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Our 2014 500 Group Silver Jubilee Event

21st March 2014
Our 2014 500 Group Teesside Vintage Running day will be held on Sunday 27th April 2014.
This year it will be re-named
The 500 Group Silver Jubilee Teesside Running Day
We hope to have over twenty buses running on the routes this year.
A highlight of the event will be the “Country Bus” journey to Historic Great Ayton and picturesque Stokesley and of course routes running between Middlesbrough's Transporter Bridge and Stockton on Tees, some extended this year to YARM as the X19
Services start from 11.00 at the Transporter and 10.45 from Stockton's High Street,(Stand 32), over seventy journeys are planned
Over eighteen hundred passenger journeys were made on the 2013 event.

Make a note in your diary.
Sunday 27th April 2014
Transporter Bridge forecourt, from 10 a.m.

Entries for the 2014 500 Group Silver Jubilee event

We are once again receiving entries for our
2014 500 Group Silver Jubilee event.
Route planning is now taking place, five different routes should be run (dependant on entries received and bus availability)
Planned routes are:
Service "0" - Recreating the classic Teesside route between Middlesbrough and Stockton on Tees, via "the Wilderness" and Thornaby
Service "42" - Linking Middlesbrough - Stockton High Street, travelling via Newport Bridge, industial Haverton Hill Road, Billingham, & Norton.
Service "47" - Linking Middlesbrough to Yarm and travelling via Newport Bridge, Portrack Lane, Stockton High Street, Eaglescliffe (for Preston Park)
Service "X19" Circular service - Middlesbrogugh Bus Station, Yarm (High Street), A19 Northbound, Transporter Bridge (Limited Stop Service)

Country Bus Tour - Transporter, Newton under Roseberry, Great Ayton Green (birth place of Captain Cook; FRS. RN.), Stokesley (High Street, Hemlington - Transporter.
(Limited availability , must be pre-booked at the Control bus office, on the day)

If you would like to enter your vehicle please e.mail me on
in order that we may put you in the timetable and program

2014 Entrants

Make Livery Type
1958 Dennis Loline Middlesbrough Corporation 1950s Urban low height double deck bus
1975 Bristol RE Hartlepool Transport 1970s Urban single deck twin door
Bristol VR Alder Valley Open top seaside bus
1986 Metrobus Mk II Go - Northern 1980s Double Deck service bus
Bristol LS Coach United A.S. 1950s Touring coach
Bristol K double deck bus United A.S. 1940s double deck bus Display only
Leyland National Mk 2 Yesterbus 1980s urban single deck bus
Leyland Leopard/Plaxton Stagecarriage 1980s coach
Leyland Leopard/Plaxton Derwent The Eden 1970s urban single deck bus
Dennis Condor Stagecarriage High Capaccity double deck tri axle service bus
  Stagecoach on Teesside Used as control office at the Transporter
ADL 300 Scania "Gas Bus" Stagecoach in Sunderland Display only
Sales stall The 500 Group Stall selling photographs, models bus ephemera
Sales stall Bus Flixs Bus interest DVDs

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The 500 Group - for Teesside Bus Enthusiasts |Our preserved buses |The years activities 2012 - 2014 |Annual Teesside Running Day |500 Group publications |A brief history of Middlesbrough Corporation No.99 |The Teesside Fleetlines |Teessides transport history |Newsletter extracts |Local bus news |Bus industry news |Picture Gallery - Introduction |Picture Gallery - Trams |Picture Gallery - T.R.T.B. |Picture Gallery - Middlesbrough |Picture Gallery - Stockton |Picture Gallery - Teesside Municipal Transport |Picture Gallery - Cleveland Transit |Picture Gallery - Cleveland Transit Ltd |Picture Gallery - Stagecoach |Gallery - Independant operators on Teesside |Stagecoach - North East, Fleet Lists |Archived pages - The years activities - 2002 2005 |Archived pages - Local news |What's coming up soon |Hartlepool Transport |Our News Letter |Join our Group |Links for The 500 Group |Message Board |Guestbook |Event Calendar |Mail Form