Prepared on Notepad by Ian Smith

This page created on 6th October 98, updated 1st February 2019.

The RML Bus Histories

These histories are incomplete. They are being assembled as I gather information and find time to process it. Not all the sources agree with each other, so please do not treat these pages as primary sources. Most sources are mentioned in the bibliography. Especially useful have been:
Part 1: RML 880-RML903 Part 4: RML 2400-RML2499 Part 6: RML 2600-RML2699
Part 2: RML 2261-RML2299 Part 5: RML 2500-RML2599 Part 7: RML 2700-RML2760
Part 3: RML 2300-RML2399

ER 880  WLT 880    7/61    new: original no. in publicity photos
                   7/61    new to Aldenham
 RML880 WLT 880    8/61    reclassified
                  10/61 FY licensed as trainer (Finchley)
                  11/61 FY into store
                  11/61 FY into service on 104
                  62-65 FY on 104
                   5/66 FY to Aldenham overhaul
                           ------- works float -------
                   8/66 FY from o/h, unlicensed, body B899
                  10/66 FY relicensed
                  67-69 FY
                   6/70 FY to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1/71 MH transfer for 43 (Muswell Hill)
                   1972 MH
                   9/73 MH to Aldenham overhaul
                   9/73 AF from o/h (Putney), body B897
                  74-75 AF
                   6/76 AF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1/77 AF into store
                   2/77 AF ..and out
                  11/77 SW transfer, trainer (Stockwell)
                   2/78 AM transfer, trainer (Plumstead)
                   3/78 K  transfer, trainer (Kingston)..
                   3/78 SW ..transfer, trainer 
                   7/78 Q  transfer, trainer (Camberwell)
                   8/78 Q  to Aldenham overhaul
                   9/78 HT from o/h (Holloway), still body B897
                  10/78 FY transfer
                   4/79 CF transfer (Chalk Farm)
                  80-81 CF
                   8/82 CF to Aldenham overhaul 
                   9/82 S  from o/h (Shepherds Bush), still body B897
                   1983 S
                  10/84 S  into store, and out again
                  85-88 S
 ER 880 WLT 880    1989 S  repainted to London United Tramways red/white/black
                   9/89 S  used on 310A as extra for Broxbourne Model Railway Exhibition
                  90-92 S
                   6/93 S  refurbished by TBP, Cummins engine, LUT livery
                  11/94 S  privatised, London United
                   4/95 S  used on 94
                  96-97 S
                   6/98 S  at North Weald rally
                   9/98 S  at Showbus 98, LUT livery
                   1999 S  London United for 9, 94
                   9/99 S  at Showbus 99, LUT livery
                   8/00 S  repainted, LUT livery
                   2001 S
                   4/02 S  at Cobham Museum Open Day, Brooklands
                   4/03 S  used on Cobham Museum service 477
                   7/03 S  on 94 to Acton Green
                   8/03    at Fulwell Garage Centenary Open Day
                   1/04 S  on last day of 94
                   7/04 S  repainted: LUT livery
                   8/04 S  used on route 9 special re-visit to Mortlake
                   9/04 S  used on last crew journey on route 9
                   9/04 V  transfer to special purposes fleet (Stamford Brook) 
                  10/04 FW transfer, special purposes fleet (Fulwell)  
                  11/05 FW used on LU's last day on 33
                   6/06    repainted LT red, cream band
                        TV special purposes (Tolworth)
                   4/07 FW transfer, special purposes
                   4/10    at Cobham Museum Open Day
                   7/11    on 104 route run
                   6/14    active at Fulwell Open Day (667)
                   7/14    visited Paris for finish of Tour de France
                   8/14 HH transfer, commercial services (Hounslow Heath)
                   9/14    at Hampton Transport Gala/Fair (667)
                   6/15 NC transfer, commercial services (Twickenham)
                   5/16    free rides at Shepherds Bush Open Day
RML880 at Cobham RML880 at Cobham
RML880, wearing London United livery, works the Cobham Museum Open Day service 477, April 2003

ER 881             8/61    new to Aldenham
RML881  WLT 881    8/61    reclassified
                  11/61 HT into store (Highgate)..
                  11/61 FY ..into service on 104 (Finchley)
                  62-65 FY on 104
                   5/66 FY to Aldenham overhaul
                           ------- works float -------
                   8/66 FY from o/h, unlicensed, body B893
                  10/66 FY relicensed
                  67-69 FY
                   6/70 FY to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1/71 MH transfer for 43 (Muswell Hill)
                   1972 MH
                   9/73 MH to Aldenham overhaul
                   9/73 MH from o/h, body B895
                   1974 MH
                   1/75 SE transfer (Stonebridge Park)
                   5/76 SE to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   8/77 SE into store, and out again
                   9/78 SE to Aldenham overhaul
                  11/78 SE from o/h, still body B895
                   4/79 CF transfer (Chalk Farm)
                  80-81 CF
                   2/82 CF to Aldenham overhaul
                   7/82 AF from o/h (Putney), still body B895
                  83-86 AF
                   7/87 S  transfer (Shepherds Bush)
                   1991 S  Cummins engine fitted
                   1992 S  
                   3/93 S  refurbished at TBP, Birmingham
                  11/94 S  privatised, London United
                  95-98 S
ER 881             5/99 S  renumbered
                   1999 S  London United for 9, 94
        HSL 656   c1/00 S  reregistered 
                   2001 S
                   4/02 S  at Cobham Museum Open Day, Brooklands
                   2003 S
                   1/04 BT transfer BTS, used on 13 (Edgware)
                   2/04 BT withdrawn into store..
                   2/04 FW change store (Fulwell)
        WAS 970    2/04    reregistered 
                   2/04    bought by M.Nash (Weybridge) for private hire / loans
                   7/05    used for LOTS Bus Rides evening
                   8/05    bought for export to Canada for Gray Line sightseeing
                           Absolute Charters Inc, Halifax, Nova Scotia
                  12/06    in "General" livery
RML881 at Cobham RML881 at Cobham
RML881, wearing standard London United livery, at Cobham Museum Open Day, April 2002.

ER 882             8/61    new to Aldenham
RML882  WLT 882    8/61    reclassified   
                  10/61 FY licensed as trainer (Finchley) 
                  11/61 FY into store
                  11/61 FY into service on 104
                  62-63 FY
                   3/64 FY into store
                   5/65 X  transfer, trainer (Middle Row)
                  10/65 S  transfer, trainer (Shepherds Bush)
                   1/66 FW transfer, trainer (Fulwell)
                   5/66 FW to Aldenham overhaul
                           ------- works float -------
                   8/66 FY from o/h, unlicensed, body B882
                  10/66 FY relicensed
                  67-69 FY
                   6/70 FY to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1/71 MH transfer for 43 (Muswell Hill)
                   1972 MH
                   9/73 MH to Aldenham overhaul
                   9/73 HL from o/h (Hanwell), body B889
                  12/74 SE transfer, trainer (Stonebridge Park)
                   1975 SE
                   8/76 SE to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1977 SE
                   4/78 S  transfer, trainer
                   9/78 S  to Aldenham overhaul
                  11/78 FY from o/h, still body B889
                  11/79 HT transfer, trainer (Holloway)
                  10/80 HL transfer
                   1981 HL
                   2/82 HL to Aldenham overhaul
                   4/82 HT from o/h, still body B889
                   1983 HT
                   4/84 HT used on 74
                  85-86 HT
                   2/87 AF (Putney)
                   7/87 S  transfer 
                   8/87 AG transfer (Ash Grove)
                  88-90 AG
                  11/91 CT transfer (Clapton)
                   1991    Cummins engine fitted
                   5/92    refurbished by SYT, Rotherham
                   9/94 CT privatised, Leaside Buses (Cowie)
                  95-00 CT Arriva London North for 38
                  12/01 CT on 38 to Clapton Pond
                  02-04 CT
                   3/05 CT withdrawn
                   3/05    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet)
                  11/05    bought for preservation and wedding hire, Mike Fuller, Bedford
                  12/09    bought by Ensignbus for heritage fleet
                   4/10    at Cobham Museum Open Day
                   7/11    on 104 route run
                  10/11    used at "World Skills London" event
                   4/14    used as extra on 38 during Tube Strike 
                   7/15    in service on 15 during Tube strike
                   8/15    in service on 15 during Tube strike
RML882  on 38, Victoria
Arriva London North RML882 departs from Victoria Station with a 38 to Clapton Pond in December 2001, while RM1797 loads for Lewisham on the 36.

