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Xelabus Rally and Open Day

It's going to be a great year for Xelabus with various events to mark our 10th Birthday during 2020.

Apart from various competitions throughout the year we have two major events for everyone to enjoy.


Open Day

On 19th April you can come and see behind the scenes at our depot and also enjoy heritage bus rides recreating bus routes that used to operate in Eastleigh over the past 50 years or so. There will also be stalls and stands with lots of souvenirs to be able to buy. With refreshments and launch of our "First 10 years" book it should be a great way to start the season.

Open Day - Vehicle Application Form

Open Day - Trade Application Form


Bus Rally

On 28th June make a note in your diary to come down to Mayflower Park in Southampton and see lots of visiting buses representing past travel in South Hampshire and also new buses from our friends at Go Ahead, Stagecoach and First. We also have support from Southampton City Council with displays on "green initiatives". Again we will have stalls and stands and souvenirs to buy.

Bus Rally - Vehicle Application Form

Bus Rally - Trade Application Form


We are also recreating former Southampton Corporation bus routes with former city buses from our preserved collection and tours of Southampton Docks to view the liners in port.

All and all a great way to help us celebrate our birthday.

If you wish to attend as a vehicle owner or have a transport related stall you would like to attend with at either event see the forms above. Just print off the various entry forms and send them to us.

All monies raised will be donated to "Neuroblastoma Children's Cancer"

Look forward to see you at our birthday events.

Xelabus Customer Services