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Hosted in the Market town of Whittlesey near Peterborough, Fenland BusFest is one of the area’s largest Vintage Vehicle Gatherings. Following Feedback and success of 2016, The next BusFest will feature a remarkable display of vintage, restored and modern buses as well as coaches from up and down the UK. These vehicles are generally used to operate the network of free bus services which consists of Five routes to Peterborough, Thorney, Ramsey, Chatteris & March via Turves.  This is a great day out for all from enthusiasts to families.

Free buses up to every 30mins to Thorney

Free buses up to every 20mins to Peterborough

Free buses up to every 20mins to Ramsey (Classic Car Show)

Free buses up to every 30mins to Turves

Free buses up to every 60mins to March (Via Turves)

Free buses up to every 60mins to Chatteris

Parking is limited at Whittlesey, we recommend using our free buses.
We only have space for
43 buses, get booked in to avoid disappointment.

The Fenland Classic Car show has really grown and become absolutely spectacular, this year our Car Show is at Ramsey Town Centre.
Use our Free Buses to visit our Classic Car Show at Ramsey as well as many of the friendly and welcoming pubs served by our network of bus routes. Sample some of the “resident” ales on offer at each of the locations travelling on each route to maximise your enjoyment and utilise the free service.
For each pub along the route please request your stop to the driver and conductor where present to ensure your stop is not missed!
For more information on the pubs we are serving and timetables, please purchase an event brochure from one of our bus conductors or from Rally Control on Market Place in Whittlesey

EVENT PROGRAMMES & TIMETABLES AVAILABLE ON THE DAY.
Event Programme will contain Vehicle Allocations, Timetables, List of Vehicle entries and a list of all Pubs along the routes. Compared to previous years this is a much improved brochure with more detail.
Price
£5.00 available on the day.
Inbound Services from Peterborough Rail & Bus Stations at:
0940, Rail Station - 0945, Queensgate Bus Station (Bay 06)
1000, Rail Station - 1005, Queensgate Bus Station (Bay 06)


VEHICLE ENTRIES TO DATE  - (WE ARE NOW FULLY BOOKED)

Situated in the historic market town of Whittlesey near Peterborough this gathering of vehicles boasts dramatic scenery across the Cambridgeshire fenlands viewed from many of the free bus services.

On Market Street, See the exiting display of heritage buses and coaches from all over the country as they gather today for yours and the owners’ enjoyment. Take a FREE RIDE on many of these magnificent vehicles from Market Place to various destinations such as Thorney, Peterborough, Ramsey & March via Turves travelling thorough the scenic Fenland landscape.

Discover local heritage at each destination and enjoy the peaceful welcoming atmosphere of the rural pubs as well as the beauty of historic churches, Abbeys, Peterborough Cathedral and other architecture offering stunning photographic opportunities.

If you would like any further details on any of the Free Bus services operating and would like to know more about the destinations please feel free to ask a member of Rally Control at Market Place on the day.

ROUTE MAP

G661WMD - LEYLAND TIGER 1989
PLAXTON - GREY GREEN
NATHAN MERRYWEATHER

A986SYE - LEYLAND TITAN 1984
INTEGERAL - LONDON TRANSPORT
ENSIGNBUS

EPW516K - BRISTOL RE 1972
ECW - NBC EASTERN COUNTIES
RL516 GROUP

EVENT LOCATION - WHITTLESEY, PETERBOROUGH VEHICLE ENTRY FORM (PDF) PUBS WE SERVE CURRENT BUS/COACH ENTRIES

EKL456K - LEYLAND LEOPARD 1972
MARSHALL - MAIDSTONE & DISTRICT
PETER SIMPSON (E.B.E)

