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More than 500 vehicles take part in 47th Ipswich to Felixstowe Vehicle Run

PUBLISHED: 16:51 07 May 2017 | UPDATED: 18:10 07 May 2017

47th Ipswich to Felixstowe Vehicle Run. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

47th Ipswich to Felixstowe Vehicle Run. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

More than 350 people went along to the 47th Ipswich to Felixstowe Vehicle Run today.

Hundreds of vehicles gathered on Felixstowe Prom for the 47th Ipswich to Felixstowe Vehicle Run on Sunday May 7.
Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Hundreds of vehicles gathered on Felixstowe Prom for the 47th Ipswich to Felixstowe Vehicle Run on Sunday May 7. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Starting from Christchurch Park in the heart of Ipswich, more than 500 vehicles left for Felixstowe at around 11am where they were displayed along the promenade at noon.

The vehicles, including cars, lorries, motorcycles, buses and military vehicles, completed the route from Valley Road, Colchester Road, Heath Road, Bixley Road, Felixstowe Road, on to the Old A45 at Levington, Morsden Hall Road and then through the Trimleys to Felixstowe Promenade.

Hundreds of vehicles gathered on Felixstowe Prom for the 47th Ipswich to Felixstowe Vehicle Run on Sunday May 7.
Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Hundreds of vehicles gathered on Felixstowe Prom for the 47th Ipswich to Felixstowe Vehicle Run on Sunday May 7. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Supported by RTS services, it marks the 47th year of the event organised by The Ipswich Transport Museum when it first started back in 1970.

Spectators, including Felixstowe residents and daytrippers, were able to take a step back through time as Morris Minors, classic VW Beetles, vintage Chevrolets and even a Rolls Royce graced the promenade.

Hundreds of vehicles gathered on Felixstowe Prom for the 47th Ipswich to Felixstowe Vehicle Run on Sunday May 7.
Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Hundreds of vehicles gathered on Felixstowe Prom for the 47th Ipswich to Felixstowe Vehicle Run on Sunday May 7. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

If you want to find out more about upcoming events like this then you can visit the Ipswich Transport Museum website.


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