Historic bus returns to the Isle of Wight

A former Southern Vectis bus returned to the island on Friday 30th October. The 1953 Bristol double decker has joined the IW Bus and Coach Museum’s collection, having been donated by enthusiast Derek Priddle. It was towed from its former home in Surrey by Stag Lane...

Museum Re Opens

The Museum will re open on Sunday 9th August and then on Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10am until 4pm. For visitors here are a few details of what we are doing and asking visitors to do to stay safe: COVID AWARE ARRANGEMENTS Please make your way to...

Rydabus 2020 Cancelled

The Trustees of the IW Bus and Coach Museum have announced that the second of their major events in 2020 has had to be cancelled due to the restrictions caused by Covid-19. This year’s Rydabus weekend had been completely revamped, tying in with various attractions and...
1976 Leyland National 880 (MDL 880R)

1976 Leyland National 880 (MDL 880R)

880 entered service at Shanklin depot in August 1976 and was sold in March 1987. It then passed through various hands, including s…ervice with Halton Borough Transport. There was a spell of Museum ownership, but it remained unrestored. Its most recent owner was...
Rydabus 3

Rydabus 3

The 2019 Rydabus event takes place over the weekend of Saturday May 18th (1100 start) and Sunday May 19th (1000 start). Click here to go to the event page