Classic Bus day in Ebbw Vale means just that. The only non-buses in the town centre included a modern field gun carriage and two obviously amphibian military vehicles, one quite massive, although the newest army kit, fitted inside a large suitcase – a drone aircraft – almost like an Airfix Kit!
Many of you will be aware from the latest edition of our quarterly journal “Bustler” that our June road-run did not go to plan as our former Newport Transport Atlantean EDW68D experienced a transmission fault not long after setting out from Barry.
About 25 members turned up at Barry on what had been a decent day, but which had rapidly turned into a wet evening for a journey on ex RVDC 16, a Leopard with a spacious and airy 51 seat, East Lancs body.
Our first evening road run of the year was a well patronised trip into the Vale of Glam and a call at one of our favourite watering holes the Red Lion. Number 8 performed well on this trip after a number of teething problems on our two previous outing with this bus. I’m told all…