North London & Essex Transport Events 2017
The following events are scheduled for the coming year:
SATURDAY 11th FEBRUARY – ENFIELD TRANSPORT BAZAAR, St. PAUL’S CENTRE, 102, CHURCH STREET, ENFIELD EN2 6AR. Junction of Church Street, Chase Side and Windmill Hill in the heart of Enfield Town, just two minutes’ walk from Enfield Chase Station (Great Northern Hertford North line) or ten minutes from Enfield Town Station (London Overground). All buses serving Enfield Town stop within five minutes’ walk. Features up to forty stalls selling all kinds of transport books, photo’s, DVD’s, maps, timetables, tickets and other memorabilia. Bazaar open 11.00-14.30. Admission £3 (acc. children free).
SATURDAY 8th APRIL – ENFIELD TRANSPORT BAZAAR. Details as February event (above).
SATURDAY 6th MAY and SATURDAY 14th OCTOBER: THEYDON BOIS TRANSPORT BAZAAR & VINTAGE BUS DISPLAYS, THEYDON BOIS VILLAGE HALL, COPPICE ROW, ESSEX CM16 7ER. Five minutes’ level walk from Theydon Bois Central Line Station, (LU Zone 6) Up to forty stalls selling all kinds of bus and railway memorabilia, books, photo’s, maps, timetables, etc. Approx. 20 vintage buses on display, some giving free rides around Epping Forest, subject to vehicle and crew availability. Open 11.00-15.30. Admission £3 (acc. children free). Refreshments available. No public car parking.
SUNDAY 2nd JULY – UNCOMPLETED NORTHERN LINE EXTENSIONS WALK & STUDY TOUR. A look at the former G.N.R./L.N.E.R. branch line between Finsbury Park, Highgate and Alexandra Palace which should have become part of the Underground’s Northern Line in 1940. Advance booking essential for this fascinating and unusual tour. Come and see how much work was wasted, and what could STILL be done today! Our book “Northern Wastes” will be on sale, too! Please contact addresses below.
SATURDAY 9th SEPTEMBER – CHINGFORD, ROYAL FOREST HOTEL: Display of 1940s-1960s London buses re-creating the famous bus terminus in Rangers Road, Chingford E4 7QH, closed in September 1968 as a result of London Transport’s “Reshaping Programme”. With free rides on vintage buses around Epping Forest and bookstall selling special souvenir booklet, as well as other books and photographs of historic buses and railways. Approx. 5 mins walk from Chingford bus and railway stations. London bus route 397 stops nearby. Open 10.30 – 17.00.
SATURDAY 4th NOVEMBER – ENFIELD TRANSPORT BAZAAR. Details as above.
The Theydon Bois event will be repeated on 5th May and 13th October 2018.
Further details of events, please send SSAE to: NLETE, 8, The Rowans, Palmers Green, N13 5AD
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