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We are very proud to be rated as a 3 star visitor attraction by Visit Scotland.

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway 2017 Events for Timetable Please check website for up-to-date open times before the event. Easter Monday 17th April – Easter Eggspress. An eggciting combination of steam trains, the Easter Bunny and a host of activities bringing Easter fun for all the family. Make your own Easter bonnet and wear it on your visit. Normal ticket prices apply. Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd April – Wartime in the Cotswolds. Take a trip back in time and enjoy the railway’s nostalgic and light-hearted look at life in the Cotswolds in the 1940s. Please note that entry to the site will be by ticket only. There is no free entry. Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th May – Cotswold Bricks & Trains Weekend ‘Helping to Build Children’s Imaginations.’ Weekend. Organised in conjunction with the Southern Lego® Train Club. There is a Small Admission charge. Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st May – Spring Steam and Real Ale Weekend at Winchcombe and Toddington. Raise a glass to real ale brewers from all over the country. Normal ticket prices for those wishing to travel, but for those planning just to sample the ales, there will be a small admission charge. Saturday 27th to Bank Holiday Monday […]

Autumn Tractor World Show at Newbury Showground indoors in the new exhibition hall plus outdoors. Displays of veteran, vintage, classic and new tractors and implements, trade stands, specialist parts suppliers. Saturday HJ Pugh vintage auction sale, Sunday vintage sort out and agrijumble spares day. Sunday classic commercial and truck show Regional and National club stands and privately entered exhibits including classic Land Rover, stationary engines, minature steamers, horticultural equipment and classic plant.

Our big event and a great day for enthusiasts, including this year a birthday celebration for some of our preserved Birmingham Buses

Home to the World’s Largest Collection of Preserved Trolleybuses Please see the website for details of each date Located between Doncaster and Scunthorpe, The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft houses the world’s largest collection of historic trolleybuses, together with a number of other vehicles including period motor buses. The Museum offers a fascinating day out for all the family. We are open to the public on specific event days, generally between Easter and November, when visitors can ride on a selection of our trolleybus under the specially-erected overhead. We also operate a free conducted tour in one of a number of our vintage motor buses. Many of our trolleybuses and buses are on display and a Sandtoft Lineupconducted tour of these is normally available. There are a number of other attractions including our 5-rated cafe, children’s play area, 1950s / 1960s shop displays, presentations in our cinema, a 1950s Prefab home and a cycle and lawnmower shop display. The theme of our special exhibition in the Pelham Building is “Trolleybuses during the First World War.” Many event days also feature themes and additional visiting attractions. Parking Ample free parking for visitors’ cars and coaches is available. Disabled Access Disabled parking spaces […]

Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 October 2017 Greater Manchester’s buses 1960s style! Experience 1960s bus travel in Greater Manchester Display of buses which served the county in the 60s Free heritage bus service to and from the Manchester Victoria area every 20 minutes Frequent free heritage bus services around the local area with photo opportunities Opening times 10am to 4.30pm Admission charges Standard charges apply (event price of £2 for employees of TfGM, Metrolink and GM bus operators) Getting to the Museum We recommend that you use public transport to travel to the Museum, or use our free heritage Manchester Victoria Shuttle (see below). Don’t forget you can use rail tickets showing Manchester CTLZ as the destination to reach Manchester Victoria via Metrolink. Manchester Victoria Shuttle* Our free heritage Manchester Victoria Shuttle will operate: from Manchester Victoria (Corporation Street bus stop NU) at 0950, 1010, 1030 and every 20 minutes until 1630 from the Museum of Transport at 1003, 1023, 1043 and every 20 minutes until 1643 *all times are approximate and are subject to traffic disruption Free heritage bus service Free heritage bus services will operate from the Museum of Transport at this event Refreshments An expanded selection of […]

Our season finale and part of the nationwide “Museums at Night” Festival. We stay open until early evening so that our visitors can enjoy the atmosphere of twilight bus rides

Displays, visiting vintage and classic vehicles, sales stands, refreshments, and a variety of buses and coaches operating free services including from Lincoln Railway Station and local ‘park and ride’ (from Teal Park, Whisby Road (just off A46 Lincoln by-pass / Whisby roundabout.) Includes twilight ‘City Tour’ at 5 pm. Please use our bus services – parking on site limited to ‘blue badge’ holders. Visiting vintage / classic / preserved vehicles welcome, but buses / coaches / HGVs must be booked in advance.

20th May 2018 Over a thousand Classic and vintage vehicles, Cars ,Buses, Motorcycles and scooters, tractors, stationary engines. Autojumble and Trade Stands Food stalls and Licenced bar Childrens rides and fun dog show free public parking Public entry £6 per adult – Children under 14 free