This was the third year of this very popular show, it was held on Sunday 16th August 2015 on Ilkeston Market place. Erewash Borough Council granted permission for the Event to be held there. The show was organised by Erewash Partnership under the direction of the C.E.O. Ian Viles. The event was supported by; Nottingham Area Bus Society Coppice Steam Trent/Barton Malcs Models Rotary Club of Ilkeston TR Register Market Inn and various Vehicle Clubs and sponsored by local business people. For a change the weather was very kind, but the most important thing was that a few thousand members of the public turned up to show their support and have faith in that Ilkeston can put a good show on. Every available space was used to park the very many historic vehicles that where on show. There was only one space that did not get filled and that was the space for 296 as it is still in intensive care with poorly suspension. But I took Mick Stantons Bedford YMT Barton 517 to the show.
Barton 854,580,966,and 517 at Ruddington ready for Ilkeston
Lined up on Ilkeston Market
Nathaniel displaying Bartons delivery vehicle.
Midland General 313 was awarded best bus in the show!
A bus from Trent/Barton is always welcome.
It had got to happen I could not take 296 to the show BUT the stalker was there
Three members of NABS in front of the crowds on the market place
Looks as if Del Boy has took over Eddie Stobart!
Poor little thing!
Back end of buses can look as good as the front.
The last picture is that of Ian Viles car well done Ian for putting on an excellent show and well done to the people of Ilkeston for supporting it.
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