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Frequently Asked Questions

A Selection of your Questions
Do you have the dates for 2019
Yes, we can now confirm that the 2019 dates will be Saturday 12th October and Sunday 13th October.
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How much are the tickets and where can we buy them?
The good news is that Classic Buses, Beer and Walks Weekend is free. Due to Ministry of Transport legislation we cannot charge for travel, however we do encourage the sale of programmes as it is the pricipal method of funding the event.
The bad news is that because we do not sell tickets, you cannot book them.
Do the buses have disabled access?
Unfortunately, as the majority of the buses are vintage and built in less enlightened times, they do not have disabled access.
Does the programme have details of the individually buses?
No. We produce a "suppliment" which contains details of each bus and on which route they will be travelling. So that the details are as up to date as possible, we delay the production of the suppliment until a few days before the event. That's why you can't order it by post.
How do we know what beers each pub is offering?
Another "last minute" production is our "Beer List" which is free and handed out at various points during the event.
Are dogs allowed on the buses?
The official answer to this question is that it is entirely at the discretion of the driver. However, in practice clean, well-behaved dogs are welcome. (same goes for OAPs).

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