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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

(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

??? - North West Vehicle Restoration Trust

https://bustimes.org/map (you might need to paste into your browser's address bar) - shows near real-time positions of selected buses!

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

?? - Science Museum, Birmingham

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

?? - 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 3 Jan 2020




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