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If you missed hearing the special SHOWBUS music played at the start of the 2004 rally, you can obtain a copy of "A taste of life" by Leon for 8 from SHOWBUS at 6 Fair Ridge, HIGH WYCOMBE. HP11 1PL or order on-line from Holland at leonmusic.com.


Coming soon
A new flight guide directory.

Christmas Day
EFE 11th releases for 2005.
New gallery for Chase of Chasetown.
Eastern Counties Tilling gallery update.
EFE Eastern Counties Fleet Focus update.
18th December
Las Vegas CAT Mini Gallery with video clip.
"Buses on the Net" for January. Update to Royal Blue gallery and EFE Royal Blue update.
11th December
New gallery for Las Vegas CAT Maxride Irisbus Civis
and new gallery for Alder Valley AECs.
EFE future releases update.
4th December
Our last photos from EFE SHOWBUS International 2005 featuring Routemasters and Green Lines.
Updated KMB Champagne liveried deckers and a separate gallery for KMB ALX500s.
27th November
More photos from EFE SHOWBUS International 2005, this time of London buses.
New gallery featuring KMB Wrightbuses.
20th November
More photos from EFE SHOWBUS International 2005.
More gold Enviro500 photos, but this time KMB's in service in Hong Kong.
EFE 10th releases for 2005.
13th November
LA Metro NABI Orange Line launch photos.
More photos from EFE SHOWBUS International 2005.
EFE 9th releases for 2005.
Future EFE model releases update.
6th November
Nine pages of CAT, Las Vegas Enviro 500 launch photos.
More photos from EFE SHOWBUS International 2005.
1st November
More photos from EFE SHOWBUS International 2005.
22nd October
EFE SHOWBUS International 2006 confirmed for Sunday September 24th.
More photos from EFE SHOWBUS International 2005.
"Buses on the Net" for November.
16th October
Future EFE model releases update.
More photos from EFE SHOWBUS International 2005.
9th October
More photos from EFE SHOWBUS International 2005.
Check out our latest Noticeboard and EFE models for sale updates.
2nd October
EFE 8th releases for 2005.
Future EFE model releases update.
Bristol & Concorde photos from EFE SHOWBUS International 2005.
25th September
Prizewinners at EFE SHOWBUS International 2005.
Future EFE model releases update.
First photos from EFE SHOWBUS International 2005.
18th September
With the SHOWBUS team down at Duxford there will be no site update on this date.
11th September
Entries for next weekend top 450. Watch for final updates at the end of the week. Last update probably Thursday.
EFE show model - available only at SHOWBUS - is the new Renown casting in Burwell & District livey.
New gallery for BTS - London Sovereign
Updates to the Bristol Omnibus gallery.
Lots of information about SHOWBUS on next weekend. Check out the Duxford Tours, free buses from Cambridge, the list of entrants and the huge market of stalls.
4th September
sponsor EFE SHOWBUS International by providing Rally Control with a suitable vehicle.
New Stagecoach Oxford mini gallery.
Update to Sovereign gallery.
The layout for SHOWBUS 2005 displays
Nearly 100 entries this week and SHOWBUS entries reach 400 with two weeks still to go.
28th August
New gallery for Alder Valley Bristol LH.
Updates to Alder Valley Bristol VR gallery.
Duxford Tours schedule for 2005.
Provisional rally numbers for 2005 as entries top 350 on a par with 2004's record entry.
Revised list of white metal kits for sale.
21st August
EFE's latest set of releases and an update on future releases.
New gallery for Stagecoach Hull.
Update to Guildford & West Surrey gallery.
List of 2005 stallholders booked in so far.
SHOWBUS entries rocket over 300.
16th August
"Buses on the Net" for September.
Eastbourne mini gallery.
Update to Alder Valley RE gallery.
SHOWBUS entries top 250.