RML883  WLT 883    8/61    new to Aldenham
                  10/61 FY licensed as trainer (Finchley) 
                  11/61 FY into store
                  11/61 FY into service on 104
                  62-65 FY on 104
                   5/66 FY to Aldenham overhaul
                           ------- works float -------
                   8/66 FY from o/h, unlicensed, body B892
                  10/66 FY ..and out
                  67-69 FY
                   6/70 FY to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1/71 MH transfer for 43 (Muswell Hill)
                   1972 MH
                   9/73 MH to Aldenham overhaul
                   9/73 SW from o/h (Stockwell), still body B892
                   5/74 SW into store
                   6/74 SW ..and out
                   6/74 HL transfer for 207 (Hanwell)
                   7/75 HL into store
                  11/75 HL ..and out
                   2/76 WH transfer for 23 (West Ham)
                   7/76 WH into store, and out again
                   8/76 WH to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1977 WH 
                   6/78 WH to Aldenham overhaul
                   8/78 WH from o/h, still body B892
                   9/78 WH into store, and out again
                  79-80 WH
                   4/81 AG transfer (Ash Grove)
                   9/82 AG to Aldenham overhaul
                  10/82 HL from o/h, still body B892
                  83-86 HL
                   3/87 PM transfer (Peckham)
                  88-90 PM
                   1991 PM Cummins engine fitted
                   7/92 PM refurbished by SYT, Rotherham
                   6/93 Q  transfer (Camberwell)
                   9/94 Q  privatised, London Central (Go-Ahead)
                   1995 Q  route-branded for 12
                  96-98 Q
                   1999 Q  London Central, for 12
                  00-02 Q
        TAS 466    9/03 Q  reregistered
                  11/04 Q  withdrawn..
                  11/04    ..into store, Mandela Way
                  11/04    sold to Ensign Bus
                  12/04    in Ensign Bus Routemaster Raffle:
                  12/04    bought by Mr.C.Billette, Caldercruix, Lanarkshire
                   8/06    moved to Czech Republic
                  10/08    to Bohemia Road Transport Museum, Terezin, Czech Republic
                  10/13    bought by D.Paskell & R.Potton for restoration: Vintage Red Bus Co, Marlow
                  10/13    re-imported to UK
                   7/14    at RM60, Finsbury Park
                   2/16    on route 2 road-run

RML884  WLT 884    9/61    new to Aldenham
                  11/61 HT into store (Highgate)..
                  11/61 FY ..into service on 104 (Finchley)
                   9/62 FY into store
                  10/62 FY trainer, then return to store
                   6/63 FY return to service on 104
                  64-65 FY on 104
                   5/66 FY to Aldenham overhaul
                           ------- works float -------
                   8/66 HL from o/h, body B896, unlicensed (Hanwell)
                   9/66 HL trainer
                   1967 HL training
                  12/68 WH transfer, trainer (West Ham)
                   1969 WH trainer
                   4/70 WH to Aldenham repaint, and return to training
                   1971 WH trainer
                  10/72 SF transfer, trainer (Stamford Hill)
                  10/73 T  transfer, trainer (Leyton)
                  12/74 SF transfer, trainer
                  11/75 SW transfer, trainer (Stockwell)
                  10/76 SW into store
                  11/76 SW trainer again
                  10/77 SW to Aldenham overhaul
                  11/77 AE from o/h (Hendon), still body B896
                  10/78 FY transfer
                   1979 FY
                   1/80 FY to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1981 FY
                   3/82 FY to Aldenham overhaul
                   4/82 AG transfer (Ash Grove), still body B896
                  83-90 AG
                   1990 AG Cummins engine fitted
                  11/91 CT transfer (Clapton)
                by 4/92    refurbished by SYT, Rotherham
                   1993 CT
                   9/94 CT privatised, Leaside Buses (Cowie)
                  95-03 CT Arriva London North for 38
                  10/04 CT at Enfield for rear end repairs
                  12/04 CT return
                   6/05 CT withdrawn..
                   6/05 SF ..into store (Stamford Hill)
                  10/05 TM change store (Tottenham Marshes) 
                  10/05    sold to Ensign Bus, (Purfleet)
                  10/05    bought by Imperial Buses, Rainham
                   3/12    in store

RML885  WLT 885    9/61    new to Aldenham
                  11/61 HT into store (Highgate)..
                  11/61 FY ..into service on 104 (Finchley)
                  62-65 FY on 104
                   5/66 FY to Aldenham overhaul
                           ------- works float -------
                   8/66 FY from o/h, into store, body B895
                  10/66 WH transfer, trainer (West Ham)
                   1/67 J  transfer, trainer (Holloway)
                   4/67 WW transfer, trainer (Walthamstow)
                   9/67 J  transfer
                  11/67 TC transfer for 130 (Croydon)
                  68-69 TC
                   4/70 TH transfer into store (Thornton Heath)
                   5/70 TH to Aldenham repaint
                   5/70 TC from repaint
                  11/71 MH transfer (Muswell Hill)
                  12/71 HL transfer for 207 (Hanwell)
                   1972 HL
                   8/73 HL to Aldenham overhaul
                   8/73 SW from o/h (Stockwell), body B886
                   7/74 HL transfer (Hanwell)
                   1975 HL
                   2/76 WH transfer for 23 (West Ham)
                   8/76 WH to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1977 WH
                  10/78 WH to Aldenham overhaul
                  11/78 WH from o/h, still body B886
                  79-80 WH
                   4/81 AG transfer (Ash Grove)
                   9/82 AG to Aldenham overhaul
                  10/82 BW from o/h (Bow), still body B886
                  83-85 BW
                   1/86 U  transfer (Upton Park)
                   2/86 T  transfer (Leyton)
                   6/87 HT transfer (Holloway)
                   1988 HT
                   3/89 X  transfer (Westbourne Park)
                   9/89 X
                   1990 X  Cummins engine fitted
                   1991 X
                   8/92 X  refurbished by SYT, Rotherham
                   1993 X
                   9/94 X  privatised, Centrewest (Westbourne Park)
                  11/95 SJ one day on 61, R3 (Swanley)
                   1996 X
                  12/97 X  First Centrewest, used on 7,23
                  98-03 X
                   6/04 X  given cream band and London Transport fleetnames
                   7/04 X  used on last day of crew 7s 
                   7/04    bought by Dr M.Mitchell, Huddersfield

