The Worthing Seafront Bus Gathering
and Running Day


Sunday 27 July 2014

[Links to the entry forms are further down the page]

Once again on the last Sunday in July, in conjunction with the Worthing sea front festival, the popular Worthing Seafront Bus Gathering and Running Day will take place.

Buses from Sussex and the Home Counties as well as further afield will be present to interest and delight enthusiasts and visitors; the traditional free bus services to places in the Worthing area will also be running again.



If you would like to take part by bringing a bus or coach to the rally, and even running it on one of our free services,
PLEASE READ THE CONDITIONS OF VEHICLE ENTRY, then click here to download the vehicle entry form (PDF Format).
Print it out and complete it, then send it to the address shown.


If you wish to bring your Society/Club sales and publicity stand, or if you are a trader selling transport products (books/models etc) then please download the stand entry form and send it with your cheque for 35.00 to cover the stand entry fee. (PDF Format)

If you have any queries before you commit yourselves, please contact

Chris Cunningham
77 St Andrew's Road
West Sussex
BN13 1HP

enclosing a S.A.E.

or you can e-mail us.


BY TRAIN: Travel to West Worthing - on the West Coastway line (Southern Trains) The rally site is about 10 minutes walk from the station via Grand Avenue or via Tarring Road and Heene Road.

BY BUS: the rally site is served directly by service 700 bus

700 : Brighton - Hove - Shoreham-by-Sea - Lancing - Worthing - Littlehampton - Arundel or Yapton - Bognor Regis - Chichester - Havant - Portsmouth - Southsea

Other services serving Worthing town centre are as follows:-

1 : Worthing - Findon - Storrington - Pulborough
5 : Worthing - Worthing Station - Broadwater - Thomas A'Becket - Durrington.
The Pulse: Lancing - Sompting - Worthing - Goring - Durrington.
23 : Horsham - Ashington - Findon - Worthing. (Operated by Compass Bus)

BY CAR: Worthing is on the main East - West A27 and from the north, the A24. At Offington Corner (by the cemetery) turn south until you reach Tarring Gates/West Worthing Station. Cross the line and turn right*, then second left into Grand Avenue which meets the seafront at the western end of the rally site. There is plenty of car parking in local roads within easy walking distance.

*Alternatively you can turn left into Tarring Road then right after the pedestrian crossing into Heene Road. BUSES ENTERED IN THE RALLY MUST USE THIS ROUTE (OR THE SEAFRONT FROM THE PIER DIRECTION) IN ORDER TO ENTER THE RALLY SITE AT ITS EASTERN ENTRY BARRIER.




Click for pictures of the 2009 event

the pictures.

Thanks to all those who supported the rally yet again - your support is very much appreciated - traders, societies, bus drivers, bus conductors, bus owners, bus companies, helpers - you know who you are - and the hundreds of enthusiasts and public in general who came along.

Previous Years

- 2008 - - 2007 - - 2006 - - 2005 - - 2003 - - 2002 - - 2001 -

Visitors since 1 September 2006:-
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Gerry Cork - January 2013

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