Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust Bridgeton Bus Garage

Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust Bridgeton Bus Garage GVVT is a charity supporting the preservation of commercial vehicles in Glasgow. We are open to the

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From our friends at the Angus Transport Grouo.We are all very excited to bring you the Bus Weekend at Dundee Museum of T...
13/09/2021

From our friends at the Angus Transport Grouo.

We are all very excited to bring you the Bus Weekend at Dundee Museum of Transport this weekend! The excitement will only rise as the week goes on.

Come along from 1000 both Saturday and Sunday. What's on show?

A selection of our own fleet as well as visiting vehicles both preserved and from local fleets.

Model buses superbly showing local liveries.

Get your photo taken in the cab of a vintage bus (book on the day, please ask any of our volunteers for more information).

FREE Bus runs as follows (any questions, please direct bus running information in our direction):

Museum to City Centre shuttle -

A bus every 30 minutes departing from Whitehall Street outside Tony Macaroni.
Timetable:
From Tony Mac - 1000 then every 30 minutes at XX20 and XX50 until 1550.
From Museum - Every 30 minutes at XX10 and XX40 until 1610.

Museum to Monifieth Ashludie Hospital -
A longer distance Tayway departure to Monifieth departing from the museum to the suburban terminus of Ashludie Hospital. A return journey time of approximately 45 minutes.
Timetable:
Every hour at XX10 until 1510.

Museum to Mystery Destination -
A 45 minute to 1 hour tour to a destination around Dundee. These are custom fit to the allocated vehicle.
Timetable:
Every 2 hours at 1130, 1330 and 1530. Please check the daily allocation board next to the museum entrance as other runs may be allocated on the days.

We have varied vehicles running over the course of the weekend with something for everyone to enjoy!

As always, please don't hesitate to get in touch and ourselves and the Dundee Museum of Transport look forward to welcoming you to the Bus Day with Angus Transport Group.

From our friends at the Angus Transport Grouo.

We are all very excited to bring you the Bus Weekend at Dundee Museum of Transport this weekend! The excitement will only rise as the week goes on.

Come along from 1000 both Saturday and Sunday. What's on show?

A selection of our own fleet as well as visiting vehicles both preserved and from local fleets.

Model buses superbly showing local liveries.

Get your photo taken in the cab of a vintage bus (book on the day, please ask any of our volunteers for more information).

FREE Bus runs as follows (any questions, please direct bus running information in our direction):

Museum to City Centre shuttle -

A bus every 30 minutes departing from Whitehall Street outside Tony Macaroni.
Timetable:
From Tony Mac - 1000 then every 30 minutes at XX20 and XX50 until 1550.
From Museum - Every 30 minutes at XX10 and XX40 until 1610.

Museum to Monifieth Ashludie Hospital -
A longer distance Tayway departure to Monifieth departing from the museum to the suburban terminus of Ashludie Hospital. A return journey time of approximately 45 minutes.
Timetable:
Every hour at XX10 until 1510.

Museum to Mystery Destination -
A 45 minute to 1 hour tour to a destination around Dundee. These are custom fit to the allocated vehicle.
Timetable:
Every 2 hours at 1130, 1330 and 1530. Please check the daily allocation board next to the museum entrance as other runs may be allocated on the days.

We have varied vehicles running over the course of the weekend with something for everyone to enjoy!

As always, please don't hesitate to get in touch and ourselves and the Dundee Museum of Transport look forward to welcoming you to the Bus Day with Angus Transport Group.

The many colours of "corpy" buses over the years, what was your favourite? See them all for yourself at our Open Weekend...
12/09/2021

The many colours of "corpy" buses over the years, what was your favourite? See them all for yourself at our Open Weekend on the 9th &10th of October. More details on our website https://gvvt.org/annual-open-weekend

Information about our annual Open Weekend on 9/10 October is now online. Advance booking is now open. We hope you can jo...
10/09/2021

Information about our annual Open Weekend on 9/10 October is now online. Advance booking is now open. We hope you can join us, especially if you've never been before. We're often described as Glasgow's best kept secret! https://gvvt.org/annual-open-weekend

Did you know if you join the GVVT as a member you get free admission to our Open Weekend on 9/10 October plus our other ...
09/09/2021
Membership | Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust

Did you know if you join the GVVT as a member you get free admission to our Open Weekend on 9/10 October plus our other open days and 4 issues of our magazine Fare Stage. You can join online and get more information at

Membership Joining the GVVT is one way you can support the work of the Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust. You don’t require to have any experience in vehicle restoration, or even own a vehicle to become a member! The garage is open to members on a Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday when you are we...

