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Beamish Bus Running Day - Train8261 - 12 Oct 2021

On Saturday, 23rd October, over a dozen buses of all shapes and sizes will be travelling around the museum site, plus there’ll be a fascinating display outside the Northern General Transport Bus Depot. 

All visitors will need to pre-book an entry timeslot ticket to the museum online in advance of their visit, and also require a Beamish Unlimited Pass or Friends of Beamish membership. Book your timeslot tickets here.

Beamish is continuing to follow government and public health COVID-19 safety guidance and reserves the right to alter events, activities, facilities, operations and opening times without prior notice.

RE: Beamish Bus Running Day - Train8261 - 15 Oct 2021

Looks like the North East Bus Preservation Trust are attending the beamish Bus running day due to there post on Facebook

Also Beamish have 7 confirmed buses for the event

RE: Beamish Bus Running Day - Train8261 - 19 Oct 2021

Beamish posted a list of buses visiting the depot

(There own fleet of buses om show or doing tours)

Leyland Cub 716

Darlington 4

Rotherham 220

Daimler Replica Bus

J2007 Accessible Bus on request

The B Bus on static display throughout the day

Friends of Beamish SOS Bus on static display throughout the day

The visiting buses (Google will help you identify the buses attending)

Darlington 7 (sister of the museum’s Darlington 4)

1949 Crossley single decker bus

An Atkinson Alpha bus

A Leyland Panther bus

A 1947 ex-Sunderland Corporation Crossley bus

A 1950 Albion Valiant 33 seater

A Bristol L bus

A 1963 Leyland Leopard Venture

Visitors will also have the opportunity to enjoy Circular Tours on the museum’s latest bus, the Leyland Cub 716. This bus will operate rides throughout the day, picking up and dropping off at the Bus Depot.

RE: Beamish Bus Running Day - Train8261 - 23 Oct 2021

Beamish Bus Running Day was a good turnout. 15 buses all together (Beamish buses & private preserved) only two missing from what was confirmed

Only 1 bus didn't do tour round the museum. Go North East took 8319 and did a final trip round the museum