7th August
New gallery for Hong Kong KMB white deckers.
Update to Rickards gallery.
28th July
Update to Thorpes (London) gallery - including Excels now in New Zealand.
New gallery for Oxford Brookes Bus.
21st July
New Zealand's Otago Road Services in Dunedin featuring their busy ex Christchurch Leyland Leopards.
Updated gallery for Birmingham Coach Company.
Future EFE model releases update.
15th July
New gallery for Carris bendibuses in Lisbon.
Updates to the Oxford Tube gallery now featuring Skyliners.
9th July
New gallery for Stagecoach West.
Update to the Red Rose Golden Jubilee Bus gallery, featuring the Hertfordshire Chiltern Rambler.
The December and New Year update to the BUSES Rally Calendar.
3rd July
SHOWBUS entries top 150.
EFE's sixth set of releases for 2005.
EFE announce Leyland Olympian in London & Country livery for 2005 SHOWBUS promotional model.
We can not yet announce which model will be on sale exclusively at SHOWBUS on September 18th.
New gallery for Johnsons of Henley-in-Arden.
Oxford Citylink gallery update.
The November update to the BUSES Rally Calendar. Future EFE model releases update.
26th June
New gallery for Mitcham Belle.
First Bristol gallery update.
The October update to the BUSES Rally Calendar.
19th June
New gallery of former Bristol Ominubus vehicles.
Update to Bristol Cityline pictures.
The September update to the BUSES Rally Calendar.
Future EFE model releases update.
15th June
Fifth 2005 EFE model releases.
"Buses on the Net" for July.
12th June
SHOWBUS entries top 100.
New gallery for SHOWBUS regular, Cedar Coaches of Bedford.
Update for Hopkinsons in Australia including a doubledeck Denning and a 62 seat singldeck Scania coach!
The August update to the BUSES Rally Calendar.
5th June
New London United mini gallery.
Update to Brighton, Hove & District gallery.
EFE Australian Tiger TS8 Subscriber offer.
The BUSES Rally Calendar for July has been updated.
29th May
New gallery for Marshalls of Leighton Buzzard.
Brighton Buses gallery update.
EFE Brighton & Hove Fleet Focus.
Revamped EFE links page.
Showbus excursions 2005.
22nd May
New gallery of San Francisco trolleybuses.
Update to East Kent traditional livery gallery with pictures of the preserved Tilling Stevens.
Stallholder entry forms available for downloading.
The Rally Calendar for June has been updated.
15th May
EFE SHOWBUS International entrants top 50 already!.
New gallery for Buffalo Travel.
Update to Tillingbourne gallery.
EFE's fourth set of releases for 2005.
Update to EFE future releases.
8th May
First listings of EFE SHOWBUS International entrants for 2005 - nearly 40 in the first week!.
New gallery for Amigos Unidos of Rio de Janeiro.
Final update to Nightingale Coaches of Maidenhead gallery.
East Midland EFE Fleet Focus.
1st May
Over the course of the next few days the many potential SHOWBUS rally entrants will be receiving their 2005 entry forms through the post. If you want an entry form, you can download one here
New gallery for Oxford City Nipper.
Update to Horseman Coaches of Reading gallery.
EFE Eastern National update.
24th April
Plaxton We welcome back the new independent Plaxton company as one of the sponsors for this year's SHOWBUS. There will be a prize for the bext post 2000 Plaxton bodied coach.
2005 SHOWBUS rally entry forms available for download together with the details of this year's event, including prize categories and special displays. Note stall holder information is not yet available, but will follow shortly.
New Eastern National Mini gallery.
Updated East Midland gallery, featuring buses in Stagecoach and post privatisation colours.
EFE VE 60th anniversary releases - official photos.
17th April
Optare join the sponsors for EFE SHOWBUS International once more.
Buses on the Net weblinks for May.
EFE's third set of releases for 2005.
Update on EFE release programme.
New gallery for Westcliffe-on-Sea Motors.
Updates to the Redwing gallery.
10th April
New gallery for Showbus Premier Operator - Emblings of Guyhirn.
Sold Maidstone buses gallery update.
25th March
Bus & Coach Buyer will again be providing the rally programme for EFE SHOWBUS International 2005 as part of their weekly magazine and listing the vast majority of vehicles expected.
A double Oz gallery for Easter: The Met - Melbourne's Metropolitan Tramways Board and Surfside Buslines of the Queensland Gold Coast, coinciding with the release of two EFE Australian Leyland Nationals.
An update to our German Retro Classics gallery with pictures from the 2005 event.
Konrad Auwertar will be arranging for his newly restored Setra S10, seen at Stuttgart, to visit EFE SHOWBUS International on September 18th which we hope will form part of a Setra display.
19th March
New gallery for Driver Bus Lines of Melbourne.
Updates to Royal Blue gallery.
Update to EFE future releases.
11th March
EFE second releases for 2005.
New gallery for West Yorkshire PTE.
Update to Lowestoft Corporation gallery.
EFE Western National Fleet Focus update.
Update to EFE future releases.
6th March
New Green Line Mini gallery.
Updates to Plymouth & Brockton, Massachusetts.
EFE Green Line Fleet Focus update.
Buy Dok's MG ZT.
27th February
New gallery for National Express subsidiary Blue Ribbon of New South Wales, now in receivership.
Updates to Maidstone & District pictures in traditional livery.
New EFE Royal Blue Fleet Focus.
20th February
New gallery for sold Oxford buses.
Updates to the Thamesway photo gallery.
Buses on the Net weblinks for March.
12th February
New gallery for Greyhound USA.
A new look to our EFE models homepage.
Pictures of the EFE VE Day 60th anniversary releases and details of other future models.
Updates to the Maidstone NBC livery gallery.
5th February
New gallery for Arriva Holland.
Update to Midland Fox gallery.
EFE future releases update.
EFE first releases for 2005.
30th January
First Thanks again to First for sponsoring the prize money at EFE SHOWBUS International 2005.
New First Eastern Counties mini gallery
Update to Great Yarmouth gallery
EFE Great Yarmouth Fleet Focus update.
EFE future releases update with details of the models released for the 60th Anniversary of VE Day.
23rd January
A new look to our UK Coach Hire Directory.
New gallery for Shamrock & Rambler.
Our pictures of former Western National buses updated.
Makeover of our US galleries for CAT, Las Vegas, PACE, Chicago and Valley Metro, Phoenix.
16th January
Our first confirmed sponsor this year:
Go-Ahead sponsor this year's souvenir rally plaques for EFE SHOWBUS International entrants.
Our new regional rail timetable guide
A new gallery for San Francisco MUNI Cable Cars.
EFE Western National Fleet Focus update.
EFE future releases update.
Update to Western National Tilling liveried photo gallery.
9th January
A new gallery featuring the 2004 Retro-Classics Show in Stuttgart. This year's is the weekend of March 11th-13th. Konrad Auwaerter invites owners of preserved British buses to attend to display their vehicle in the Auwaerter Hall. You may contact him directly or via Showbus.
Having separated King Alfred and Hampshire Bus we have updated our Hants & Dorset pictures with some shots from NBC days.
2nd January
New gallery for Hampshire Bus.
Update to London Leyland National LS gallery with 6 new pages.
Update to EFE future releases.

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