To advance the education of the public in the history of public road passenger transport and in particular the history of the devon general omnibus & touring company and its successors through:
a) establishing and preserving for posterity a representative collection of passenger service vehicles formerly operated by the company and its successors in the county of devon and the wider area covered by the south west of england;
b) facilitating public access to the collection by providing opportunities to view and travel on the vehicles and thereby experience an earlier era of public transport in the county of devon;
c) providing a focus for retention, development and training for students of all ages in the traditional crafts and specialist skills required for the restoration and maintenance of the vehicles and associated relics;
d) enabling the raising of funds for the above purposes. in doing so, the charity must not raise any substantial permanent trading activity.