Wednesday, 16 October 2019

The Yorkshire Explorer - Saturday 19th October 2019

On Saturday 19th October, we will be visiting a selection of Yorkshire 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 £12 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, Dewhirst Coaches, Powell’s Bus, Tetleys Motor Services and Wilfreda Beehive.

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 B10M / Van Hool Alizee T8 JIG2164 (K488VVR) and Dennis Javelin / Plaxton Premiere 320 LUI9958 (P745GNU) from DW Coaches, ADL Enviro 400 SN16ORW from Dewhirst Coaches along with Volvo B12B / Jonckheere Mistral II SF05XYP (HSK645) from Powell's Bus, Bova Magiq WA09HTP from Woods Coaches during this tour.

The Lincoln Flyer - Sunday 3rd November 2019

We will be visiting the very popular Lincoln Vintage Vehicle Society at North Hykeham, for their vintage bus running day giving you the opportunity to ride aboard some of their very impressive vehicles.

If you would like to join us, we will be departing at 8:15am from Union Street in Wakefield, next to the bus station and 9:00am from West Street in Doncaster, outside The Leopard public house which is only 2 minutes walk from the railway station.

We are offering this excursion at the bargain fare of only £15 return per person, 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.

The Freeway Folly - Saturday 16th November 2019

We have the opportunity to visit Freeway Coaches of Pinxton and during our visit we will be hoping to ride on a variety of step entrance vehicles that are mainly used for school contracts / football shuttles.

During our visit and subject to availability, we will be hoping to use a selection of the following vehicles:

OJZ7021 Volvo Citybus / Alexander RV (G622OTV)
H699PVW Leyland Olympian / Alexander (91-D-1071)
H708PVW Leyland Olympian / Alexander (91-D-1061)
H709PVW Leyland Olympian / Alexander (91-D-1064)
M418UKN Volvo Olympian / Alexander (95-D-222)
M419UKN Volvo Olympian / Alexander (95-D-225)
M420UKN Volvo Olympian / Alexander (95-D-224)
N655AAO Dennis Condor / Duple Metsec (KAG544J)
N952KBJ Volvo Olympian / Northrn Counties Palatine
V320EAK Scania N113DRB / East Lancs Cityzen
V330EAK Scania N113DRB / East Lancs Cityzen


The day will start with a pick up at 10:30 am from Chesterfield Railway Station and we will aim to return for 17:30 approximately.

For a full days travel aboard this running day, the fare is a bargain at only £10 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 Freeway Coaches as they will be unable to assist you with your enquiry.

The Eastern Coastliner - Saturday 23rd November 2019

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

We will start with a pick up at 9:45am from outside York railway station 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: Ellie Rose UK of Hull, Fletchers Coaches of Malton, Lords Coaches of Hull and Morse Coaches of Sheriff Hutton.

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 Scania N94UD / Scania OmniCity SN57DBO from Connexions Buses, Volvo B7TL / Plaxton President V91MOA and Volvo B7TL / Wright Gemini LF52ZPC from Ellie Rose along with Bova Futura AM04SEE from Morse Coaches during this tour.

The Mancunian Express - Sunday 8th December 2019

On Sunday 8th December, we will be attending the The Museum of Transport over in Manchester, for their annual Christmas Cracker event.

If you would like to join us, we will be departing at 9:00am from Union Street in Wakefield (next to the bus station).

We are offering this excursion at the bargain fare of only £15 return per person, 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.


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, Bova Futura LJ02LJE from Moxons Tours along with Dennis Javelin / Plaxton Premiere JJZ2165 (L233BUT) from Star Coaches during this tour.