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  1. NTT 661 takes part in the Taunton Vintage Bus Running Day Sunday 15th May 2022

    Our 1952 AEC Regent III NTT 661 – now in its Platinum Jubilee year – took part in the Taunton Vintage Bus Running Day on Sunday 15th May 2022. It ran three round trips between Sheppy’s Cider Farm (where the running day was based) and the West Somerset Railway at Bishop’s Lydeard, calling en route…

  2. Events we will be attending during Summer 2022

    Here are the events that we are currently planning for vehicles from our collection to attend during the coming summer: Sunday 26th June 2022 – Devon General Society members’ tour of Exeter Joint Services routes.  See: bit.ly/3rnbRMe Saturday 23rd July 2022 – Mid Devon Show at Tiverton. See: bit.ly/3KErOVW Saturday 30th July 2022 – RHS…

  3. DGOT to attend Taunton Vintage Bus Running Day 15th May 2022

    NTT 661, our 1952 Weymann-bodied AEC Regent III, will be taking part in the Taunton Vintage Bus Running Day on Sunday 15th May. Website: bit.ly/3NWmorf The organisers will provide more information about the event nearer the date. We hope to see you there! Issued 10th April 2022  

  4. DGOT buses take part in the ‘Devon General Remembered’ Running Day Sunday 5th September 2021

    Four buses from our collection took part in the ‘Devon General Remembered’ Running Day held at Tiverton on Sunday 5th September 2021. The event was organised by the Devon General Society, with the first departure from Tiverton bus station waved off by the Mayor of Tiverton. The civic party then travelled on town service 101…

  5. ‘Devon General Remembered 2021’

    We will be contributing buses to the ‘Devon General Remembered 2021’ running day in Tiverton on Sunday 5th September, which is being organised by our friends at the Devon General Society. We hope that the latest addition to our collection, AEC ‘Light Six’ ETT 995, will take part and enable the many people who donated…

  6. DGOT buses displayed at the Mid Devon Show

    We displayed four of our buses – VDV 817, NTT 661, ETT 995 and CTT 513C – at the Mid Devon Show on Saturday 24th July 2021. We were visited by a good number of families, with grandparents heard describing to their grandchildren what it was like to travel on buses like these when they…

  7. DGOT buses at the 2021 Mid Devon Show

    We are pleased to announce that the first outing for our buses in 2021 will be to the Mid Devon Show on Saturday 24th July. The event is being held at the Knightshayes Showground at Chettiscombe, just north of Tiverton, and is open from 0900 to 1730. It offers you the chance to “experience a…

  8. 2019 Kingsbridge Running Day

    VDV 817 attended the Kingsbridge Running Day on Saturday 21st September 2019. We ran on free services to Aveton Gifford, Slapton Village, and Totnes and carried 210 passengers in all.  

  9. DG100 Torquay seafront nostalgic bus rides 8th September 2019

    The final event arranged by the Devon General Society to mark the centenary of Devon General was on Sunday 8th September 2019. We contributed our 1957 AEC Regent V DR817 to a ‘mini running day’, giving free rides from the stops near the Pavilion on a circuit along the seafront, turning at the Grand Hotel,…

  10. DG100 Bus Rally and Running Day at Newton Abbot racecourse Sunday 4th August 2019

    We were pleased to assist with the centrepiece of the Devon General Society centenary celebrations held at Newton Abbot racecourse on Sunday 4th August 2019. Both DR817 and 513 attended, and ran free trips to Bovey Tracey, Chudleigh, and the railway station. Large crowds attended the event and both buses ran with full loads throughout…

  11. DG100 Civic Run Thursday 18th July 2019

    18th July 2019 marked the exact centenary of the start of Devon General’s bus services and the Devon General Society marked the occasion by recreating a trip on one of the first routes, Service 2 fron Exeter to Torquay via Dawlish, Teignmouth and Newton Abbot. We were delighted to contribute DR661 and 513 to the…

  12. 2019 Minehead Vintage Bus Running Day

    Our 1965 AEC Regent V CTT 513C travelled to deepest West Somerset on Sunday 12th May 2019 to take part in the Minehead Vintage Bus Running Day, where all the vehicles were at least 50 years old. 136 passengers enjoyed the warm Spring sunshine on the two round trips 513 made to nearby Porlock Weir…