Plaxton’s coach rally a success

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Jonathan Welch went to the seaside to attend the first Plaxton coach rally, which was hailed a roaring success

Held at Plaxton’s legendary Scarborough factory on Thursday 8 August, the company’s first open day attracted over 500 visitors and raised £1,800 for local good causes, as well as providing a way for Plaxton owners and operators new and old to come together, socialise, reminisce and rally

Although in typically summer style the weather was a bit overcast, the sun did make occasional appearances during the day, allowing some of Plaxton’s finest coaches from the last 70 years to be seen at their best. And at their best they certainly did look, the line up of around 40 coaches spanning the decades were all gleaming, many hours having gone in to polishing the chromework so typical of the older generation of vehicles.

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