Vintage Transport Hire

Vintage Transport Hire

Vintage bonneted Bedford coaches trundling happily through lush green countryside, their immaculate bodywork and shiny chrome reflecting the hazy afternoon sunshine.

Aboard are passengers grinning in gleeful anticipation of what is to come.

We’ve arrived and there, standing at the platform, are the railway carriages; also pristine and equipped to pullman standards, and with the delightful scents of some wonderful, cooking and the sounds of clinking crockery,

Ah if only. surely here is a 1950’s fantasy, maybe a version of legendary film, The Titfield Thunderbolt.





Make your day extra special why not hire our vintage coach, you will be transported back in time to a bygone era and experience an unforgettable nostalgic experience

Our coach holds up to 29 guests

It is beautifully restored, The coach is not only available to hire to and from Carriages but also available for private hire, weddings, proms and days out


Our Coach

GCA 747, Bedford Duple bodied OB. 29 seats
New to Owen of Rhostyllen, Wales in April 1950 later passing to Higgenbottom of Llanfared until 1973 when it was bought by Graham Martin of the Green Bus, Great Wyrley Staffordshire being officially withdrawn from service in 2009
Purchased in May 2013 by Carriages when it then received a full nut and bolt restoration over a 3 year period by Kenzies of Shepreth, later Darren Stamford Coachworks
Now resplendent in its Crimson Lake over Old English White Livery with fully opening Sunroof and wind down windows


If you would like to inquire please ring us on

01954 233 279 for a quotation

Carriages Tea Room
How to find us

Capability Barns

Huntingdon Road,

Fen Drayton,


CB24 4SD

This Way to Carriages Tea Rooms Leading Up To Entrance