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Offline David Beardmore

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COS Trips 2010
« on: December 13, 2009, 11:55:38 pm »
The first 2010 Cambridge Omnibus Society trip that we can announce, other than trips to rallies, is on 22nd may. We will be visiting Colin Billington and his collection of preserved vehicles at his farm at Fifield, Berkshire. He tells me that his own vehicles and those of other owners number 70!

Mr Billington has offered a talk around the vehicles and a trip around Windsor in a vehicle or two. We are not sure at the moment of the exact cost as Mr Bilington has given us several options for lunch.

Exact departure times are still to be decided, but I would expect a departure from Cambridge circa 0830.

David Beardmore.

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Re: COS Trips 2010
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2009, 08:33:52 am »
NORTH NORFOLK RAILWAY GALA WEEKEND 13/14th MARCH.
COS will be running a coach to this on SUNDAY 14th MARCH picking up from Sawston, Stapleford, Gt.Shelford, Trumpington & Cambridge. Further details/bookings tel 01223 843802

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Re: COS Trips 2010
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2010, 08:56:49 pm »
Evening all,

Here are details of more Cambridge Omnibus Society trips which we are running this year, pick up times to be advised. 

1.   March 28th :  Thursford Founders Day

2.   April 11th :  The Cobham Bus Rally

3.   June 6th  :   Clacton Bus Rally    ( I can thoroughly recommend this one)

4.   June 13th    Bedford OB / Chatsworth Bus Rally - provisionally scheduled

Nearer the time I will be able to advise you all of the pick up times, so keep an eye out !

Chris




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Re: COS Trips 2010
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2010, 10:30:23 pm »
Guys,

Just to advise, that owing to circumstances beyond our control, the COS is now unable to operate the trip to what was known as the Cobham Bus Rally.    Sorry for any disappointment caused, but I hope that some of our other trips may be of interest to you.   As soon as I have more details on them, I will publish them here.

Regards

Chris B

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Re: COS Trips 2010
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2010, 10:50:24 pm »
What vehicle is used on these trips and do passengers need to be COS members to join them?

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Re: COS Trips 2010
« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2010, 12:05:04 am »
The vehicle we use depends upon day to day availability; but we are on good terms with Myalls of Bassingbourn and Andrew Miller (Andrews Coaches) of Foxton and our vehicle is often, but not exclusively, from either of those fleets. We have several members who own preserved buses, or know people who do; and we sometimes go with them.
 You don't need to be a COS member, but we offer a discount on the trips to members.

I hope to be in a position to disclose more info about our trip to see Colin Billington shortly.

David.

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Re: COS Trips 2010
« Reply #6 on: March 17, 2010, 12:10:05 am »
David - is the trip to see Colin Billington definitely on the Saturday of that weekend, rather than Sunday 23rd?

I'm interested in coming, but would need to check that there isn't a conflict with work.

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Re: COS Trips 2010
« Reply #8 on: March 23, 2010, 09:03:29 am »
Hello:
 Yes, the Colin Billington trip is definately Saturday 22nd May. I'm just about to contact Colin in the next week or so to decide on times and what we're doing so I'll announce that shortly.

Dave.

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Re: COS Trips 2010
« Reply #9 on: April 03, 2010, 09:30:11 pm »