A registered charity committed to keeping alive the rich history of road passenger transport "fro' Paddington to Penzance"  
Kingsbridge Running Day 2015

Our 2015 Kingsbridge Running Day set new records, with more visitors, more vehicles and more routes than ever before. Read our workshop blog to re-live the day.

Thames Valley 100

Thousands turned out to help us celebrate #TV100 in August, with the largest ever coming together of preserved Thames Valley vehicles. Almost four thousand passengers sampled our free bus services between Reading, Maidenhead and Streatley, and many more enjoyed our display of early motorbuses at Reading station.


Royal Blue Run 2015
Seventeen coaches joined in the June 2015 Royal Blue Run, all returning safely after a round trip of at least 615 miles. Relive the run in photos and film by taking a trip to our blog, and click here to read more about the history of our Royal Blue Coach Runs.
Successful first Didcot Transport Rally

TV&GWOT organised vintage bus services to Didcot Parkway, Chilton and Wantage on former GWR Road Motors routes – details here.


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.

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TV&GWOT Events 2016

17 January 2016

Supporters’ Day at the Trust’s Berkshire base –special day for Trust Supporters to see the work of the Trust and get involved.

17 April 2016

Penzance VR Revival and Vintage Bus Running Day.

Free vintage bus services in West Cornwall. Click here for details

17-19 June 2016

Royal Blue Run Long distance coach run recreating original Royal Blue services.

17-18 September 2016

Kingsbridge 7’6” Vintage Bus Running Day. Free vintage bus services to coast and country villages around the South Hams.

TV&GWOT will be attending the following events in 2016
01 May HCVS London to Brighton
08 May Taunton Bus Running Day
21-22 May Fawley Hill Rally


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