RML886  WLT 886    9/61    new to Aldenham
                  11/61 HT into store (Highgate)..
                  11/61 FY ..into service on 104 (Finchley)
                  62-65 FY on 104
                   6/66 FY to Aldenham overhaul
                   6/66 FY from o/h, body B880
                  67-69 FY
                   3/70 FY into store, and out again
                   4/70 FY to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1/71 MH transfer for 43 (Muswell Hill)
                   1972 MH
                   5/73 MH to overhaul
                           ------- Aldenham works float --------
                   9/73 AF from o/h (Putney), body B893
                   1974 AF used on 14
                  74-75 AF
                   6/76 AF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   8/76 AF into store
                   9/76 AF ..and out again
                   1977 AF
                   8/78 AF to Aldenham overhaul 
                  10/78 AF from o/h, still body B893
                   1979 AF
                   5/80 XV transfer into store (Turnham Green)..
                   5/80 W  ..transfer for 16, 16A (Cricklewood)
                   1981 W
                   9/82 U  transfer (Upton Park)
                  10/82 U  to Aldenham overhaul
                  11/82 U  from o/h, still body B893
                  83-89 U
                   1990 U  Cummins engine fitted
                   1991 U
                by 4/92 U  refurbished by SYT, Rotherham
                   1993 U
                   9/94 U  privatised, Stagecoach East London
                  95-96 U
                  12/97 U  Stagecoach East London, for 15 
                  98-02 U  
        TAS 418    3/03 U  reregistered 
                   8/03 U  withdrawn..
                   8/03 SD .. into store at Stratford
                   9/03    sold to Ensign Bus 
                   6/04    bought by Mr Johnson, Radlett
                           driven to South Africa via Europe, Turkey, Middle East and East Africa
                   1/05    in Durban, Republic of South Africa..
                           ..heading for Cape Town for "Hope for Africa"

RML887  WLT 887    9/61    new to Aldenham
                  11/61 HT into store (Highgate)..
                  11/61 FY ..into service on 104 (Finchley)
                   5/62 FY into store,..and out again
                  63-65 FY on 104
                   6/66 FY to Aldenham overhaul
                   6/66 FY from o/h, body B883
                  67-68 FY
                  11/69 FY into store
                   2/70 FY ..and out
                   4/70 FY to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1/71 MH transfer for 43 (Muswell Hill)
                   1972 MH
                   7/73 MH to Aldenham overhaul
                   7/73 U  from o/h (Upton Park), body B880
                  10/73 MH transfer
                   1974 MH
                   1/75 SE transfer (Stonebridge Park)
                   6/75 SE into store
                  10/75 SE ..and out
                   6/76 SE to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1977 SE
                   6/78 SE to Aldenham overhaul
                   7/78 SE from o/h, still body B880
                  10/78 FY transfer
                  79-80 FY
                   7/81 FY trainer
                   8/81 FY return to service
                   9/82 FY to Aldenham overhaul
                  10/82 W  from o/h (Cricklewood), still body B880
                  83-86 W
                  11/87 AF transfer (Putney)
                  88-89 AF
                   1990 AF Iveco engine fitted
                  91-92 AF
                   4/93 AF refurbished at TBP, Birmingham
                  11/94 AF privatised, London General
                  95-97 AF
                   6/98 AF London General, on 22 to Putney Common
                   1999 AF London General, for 14, 22
                  00-01 AF
                  12/02 AF refurbished, repainted
                  c4/03 AF repainted
       202 UXJ    11/04 AF reregistered
       WLT 887     6/05 AF repainted in red/white/silver/black, General, reregistered
                   7/05 AF last bus in on 14
                   7/05 Q  transfer (Commercial Services), General livery
                  12/05 
                   5/06 AF commercial services 
                   7/09 AL transfer (Commercial Services)(Merton) 
                   5/11    bought by Mr G.Oliver: loaned to Classic Bus, Blackpool
                           repainted all-red
                   6/12    into service on Seafront 12 service, Blackpool
RML887  on 22 to Putney Common
London General RML887 on 22 to Putney Common, June 1998.

RML888 WLT 888    10/61    new to Aldenham
                  11/61 HT into store (Highgate)..
                  11/61 FY ..into service on 104 (Finchley)
                  62-65 FY on 104
                   6/66 FY to Aldenham overhaul
                   6/66 FY return from o/h, body B881
                   1967 FY on 104
                   2/68 FY into store, and out
                   1969 FY
                   4/70 FY to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1/71 MH transfer for 43 (Muswell Hill)
                   1972 MH
                   6/73 MH into store, CoF expiry
                   8/73 SF transfer, trainer (Stamford Hill)
                  10/73 AC transfer, trainer (Willesden)
                   1974 AC trainer
                   9/75 AC into store
                   1/76 AC trainer
                   1/77 AC into store
                   7/77 AC trainer again
                  11/77 AC to Aldenham overhaul
                   1/78 AC from o/h, still body B881
                   1979 AC
                   5/80 XV transfer into store (Turnham Green)..
                   5/80 W  ..transfer for 16, 16A (Cricklewood)
                   1981 W
                   2/82 W  to Aldenham overhaul
                           ------ Aldenham works float ------
                   3/82 FY from o/h, still body B881
                  83-87 FY
                   8/88 AG transfer (Ash Grove)
                  88-90 AG
                   1990 AG Cummins engine fitted
                  11/91 CT transfer (Clapton)
                   8/92    refurbished by SYT, Rotherham
                   1993 CT
                   9/94 CT privatised, Leaside Buses (Cowie)
                  95-97 CT
                   1998 CT Arriva London North
                  99-04 CT Arriva London North for 38
                  10/05 CT used on last crew day on 38 (last bus)..
                  10/05 SF ..into store, withdrawn
                  11/05 SF in store
        255 UXO    1/06    reregistered
                   1/06    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 
                  10/06    bought by Red Route Buses, Northfleet, Kent
                  10/11    used at "World Skills London" event

RML889  WLT 889   10/61    new to Aldenham
                  11/61 HT into store (Highgate)..
                  11/61 FY ..into service on 104 (Finchley)
                  62-65 FY on 104
                   6/66 FY to Aldenham overhaul
                   6/66 FY from o/h, body B881
                   9/67 FY into store
                  10/67 FY ..and out
                  68-69 FY
                   4/70 FY to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1/71 MH transfer for 43 (Muswell Hill)
                   1972 MH
                   6/73 MH into store, CoF expiry
                   2/74 MH to Aldenham overhaul
                   2/74 HT from o/h (Holloway), body B882 
                   3/75 SW transfer for 88 (Stockwell)
                   8/76 SW to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  11/77 SW trainer
                   7/78 Q  transfer, trainer (Camberwell)
                   8/78 AR transfer (Tottenham)
                  10/78 FY transfer
                   1/79 FY to Aldenham overhaul
                   3/79 FY from o/h, still body B882
                   7/79 FY into store
                  11/79 FY ..and out..
                  11/79 HT ..loan: trainer (Holloway)..
                  11/79 FY ....return
                  80-83 FY
                   6/84 FY to Aldenham overhaul
                   8/84 AF from o/h (Putney), still body B882
                   1991    Iveco engine fitted
                   5/93 AF refurbished at TBP, Birmingham
                  11/94 AF privatised, London General
                   1999 AF London General, for 14, 22
                  c4/03 AF repainted
        214 UXJ   11/04    reregistered
                   7/05 AF withdrawn..
                   7/05 PL ..into store (Plough Lane)
                   8/05    sold to Ensign Bus, (Purfleet) 
                   8/05 SM bought by Sullivan Buses, South Mimms
                   2/11 SM repainted

