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North East Bus and Coach Show
North East Bus and Coach Show
At Newcastle Quayside



The event will feature a selection of classic buses on display, trade stands and a free bus & coach services to Gateshead Interchange.

Gateshead Interchange - Newcastle Quayside - Gateshead Interchange

Gateshead Interchange Stand D - Dep
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Admission Charges Adult £2; No unaccompanied children.

To travel to the event by public transport catch any bus or Metro service serving Gateshead Interchange and catch the free bus from Stand D

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Sunday 6th May 2018

RegPhotoYearMakeExhibitor History
GHN 189GHN 1891942Bristol K5G ECW L27/26R Aycliffe & District Bus Preservation Society (Peter Mitchell) 1942 Bristol K5G with 1949 Eastern Coachworks lowbridge 53-seat open rear platform double-decker. Formerly fleet no. BGL 29 with United Automobile Services. Sold to Silcox, Pembroke Docks in 1959, and purchased for preservation by Phillip Battersby in 1970. Acquired by ADBPS in 1981 and restored to full United livery.
HKL 826HKL 8261946AEC Regal I, Beadle OB35FAndrew Dolan North East Bus Preservation Trust Ltd An unusual open-top conversion of a Beadle bodied AEC Regal bus, new to Maidstone & District and restored in their livery, Acquired by the late Christopher Moyes from Guide Friday, now in the care of NEBPT.
NVK 341NVK 3411950AEC Regent III 9612a NCB H30/26RDavid Slater AEC Regent III with Northern Coachbuilders, was new as Newcastle Corporation 341 in 1950.
UTN 6961954Morris MinorGeoff
OSK 831OSK 8311958Karrier BFD3023 Plaxton C14FAlan Dixon New to Brocksbank of Leeds, Original reg 6666 U, later BVH 157A, formerly owned by John Hogarth and Ray Thornton. Some restoration work recently carried out at Gardiners of Spennymoor.
8124 WX8124 WX1961Bristol MW6G with ECW C39F bodywork. North East Bus Preservation Trust Ltd This vehicle was new to West Yorks RCC as fleet no. CUG 27. It was withdrawn from service in September 1973, and passed through a number of private owners until acquired by the late Chris Moyes in 1996. Thoroughly overhauled by Go-Ahead and extensively rallied, this vehicle later passed to NEBPT ownership.
FSK 9721961Morris MinorRod Hicken
6249 UP6249 UP1963Leyland Leopard PSU3/3RT, Alexander DP51FGordon Noble New to Venture Transport as fleet no. 249, passing to Northern as 2830, later 4264. Withdrawn in 1980 and sold to APT, Lincoln. Purchased by the late Michael Reed and partly restored. Completely restored to as-new condition over a couple of years.
827 UVK827 UVK1963Ford Consul Classic 1500 ccIan Davison Becoming quite rare. Sold new in Newcastle and spent all its life in the North East. Spent several years as a showpiece at Pattersons Ford garage at Shiremoor. Appeared in Heartbeat and several episodes of Inspector George Gently series 7 on BBC
LCU 112LCU 1121964Daimler CCG6 with Roe double-deck body.(Calum Train) 140 Group The bus appeared in the 1964 Earls Court Motor Show. It is a hybrid of Daimler chassis and Guy driveline with Gardner engine. It has appeared in a Tesco advert. The vehicle was new to South Shields Corporation as No 140. On withdrawal, it was retained by Busways and later Stagecoach, and has been maintained by the 140 Group for 32 years. It has been in preservation longer than it was in service. The only double decker remaining in South Shields.
JJD 530DJJD 530D1966AEC Routemaster Park Royal H06/00R North East Bus Preservation Trust Ltd This Routemaster entered service as London Transport RML2530 in 1966 and was latterly a First Group bus at Centrewest. After withdrawal in 2004 it passed via Ensign to Gillingham Football Club and was converted to a promotional vehicle with a trailer, having conversion work carried out by South East Coachworks. It was acquired by McCains in 2007 and converted into 'The Potato Bus', which travelled extensively around the country promoting McCains and explaining the story of the potato to school children, most of whom did not know that chips were made from potatoes! It was acquired by Rydale Folk Museum at Hutton-le-Hole near Pickering from McCain?s in October 2010. Following an enquiry from Keith Kitching of Scarborough it was acquired by the NEBPT in April 2012