VEHICLE ENTRY FORM (WORD) ROUTES MAP EVENT FACEBOOK PAGE

G708LKW - SCANIA K93CRB 1990
PLAXTON - GRETTON’S OF P’BORO
GRETTON’S OF PETERBOROUGH


E50TYG - LEYLAND ROYAL TIGER 1988
LEYLAND DOYEN - RIDINGS TRAVEL
JULIE AYLWARD

FRB208H - BRISTOL RE 1970
ECW - NBC TRENT
GEOFFREY CLARK

GCL349N - BRISTOL RE 1974
ECW - NBC EASTERN COUNTIES
DAVE HALES

BXI2599 - BRISTOL RE 1983
ALEXANDER - ULSTERBUS
2599 GROUP

837SUO - BRISTOL RE 1964
ECW - ROYAL BLUE
RICHARD McALLISTER

RWU534R - LEYLAND LEOPARD 1976
PLAXTON - WEST YORKSHIRE METRO
A.RAWNSLEY & C.COULTAS

F509NJE - LEYLAND OLYMPIAN 1988
NORTHERN COUNTIES - VISCOUNT BUSES
WORTHINGTON, LONGMIRE, MERRYWEATHER

M41EPV - VOLVO OLYMPIAN 1995
EAST LANCS - IPSWICH BUSES
LEON WELLS

NTU125 - FODEN PVRF6 1951
METCRAFT - HOLLINSHEAD’S COACHES
ROGER BURDETT

K601HUG - SCANIA N113CRB 1993
ALEXANDER - YORKSHIRE RIDER
DAVID WALSH

W677PTD - SCANIA N113DRB - 2000
EAST LANCS CITYZEN - FOWLER’S
FOWLER’S TRAVEL

NJV995 - AEC BRIDGEMASTER 1960
PARK ROYAL - GRIMSBY CLEETHORPES ALAN CHARLES

K785DAO - VOLVO B10M 1993
ALEXANDER - STAGECOACH
JIMMY RYAN

M393VWX - VOLVO B10B 1995
ALEXANDER - HARROGATE & DISTRICT
CONNEXIONS BUSES

FAH275Y - VOLVO V10M 1983
PLAXTON SUPREME 5- PEELINGS
PEELING’S COACHES

S592BCE - VOLVO OLYMPIAN 1998
ALEXANDER - STAGECOACH
MIKE WHITE (E.B.E)

H303CAV - VOLVO B10M CITYBUS 1990
NORTHERN COUNTIES - GO WHIPPET
STEPHEN & ALEX (E.B.E)

VAV160X - VOLVO B10M 1981
PLAXTON SUPREME 6 - PLAIN WHITE
ALEX CAVANAGH (E.B.E)

G510SFT - LEYLAND OLYMPIAN 1989
NORTHERN COUNTIES - GREEN/WHITE
MARTIN MACEY

L839FTX - MERCEDES-BENZ 711D 1994
PLAXTON - GRETTON’S OF P’BORO
THOMAS MORTLOCK (E.B.E)

M412MPD - SETRA
INTEGRAL - WING’S EXECUTIVE TRAVEL
BRIAN BARLOW

M1OCT - VOLVO OLYMPIAN 1995
EAST LANCS - DELAINE BUSES
DELAINE BUSES HERITAGE TRUST

SOA674S - LEYLAND LEOPARD 1978
PLAXTON SUPREME - NBC MIDLAND RED
STEVE RILEY

NNU124M - DAIMLER FLEETLINE 1973
ROE - CHESTERFIELD TRANSPORT
CHESTERFIELD 123 GROUP

M861BHU - LDV 200 SERIES 1994
INTEGRAL - PLAIN WHITE
MATT WORTHINGTON (E.B.E)

K742ODL - LEYLAND OLYMPIAN 1993
NORTHERN COUNTIES - ISLAND BREEZERS
MICHAEL COLE

YSV604 - LEYLAND OLYMPIAN 1989
NORTHERN COUNTIES - JOHNSON BROS.
JOHNSON BROS. TOURS

JIL2795 - LEYLAND NATIONAL 1973
INTEGRAL - PENNINE MOTOR SERVICES
MARK HAIGH (E.B.E)

HTA844N - LEYLAND NATIONAL 1975
INTEGRAL - NBC WESTERN NATIONAL
STEVE KIRK (E.B.E)

ONN571P - LEYLAND ATLANTEAN 1976
ECW - NBC TRENT
C/O - JONATHAN JOHANSSON

BKE861T - BRISTOL VRT3 1978
ECW (OPEN TOP) - JUDDS TRAVEL
MARK JUDD (E.B.E) (Provisional Entry)

X618VWR - VOLVO B10BLE 2001
WRIGHT - RELIANCE MOTOR SERVICES
M.THOMPSON & J.BICKERSTAFFE (E.B.E)

N600ABC - DAF SB220 1996
NORTHERN COUNTIES - ISLE COACHES 600 GROUP - L.ROBINSON


JXC149 - AEC REGENT 3   1948
PARK ROYAL - LONDON TRANSPORT
IMPERIAL BUS

MLL528 - AEC REGAL 4   1952
METRO CAMMELL - GREEN LINE
IMPERIAL BUS

CUV180C - AEC ROUTEMASTER 1965
PARK ROYAL - LONDON BUSES
COLIN TENNANT

JJD565D - AEC ROUTEMASTER 1966
PARK ROYAL - STRATFORD BLUE
STAGECOACH MIDLANDS

3014AH - BRISTOL MW 1958
ECW - EASTERN COUNTIES
PATRICK BURNSIDE

MJ4549 - DENNIS LANCET 1934
SHORT - SMITH of WESTONIG
ROY MILES

All Free Bus Services are operated by Privately owned vehicles, passengers are carried at the owner/driver’s discretion.

Please DO NOT board any vehicle which is on display without the permission of the owner/representative.

Donations are most welcome!

E.B.E. Reserve the right to cancel/amend any service. Every effort will be made to operate as advertised.