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(Travel and Transport): Routemaster buses replaced by articulated bendy bus 20040904 first day on London route 73 from Stoke Newington via Angel routes 19 and 38 still to go interior and exterior 2 DHD.jpg
D=2004-09-05 [Sep 5, 2004]; S=2MB, 2592x1944; T=JPEG image [MIME:image/jpeg].
Key: D= file date of exhibit; S= size in bytes, XxY pixels, etc; T= type of exhibit; L= location/time or viewpoint of exhibit (if known).
- routemaster = RM, RML, RouteMaster Lengthened, bus, doubledecker = The Routemaster is a lovely old bus; the iconic London red doubledecker in many minds. Designed in the 1950s to replace the London trolleybus fleet, it was still in heavy use more than fifty years later beyond the turn of the 21st century, regardless of many of the buses in service being 30 or 40 years old compared with a design life of 15 years! See the Routemaster Association and read "The Routemaster Handbook", Andrew Morgan, Capital Transport Publishing 2001, ISBN 1-85414-237-2, or "The Bus We Loved", Travis Elborough, Granta 2006, ISBN 1-86207-885-8.
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|Routemaster buses replaced by articulated bendy bus 20040904 first day on London route 73 from Stoke Newington via Angel routes 19 and 38 still to go interior and exterior lores animated 15 DHD.gif (Travel and Transport)|
- routemaster = RM, RML, RouteMaster Lengthened, bus, doubledecker
Reduced to 5fps...
|bus trip London to Bristol 20010909 via old post route A4 by RML903 Routemaster very old grey bus punch tickets DHD.jpg (Travel and Transport)|
RML903 as at end 2000 had registration number WLT903 and was owned by
Metroline, resident at Holloway garage, and still with the original AEC engine.
RML903 was on route 10 from Hammersmith Bus Station to Archway Station; this
contract (with 23 buses) expires 2004/08/21.
RML means RouteMaster Lengthened, and the 524 RMLs were made between 1962
RML903 is the former Finchley garage showbus.
All this info comes from The Routemaster Handbook, Andrew Morgan,
Capital Transport Publishing 2001,
ISBN 1-85414-237-2. (See also pp20--21.)
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