Pilgrim Travel

1:76 scale model bus group.

Welcome to Pilgrim Travel. Part of Pilgrim Group, Pilgrim Travel operates 1/76th scale bus and coach services throughout the United Kingdom. Below are details of Pilgrim Travel's constituent companies.

Blue Bus

With depots at Shaftesbury and Yeovil, Blue Bus operates across Somerset and Dorset with over 100 buses providing services on Planets and just go... networks.



The second largest operator in the thriving seaside location after RATP Yellow Buses, BournemouthBus is the largest single depot in the Pilgrim Travel portfolio, with 84 buses on the roster and a PVR of 77. BournemouthBus is the first business in the group to be 100% low floor, and with an age profile of under five years.





Based in Wakefield, CalderBus provides bus services in and around West Yorkshire with a fleet of 31 buses and 9 routes across the BlueStar network.



Cerbydau Jones Coaches

Based in Anglesey, CJC provides coaching, school services, and a modern accessible fleet on the Red Rocket network.




With depots at Maldon and Bishops Stortford, EssexBus serves the area around Chelmsford, Colchester, and Stansted Airport with 52 buses and coaches, including high specification Irizar PB Scanias on Airport services.




The first Pilgrim Travel business. PilgrimBus operates 41 buses and coaches from its depot on Elstow Road, Bedford on a mix of town, urban, rural and long distance services. A depot on Gladstone Road, Northampton houses 41 buses serving Northampton town routes.



Travel South & West

A coaching unit based at the Shaftesbury depot of Blue Bus, it also has responsibility for several of Blue Bus' longer distance routes and also the summer special services. VDL (Bova) Futura features large on the fleetlist, along with VDL SB4000.



Page updated:  14th June 2016


Pilgrim Travel is a member of the Model Bus Federation. To find out more about this organization, visit the website at http://www.model-bus-federation.org.uk/