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The Dewsbury Bus Museum is owned and operated by the West Riding Omnibus Museum Trust and is run by a dedicated group of volunteers. The aim of the Trust is to preserve the transport heritage of the West Riding of Yorkshire and the surrounding areas. Some of our buses and coaches are owned by groups, others by individual members.  

 

We are a Registered Charity, No. 702232, and virtually all of our income is derived from members' subscriptions, the proceeds of events and book sales and rental of space to members to store their own vehicles.

 

We hold three events each year in March, August and November, details of which are on the EVENTS page of this website. Also, we take our buses and coaches to outside events organised

by other museums and enthusiast groups.

 

If you wish to bring a group for a private visit to our museum at other times, please contact us.

COPYRIGHT: (C) WEST RIDING OMNIBUS MUSEUM TRUST 2007-2020. Registered Charity No. 702232

Welcome to our website

MEMBERS' MEETINGS

It is with great regret that, because of the new Covid-10 restrictions limiting gatherings to a maximum of six, the Trustees have had no option but to cancel all members' meetings until further notice. Please keep looking here for updates.

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About us

DECEMBER 2020 VISITORS' PHOTOGRAPHY FEATURE

The Visitors' Photography Feature will be back in December and the theme will be "The Festive Season" so go find your photographs of Santa driving a bus or a driver digging a coach out of a snowdrift and send them in to us now at  [email protected] 

Please keep checking our EVENTS page for details of the amazing things that

we are planning to do in our

50th Anniversary Year

1971

2021

The new LATEST NOTICES FOR MEMBERS bulletin is now available on the Members Area page....

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You can now tell the world what a wonderful place the 

Dewsbury Bus Museum is and what a great time you had by clicking on the "Write a Review" button below...

 

 

 

If you didn't have a great time, please tell us HERE or call us on 01924 265528l

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OCTOBER VISITORS' PHOTOGRAPHY FEATURE

The October Photography Feature has now closed but you can still see all the entries HERE or on our Flickr page https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/albums/72157716643008381

Photograph by Alan Orgee/MidlandRed.net

Quick Trivia Quiz.....

 

Think about the County of Yorkshire before the local government re-organisation of 1974....

 

What is the longest straight line that could fit inside the old County of Yorkshire (to the nearest mile), where does it start and where does it finish?

 

Please send your answer to [email protected] by 30th November

 

The answer and all the correct entries will be announced here on 1st December

AHL694 went to the auction....

The bidding stalled at £15,000 so the auctioneer took it as "sold provisionally". It is now back on the auctioneer's website marked "Buy for £20,500"....

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AHL694 seen in the back corner of the Dewsbury Bus Museum in 1988                      AHL694 as seen in the auctioneer's catalogue in 2020

Single deck Wulfrunian

West Riding are believed to have ordered 30 single-deck Guy Wulfrunians. This is Basil Hancock's sketch of what he thought they might have looked like had the order not been cancelled.

What if they had built these.....