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  WELCOME TO THE THAMES VALLEY & GREAT WESTERN OMNIBUS TRUST  
  A registered charity committed to keeping alive the rich history of road passenger transport "fro' Paddington to Penzance  
     
 
Penzance 2015: A Record Breaker

The sights and sunshine of West Cornwall brought a record number of visitors to our Penzance Running Day on 19 April. We recorded 4,826 passenger journeys, with 26 vehicles in service. Click here to relive the day.

 
446 Supporters' Inaugural Run
Our 1946 Bristol K6A revisited its former bases across the Thames Valley in March, during a special tour for those who enabled the Trust to secure the bus last year. Click here to read more about 446.
 
Apprenticeships

TV&GWOT now wishes to recruit two specialist apprentices to help develop and maintain the vehicle collection. Both on the job training and tuition within a specialist technical academy are components of the scheme. For more information click here.

TV&GWOT Events 2015/6

07 June 2015

Didcot Transport Rally & Running Day

In association with Didcot Railway Centre


19-21 June 2015

Royal Blue & Associated Motorways Run.

A recreation of some traditional express coach routes.


02 August 2015

Thames Valley 100

Celebrating the centenary of the start of bus services between Reading and Maidenhead by the forerunners of the Thames Valley Traction Company


19 September 2015

Kingsbridge 7'6" Vintage Bus Running Day.

Free vintage bus services in the South Hams, Devon.


17 April 2016

Penzance VR Revival and Vintage Bus Running Day.

Free vintage bus services in West Cornwall.

 


TV&GWOT will be attending the following events
03 May HCVS London Brighton Commercial Vehicle Run
10 May Taunton Vintage Bus Running Day TV&GWOT assisting with country routes
31 May Slough Running Day
14 June Wilts & Dorset Centenary, Salisbury
04-05 July South Devon Railway 1940s Weekend, Buckfastleigh
09 August Bristol Vintage Bus Group, Rally & Open Day, Brislington
06 September Severn Valley Railway 50th Anniversary Year On the Buses, Bewdley
12-13 September South Devon Railway Heritage Transport Gala, Buckfastleigh
04 October West of England Transport Collection Open Day, Winkleigh

 
     
 

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