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Bus extravaganza

  • Oxford Bus Museum (map)

The Oxford Bus Museum is holding a "Bus Extravaganza" on New Years Day.

They'll be offering free vintage bus rides to the local towns and villages of Woodstock, Witney, Kidlington and Oxford Parkway Station.

The buses running on the day include a Regents 166, 956; Renown 371; Reliance 756 and Loline 304 and they hope to have some visiting vintage buses participating as well.

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Get ready for an extravaganza...

- The Rural Travel Guide

The shop and cafe at the museum will be open as will all of the exhibits that tell the story of public transport in Oxfordshire from 1820 up to 2000.

Among them are 35 vintage buses, 20 Morris motors (all made in Oxford during the life of Lord Nuffield), 50 historic bicycles, most of which date from the nineteenth century and 300 historic photographs.

The museum is staffed and run by volunteers.

LOCATION

The museum is 70 yards from Hanborough Railway Station just off the A4095 in Long Hanborough. The full address is Old Station Yard, Main Road, Long Hanborough, Witney OX29 8LA

MUSEUM OPENING TIMES

From 10.30am until 4.30 pm on Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the year and on Saturdays from 3 June to 26 August and Bank Holidays except Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

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