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We below a few of our favourite links: rallies we go to, places we've been to, local heritage transport locations...we've grouped these into various catagories: BUSES, RAILWAYS (modern, preserved, history) MODEL RAILWAYS, MUSEUMS. At the bottom is a 'miscellaneous'!

BUSES

www.showbus.co.uk -  The official EFE Showbus site - bags more info. about the UK's BIGGEST Bus Event!

http://www.woodvalerally.com/ - Woodvale (near Southport) has an impressive annual event

http://freespace.virgin.net/neil.worthington/sandtoft98.htm - Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum

(www.sandtoft.org.uk - Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum)

www.llantransfest.co.uk - Llandudno Transport Festival, North Wales

http://www.classicbuses.co.uk/events.html - List of U.K. Bus Rallies

http://nwvrt.co.uk/ - North West Vehicle Restoration Trust

http://www.wythall.org.uk - Midlands Bus Museum, Wythall, Birmingham

http://www.2548group.org Birmingham Corporation Guy Arab 2548 (opens in new window)

www.selnec.org.uk - SELNEC Preservation Society

www.gmts.co.uk - Greater Manchester Transport Society

www.busstation.net - World-wide Bus Links

www.amrtm.org - Aston Manor Transport Museum

www.amberleymuseum.co.uk - Amberley Bus Museum

Shropshire County Council's list of Bus Operators in the County, with addresses and 'phone numbers (a pdf file)!http://www.shropshire.gov.uk/traveltransport.nsf/viewAttachments/DOC-B1492AE61CDFCF3A802570900059CEAF/$file/Shropshire%20Bus%20Operators.pdf

West Midland Transport Circle - Monthly presentations in Wolverhampton on a variety of transport subjects

http://www.flickr.com/photos/10113772@N00/ - Ian Simpson's photos on Flickr contain numerous shots of buses in Manchester in 1970/80s

CURRENT RAILWAYS

Re-open the SSR!

http://www.uksteam.info/tours/trs16.htm Find out about any mainline STEAM running through your area in 2016

www.chester-le-track.co.uk - loads of Rail information including comprehensive ROVER Ticket details

www.railwayherald.co.uk - up-to-date weekly news on the world railway scene (subscription req. from 29/2/2012)

PRESERVED RAILWAYS

www.vintagetrains.co.uk/brm.htm - Birmingham Railway Museum, Tyseley

www.chasewaterrailway.co.uk - Chasewater Railway, Brownhills, near Walsall

http://www.e-v-r.com

http://www.ewr.org.uk/

www.gcrailway.co.uk - Great Central Railway, Loughborough

http://www.llangollen-railway.co.uk/ - Llangollen Steam Railway (opens in new window)

http://www.rhylminiaturerailway.co.uk/index.html Rhyl Miniature Railway, North Wales!

www.svr.co.uk - Severn Valley Railway, Kidderminster-Bridgnorth

www.fsmr.org.uk - Stapleford Miniature Railway

www.telfordsteamrailway.co.uk - Telford Steam Railway, Horsehay

RAILWAYS - GROUPS WITH TALKS AND PRESENTATIONS

West Midland Transport Circle - Monthly presentations in Wolverhampton on a variety of transport subjects

www.freewebs.com/telfordrailwaysociety - Telford Railway Society

www.freewebs.com/railwaysocietystafford - Stafford Railway Society

www.freewebs.com/railtalks  - a list of local meetings with talks/cine/slide shows about (mainly) railways, but often includes other transport modes

Search for Groups/Clubs/Societys in Shropshire here: http://search3.openobjects.com/kb5/shropshire/cd/atoz.page?nh=100&titleletter=a

MODEL RAILWAYS

www.brmodelling.com/diary/default.asp - a list of Model Railway Exhibitions in the UK

MUSEUMS

www.bclm.co.uk - Black Country Living Museum, Dudley

www.thinktank.ac - Science Museum, Birmingham

www.gmts.co.uk - Greater Manchester Transport Society

http://www.nthc.co.uk/index.asp Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre, Ruddington

www.penroom.co.uk - Museum & Learning Centre of Writing and Pen Trade Memorabilia, Birmingham

RAILWAYS- HISTORY

Silver Link Publishing (books) (opens in new window): http://www.nostalgiacollection.com

TRAMS

http://blackpooltram.blogspot.fr/

Click above for trams (and other items of transport heritage) in BLACKPOOL!


MISCELLANEOUS

Bed & Breakfast in Alsace region, France (opens in new window) http://www.aupiedduchateau.fr

Shropshire Community (search for varous societies in the area): http://search3.openobjects.com/kb5/shropshire/cd/results.page?qt=&category=383&sortfield=title&sorttype=field

'Vintage Spirit' Magazine: http://www.vintagespirit.co.uk

www.tpsonline.org.uk - to cut down those awful telesales people who phone at inconvenient times of the day, register with the Telephone Preference Service!

Holiday Cottages Search from a great selection of Holiday Cottages Accommodations on AlwaysOnVacation.co.uk as well as Holiday Villas, Apartment Rental and other Holiday Rentals UK property types directly from owners.

 This page was updated 28 Feb 2016




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