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Alton Bus Rally & Running Day

Date(s) - 15/07/2012
All Day

Alton Bus Rally & Running Day


One of Britain’s biggest Bus Rallies & Running Days.

In 2012 celebrating the Aldershot & District Traction Company centenary, Alder Valley 40th anniversary, 50 years of the Bristol RE bus and 40 years of the Leyland National bus.

A large display of Buses and Coaches of all shapes and sizes from a variety of eras and operating areas. In 2011 over 130 Buses and Coaches attended and 38 of these ran on the network of free bus services which consisted of 12 routes.

A network of FREE Bus Services operating from Anstey Park to Alton and Medstead & Four Marks Railway Stations, Alton Town Centre and surrounding villages and towns. These services are based on the routes operated by Aldershot & District, Alder Valley, Hants & Dorset, Southdown, Wilts & Dorset and other local independent operators in the 1950’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.

A large display of other vehicles including Classic Cars, Lorries, Motorcycles and Vans as well as Emergency Services vehicles. In 2011 more than 100 other vehicles attended.

Brand new toilets at Anstey Park. Toilets are also available at Alton and Medstead & Four Marks stations.

A large number of sales stands selling a wide variety of transport related items at Anstey Park.

A variety of catering outlets selling hot and cold food and drinks on site at Anstey Park.

Programmes containing timetables for the FREE bus services and details of the vehicles entered will be available to purchase on the day of the event from Anstey Park and Alton Station.

10am to 5pm, entry is free