RML890  WLT 890   10/61    new to Aldenham
                  11/61 HT into store (Highgate)..
                  11/61 FY ..into service on 104 (Finchley)
                  62-65 FY on 104
                   6/66 FY to Aldenham overhaul
                   6/66 FY from o/h, body B885
                  67-69 FY
                   3/70 FY to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1/71 MH transfer for 43 (Muswell Hill)
                   1972 MH
                   6/73 MH into store, CoF expiry
                   2/74 MH to Aldenham overhaul
                   2/74 PR from o/h, unlicensed (Poplar), still body B885
                   2/74 SW transfer, relicensed (Stockwell)
                   3/74 HT transfer (Holloway)
                   6/74 HT into store
                  12/74 HT ..and out
                  10/75 NX transfer for 37 (New Cross)
                   1976
                   6/77 NX to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   8/78 NX into store
                   9/78 NX ..and out
                  10/78 NX to Aldenham overhaul
                  11/78 NX from o/h, still body B885
                   4/79 CF transfer (Chalk Farm)
                  80-81 CF
                   4/82 CF to Aldenham overhaul
                   6/82 CF from o/h, still body B885
                  83-85 CF
                  10/86 AF transfer (Putney)
                  11/86 AF on 30, Capital Radio fitted
                   1/87 AG transfer (Ash Grove)
                   8/87 S  transfer (Shepherds Bush)
                  10/88 U  transfer (Upton Park)
                  89-90 U
                   1991 U  Cummins engine fitted
                   6/92    refurbished by SYT, Rotherham
                   1993 U
                   9/94 U  privatised, Stagecoach East London
        XFF 814    1/95 U  reregistered
                   1996 U
                  12/97 U  Stagecoach East London, for 15 
                  98-02 U
                   7/03 U  on 15 to Paddington
                   8/03 U  withdrawn..
                   8/03 SD ..into store at Stratford
                   9/03    sold to Ensign Bus 
                   3/04    bought by Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber
RML890  on 15 to Paddington
Stagecoach RML890 on 15 to Paddington, in Regents Street, July 2003, shortly before withdrawal. Are the posters on its front the reason for its preservation?

RML891  WLT 891   10/61    new to Aldenham
                  11/61 HT into store (Highgate)..
                  11/61 FY ..into service on 104 (Finchley)
                  62-65 FY on 104
                   6/66 FY to Aldenham overhaul
                   6/66 FY from o/h, body B886
                  10/67 AC transfer (Willesden)
                  11/67 TC transfer for 130 (Croydon)
                  68-69 TC
                   4/70 TC to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1971 TC
                   3/72 Q  transfer, trainer (Camberwell)
                   7/73 Q  to Aldenham overhaul
                   7/73 SF from o/h (Stamford Hill), body B883
                   1/74 SW transfer (Stockwell)
                   3/74 HT transfer (Holloway)
                   6/74 HT into store
                   2/75 HT ..and out
                   3/76 HT into store
                   4/76 HT to Aldenham repaint, and return to service
                   1977 HT
                   6/78 HT to Aldenham overhaul
                   7/78 HT from o/h, still body B883
                  10/78 FY transfer
                  79-81 FY
                  11/82 FY to Aldenham overhaul
                  12/82 W  from o/h (Cricklewood), still body B883
                  83-86 W
                   1/87 CS to Chiswick Works
                   3/87 W  change store, then out
                  11/87 V  transfer (Stamford Brook)
                   1/90 S  transfer (Shepherds Bush)
                   1991 S
                   1992 S  Cummins engine fitted
                   1/93 S  refurbished by TBP, Birmingham
                  11/94 S  privatised, London United
                  95-98 S
                   1999 S  London United for 9, 94
        HSL 660    1/00 S  reregistered
                   2001 S
                by 4/02 S  fitted with Cummins Euro2B engine and Allison T270 gearbox
                   2003 S
                   7/04 S  withdrawn from 9..
                   7/04 TV ..change store (Tolworth) 
                  12/04    sold to Ensign Bus, (Purfleet) 
                  12/04    bought by Scottish Travel, Greenock
                by 2/06    converted to open-top: dark blue/purple livery
                   8/06    used on Greenock-Helensburgh
                   2/10    fitted with platform doors
                by 7/10    blue for Glasgow City Tour
                   6/11    Glasgow City Tour: Scottish Travel, Greenock 
                   3/12    sold to Blythswood Motors, Glasgow 
                   5/12    bought by Blueline Travel, Rochford, Essex
                   6/12    at Epsom Downs for Derby Day
                   7/12    repainted red: most of roof removed
                   9/12    for sale on e-bay: not sold
                   5/14    used for Arsenal's victory parade: red-wrapped
                  11/15    used in Lord Mayor's Show 

RML892  WLT 892   10/61    new to Aldenham
                  11/61 HT into store (Highgate)..
                  11/61 FY ..into service on 104 (Finchley)
                   8/62 FY used on 104
                   3/63 FY into store
                   3/64 FY ..and out
                   1965 FY on 104
                   7/66 FY to Aldenham overhaul
                   7/66 FY from o/h, body B888
                   8/66 FY used on 104
                   1967 FY on 104
                   2/68 NX transfer, trainer (New Cross)
                   8/69 AM transfer, trainer (Plumstead)
                   1970 AM trainer
                   1/71 AM to Aldenham repaint, and return to training
                   4/72 SW transfer, trainer (Stockwell)
                   4/73 PM transfer, trainer (Peckham)
                   9/73 WN transfer, trainer (Wood Green)
                  74-75 WN trainer
                   5/76 WN into store
                  10/76 WN trainer again
                   6/77 WN into store
                   9/77 WN trainer again
                  10/77 WN to Aldenham overhaul
                  12/77 MH from o/h (Muswell Hill), still body B888..
                  12/77 BW ..transfer (Bow)
                   1978 BW
                  11/79 BW trainer
                   9/80 HL transfer (Hanwell)
                   1981 HL
                  10/82 HL to Aldenham overhaul
                  11/82 CA from o/h (Clapham), still body B888
                  83-86 CA
                   1/87 BN transfer (Brixton)
                  88-90 BN
                   1991 BN Iveco engine fitted
                   1992 BN refurbished by TBP
                   1993 BN
                  12/94 BN privatised, South London (Cowie)
                  95-96 BN
                  12/97 BN South London for 137
                   1998 BN Arriva London South
                  99-01 BN
                  12/02 BN at Enfield for repairs
                  03-04 BN
                  10/05 BN used on 159
                  12/05 N  transfer into store (Norwood)
        253 UXO   12/05    reregistered
                   1/06    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet)                   
                   2/06    bought by Geoff Mann, London E1
                   4/08    at Cobham Museum Open Day
                  11/09    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet)
                  11/11    bought by Direct Stairlifts Ltd, Ollerton, Nottinghamshire
                           Legends Catering Ltd, Ollerton: restaurant
                by 5/13    bought by Timmermanns Garden Centre, Nottingham: restaurant
                   9/16    bought for restaurant: The Tropical Butterfly House, North Anston, South Yorkshire
RML892 at Wisley Airfield
RML892 stands in the snow at Wisley Airfield, for the 2008 Cobham Museum Bus Gathering.

