Monday, 9 December 2019

The Orbit Odyssey - Saturday 11th January 2020

We will be kicking off 2020 with an out-of-this world visit to Orbit Coaches of Enderby on Saturday 11th January 2020.

The plan as it stands will be to use a variety of Scania double decker buses and coaches that are often used on private hire / school services.

During our visit, we will hope to be travelling on the following vehicles:

CNZ1541 Scania K124IB4 / Van Hool Alizee T9 (W269MKY)
DRZ5727 Scania N113DRB / East Lancs Cityzen (P868VFG)
IIL8585 Scania K124IB6 / Berkhof Excellence 3000 (T11SCC)
KIG8950 Scania K113TRA / Berkhof Excellence 3000 (M9SCC)
MUI7939 Scania N113DRB / East Lancs Cityzen (P101HNC)
NUI2424 Scania N113DRB / East Lancs Cityzen (N752OAP)
P866VFG Scania N113DRB / East Lancs Cityzen
P872VFG Scania N113DRB / East Lancs Cityzen


The day will start with a pick up at Leicester railway station at 10:15am and we will aim to return for 17:45 approximately.

For a full days travel aboard this running day, the fare is a bargain at 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.

Any queries, please drop Edward an email on eddieszokalo@gmail.com

Please do not contact Orbit Coaches as they will be unable to assist you with your enquiry.


The Midlands Meanderer - Saturday 18th January 2020

We will be visiting a selection of East Midlands based bus and coach operators.

We will start with a pick up at 9:45am from outside The Leopard pub on West Street in Doncaster and aim to return you all back for no later than 18:00 to connect you with your onward transport etc.

For a full days travel aboard this depot tour, the fare is a bargain at only £13 per person for members and £15 for non members which is payable on the day.

We would be very grateful if you would drop us an email on yorkshirewoollenbusclub@gmail.com to guarantee your seat.

So far we have confirmed visits to: DW Coaches of Clay Cross, Marshalls of Sutton-on-Trent, Redfern Travel of Mansfield, Sharpes of Nottingham, Star Coaches of Gainsborough and Travel Wright of Newark.

Can we ask that everyone brings a hi vis vest as these will be required whilst visiting some the companies listed above.

We have requested Volvo B8R / Sunsundegui SB3 BF67GUU from Brown’s Coaches, Volvo B10M / Berkhof Axial DIG4528 (P116HCF) from DW Coaches along with Dennis Javelin / Plaxton Premiere JJZ2165 (L233BUT) from Star Coaches during this tour.

The Eastern Experience - Saturday 25th April 2020

We are delighted to announce our first running day for 2020, this will be a visit to Ellie Rose Coaches of Hull where we will be making the use of some great vehicles from their fleet of school buses.

Hopefully you will all be able to join us on Saturday 25th April, when the day will start with a pick up at 10:30 from outside The Truck Theatre, next to the Interchange and we'll aim to return you all by 17:30 approximately.

The Ellie Rose fleet currently contains the following double deckers:

V38MOA, V59MOA, V61MOA, V64MOA, V86MOA, V91MOA, V96MOA, V429MOA, V440MOA, V490MOA, W652CWX, W657CWX, W659CWX, W661CWX, W664CWX, W665CWX, W669CWX, W671CWX, W672CWX, W673CWX, W674CWX, W658WKH, LJ03MJU, LK04HYM, LK04HZB, LK04HZG, LK04HZJ, LK04JCZ, MF51LZW, MF51LZX, YX51AYB, YX51AYC, LF52UPD, LF52UPG, and LF52ZPC

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

If you would like any further information, please feel free drop us an email on busrunningdays@gmail.com and we will try to help you with your enquiry.