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We have been working on some events for this upcoming year and should prove to be quite an interesting 2019.
2019 is the 40th anniversary of 131 "Henry Winstanley" entering service for Plymouth City Transport 1979 and we will running several trips to celebrate.
We will be attending a few rallies and events around Devon and Cornwall. Penzance running day,
Devon General's centenary celebration rally at Newton Abbott race course, Plym Valley Railway running days and a re run of our own Dartmoor running day.
Some details and events to be finalised
31ST MARCH: PLYM VALLEY RAILWAY RUNNING DAY
131 + (another vehicle t.b.c) running a shuttle service from Royal Parade
21ST APRIL: PENZANCE RUNNING DAY
Vehicle 1557 Blue Bus Bristol LHS leaving Milehouse 7am. Limited numbers so contact ian byrne
28TH APRIL: DARMOOR RUNNING DAY re run of our successful day last November
MAY: 131 40TH ANNIVERSARY DARTMOOR TRIP. MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS ONLY
13TH JULY: PLYM VALLEY RAILWAY VINTAGE RUNNING DAY
14TH JULY: THAMES VALLEY TAVISTOCK RUNNING DAY
Transport to and from Tavistock (we hope to use Atlantean 9 t.b.c)
4TH AUGUST DEVON GENERAL 100TH ANNIVERSAY NEWTON ABBOTT RACECOURSE
25TH AUGUST P.C.T.P.G BUS RALLY PLYMOUTH CITYBUS MILEHOUSE BUS DEPOT
We can also arrange 1 or 2 summer evening "fish n' chips" trips around the local area at shorter notice
We are pleased to annouce that P.C.T.P.G will be holding the Plymouth bus rally again this year on Bank holiday SUNDAY 25TH AUGUST.
We are indebted to Richard Stevens and Plymouth Citybus who have agreed to let us hold the rally within Milehouse depot. It will be centered around the last remaining tramshed and celebrating 50 years one man operated buses in the city.
There will be vehicle exhibits, stalls and we will be running trips around the Hoe and other routes plus guided tours of the workshops. Details to follow......
WE HAVE CONTACTLESS AND PAYPAL
We have been kindly made available Bristol LHS 1557 for our trip to Penzance from Richard Stevens
Depart: Milehouse 7a.m via Saltash new rd pick up.
Limited seats available, contact Ian Byrne events@plymouthcitytransport for booking
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LAST CALL FOR ANY MEMBERS WHO WOULD LIKE TO TRAVEL TO PENZANCE ON 1557. DUE TO SIZE OF VEHICLE ONLY VERY LIMITED SEATS LEFT. CONTACT IAN BYRNE email@example.com
We will be re-running our successful dartmoor running day from last November. This time we will have 1557 and various Atlanteans...