is no need to be a member of any group etc as everyone will be made welcome aboard this running day.

Subject to availability we will be aimining to use as many vehicles as possible chosen from their fleet of quality vehicles.

5147UA Scania N94UB / Scania OmniCity (UK54DRM)
5209UA Scania N94UB / Scania OmniCity (UK02DRM)
5385WX Scania N94UD / East Lancs OmniDekka (YN55NLD)
9936UB Scania N94UB / Scania OmniCity (YN05GZY)
WX6025 Scania N94UB / Scania OmniCity (FD02SEY)
ESU912 Scania N94UB / Scania OmniCity (FD02SDY)
JSU521 Scania N94UB / Scania OmniCity (CA52JKF)
URH806 Scania N94UD / East Lancs OmniDekka (YN55NKR)
UUG384 Volvo B7TL / Wright Gemini (YJ04FZD)
XNT421 Scania N94UB / Scania OmniCity (CA52JJZ)
YRW194 Volvo B7TL / Wright Gemini (YJ04FZA)
L50LOW Optare Solo SR M925 / Optare (YJ65EVH)
XEZ3357 Optare Solo M880 / Optare
M500JJR Volvo B7TL / Alexander ALX400 (W668CWT)
S900RGE Scania N94UD / East Lancs OmniDekka (YN53RYK)
S400SLT Scania N94UB / Scania OmniCity
T475KDM Volvo Olympian / Alexander RH
T663VWU Volvo Olympian / Alexander Royale
YP02AAY Scania L94UB / Wright Solar
YV03RBX Scania N94UD / East Lancs OmniDekka
YN04UJL Scania N94UD / East Lancs OmniDekka
YN04UJY Scania N94UD / East Lancs OmniDekka
YN05GXA Scania L94UB / Wright Solar
YN05GXB Scania L94UB / Wright Solar
YN05GXC Scania L94UB / Wright Solar
YN05GXD Scania L94UB / Wright Solar
YN05GXE Scania L94UB / Wright Solar
YN05WKF Scania L94UB / Wright Solar
YN05WKJ Scania L94UB / Wright Solar
MX09AOO Optare Solo M880 / Optare
SP51AWV Volvo B7TL / East Lancs Vyking
SP51AWX Volvo B7TL / East Lancs Vyking
ST52NTN Volvo B7TL / East Lancs Vyking
YN53GGO Scania N94UB / Scania OmniCity
YN53RYF Scania N94UD / East Lancs OmniDekka
YN53RYX Scania N94UD / East Lancs OmniDekka
KN54XYP Optare Solo M850 / Optare
DM56BUS Scania N94UB / Scania OmniCity
MK63WZY ADL E20D / ADL Enviro 200
YJ67GGO Optare Solo SR M925 / Optare


All profits will be donated to the Northampton Heritage Transport Group to help them with the continued restoration of 1953 Daimler CVG6 DNH197.

Please Note: All advertised vehicles are subject to availability on the day.

If you have any questions about this bus running day, please send them by email to nthbusevents@gmail.com and please do not contact Connexions Buses as they will be unable to assist you with your enquiry.

The Green Bus Gander

On Saturday 6th July, we will be visiting our friends of Green Bus of Hockley who operate a variety vehicles usually restricted to school duties.

We will start the day with a pick up at 10:30am from outside The Railway Pub on Hill Street in Birmingham, just 2 minutes walk from Birmingham New Street railway station and we will aim to return you all back to the Birmingham for no later than 17:30 to connect you all with buses and trains etc.

For a full days travel aboard this running day, the fare is a bargain at only £10 per person, which is payable on the day.

There is no need to pre-book and there is no need to be a member of any group etc as everyone will be made welcome aboard this running day.

Subject to availability on the day we will be hoping to use as many vehicles as possible chosen from their fleet of impressive vehicles:

101 PO51WNF Dennis Trident / Plaxton President
102 PO51WNG Dennis Trident / Plaxton President
103 PO51WNJ Dennis Trident / Plaxton President
105 PO51WNN Dennis Trident / Plaxton President
107 T201CLO Dennis Trident / Alexander ALX400
110 Y38HWB Dennis Trident / Alexander ALX400
112 NK51UCJ Dennis Trident / Plaxton President
113 NK51UCX Dennis Trident / Plaxton President
115 V15TGB Dennis Trident / Alexander ALX400 (V323KGW)
121 V21TGB Dennis Trident / Alexander ALX400 (V324KGW)
301 V101MOA Volvo B7TL / Plaxton President
344 V544MOA Volvo B7TL / Plaxton President
347 V47MOA Volvo B7TL / Plaxton President
351 V51MOA Volvo B7TL / Plaxton President
364 R364LGH Volvo Olympian / Northern Counties Palatine 2
365 R365LGH Volvo Olympian / Northern Counties Palatine 2
397 V97MOA Volvo B7TL / Plaxton President
929 P929RYO Volvo Olympian / Northern Counties Palatine

If youhave any queries please contact Edward by email on eddieszokalo@gmail.com

Can we ask that you don't contact Green Bus as they won't able to assist you with your enquiry.

Please Note: All advertised vehicles are subject to availability on the day.