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  Old Buckenham Rally Attended List 2013 [read more]
  Final list and timetable
  We had a great day at the Old Buckenham Airfield with a total of 21 vehicles attending , the oldest was 1939 Bristol K5G and the newest was 2013 Volvo B7RL of Simonds, Diss. A span of 74 years!

Many of the buses also ran on the free service into Attleborough proving very popular.

Winner of the Bernard Watkin Memorial Trophy (as voted by other entrants) was Nick Taylor's Bedford OB HGE219 once used in the Shetland Isles. Winner of the London Connection Award, the Peter Claughton Memorial Shield, was Alan Cooper's Leyland Tiger/ Plaxton A126EPA, new to London Country.

  • 2 1954 OVF229 Bristol LD5G/ECW H33/25RD Eastern Transport Collection Society,Attleborough Ex ECOC LKD229
  • 3 1967 KVF658E Bristol RESL5G/ECW B45F Eastern Transport Collection Society,Attleborough Ex ECOC RS658
  • 4 1959 5789AH Bristol MW5G/ECW C39F Eastern Transport Collection Society,Attleborough Ex ECOC LS789
  • 6 1967 PBJ2F Leyland PD2/47 /Massey H34/28R Mike Betterton, Tivetshall St. Mary Ex Lowestoft 12
  • 7 1984 A126EPA Leyland Tiger/Plaxton Paramount C12F Alan Cooper, Thetford Ex London Contry TP26
  • 8 1991 J160LPV Dennis Lanc/East Lancs EL2000 B45D Leon Wells Ex Ipswich Buses 160
  • 9 1950 FRE699A(3003AH) Bristol SC4LK/ECW B33F Patrick Burnside, Thorpe St. Andrew Ex ECOC LC556
  • 10 1939 AJN825 Bristol K5G/ECW H27/26R 825 Preservation Group Ex Westcliff on Sea
  • 11 1964 487GFR AEC Reliance/Harrington Grenadier 36 C34F Nick Webster, Lower Southrepps Ex Abbots, Blackpool
  • 12 1951 JVB908 Leyland Royal Tiger/Mann Egerton HDC24/26C Robin Jenkinson, Rickenhall New to Homeland tours, Croydon
  • 13 1998 R682DWS Dennis Javelin/Plaxton Premier C53F Venturer Coachways, Woodbridge First vehicle painted in new livery
  • 14 1957 KDB696 Leyland Tiger Club/MCW B44F Mike Flynn, Norwich Ex North Western 696
  • 15 1977 WAH587S Leyland National/Greenway B52F Richard Walker, Ipswich
  • 16 1985 B115LDX Leyland (Bristol)B21/Alexander Belfast B49D Richard Walker & Daniel Trent, Ipswich
  • 17 2013 BT13YWF Volvo B7RL/MCV B44F Simonds, Diss New vehicle
  • 18 1950 HGE219 Bedford OB/Duple Vista C29F Nick Taylor, Weybread New to Scottish CWS, before moving to Shetland
  • 19 1974 RCJ211M Bedford VAS PJK Sue Eve, Weybread
  • 20 1959 WLO685 Bedford SB/Duple Super Vega C41F Spratts/Sidelines
  • 21 2009 YJ09MHY Optare Tempo X1200 B43F Konectbus, Dereham
  • 22 1947 GBJ192 AEC Regent II/ECW H30/26R EATMS New to Lowestoft Corp 21
  • 23 1949 EX6566 Leyland PD2/1/Leyland H30/26R EATMS New to Great Yarmouth 66
  •   [Richard Dixon] 21:21 on 12 Aug 2013
         
      2013 Rally [read more]
      Entry form link follow read more
      Last year we had about 18 vehicles attend the first event, This year we hope to have a few more. There is no charge for attending and no entry fee. The airfield café will be open and we will run buses into Attleborough via Old Buckenham Village (handy for the pub). We may have some model buses on show and one or two sales stands. Complete the form, scan or email the same information to the email address on the form.
      [Richard Dixon] 19:19 on 8 Aug 2013
         
      Final Rally List for Sunday 18th
      Thanks for coming!
      This year's new rally location at the Old Buckenham Airfield, saw 19 buses and one lorry attend on a very hot day! There were free vehicle rides to Attleborough, sales stands and various aircraft flying in to keep people occupied.

    Winner of the Bernard Watkin Memorial Trophy (as voted by other entrants) was Mike Betterton's Leyland PD2 /Massey body new to Lowestoft Corporation. Winner of the London Connection Award, the Peter Claughton Memorial Shield was EATMS Bristol RELH.

    The event was well received and we hope to be back again in 2013.

  • 1 1950 KNG718 Bristol LL5G/ECW B39R Eastern Transport Collection Society,Attleborough Ex ECOC LL718
  • 2 1954 OVF229 Bristol LD5G/ECW H33/25RD Eastern Transport Collection Society,Attleborough Ex ECOC LKD229
  • 3 1967 KVF658E Bristol RESL5G/ECW B45F Eastern Transport Collection Society,Attleborough Ex ECOC RS658
  • 4 1989 F94CBD Volvo B10M/Jonckheere C53F Jeff Morss, Wingfield T/a Fairline
  • 5 1982 IIL4317 Mercedes/Neoplan Cityliner C16F D Cocking, Basildon New to Clevdon Motorway
  • 7 1967 PBJ2F Leyland PD2/47 /Massey H34/28R Mike Betterton, Tivetshall St. Mary Ex Lowestoft 12
  • 8 1979 EAP937V Leyland Leopard/Duple Dominant II C53F Simon Spencer, Fakenham
  • 9 1957 KDB696 Leyland Tiger Club/MCW B44F Mike Flynn, Norwich Ex North Western 696
  • 10 1977 UFX852S Leyland National 1 B49F Konectbus, Dereham Fleet No 152, new to Hants & Dorset
  • 11 1967 VNO859 Bristol KSW5G H55RD EN1470 Preservation Group Ex ENOC 1470
  • 12 1977 WVV889S Ford Lorry
  • 13 2011 BD11CFY Volvo B9TL/Wright H45/29F First Eastern Counties No 36174
  • 14 2011 BD11CFU Volvo B9TL/Wright H45/29F First Eastern Counties No 36171
  • 15 1950 KXW234 AEC Regent III/Weymann C16F EATMS, Carlton Colville Ex LT RT3125
  • 16 1972 VHK177L Bristol RELH/ECW C49F EATMS, Carlton Colville New to Tilling Transport
  • 17 1979 JHJ150V Leyland National B49F Richard Walker, Ex ENOC D1924
  • 19 1983 LIL7804 Mercedes Mini Supreme C29F Felix Coaches. Long Melford Orginally ANA114Y
  • 20 1950 KNG711 Bristol L5G/ECW B35F Patrick Burnside, Thorpe St. Andrew Ex ECOC LLC711
  • 22 2012 SN12EHO Dennis Trident II/ADL Enviro400 H79F Norfolk Green
  • 23 1980 KRU848W Bristol VRT/SL3/ECW H43/31F Michael Cole, Frinton Ex Wilts & Dorset 3448
  •   [Richard Dixon] 19:05 on 18 Aug 2012