The Worthing Seafront Bus Gathering
and Running Day

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Sunday 31 July 2016

[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.

Come along and browse the many stalls (please support our visiting traders by buying stuff!) and travel on the free bus services to places in the Worthing area. Modern and heritage vehicles will be used. For those with a sense of adventure, several mystery tours will also operate.

ENTERING THE 2016 EVENT

VEHICLE ENTRIES

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.

VEHICLE OWNERS - Important

The organisers regret that we will not be able to allow entry to any vehicle that has not been entered and anyone arriving without an entry will be directed to the coach parking in West Parade.

TRADE AND SOCIETY STANDS

Stand prices: 35.00 will be charged for a 4m frontage with additional width costing 5.00 per metre.

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 (PDF Format).
Print it out and complete it, then send it with your cheque to cover the stand entry fee to the address shown.

** Entry acknowledgements will be emailed where an email address has been provided. If you wish to receive a written acknowledgement please enclose an A5 S.A.E. Thank you. **

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

Carl English -

enclosing a S.A.E.

or you can make contact by e-mail.

HELP WANTED

The Worthing Bus Rally and Running Day is organised by a small group of volunteers and we are in need of extra help. If you would like to join the team either as part of the organising group or as a marshal on the day please send an email indicating what you would like to do.

HOW TO GET THERE

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.
A free shuttle bus will connect West Worthing and Worthing Stations to the rally site via Worthing Pier.

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

700 : Brighton - Hove - Shoreham-by-Sea - Lancing - Worthing - Littlehampton (for connecting service to/from Yapton - Bognor Regis - Chichester - Havant - Portsmouth) - Arundel

Other services serving Worthing town centre are as follows:-

1 : Worthing - Findon - Storrington - Pulborough - Midhurst
5 : Worthing - Worthing Station - Broadwater - Thomas A'Becket - Durrington.
The Pulse: Lancing - Sompting - Worthing - Goring - Durrington.
23 : Worthing - Findon-by-pass - Ashington - Southwater - Horsham. (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 THE ROUTE VIA HEENE ROAD OR THE SEAFRONT FROM THE PIER DIRECTION IN ORDER TO ENTER THE RALLY SITE AT ITS EASTERN ENTRY BARRIER.

LOCATION MAP (STREETMAP.COM).

LOCAL MAP (STREETMAP.COM).

THE 2015 WORTHING RALLY

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.


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