Monday, 3 February 2020

The Green Bus Gallivant

On Saturday 29th February, we will be visiting our friends at Green Bus of Hockley to ride on a number of interesting vehicles that you would only find on school services and rail replacements.

During this running day we are hoping to use the following vehicles:

111 NK51UCH Dennis Trident / Plaxton President
113 NK51UCX Dennis Trident / Plaxton President
118 YN51KVE Dennis Trident / Alexander ALX400
120 YN51KVT Dennis Trident / Alexander ALX400
127 LR52KXE Dennis Trident / Plaxton President
302 V102MOA Volvo B7TL / Plaxton President
304 V104MOA Volvo B7TL / Plaxton President
312 W112DOP Volvo B7TL / Plaxton President
SN55BNU Volvo B7TL / Wright Gemini
SN55BNX Volvo B7TL / Wright Gemini
SN56AEL Volvo B7TL / Wright Gemini
SN56AFJ Volvo B7TL / Wright Gemini

We will be picking up at Hill Street by the Railway Pub at 10:30 and aiming to drop off for 18:00 approximately.

It is accessible from the furthest exit of the "B" end of every platform at Birmingham New Street railway station.

The fare will be £15 per person, which is payable on the day.

You don't need to pre-book or reserve a place, simply turn up on the day and is no need to be a member of any group or society to join this trip, nor do you need to be invited to join us as all are welcome.

Any queries, please email Edward at

Please do not contact Green Bus as they will be unable to assist you.

The Eastern Experience

BRD are delighted to announce their first running day for 2020, this will be a visit to Ellie Rose Coaches of Hull where they will be making the use of some great vehicles from the fleet of school buses.

Hopefully you will all be able to join BRD on Saturday 25th April, when the day will start with a pick up at 10:30 from outside The Truck Theatre, next to Hull Interchange and they'll aim to return you all by 17:30 approximately.

The Ellie Rose fleet currently contains the following double deckers:

V38MOA, V59MOA, V61MOA, V64MOA, V86MOA, V91MOA, V96MOA, V429MOA, V440MOA, V490MOA, W652CWX, W657CWX, W659CWX, W661CWX, W664CWX, W665CWX, W669CWX, W671CWX, W672CWX, W673CWX, W674CWX, W658WKH, LJ03MJU, LK04HYM, LK04HZB, LK04HZG, LK04HZJ, LK04JCZ, MF51LZW, MF51LZX, YX51AYC, LF52UPD, LF52UPG, and LF52ZPC

For a full days travel aboard this running day, the fare will be £20 per person which is payable on the day.

If you would like any further information, please feel free drop BRD an email on and they will try to help you with your enquiry.