RML893  WLT 893   10/61    new to Aldenham
                  11/61 HT into store (Highgate)..
                  11/61 FY ..into service on 104 (Finchley)
                   1962 FY
                   3/63 FY into store
                   3/64 FY ..and out
                   1965 FY on 104
                   7/66 FY to Aldenham overhaul
                   7/66 FY from o/h, body B889
                  67-69 FY
                   5/70 FY to Aldenham repaint and return
                   1/71 MH transfer for 43 (Muswell Hill)
                   1972 MH
                   8/73 MH to Aldenham overhaul
                   8/73 U  from o/h (Upton Park), body B887
                  10/73 MH transfer into store
                  11/73 MH ..and out
                   1974 MH
                   1/75 SE transfer (Stonebridge Park)
                   6/76 SE to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   8/76 SE into store
                  10/76 SE ..and out again
                   1977 SE
                   6/78 SE to Aldenham overhaul
                   8/78 SE from o/h, still body B887
                  10/78 FY transfer
                  79-81 FY
                   9/82 U  transfer 
                   1/83 U  to Aldenham overhaul
                   3/83 U  from o/h, still body B887
                   1984 U
                   1985 U  roof repainted yellow as part of 15 route-branding
                        U  on 23, yellow roof, 15 branding
                   6/85 U  roof repainted red, except yellow edge band
                  86-89 U
                   1990 U  Cummins engine fitted
                   1991 U
                   7/92 AC transfer (Willesden)
                  10/93 CT refurbished by TBP, Birmingham
        KFF 276    7/94 AC reregistered
                  10/94 AC privatised, Metroline
                  95-98 AC
                   1999 AC Metroline for 6,98
                   2000 AC
        WLT 893    5/01    reregistered
                   2/02 AC 
                   2003 AC
                   3/04 AC on 6 to Willesden, last day
                   3/04 AC withdrawn 
                   3/04    sold to Blue Triangle (Rainham)
                           bought by London Bus & Truck:
                           nearside restored, offside not, as work promo
                   7/08    on display at North Weald Rally
                   4/10    at Wisley Airfield for Cobham Bus Gathering 2010
                   */12    fully repainted
                   8/12    into service with The London Bus Company
                   4/14    used as extra on 29 during Tube Strike
                   7/15    used on 29 during Tube strike
                   8/15    used on 29 during Tube strike
                   3/16    used on 29 during Tube strike
RML893 on 6 to Willesden, last day RML893 at Wisley Airfield, April 2010
RML893 lasted until the last evening of RML operation on Metroline's route 6, in March 2004. Here it heads for Willesden.
Six years later still wearing Metroline colours and route boards, if a bit faded, it was at Cobham Museum's Bus Gathering at Wisley Airfield.

RML894  WLT 894   11/61    new to Aldenham
                  11/61 HT into store (Highgate)..
                  11/61 FY ..into service on 104 (Finchley)
                  62-63 FY on 104
                   5/64 FY into store
                   5/65 HT transfer, trainer (Highgate)
                   6/66 HT to Aldenham overhaul
                   6/66 FY from o/h, body B884
                  67-69 FY
                   5/70 FY to Aldenham repaint and return
                   1/71 MH transfer for 43 (Muswell Hill)
                   1972 MH
                   5/73 MH to overhaul
                           ------- Aldenham works float --------
                  10/73 AF from o/h (Putney), body B899
                   1974 AF
                  10/75 NX transfer for 37 (New Cross)
                  76-78 NX
                  10/79 NX to Aldenham overhaul
                  11/79 NX from o/h, still body B899
                   1980 NX
                   4/81 AV transfer (Hounslow)
                  12/82 AV to Aldenham overhaul
                   3/83 W  from o/h (Cricklewood), still body B899
                  84-86 W
                  12/87 AF transfer: used on 14
                  88-90 AF
                   6/91 SW transfer (Stockwell)
                   */91 SW Iveco engine fitted
                  12/92    refurbished by TBP, Birmingham
                   6/92 GM transfer (Victoria)
                   1/93 AF transfer
                   3/94 RA transfer (Waterloo)
                  11/94 RA privatised, London General
                  95-98 RA
                   1999 RA London General, for 11
                  00-01 RA
                   5/02 SW transfer (Stockwell)
                  11/03 Q  transfer for 12 (Camberwell)
                  11/04 Q  withdrawn..
                  11/04 PL ..into store, (Plough Lane)
        787 UXA    2/05 PL reregistered..
                   2/05 Q  commercial services
                  11/05    sold to Ensign Bus, (Purfleet)
                   6/06    bought by Bectra BV, Spijkenisse, Holland 

RML895  WLT 895   11/61    new to Aldenham
                  11/61 FY into store (Finchley)
                  12/61 FY into service on 104
                  62-63 FY on 104
                   5/64 FY into store
                   5/65 SF transfer, trainer (Stamford Hill)
                   1/66 SE transfer, trainer (Stonebridge Park)
                   6/66 SE to Aldenham overhaul
                   6/66 FY return from o/h, unlicensed, body B887
                   7/66 FY return to 104
                   1967 FY on 104
                   8/68 FY into store, and out again
                   1969 FY
                   5/70 FY to Aldenham repaint and return
                   1/71 MH transfer for 43 (Muswell Hill)
                   1972 MH
                   8/73 MH to Aldenham overhaul
                   8/73 U  from o/h (Upton Park), body B884
                  12/73 AC transfer (Willesden)
                   6/74 HL transfer for 207 (Hanwell)
                   1975 HL
                   2/76 WH transfer for 23 (West Ham)
                   7/76 WH to Aldenham repaint and return
                   1977 WH
                   6/78 WH to Aldenham overhaul
                   7/78 WH from o/h, still body B884
                  79-80 WH
                   4/81 HL transfer (Hanwell)
                   6/82 HL to Aldenham overhaul 
                   9/82 S  from o/h (Shepherds Bush), still body B884
                  83-84 S
                   4/85 W  transfer (Cricklewood)
                  11/85 CA transfer (Clapham)
                   1986 CA
                   2/87 BN transfer (Brixton)
                  88-90 BN
                   1991 BN Iveco engine fitted
                by 4/92 BN refurbished by SYT, Rotherham
                   1993 BN
                  12/94 BN privatised, South London (Cowie)
                  95-96 BN
                  12/97 BN South London for 137
                   1998 BN Arriva London South
                  99-04 BN
                  10/05 BN used on 159
                  12/05 N  transfer into store (Norwood)
        252 UXO   12/05    reregistered
                   1/06    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 
                  12/06    bought by Dr Corcoran and Mr Mercer, Bristol
        WLT 895    3/12    bought by RM Buses Ltd: reregistered
                   8/12    RM Buses Ltd, Wigan
                   7/13    KSL Garage, Kirkby, Liverpool
                  10/14    bought by Willow Catering, Liverpool: converted to bar: red/white

