50 Years of London Country Bus Services - Bus Running Day23 February

This event, based at North Weald Station, will feature new routes running to local towns and villages. It will commemorate fifty years of London Country Bus Services Ltd. Expect visiting vehicles and possibly a surprise or two! 

London Country Buses

Vehicles

RF, RT, RM, RLH and SMA vehicles types are expected. The following guest vehicles are confirmed. 

Leyland Atlantean AN262

AN 262

Roe bodied Leyland Atantean, KPJ 262W.
Photo: Keith Valla

London Country Luggage Store - RLH44

RLH 44

London Country Luggage Store, 581J
(Display only)
Photo: Timebus/Ewen Pring

AEC Regal IV RF308

RF 308

AEC Regal IV, NLE 507
(Display only)

AEC Regent III RT604

RT 604

Weymann bodied AEC Regent III, HLX 421
(Display only)

RT3125

RT 3125

Weymann bodied AEC Regent III, KXW 234
Courtesy of the East Anglia Transport Museum

GS 42

Guy Special, MXX 342

AEC Reliance RP21

RP 21

AEC Reliance, JPA 121K

AEC Swift, SMA8

SMA 8

AEC Swift, JPF 108K

AEC Merlin, MBA 539
 

MBA 539

AEC Merlin, VLW 539G

Daimler Fleetline XF1

XF 1

Daimler Fleetline, CUV 51C

AEC Regent RT1700

RT 1700

AEC Regent III, KYY 527
A former Harlow (HA) bus that worked local routes. 

Keep and eye out for details of other vehicles attending!

Timetables

The following routes will run: 

  • 339 Epping Station to North Weald
  • 381 North Weald to Nazeing Church via Epping Green
  • 393 North Weald to Nazeing Church via Great Parndon
  • 393A North Weald to Old Harlow via Foster Street
  • 396 North Weald to Old Harlow via Potter Street
  • 718 Chingford to North Weald
  • 804/805 North Weald to Little Parndon

Connections between services are available at Potter Street, Red Lion, and also at termini - check timetable for details.

The full timetables can now be downloaded! This includes the times of the route 339 buses to and from Epping station, and also the feeder coaches from Chingford on route 718.

For details of a special afternoon excursion, please see below.  

Our route 339 buses will run to connect Epping Underground station (Central Line, Zone 6) with North Weald station at regular intervals throughout the event. 

Download Timetables

London Country Bus Stop

Afternoon Excursion

A special afternoon excursion will run to Old Harlow. We think you will want to make sure you are on board! Excursion buses will depart North Weald at 15.35, 15.40 and 15.45. Return buses from Old Harlow will run direct to Epping on route 396, or Chingford on route 718 at the times stated on the downloadable timetables. 

 

Pop up Shop

Subject to weather conidtions, w ewill have a pop up shop at North Weald selling a selection of second hand bus book and magazines and boxed and unboxed EFE models, many with a London Country theme. 

Our gift shop at North Weald will also have available a wide selection of secondhand and brand new EFE models at competitive prices; again many with a London and London Country theme. 

 

Fares

Tickets now available!

Kids for a Quid fares apply today. These give unlimited travel on all train and bus services, including the additional services running for this event, all day long.  

Adult £14
Concession £13
Child £1

A Bus Only ticket is also available. These provide unlimited travel on the bus services only, including the 339 service from Epping station. They are not valid on the train services. These can be purchased online below, or on the day from the bus conductor (cash only).

Adult £10

Admission to North Weald station will only be available to ticket holders. 

To purchase tickets, simply select 23 February below and choose the tickets you require. 

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