Cardiff Transport Preservation Group

our next event is...Sun 4th May

click here for 2014 UDC running day details

vehicles appearing will be...Caerphilly 1951 Tiger PS2 LTX311,  Bedwas PD3 PAX466F, Ponty 1968 Regent V ETG313G and  open-toppers Cardiff 434 and VRT 360, making it's debut at Barry Depot.

coming soon...Sun 8th June

click here for 2014 Barry Festival of Transport details and review of last years event.

.....join us at Barry Depot on 4th May, to celebrate the 40th anniversary marking the end of UDC bus operations in South Wales. (last day photo vehicle line-up above) your presence will help us bring B&M 7 (seen right below) back to Wales

the "Bustler" is our quarterly journal, available to all members, electronically or by post

"The Bedwas & Machen 7 Project"

now with glossy covers illustrated in full here to read a sample article..

Purchase, Repatriation and Restoration of this 63 year old Valleys half cab, Regal


A call for donations.....20,000 needed

making this our biggest project yet, with your help we can do it !  

<click here to email Mike Taylor appeal co-ordinator>

We aim to bring her home to The Bus Depot Barry to join our growing collection of heritage buses, currently in South Africa this unique Bruce bodied AEC Regal III is the only surviving Cardiff built Bruce Coachworks bodied saloon, one of two built in 1951 for Bedwas & Machen U. D. C. No.7  spent 20 years plying it's trade between Caerphilly and Bedwas until it's withdrawal from service in 1971. It moved with it's new owner to South Africa in the early 1980s and has been stranded at the Sandstone Heritage Foundation, Ficksburg, Free State, South Africa.

<click here for details of the "Bedwas & Machen 7 Project" >



updated....11 April 2014

 (see our updated events page)

Vehicles on display at the Depot


What's happening at the Depot


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