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« on: June 24, 2019, 08:47:36 pm »

This year's event is this Sunday (30th June)

https://www.reading-buses.co.uk/reading-buses-open-day
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« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2019, 08:51:46 am »

With apologies for the delay - here are some photos from Sunday's open day.

It is the 12th year the company has staged an open day.  The usual attractions were there - rides through the bus wash, have your name put up on the electronic destination displays, tours of the control room etc.

Some new vehicles to see - including this following the takeover of Courtney Buses



It must be something of scheduling nightmare - but Reading Buses have over 15 different coloured routes with buses turned out in specific livery for each service.  The numbers have grown over the years and it is getting harder to fit them all in one photo.



There was also a chance to take an open top bus ride around the town and over the two river bridges.    The route also took in the site of the old bus depot which was demolished to make way for the Oracle shopping centre.





Unless you are a die-hard enthusiast it probably isn't an event to attend every year as not a lot changes, but entrance is free.

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