10 September 2012

Westpoint 2012

The Plymouth City Transport Preservation Group (pctpg) is running a trip to Westpoint for the bus rally next Sunday, 16th September. Group members and members of the public are invited to join us. Here are the times:

Depart Milehouse (outside the Social Club) at 08:45

Via Plymouth Station and Derry’s Cross

Depart Royal Parade (stop A12) 08:50

Depart Coypool Park & Ride at 09:00

Arrive at Westpoint approximately 10:00

Depart Westpoint at 16:30

Arrive Coypool Park & Ride approximately 17:30

Arrive Royal Parade approximately 17:40

Arrive Milehouse approximately 17:45

Via Derry’s Cross and Plymouth Station

Times subject to traffic conditions. 176 “INVINCIBLE” will be used for this service.

Passengers travelling with us only pay £4.00 admission (instead of £5.00). We welcome contributions towards fuel cost’s.

Any enquiries please contact events@plymouthcitytransport.co.uk.

Plymouth Citybus 176 B176VDV
Cant believe this shot was taken 10 years ago!


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1 comment:

  1. Just to let everyone know that weve been asked by the event oragnisers to provide a feeder bus service from Exeter Bus Station to the event so the timings that were previously published by Graham have been amended to:

    Depart Milehouse 09:15
    Depart Royal Parade (Derry's Cross) 09:20
    Depart Coypool 09:30
    Depart Exeter Bus Station 10:30
    Arrive Westpoint 10:50

    Depart Westpoint 16:30
    Arrive Exeter Bus Station 16:50
    Arrive Coypool 17:50
    Arrive Royal Parade 18:05
    Arrive Milehouse 18:10

    All times subject to traffic conditions.


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