JJD 551DJJD 551D1966AEC Routemaster Park Royal H40/32RSteve Griffin This Routemaster entered service as London Transport RML2551 in 1966, initially on route 6, and after refurbishment on route 12. Refurbishment was of both interior and of the driveline, when a Cummins engine replaced the AEC original. The current owner intends to preserve it with its route 12 branding.
SHN 80LSHN  80L1973Bristol RELH6G ECW DP49FLee Garrett SHN 80L (6080) was new to United in the summer of 1973. The vehicle spent the majority of its operating career working from Bishop Auckland depot and chiefly used on the Bishop Auckland to Newcastle service. The vehicle entered preservation upon withdrawal in 1987 and has a number of owners since then. The bus was repatriated to its native North East by its current owner of this year. The plan is to eventually repaint 6080 into NBC poppy red and white, the livery the bus wore whist operating for United.
GUW 365N1974Ford Transit Mk 1 AmbulanceIan Davison Only 13,000 miles from new. worked from an MOD munitions factory until 2002. Has appeared in "The Bank Job" with Jason Statham, Heartbeat, The Royal and Inspector George Gently
RCU 838SRCU 838S1977Daimler Fleetline FE30AGR with Alexander 83-seat double-deck body. North East Bus Preservation Trust Ltd This was one of the last Tyne and Wear PTE standards, built to dual-door configuration and later converted.
SCN 268SSCN 268S1978Leyland Atlantean AN68A/2R Alexander 86-seat double-deck bodywork. North East Bus Preservation Trust Ltd This Tyne and Wear standard Leyland Atlantean entered service based at South Shields, and passed to South Shields Busways after deregulation in 1986. It is preserved in the livery of South Shields Busways.
AFB 586VAFB 586V1980Bristol LH6L ECW B43F Rob Hughes New To Bristol Omnibus. Worked at Solent Blue Line, Hampshire Bus, TMS, EYMS. Became static living accommodation.
FTN 708WFTN 708W1981Leyland National MK2 B49FJonothan Ruddick FTN708W was new to Northern General in 1981. The bus remained within the old Sunderland and District area until withdrawal in 2003. The bus was acquired for preservation in 2007, and since that time has undergone an extensive rebuild due to serious corrosion that was present to the body. Initially presented last season in Tyne and Wear PTE livery, the bus has been professionally repainted into Go Wear Buses livery, over the winter season.
UTN 501YUTN 501Y1983MCW Metrobus Mark 2, ex Northern 3501 with MCW bodywork H46/31FLee Garrett New on the 12th June 1983, as the first Mark 2 Metrobus to be delivered to Northern and also the National Bus Company. Delivered in NBC poppy red, this vehicle was one of only 12 Metrobuses painted in this livery from new. 3501's first depot allocation was Chester le Street, and moved to Murton Depot after a year at it's previous depot, remained here until Murton closed. 3501 was withdrawn in 2000, and after restored won the best 1980's double decker award at Showbus Rally in Duxford in 2009. The bus is powered by Gardner engine linked to a 4 speed Voith gearbox. The vehicle is fully restored in "as new" condition. The bus was withdrawn fifteen years ago and has been in preservation with its current owner ever since.
E50 TYGE50 TYG1988Leyland Royal Tiger Doyen Dewsbury Bus Museum New to West Riding Automobile Company of Wakefield
H674 BNLH674 BNL1991Leyland Olympian with Northern Counties Palatine bodyworkThis vehicle was new to Busways and eventually became part of the Newcastle Gateshead City Sightseeing fleet.
K715 PCNK715 PCN1992Dennis Dart 9.8SDL Alexander Dash B40F Just The Ticket Bus Preservation (Derek Thompson) Ex Stagecoach
L948 CRU1993Volvo B10M Plaxton Premiere 350 Workington Transport Heritage Trust c/o Ian Dunn
N703 LTNN703 LTN1995Volvo Olympian Alexander A-Line Coaches, L B & D C Annis Volvo Olympian Cummins L10 with Alexander bodywork originally Stagecoach Busways 703
P690 GHCP690 GHC1996Volvo Alexander Olympian double decker (plain black bus with stars on) used as a party bus.(Paul Branigan) National Bus Group Formerly Dublin Bus RA325 96 D 325
WSU 4861996Volvo B10M coach with Plaxton Excalibur bodywork JH Coaches Formerly P742 YUM
W905 UJM1998Volvo B10 Alexander ALX300 JH Coaches
V988 ETNV988 ETN2000Volvo B10BLE Renown Wright bodiedChristopher Purdy New to Go North East's Stanley depot for services 765/766 in 2000. She was purchased by ourselves for preservation in 2017
X922 WGRX922 WGR2000Volvo B10BLE Wright Renown A-Line Coaches, L B & D C Annis
NK51 UCSNK51 UCS2001Dennis Trident Plaxton President A-Line Coaches, L B & D C Annis