Running at Cheltenham

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Hundreds of racegoers queue to board the waiting buses at Cheltenham railway station. RICHARD SHARMAN

The Cheltenham Gold Cup is a big draw for the horse racing community, attracting thousands of visitors across the week. Richard Sharman speaks to the man charged with organising the shuttle services each year to find out how it is planned

The second week of March every year sees Stagecoach Group vehicles (85 to be precise) from all over the UK leave their home depots to make the trip to the spa town of Cheltenham in Gloucestershire to assist Stagecoach West in providing transport for thousands of racegoers.

Operations Manager of North Bristol depot, Mark Rosaman, has the job of planning for the biggest event in Stagecoach West’s calendar.

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