Something for your diaries in mid-September from our friends in Tayside
09/09/2021

Something for your diaries in mid-September from our friends in Tayside

BIG WEEKEND 18th/19th Information

10 days to go, we can hardly believe it! So, what do we have in store?

Vehicles from the fleets of Dundee Museum of Transport and from our organisation Angus Transport Group as well as running and preserved fleets in the local area.

Visiting vehicles from all over the UK.

Expertly crafted and painted model vehicles on display.

Bus departures throughout the day. These will be as follows:

City Centre to Dundee Museum of Transport Market Street:
Bus Departure from Whitehall Street outside Tony Macaroni. Timetable to follow and will run every 30 minutes or less.

Dundee Museum of Transport to Monifieth Ashludie Hospital:
A non stop hourly departure via the Tayway to the suburban terminus of Ashludie Hospital in Monifieth. Excursion time of approximately 45 minutes including photo stop.

Dundee Museum of Transport to Mysterious Destination:
Various departures to a mystery terminus in the Dundee area. These will be announced on the day and will have an excursion time of 45 minutes to 1 hour including photo stop.

We still have limited space available for visiting vehicles. Please book in advance to avoid disappointment.

We look forward to welcoming you all there and stay tuned over the week for more!

It's time to start looking forward to the Open Weekend on 9th and 10th October. Members who usually receive a hard copy ...
07/09/2021

It's time to start looking forward to the Open Weekend on 9th and 10th October. Members who usually receive a hard copy of Fare Stage will be able to collect their issue at Bridgeton in the same way as previous years. All members will receive their e-copy in due course, and for the first time BEFORE the Open Weekend, so that you have prior information about the bus service routes and timetables.
*Note that exact vehicle workings and excursions are NOT listed in the Fare Stage, as these are still in the planning process.*
For non-members, you'll be able to purchase the brand-new, full-colour 36-page Fare Stage at Bridgeton for just £2. All proceeds from Fare Stage sales will go to support the work of GVVT. And here's the cover for a wee teaser...

It's time to start looking forward to the Open Weekend on 9th and 10th October. Members who usually receive a hard copy of Fare Stage will be able to collect their issue at Bridgeton in the same way as previous years. All members will receive their e-copy in due course, and for the first time BEFORE the Open Weekend, so that you have prior information about the bus service routes and timetables.
*Note that exact vehicle workings and excursions are NOT listed in the Fare Stage, as these are still in the planning process.*
For non-members, you'll be able to purchase the brand-new, full-colour 36-page Fare Stage at Bridgeton for just £2. All proceeds from Fare Stage sales will go to support the work of GVVT. And here's the cover for a wee teaser...

Come and see Glasgow's best kept secret tomorrow (Sun 5th Sept), and there's no need to book! Doors open 11-4. Over 100 ...
04/09/2021

Come and see Glasgow's best kept secret tomorrow (Sun 5th Sept), and there's no need to book! Doors open 11-4. Over 100 buses, fire engines and commercial vehicles all on display at Bridgeton Bus Garage GVVT.org/events

Come and see Glasgow's best kept secret tomorrow (Sun 5th Sept), and there's no need to book! Doors open 11-4. Over 100 buses, fire engines and commercial vehicles all on display at Bridgeton Bus Garage GVVT.org/events

Have you been to see us this year? If not, this Sunday is your next chance! Pay on the door from 11am or get priority ad...
02/09/2021

Have you been to see us this year? If not, this Sunday is your next chance! Pay on the door from 11am or get priority admission from 1030 when you pre-book your ticket! Buses, lorries, fire engines and our popular clippies cafe are all waiting for you. GVVT.org/open-sundays-2021

It's less than a week until our next Open Sunday at Bridgeton Garage. Book your ticket in advance to get priority entry ...
30/08/2021

