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Hosted in the Market town of Whittlesey near Peterborough, BusFest is one of the area’s largest Vintage Vehicle Gatherings. Following Feedback and success and feedback of 2017 we have increased frequency to Ramsey & made plans to simplify waiting and boarding for passengers at Whittlesey.
The vehicles will be used to operate the network of free bus services which consists of Four routes to Peterborough, Ramsey, Thorney & March via Turves. This is a great day out for all from enthusiasts to families.
Free buses up to every: 30mins to PETERBOROUGH 10mins to RAMSEY (Classic Car Show) 20mins to THORNEY 30mins to TURVES (& 60mins extending from Turves to March)
Parking is limited at Whittlesey, we recommend using our free buses.
Use our Free Buses to visit the Fenland Classic Car Show & 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.
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 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.
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)
MBE613R - LEYLAND FLEETLINE 1977 ROE - STAGECOACH\GCT GRAHAM LORD (PROVISIONAL ENTRY)
HTA844N - LEYLAND NATIONAL 1975 INTEGRAL - NBC WESTERN NATIONAL STEVE KIRK (E.B.E)
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. Price £5.00 available on the day. Inbound Services from Peterborough Rail & Bus Stations at: 0930, Rail Station -0935, Queensgate Bus Station (Bay 06) 1000, Rail Station -1005, Queensgate Bus Station (Bay 06)
F105XCW - VOLVO B10M CITYBUS 1989 ALEXANDER - NBC LINCOLNSHIRE SCOTT GIBSON (E.B.E)
P112RGS - VOLVO B10B 1997 WRIGHT ENDURANCE - WEST KENT MERRYWEATHER, LONGMIRE, GIBSON (E.B.E)