Dewsway vintage coaches confirmed for Saturday car park shuttle

DEWS OF SOMERSHAM will be providing vintage coaches to transport Great Electric Train Show visitors from the Milton Keynes Bowl car park to the Marshall Arena on Saturday October 14. Off-site parking is being provided on Saturday October 14 for the event due to the football match taking place at the MK Dons stadium next door to the Marshall Arena.

Dews of Somersham 1981 Duple Dominant III.

Above: The 1981 Bedford Duple Dominant III is a 49 seat coach and will be operating the free shuttle service to the Great Electric Train Show from the Milton Keynes Bowl on October 14 2023.

The coach operator is providing its 1972 Bedford VAL Panorama Elite II tri-axle 53 seater together with its 1981 Bedford Duple Dominant III 49 seater coach. The two coaches will be running throughout the day starting at 8.30am between the Milton Keynes Bowl (follow the brown signs for the Milton Keynes Bowl and use postcode MK5 8AA) and the venue. An additional third service bus from Dews will also be running to increase capacity for visitors parking at the Milton Keynes Bowl.

Disabled parking will be available at the Marshall Arena in a designated area at the venue on both Saturday October 14 and Sunday October 15.

Dews of Somersham 1972 Plaxton Elite II

Above: Dews of Somersham will be supplying its 1972 Bedford VAL Plaxton Elite II as one of a pair of shuttle buses linking parking at the Milton Keynes Bowl with the Great Electric Train Show Marshall Arena venue.

All parking for Sunday October 15 will be at the Marshall Arena venue, with the vintage buses operating on Saturday only.

Final timetables for the Milton Keynes Bowl-Marshall Arena vintage shuttle bus will be published prior to the show together with a separate timetable for the free shuttle bus linking Milton Keynes Central station with the Marshall Arena for visitors arriving by rail.