Gearing up for a big bus celebration in Dartford

Gearing up for a big bus celebration in Dartford

Gearing up for a big bus celebration in Dartford

First published in News Shopper: Photograph of the Author by , reporter

Dartford bus garage is gearing up to celebrate the Year of the Bus.

The garage in Central Road, Dartford will open it's doors to the public on September 7 from 10am to 4pm to mark Transport for London's Year of the Bus.

On September 7, Dartford Bus Garage in Kent will open its doors to members of the public in the last of a series of bus garage open days across London and surrounding areas in celebration of the Year of the Bus.

Visitors to the garage, which is run by Arriva, will be given the opportunity to take a 15-minute round trip on a heritage bus from Dartford Bus Garage via Dartford Bus Station and the Market Street stop; view up to 30 buses including heritage models and Arriva’s new Sapphire bus; take a ride through the bus wash and jump up and down on a bouncy bus to name but a few of the activities on offer.

All proceeds generated from the Dartford Bus Garage Open Day will be donated to the Transport Benevolent Fund.

Further information about other Year of the Bus events can be found at and

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