Open day 2011

Photo gallery

 

 

 

Briefing the bus crews. Photo: Ken Jones

Bus crews pose, ready for action. Photo: Ken Jones

Conductor Maurice Ashman poses with RM1363. Photo: Ken Jones

536JHU in use as the children's activities bus. Photo: Ken Jones

Leyland Olympian A686MWX. Photo: Ken Jones

Former London Country Bristol LH RPH101L. Photo: Ken Jones

J858FTC acts as the event's control bus. Photo: Ken Jones

Bristol LH AFB592V. Photo: Ken Jones

A vintage lorry leads a procession of classic cars onto the site. Photo: Ken Jones

Bristol Greyhound RE coach, OAX9F. Photo: Ken Jones

More classic cars arrive. Photo: Ken Jones

And more. Photo: Ken Jones

And more. Photo: Ken Jones

Something more moders - ABus Optare YG02FWA. Photo: Ken Jones

Bristol MW coach, FHW156D. Photo: Ken Jones

Leicester City Transport Metro-Scania ARY225K. Photo: Ken Jones

RM1363 on the Flowers Hill shuttle. Photo: Ken Jones

RM1363 passes incoming RML2344. Photo: Ken Jones

RML2344. Photo: Ken Jones

1950 Austin K8 coach, MRL765. Photo: Ken Jones

London Transport RF366 passes Bristol Greyhound coach BHU92C. Photo: Ken Jones

Rhymney Valley District Council Leyland Leopard LTG798P. Photo: Ken Jones

Bristol 'L' type, LHT911. Photo: Ken Jones

Warrington Corporation Leyland Panther KED546F. Photo: Ken Jones

Bristol RE JMW168P. Photo: Ken Jones

A958SAE, Bristol Olympian. Photo: Ken Jones

Huddersfield Corporation Daimler CVG6, HVH472D. Photo: Ken Jones

Bristol Omnibus Vehicle Collection's Bristol K6A, JHT802. Photo: Ken Jones

JHT802 again. Photo: Ken Jones

Red & White Services Bristol RE, LAX101E. Photo: Ken Jones

Thamesdown Leyland Fleetline BMR204V. Photo: Ken Jones

City Line Leyland Olympian K621LAE displays the post-privatisation Bristol livery. Photo: Ken Jones

While Bristol VR EWS739W shows the equivalent Badgerline livery. Photo: Ken Jones

Royal Blue Bristol MW coach EDV505D. Photo: Ken Jones

Soudley Valley AEC Regal III coach, KDD38. Photo: Ken Jones

...and the same bus from the back, showing the extraordinary fin. Photo: Ken Jones

Bristol LD 972EHW. Photo: Ken Jones

Southern Vectis Bristol Lodekka YDL318. Photo: Ken Jones

Open-top Bristol VR LEU263P. Photo: Ken Jones

Bristol RE DHW293K. Photo: Ken Jones

Gloucester-liveried Bristol RE WHW374H. Photo: Ken Jones

Western National Bristol SU 675COD. Photo: Ken Jones

West Yorkshire Road Car Co Bristol RE OWT776M. Photo: Ken Jones

BVBG's Bristol 'K' GHT127 arrives on the shuttle service. Photo: Ken Jones

Hants & Dorset Bristol VR UFX858S. Photo: Ken Jones

Uniformed marshal on duty. Photo: Ken Jones

London Transport Routemaster RM737. Photo: Ken Jones

Western National open-top Bristol VR JHW108P. Photo: Ken Jones

Prototype Bristol LS, NHU2. Photo: Ken Jones

Royal Blue Bristol RE coach, OTA640G. Photo: Ken Jones

Bristol RE HDV626E. Photo: Ken Jones

Jauntily-coloured former Maidstone Corporation Leyland Titan PD2, PFF966. Photo: Ken Jones

West Yorkshire Road Car Co Bristol SU, 811PWR. Photo: Ken Jones

BVBG's GHT127 departs on the Flowers Hill shuttle. Photo: Ken Jones

Brighton and Hove open-top Bristol Lodekka, KPM91E. Photo: Ken Jones

Western National Bristol LH Coach, AFJ727T. Photo: Ken Jones

CCX777 is a Daimler CWA6, new to Huddersfield but in London Transport livery as D130. Photo: Ken Jones

D130 again. Photo: Ken Jones

Another classic car arrives. Photo: Ken Jones

BVBG's Bristol 'K', FTT704. Photo: Ken Jones

Open-top Leyland Olympian, A813THW. Photo: Ken Jones

BVBG's Bristol LL, KLJ749. Photo: Ken Jones

FTT704 departs the rally site on a trip. Photo: Ken Jones

Leyland Olympian A954SAE. Photo: Ken Jones

Lincolnshire Road Car Co's Bristol RE coach CVL850D. Photo: Ken Jones

RM1363 approaches the rally site on the Flowers Hill shuttle. Photo: Ken Jones

A pair of Morris Minor convertibles approach the site. Photo: Ken Jones

Bristol 'L' type KHY383. Photo: Ken Jones

Bristol Lodekka FHU59D. Photo: Ken Jones

FirstBus N550NHU passes the site on route 36 to Withywood. Photo: Ken Jones

Alexander Northern Leyland Titan PD2 is a long way from its Scottish home. Photo: Ken Jones

A procession of buses enters the site. Photo: Ken Jones

...and more arrivals. Photo: Ken Jones

Bristol LH, AFB592V returns from a trip. Photo: Ken Jones

Red & White Services Bristol MW SWO986. Photo: Ken Jones

The latest member of the Bristol Vintage Bus Group collection, New Zealand Bristol RE XOU396T. Photo: Ken Jones

Bristol MW 929AHY arrives. Photo: Ken Jones

Buses at the rally site. Photo: Ken Jones

A pair of Bristol REs. Photo: Ken Jones

And a line of Bristol REs. Photo: Ken Jones

Classic cars on display. Photo: Ken Jones

Royal Blue Bristol RE coach, OTA640G, in National Express livery, by which time the name "Royal Blue" was not so relevant... Photo: Ken Jones

Open-top buses await service. Photo: Ken Jones

Scottish Leyland PD2. Photo: Ken Jones

OHY938 dissapears amongst the trees on Temple Way on a trip to the Centre. Photo: Ken Jones

A954SAE heads back to Brislington along the Bath Road. Photo: Ken Jones

RM1363 waits to turn into Flowers Hill. Photo: Ken Jones

Two buses await departure, both advertising Crawfords' biscuits. Photo: Ken Jones

Bristol K, JHY802 sets off on a trip. Photo: Ken Jones

1955 Bristol KSW, UHY360 loads passengers at the rally site. Photo: Ken Jones

Two Bristol KSWs, OHY938 and UHY360. One short, one tall. Photo: Ken Jones

London Transport RF366. Photo: Ken Jones

RT1599 arrives from Flowers Hill. Photo: Ken Jones

Buses in service. The open-toppers were popular in the rare good weather of an English summer. Photo: Ken Jones

Daimler CCX777 and Bristol GHT127. Photo: Ken Jones

BVBG's Western National Bristol K, FTT704 climbs the Bath Road past the site of Bristol Commercial Vehicles. Photo: Ken Jones

Open-top Leyland Olympian A813THW climbs away from Arnos Court on Bath Road. Photo: Ken Jones

1966 Huddersfield Daimler HVH472D. Photo: Ken Jones

Voice of the Balls Alan Dedicoat with rally site manager David Cole. Photo: Ken Jones

 

 

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