RML896  WLT 896   11/61    new to Aldenham
                  11/61 FY into store (Finchley)
                  12/61 FY into service on 104
                  62-63 FY on 104
                   5/64 FY into store
                   5/65 NX transfer, trainer (New Cross)
                   7/66 NX to Aldenham overhaul                
                   7/66 FY from o/h, unlicensed, body B894
                   8/66 FY relicensed
                  67-69 FY
                   5/70 FY to Aldenham repaint and return
                   1/71 MH transfer for 43 (Muswell Hill)
                   1972 MH
                   7/73 MH into store, CoF expiry
                   1/74 MH to Aldenham overhaul
                   1/74 SF from o/h,(Stamford Hill), still body B894
                  12/74 SF into store
                   2/75 SF ..and out
                   9/76 SF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1977 SF
                  10/78 SF to Aldenham overhaul
                  12/78 SF from o/h, still body B894
                  79-80 SF
                   1/81 SF into store
                   2/81 AR transfer (Tottenham)
                   4/82 AR into store
                   5/82 AR ..and out
                  12/83 AR to Aldenham overhaul
                   2/84 T  from o/h (Leyton), still body B894
                  85-89 T
                   2/90 CT transfer (Clapton)
                   1991 CT
                   1992 CT Cummins engine fitted
                  10/93 CT refurbished by SYT, Rotherham
                   9/94 CT privatised, Leaside Buses (Cowie)
                   8/95    used at IAAF meeting, Gothenerg, Sweden:
                           two UK and two Swedish flag-stickers on roof
                  96-97 CT
                   1998 CT Arriva London North     
                   1999 CT Arriva London North for 38
                  00-02 CT used on 38
                   7/03 CT at Enfield for rear end repair
                   5/04 CT  still has four flags stuck on roof
                   9/04 CT withdrawn..
                   9/04 TM ..to store at Tottenham Marshes 
                   9/04    sold to R&S Newman, Purfleet for Museum fleet 
                   6/06    bought by Carousel Buses, High Wycombe
                   6/06    repainted red
                  11/09    used on peaks on service 1
                   4/10    at Cobham Museum Bus Gathering at Wisley Airfield
                   7/11    on 104 route run
                   3/12    retained by owner after sale of Carousel
                   7/15    in service on 8 during Tube strike
RML896 at Wisley Airfield, April 2010
After London service RML896 spent a short time in Ensignbus' Museum, and was then bought by Carousel Buses of High Wycombe, where it was used on peak-hour journeys.
Here it has a day off in April 2010 at Cobham Museum's Bus Gathering at Wisley Airfield.

RML897  WLT 897   11/61    new to Aldenham
                  11/61 FY into store (Finchley)
                  12/61 FY into service on 104
                  62-65 FY on 104
                   7/66 FY to Aldenham overhaul
                   7/66 FY return from o/h, body B890
                  67-69 FY
                   5/70 FY to Aldenham repaint and return
                   1/71 MH transfer for 43 (Muswell Hill)
                   1972 MH
                   7/73 MH into store, CoF expiry
                   2/74 MH to Aldenham overhaul
                   2/74 SW from o/h (Stockwell), still body B890
                   3/74 HT transfer (Holloway)
                  10/74 HT into store
                  12/74 HT ..and out
                   1975 HT
                  10/76 HT to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  10/77 HT into store
                   4/78 HT ..and out
                   9/78 MH transfer
                  10/78 FY transfer
                  11/78 FY to Aldenham overhaul
                   1/79 FY from o/h, still body B890
                  80-81 FY
                   8/82 FY to Aldenham overhaul
                   9/82 T  from o/h (Leyton), still body B890
                   2/90 CT transfer (Clapton)
                  91-92 CT
                   1993 CT Cummins engine fitted
                   7/93 CT refurbished by SYT, Rotherham
                   9/94 CT privatised, Leaside Buses (Cowie)
                  95-97 CT
                   1998 CT Arriva London North
                  99-04 CT for 38
                   2/05 CT in Enfield for repairs
                   4/05 CT return
                  10/05 CT withdrawn..
                  10/05 SF ..into store (Stamford Hill)
                  11/05 TM change store, withdrawn (Tottenham Marshes)..
                  11/05 E  change store (Enfield)
        254 UXO   11/05    reregistered 
                   1/06    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 
                   2/06    bought by Ace Travel, Liverpool 
                   4/06    at Manchester Museum of Transport London Bus Day
                  11/08    bought by The London Bus Company, Northfleet: private hire    
                  10/11    used at "World Skills London" event
        WLT 897    6/12    reregistered
                   2/13    on charter, Piccadilly
                   4/14    used as extra on 29 during Tube Strike
                   7/15    used on 29 during Tube strike
                   8/15    used on 29 during Tube strike
                   3/16    used on 29 during Tube strike
RML897 at Hyde Park Corner, February 2013.
After London service RML896 spent a short time with Ace Travel of Liverpool, then joined The London Bus Company for hire work.
Here it on duty in Piccadilly in February sunshine in 2013, awaiting its passengers near the RAF Memorial.

RML898  WLT 898   12/61    new to Aldenham
                   1/62 FY into store (Finchley)
                   6/62 FY to Aldenham for visit preparation
                   9/62    shipped to San Francisco
                  11/62    in San Francisco
                   1/63    return to store at Aldenham
                   8/63    shipped to New Orleans
                   1963    visit to Louisiana, Tennesssee, Texas
                  11/63    returned to Aldenham
                   3/64 FY into store
                   5/64 FY into service on 104
                  65-67 FY on 104/A
                   2/68 FY to Aldenham overhaul
                   2/68 FY return from o/h, still body B898
                  69-70 FY
                   1/71 MH transfer for 43 (Muswell Hill)
                   2/71 MH to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  72-74 MH
                   2/75 MH to Aldenham overhaul
                   2/75 AC from o/h (Willesden), still body B898
                  12/75 AC trainer
                  10/76 SE transfer, trainer (Stonebridge Park)
                  11/77 SE to Aldenham repaint and return, trainer
                  78-79 SE trainer
                   1/80 SE to Aldenham overhaul
                   2/80 AC from o/h, still body B898
                   4/81 W  transfer (Cricklewood)
                   9/82 U  transfer (Upton Park)
                  11/83 U  into store, and out again
                   4/84 U  to Aldenham overhaul
                   6/84 U  from o/h, still body B898
                  85-91 U
                   7/92 BW transfer (Bow)
                   1993 BW Iveco engine fitted
                  10/93 CT refurbished by SYT, Rotherham
                   9/94 BW privatised, Stagecoach East London
        XFF 813    1995 BW reregistered
                   1996 BW
                  12/97 BW Stagecoach East London, for 8
                  98-01 BW 
                   4/02 BW on 8 to Old Ford & Bow Church
                   5/03 BW trainer
                   8/03    bought by Blue Triangle, in store
                           refitted with AEC engine
                   9/04    at Showbus 2004, Duxford
                           bought by E.Price, London
        WLT 898            reregistered
                  10/07    at Cobham Pre-hibernation Day
                   6/08    visited Bow Centenary
                   7/11    on 104 route run
                   7/11    at North Weald Rally
                   9/11    Routemaster Travel South
                  10/11    at opening of London Bus Museum, Brooklands
                   9/12    at Showbus 2012, Duxford
                   4/14    used as extra on 8 during Tube Strike
                   4/14    at Brooklands Spring Gathering
                   6/14    at Stockwell Open Day
                   7/14    at RM60, Finsbury Park
                  11/14    in service on 11
                   7/15    in service on 8 during Tube strike
                   8/15    used on 8 during Tube strike
                  10/16    used in service on 88, Stockwell Garage Open Day

RML898 at Brooklands. RML898 at Redhill Road, Cobham.
Preserved RML898 featured at the Cobham Museunm Pre-hibernation day in October 2007, here outside the Museum at Redhill Road, Cobham (right).
It was also at the opening of the new London Bus Museum at Brooklands in October 2011 (left).

