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Another Great Day in the Cotswolds

We all had another great day in the Cotswolds on the 17th of June. Our Historic Bus Tour took our usual route from Wythall through Alcester and plenty of Costwolds villages on our way to Cheltenham Racecourse Station on our … Continue reading

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Tours for 2014

GOOD NEWS! We’ve arranged our tours for 2014. Following our successful formats from previous years our tours have been arranged as follows: Tuesday 17th June – “Cotswolds” Friday 19th September – Outer Circle In June, the Midland Red single deck … Continue reading

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What about 2014?

Well, we’ve had to get off to a rather cautious start to 2014 as David has had a hip replaced in January. This is a fairly common operation nowadays but as many folk know it can mean being on crutches … Continue reading

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Two years on ……

Today is the 11th of November 2013 – just two years since our first Outer Circle Historic Bus Tour on 11-11-11. The first tour was conceived to “celebrate” the date of 11-11-11 in a way that all Brummies will instantly … Continue reading

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What did we do this year?

Well, our Historic bus tours are over for this year. We’ve had a great time and so did the 170 people that came along as passengers helping us donate to our chosen charities. This year we collected a total of … Continue reading

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Two great days out on the Outer Circle

We all had two great days out on the Outer Circle in September. The bus (2976) was ready and in fine form, we had a great crew, fabulous weather and very generous passengers. Thanks to our passenger Nigel Collingwood we … Continue reading

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A sight to behold!

On August 26th The Transport Museum at Wythall organised a cavalcade of Birmingham City Transport “New Look” double deck buses from the 1950s to travel from the Event Day at the museum to Kings Heath, then along the Outer Circle … Continue reading

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All aboard the Blue & Cream

The Transport Museum at Wythall is celebrating one hundred years of motor bus operation in Birmingham by running a fleet of Blue & Cream BCT buses from the event day at the museum on Monday the 26th of August to the … Continue reading

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All Aboard – the Outer Circle

In September we are planning two opportunities to ride around Birmingham’s famous Outer Circle bus route – the Number 11. With the help of the Transport Museum at Wythall we are using a 1953 Birmingham City Transport double deck bus … Continue reading

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A “Rotary” tour of the Cotswolds

On the 9th of July we conducted a “bespoke” version of our Cotswolds  Tour for the Halesowen Rotary. As usual we set off from The Transport Museum at Wythall and went to the Rotary International Great Britain & Ireland offices … Continue reading

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