It's less than a week until our next Open Sunday at Bridgeton Garage. Book your ticket in advance to get priority entry to see our wonderful collection of over 100 buses, fire engines and commercial vehicles. More details at https://gvvt.org/open-sundays-2021

It's less than a week until our next Open Sunday at Bridgeton Garage. Book your ticket in advance to get priority entry to see our wonderful collection of over 100 buses, fire engines and commercial vehicles. More details at https://gvvt.org/open-sundays-2021

More details and ticket information for our next Open Sunday on 5th September are now online at gvvt.org/events you can ...
22/08/2021

More details and ticket information for our next Open Sunday on 5th September are now online at gvvt.org/events you can now pay on the door or book in advance for priority entry. We hope you can come and visit us.

More details and ticket information for our next Open Sunday on 5th September are now online at gvvt.org/events you can now pay on the door or book in advance for priority entry. We hope you can come and visit us.

Was it really a week ago that we turned Balfron blue? Celebrating 100 years of Balfron Garage, and what a great day it w...
15/08/2021

Was it really a week ago that we turned Balfron blue? Celebrating 100 years of Balfron Garage, and what a great day it was!

We love these photos of Bobby Graham's AEC Reliance in Largs and at Dumfries House in Cumnock, just beautiful!
14/08/2021

We love these photos of Bobby Graham's AEC Reliance in Largs and at Dumfries House in Cumnock, just beautiful!

Some great photos taken by @phil_halewood from the rear of MRF120 en route to Balfron yesterday!
09/08/2021

Some great photos taken by @phil_halewood from the rear of MRF120 en route to Balfron yesterday!

08/08/2021

Le grand depart for Balfron!

They're just waking up ready for the big celebration at Balfron today, hope you can make it along!
08/08/2021

They're just waking up ready for the big celebration at Balfron today, hope you can make it along!

They're just waking up ready for the big celebration at Balfron today, hope you can make it along!

On this day in 2016 MPE405 visited Bridgeton Bus Garage from its home in Staffordshire! It's back in town again this wee...
07/08/2021

On this day in 2016 MPE405 visited Bridgeton Bus Garage from its home in Staffordshire! It's back in town again this weekend for the Balfron Depot Anniversary Open Day tomorrow!

On this day in 2016 MPE405 visited Bridgeton Bus Garage from its home in Staffordshire! It's back in town again this weekend for the Balfron Depot Anniversary Open Day tomorrow!

Thank you to everyone who visited and supported us on Sunday, our next Open Day is Sunday 5th September. If you join the...
04/08/2021

Thank you to everyone who visited and supported us on Sunday, our next Open Day is Sunday 5th September. If you join the GVVT as a member you can visit 4 days a week, free entry to Open Days, member events and receive our quarterly magazine, Fare Stage, all for only £20 per year. Join now at GVVT.org

Thank you to everyone who visited and supported us on Sunday, our next Open Day is Sunday 5th September. If you join the GVVT as a member you can visit 4 days a week, free entry to Open Days, member events and receive our quarterly magazine, Fare Stage, all for only £20 per year. Join now at GVVT.org

If you're coming along to see us today all you need is a copy of your booking on paper or on your phone. You can find ou...
01/08/2021

If you're coming along to see us today all you need is a copy of your booking on paper or on your phone. You can find out more about our open days at gvvt.org/events. We got a few spaces available to book this afternoon!

If you're coming along to see us today all you need is a copy of your booking on paper or on your phone. You can find out more about our open days at gvvt.org/events. We got a few spaces available to book this afternoon!

Did you get your ginger from Barrs, or was it the Alpine man? This Bedford Barrs lorry is one of the wonderful commercia...
30/07/2021

Did you get your ginger from Barrs, or was it the Alpine man? This Bedford Barrs lorry is one of the wonderful commercial vehicles in the collection at Bridgeton Garage. Come and see them all this Sunday! More details and booking at gvvt.org/events

Come face to face with Glasgow's Transport history through the years this Sunday at Bridgeton Bus Garage. We're open fro...
29/07/2021

Come face to face with Glasgow's Transport history through the years this Sunday at Bridgeton Bus Garage. We're open from 11-4.30. Please book your tickets at gvvt.org/events as places are limited. Adults £5, Child £3 and only £12 for a Family ticket. Free shuttle bus from the City Centre too!