RML899  WLT 899   12/61    new to Aldenham
                  12/61 FY into store (Finchley)
                   1/62 FY into service on 104
                  63-65 FY on 104
                   7/66 FY to Aldenham overhaul
                   7/66 FY return from o/h, body B891
                  67-69 FY
                   6/70 FY to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1/71 MH transfer for 43 (Muswell Hill)
                  11/71 MH into store
                  12/71 MH ..and out
                   1972 MH
                   8/73 MH into store, CoF expiry
                  10/73 HT transfer, trainer (Holloway)
                   1974 HT trainer
                   1/75 HT into store
                   4/75 HT trainer
                        HT into store
                   1/76 HT trainer
                   1/77 HT into store
                   4/77 HT ..and out
                  11/77 HT to Aldenham overhaul
                   1/78 HT from o/h, still body B891
                  10/78 H  transfer (Hackney)
                   4/79 CT transfer, trainer (Clapton)
                   9/80 HL transfer (Hanwell)
                   1981 HL
                   3/82 HL to Aldenham overhaul
                   4/82 W  from o/h (Cricklewood), still body B891
                   9/82 U  transfer (Upton Park)
                  83-87 U
                  10/88 S  transfer (Shepherds Bush)
                  89-91 S
                   1992    Iveco engine fitted
                   9/92    refurbished by TBP, Birmingham
                   7/92 GM transfer (Victoria)
                   6/93 AF transfer (Putney)
                  11/94 AF privatised, London General
                  95-98 AF
                   1999 AF London General, for 14, 22
                   6/00 AF used for 406F Epsom Race specials
                  01-03 AF
        215 UXJ   11/04    reregistered
                   7/05 AF withdrawn..
                   7/05 PL ..into store (Plough Lane)
                   8/05    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet)
                   8/05    bought by Blue Triangle, Rainham
                   6/07    retained by Roger Wright
                   9/07    active at Loughton Running Day (38A, 167A, 179)
                           The London Bus Company
                   4/08    active at Cobham Open Day (477)
                   6/08    used on 306R to Epsom Downs
                  10/11    used at "World Skills London" event
                   4/14    used as extra on 29 during Tube Strike
                   7/15    used on 29 during Tube strike
                   8/15    used on 29 during Tube strike
RML899 at Chigwell. RML899 at Chigwell.
Roger Wright's RML899 was active at the Loughton Running Day in September 2007.
It still wears Blue Triangle fleetnames, but will continue with Roger's The London Bus Company.

RML900  WLT 12/61 12/61    new to Aldenham
                   1/62 FY into store (Finchley)
                   9/62 FY into service on 104
                   1963 FY on 104
                   3/64 FY into store
                   5/65 AV transfer, trainer (Hounslow)
                   3/66 HL transfer, trainer (Hanwell)
                   9/66 U  transfer, trainer (Upton Park)
                   1967 U  trainer
                   2/68 U  to Aldenham overhaul
                   2/68 U  return from o/h, still body B900
                  11/68 AF transfer (Putney)
                   6/69 J  transfer (Holloway)
                   8/69 H  transfer (Hackney)
                   1/70 U  transfer
                   2/70 J  transfer
                   5/70 FY transfer
                   7/70 TC transfer (Croydon)
                   8/70 U  transfer
                  11/70 SF transfer (Stamford Hill)..
                  11/70 SF ..to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  10/71 SF into store
                  11/71 HT transfer, trainer (Holloway)
                  10/72 SF transfer, trainer
                   8/73 MH transfer (Muswell Hill)
                   1974 MH
                   2/75 MH to Aldenham overhaul
                   2/75 SW from o/h, (Stockwell), still body B900
                   8/76 SW to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  77-79 SW
                   1/80 SW to Aldenham overhaul
                   2/80 SW from o/h, still B900
                   4/81 CA transfer (Clapham)
                   1982 CA
                   8/83 CA to Aldenham overhaul
                  10/83 HL from o/h (Hanwell), still body B900
                  84-86 HL
                   3/87 BX transfer into store (Bexleyheath)
                   4/87 Q  transfer (Camberwell)
                   7/87 Q  accident damage: into store
                   9/87 Q  withdrawn..
                   9/87    ..change store, AEC Southall
                   2/88    bought by Clydeside Scottish
                   1988    repaired (bits from RM1984): Clydemaster refurbishment
                   6/88    into service with Clydeside
                   6/88    visited London: routes 13, 26, N.Weald Rally
                   5/89    visit to Orkney
                   5/89    taken over by Western Scottish, #C10
                  10/91    bought by Clydeside 2000, #99
                   1/95    bought by  Blue Triangle, Rainham; stored
                   8/03    undergoing major rebuild
                           repainted red with cream band, Blue Triangle fleetnames
                   1/04 FL return to service: used on 652
                   3/04 FL visited last night of RMLs on 6/98
                   6/04 FL in service on last day of 8
                   6/04 FL used on 718 (Victoria - North Weald)
                   6/04 FL used on 11 and 38 during Tube strike 
                   8/04    used during Notting Hill Carnival
                   9/04    at Showbus 2004, Duxford
                  10/04 FL used on LOTS' shuttle, Dagenham
                  11/04 FL used on last crew day on 12
                   1/05    used on last crew day on 36
                  10/05    used on last crew day on 38
                   6/07    retained by Roger Wright
                           The London Bus Company
                   9/09    at Showbus 2009, Duxford
                   9/10    active on Leatherhead Running Day (408, 418)
                   7/11    on 104 route run 
                   7/15    used on 29 during Tube strike 
                   8/15    used on 29 during Tube strike 
                  12/15    used in service on 159 (Running Day) 
                   3/16    used on 29 during Tube strike
                   3/17    borrowed by Metroline for last day on 82
RML900 at East Horsley RML900 at East Horsley
Connection time at East Horsley: RML900 on an eastbound 408, and RF315 on a 432 to Leatherhead via Great Bookham waited for RML2323
coming the other way on a Guildford-bound 408. This was at the 2010 Leatherhead Running Day.

