FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The abolition of Vehicle Excise Duty on vehicles first registered before 1 January 1976 was announced in the Chancellor’s Budget. This will enable the museum to put more of its collection of Vintage Oxford buses on the road and have a wider selection of different types of buses available for use on its popular free bus rides which are run on the first and third Sundays of the month from April to October at 12.15 and 2.45pm. The pictured AEC Renown FWL 371E, which was first registered in 1967 by The City of Oxford Bus Company, is owned by the Museum and will qualify for the tax relief from 1 April 2016.
Tel: 01296 337622
The museum is located at the Rail Station Long Hanborough, Oxfordshire OX29 8LA and contains 35 vintages buses and coaches, the earliest dating from 1913, a collection of Morris cars dating from 1925 to 1977, a horse drawn tram and a collection of 40bicycles.
FREE vintage bus rides leave the museum at 12.15 and 2.45pm on the FIRST and THIRD Sunday each month from 2 July until 20 August 2017 and there are regular free services on bank holidays 1 & 29 May and 28 August.
The 2017 Vintage Transport Festival celebrating 50 years is on Sunday 30 July.
The museum is open between 10.30am and 4.30pm on Wednesdays and Sundays throughout the year, on Saturdays from 3 June to 26 August and on Summer Bank Holidays and New Year's Day. but neither Christmas Day nor Boxing Day.
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