Come face to face with Glasgow's Transport history through the years this Sunday at Bridgeton Bus Garage. We're open from 11-4.30. Please book your tickets at gvvt.org/events as places are limited. Adults £5, Child £3 and only £12 for a Family ticket. Free shuttle bus from the City Centre too!

An event for your diaries in mid-September from our friends at the Angus Transport Group
29/07/2021

An event for your diaries in mid-September from our friends at the Angus Transport Group

6 weeks to go before the big weekend event with Dundee museum of Transport where we are looking forward to welcoming you all to a relaxed trip down memory lane. Remember that date, 18th and 19th September!

Want to bring your bus along? Message us here! Pre booking is essential and we thank all of you who have emailed in so far!

The morning slots have sold out for our next Open Sunday on 1st August however we do have availability for the afternoon...
28/07/2021
Events | Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust

The morning slots have sold out for our next Open Sunday on 1st August however we do have availability for the afternoon. Booking is required so we can keep visitor numbers to a safe level. Adults £5, Children £3, Family £12. Under 5s are free! Come along and see our amazing collection of buses and commercial vehicles, one of Glasgow's best kept secrets! See gvvt.org/events for more details

Scroll down to see videos of our previous events and Open Days

Rewinding to July 2014, we were assisting with the garaging of buses for the Commonwealth Games. With hundreds of extra ...
27/07/2021

Rewinding to July 2014, we were assisting with the garaging of buses for the Commonwealth Games. With hundreds of extra buses in the city to transport spectators, athletes and officials we couldn't not assist by making Bridgeton an operational bus garage once again! Come along and visit us this Sunday, book now at GVVT.org/events

Only a week away from our next Open Sunday where we throw open our doors to the magical place that is Bridgeton Bus Gara...
24/07/2021
Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust | Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust

Only a week away from our next Open Sunday where we throw open our doors to the magical place that is Bridgeton Bus Garage. Over 100 vintage commercial vehicles plus displays, our clippies cafe and free bus service to the city centre. Book your tickets now at gvvt.org/events Great value at only £5 adult, £3 child and £12 family.

As Corona Virus restrictions are lifting we aim to have Bridgeton Garage open to the public again as soon as possible, see our events page for more details. Whilst we remain closed you can support us by purchasing one of our books, mugs, magazines or an item from our GVVT Clothing range from our onl...

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Had my first visit to the ranch in months. Had a wee chat with few people too
Received my copy of Bridgeton. cracking wee book. Well worth the money
Cameron & David of Scottish Model Buses For Sale & Show would like wish all our associates & chums at Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust (GVVT) a m-egg-a Easter ! Hope it’s a block-bus-ter......
Any thoughts?
Please could you tell me the 1950s/1960s No43 bus terminus (not Spean Street, Cathcart terminus)?
All the best for 2021 to everyone at the GVVT.
All the best to everyone at GVVT and beyond. Track Bob’s people and restoration to Hutchy spec on https://www.facebook.com/Bob-the-Buggy-Bus-Hutchison-of-Overtown-182-101798105062525/ Please like and follow.
We have a very small number of our promotional calendars for 2021 left - if you would like 1 or even 2 to include our Sister pages - Scottish Model Buses For Sale & Show which features an EFE Eastern Scottish Alexander Y type or Blackpool’s Bus & Tram Models For Sale & Show or our retail business - Caledonian Collectables Of Wishaw depicting Corgi’s O.O.C’s Bristol Lodekka FS Central SMT please simply drop us a PM - aww we ask is you simply cover postage at 60p & we’ll pop ‘em off to you. Regards David.
Wishing you all a Merry Christmas. Looking forward to seeing you all Next Year.
All the best from the 182 crew, Mark, Ed and Bob. A happy and safe Christmas and a good New Year to all friends at GVVT, Bridgeton and beyond. See 182 on display at the garage when restrictions permit. Meanwhile you can track Bob’s people and restoration to Hutchy spec on https://www.facebook.com/Bob-the-Buggy-Bus-Hutchison-of-Overtown-182-101798105062525/ Please like and follow.
lets hope whoever buys the old Glasgow Coperation bus will let it say in Bridgeton