RML901  WLT 901    12/61    new to Aldenham
                   1/62 FY into store (Finchley)
                   3/63 FY into service on 104
                  64-65 FY on 104
                   6/66 NX trainer (New Cross)
                   1967 NX
                   2/68 NX to Aldenham overhaul
                   2/68 FY return from o/h, still body B901
                  69-70 FY
                   1/71 MH transfer for 43 (Muswell Hill)
                   2/71 MH to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1972 MH
                   6/73 MH into store
                  12/74 HT transfer (Holloway)
                   2/75 HT to Aldenham overhaul
                   2/75 SW from o/h (Stockwell), still body B901
                   8/76 SW to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  77-79 SW
                   1/80 SW to Aldenham overhaul
                   2/80 H  from o/h (Hackney), still body B901
                   5/80 XV transfer into store (Turnham Green)..
                   5/80 W  ..transfer for 16, 16A (Cricklewood)
                  81-82 W
                   2/83 W  to Aldenham overhaul
                   3/83 AG from o/h (Ash Grove), still body B901
                   7/83 AG used on 6 to Hackney Wick
                  84-87 AG
                   */88 AG used on 6
                  88-90 AG
                  11/91 CT transfer (Clapton)	
                   1990 CT Cummins engine fitted
                   1991 CT
                   6/92    refurbished by SYT, Rotherham
                   1993 CT
                   9/94 CT privatised, Leaside Buses (Clapton)
                   1998 CT Arriva London North
                   1999 CT Arriva London North for 38
                  00-01 CT
                   9/02 CT return from Enfield after repairs
                  03-04 CT
                  10/05 CT used on last crew day on 38..
                  10/05 SF .. into store (Stamford Hill) 
                  12/05 CT change store: repanelled, repaired for Arriva Heritage fleet
                        CT fitted with Cummins C engine
                   4/06 CT in store: internal repaint
                   6/06 AR transfer, special purposes (Tottenham)..
                   6/06 EC transfer, special purposes (Edmonton)
                   4/07    at Cobham Museum Bus Gathering
                   4/08    at Cobham Museum Bus Gathering
                        SF transfer, special purposes (Stamford Hill)
                   4/10 EC transfer, special purposes  
                  11/10 SF transfer into store, special purposes 
                   7/11    on 104 route run
                   6/12    on Route 38 Centenary 
                   7/13    at Tottenham Garage Centenary: in service on 76
                   4/14    used as extra on 29 during Tube Strike

RML902  WLT 902    1/62    new: stored at Aldenham
                   2/62 FY into store (Finchley)
                   4/63 FY to Aldenham for visit preparation
                   6/63    visit to Munich
                   6/63    return to store at Aldenham
                   8/63    visit to Zurich
                   9/63    return to store at Aldenham
                   3/64 FY into store
                   5/64 FY into service on 104
                   1965 FY on 104
                   6/66 HT transfer, trainer (Highgate)
                   1967 HT training
                   2/68 HT to Aldenham overhaul
                   2/68 HT return from o/h into store, still body B902
                   3/68 HT return to service
                  69-70 HT
                   1/71 MH transfer for 43 (Muswell Hill)
                   2/71 MH to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  72-73 MH
                  12/74 HT transfer (Holloway)
                   3/75 HT to Aldenham overhaul
                   3/75 SW from o/h (Stockwell), still body B902 
                   7/76 SW into store
                   8/76 SW ..and out
                   9/76 SW to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  77-79 SW
                   1/80 SW to Aldenham overhaul
                   3/80 SW from o/h, still body B902
                   4/80 W  transfer into store (Cricklewood)..
                   4/80 SE ..transfer (Stonebridge Park)
                   5/80 XV transfer into store (Turnham Green)..
                   5/80 W  ..transfer for 16, 16A (Cricklewood)
                  81-82 W
                   9/83 W  to Aldenham overhaul
                  10/83 W  from o/h, still body B902
                  84-86 W
                  11/87 V  transfer (Stamford Brook)
                   1/90 S  transfer (Shepherds Bush)
                  91-92 S
                   1993 S  Cummins engine fitted
                   4/93 S  refurbished at TBP, Birmingham
                   6/93 AC transfer (Willesden)
        ALC464A    7/94 AC reregistered
                  10/94 AC privatised, Metroline
                  95-00 AC Metroline, for 6, 98
        WLT 902    5/01 AC reregistered
                   2/02 AC 
                   2003 AC
                   3/04 AC withdrawn
                   3/04    sold to Blue Triangle (Rainham)
                           retained by The London Bus Company
                   7/11    on 104 route run
                   1/13    repainted white for Microsoft Office 365 promo
                   4/14    used as extra on 29 during Tube Strike
                   8/15    used on 29 during Tube strike
                   3/16    used on 29 during Tube strike

RML903  WLT 903    1/62    new to Aldenham
                   1/62 FY into store (Finchley)
                   3/63 FY into service on 104
                   6/63 FY into store
                   7/63    to Aldenham for visit preparation
                   9/63    shipped to USA
                  10/63    visit to Philadelphia, New Jersey, Delaware
                  11/63    return to Aldenham, into store
                   3/64 FY into store
                   5/64 FY back into service on 104
                   1965 FY on 104
                   6/66 SE transfer, trainer (Stonebridge Park)
                   1/67 FY transfer, trainer
                   9/67 FY back on the 104
                   2/68 FY to Aldenham overhaul
                   2/68 FY return from o/h, still body B903
                  69-70 FY
                   1/71 FY to Aldenham repaint, and return..
                   1/71 MH ..transfer for 43 (Muswell Hill)
                  72-73 MH
                  12/74 HT transfer (Holloway)
                   2/75 HT to Aldenham overhaul
                   2/75 AC from o/h (Willesden), still body B903
                   1976 AC
                   1/77 AC to Aldenham repaint
                  10/77 SE transfer (Stonebridge Park)
                  10/78 FY transfer
                   1979 FY
                   1/80 FY to Aldenham overhaul
                   2/80 FY from o/h, still B903
                  81-82 FY
                   5/83 FY to Aldenham overhaul
                   7/83 HL from o/h, (Hanwell), still body B903
                  12/93 FY uniquely on 82 to North Finchley
                  12/93 HT transfer
                  10/94 HT privatised, MTL London for 10
                  12/94 HT repainted to all-red, MTL logos
                   */95 HT used on 10
                  96-97 HT
                   1998    taken over by Metroline
                   9/98 HT MTL logos removed, at Showbus 98
                   1999 HT Metroline London Northern: still AEC, unrefurbished    
                   4/00 HT repainted overall red
                   4/01 HT active at East Grinstead Running Day (409)
                   2/02 HT
                   3/03 KX transfer to Kings Cross outstation, for 390
                   6/04 HT used on extras on 17 on Holloway open-day
                   9/04 KX used on last crew-day on 390
                   9/04 HT transfer for special purposes
                  11/04    worked on 390 for "Children in Need"
                   1/05    repainted
                  10/05    used on last crew day on 13
                   3/07    one-day use on new 346, Watford
                   3/07 HT one-day charity use (Comic Relief) on 4 to Waterloo
                   7/08 PB Potters Bar Running Day (84)
                   1/09    Metroline: active on St.Albans Running Day (330)
                   9/09    at Showbus 2009, Duxford
                  10/10    active at Willesden Garage Open Day
                   7/11    on 104 route run
                  12/11    on Christmas Lights run
                   3/13 HT used on 4 on Red Nose Day
                   8/13 HT active at Holloway Garage Open Day  
                   9/13 AC active at Willesden Garage Open Day
                   2/14    on 139 during Tube strike
                   4/14    used as extra on 91 during Tube Strike
                   4/14    at Brooklands Spring Gathering
                   5/14    active on route 9/15 running day
                   6/14 ON in service on 79, Alperton Open Day
                   7/14    active at Potters Bar Open Day (84)
                   7/14    at RM60, Finsbury Park: used on X60
                  11/14    in service on 4, 24
                  12/14    in service on 134
                   7/15    used on 214 during Tube strike
                   8/15    used on 214 during Tube strike
                  11/15    used in Lord Mayor's Show
                  12/15    used on 139 during 159 Running Day
                   3/16    used on 91 during Tube strike
                   7/16    active at Holloway Garage Open Day (609)


photo references bus histories, Part 2: RML2261-2360

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