Alton Bus Rally & Running Day 2019

Visitors consult their catalogue to view a pair of RM Routemaster Buses at Alton Bus Rally & Running Day 2019. The AEC Routemaster is a front-engined double-decker bus that was designed by London Transport and built by the Associated Equipment Company (AEC) and Park Royal Vehicles. The first prototype was completed in September 1954 and the last one was delivered in 1968. The layout of the vehicle was conventional for the time, with a half-cab, front-mounted engine and open rear platform The first Routemasters entered service with London Transport in February 1956 and the last were withdrawn from regular service in December 2005. Despite the retirement of the original version, the Routemaster has retained iconic status, and is considered a British cultural icon. In 2006, the Routemaster was voted one of Britain's top 10 design icons
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Alton Bus Rally & Running Day 2019

Alton Bus Rally & Running Day 2019
Visitors consult their catalogue to view a pair of RM Routemaster Buses at Alton Bus Rally & Running Day 2019. The AEC Routemaster is a front-engined double-decker bus that was designed by London Transport and built by the Associated Equipment Company (AEC) and Park Royal Vehicles. The first prototype was completed in September 1954 and the last one was delivered in 1968. The layout of the vehicle was conventional for the time, with a half-cab, front-mounted engine and open rear platform The first Routemasters entered service with London Transport in February 1956 and the last were withdrawn from regular service in December 2005. Despite the retirement of the original version, the Routemaster has retained iconic status, and is considered a British cultural icon. In 2006, the Routemaster was voted one of Britain's top 10 design icons
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PE 4078
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