Prepared on Notepad by Ian Smith

This page created on 8th October 1998, updated 23rd March 2017.

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.
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

RML2261  CUV 261C  7/65    new: 1/7RM7/2: Simms electrics, Lockheed brakes, B2261
                   7/65    new to Aldenham
                   8/65    shipped to Rochester, NY, USA
                           US tour: Rochester, New York, Richmond (Va), Charlotte (NCa)
                  12/65    return to Aldenham
                   1/66 PR into store (Poplar)
                   2/66 WH into service on 5/A, 249/A (West Ham)
                   1967 WH
                   1/68 WH to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-70 WH
                   4/71 WH into store (replaced by DMS on 5)
                   5/71 T  transfer for 48 (Leyton)
                   7/72 T  into store
                   8/72 T  to Aldenham overhaul
                   8/72 HL from o/h, still B2261, unlicensed (Hanwell)
                   9/72    on tour to Pittsburgh, USA
                  11/72    return to Aldenham..
                  11/72 RD transfer (Hornchurch)
                   6/73 U  transfer (Upton Park)
                   1974 U
                   6/75 U  to Aldenham repaint and return
                        SF on N83
                   1990    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1992    refurbished
                   9/94 AR privatised, Leaside Buses (Cowie)
                  12/97 AR Leaside Buses 
                   01-3 AR Arriva London North
                   9/04 AR withdrawn from 73..
                   9/04 TM ..to store at Tottenham Marshes 
                   9/04    sold to Ensign Bus
                  12/04    in Ensign Bus Routemaster Raffle:
                  12/04    bought by Mr.R.Duker, St.Neots, Cambridgeshire
                  12/08    bought by S.Madden, Haddenham, Aylesbury
                           Thisbus.com: event hire
                   7/11    on 104 route run
                  10/11    used at "World Skills London" event
                   7/15    in service on 8 during Tube strike

RML2262  CUV 262C  7/65    new to Aldenham
                   7/65    new: 1/7RM7/2: stored
                  10/65    shipped to Toledo, USA
                           Toledo Trade Fair
                   1/66    return to Aldenham
                   3/66 AF trainer
                  11/66 AF into service on 14
                   5/67 WH transfer
                   1/68 WH to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-70 WH
                   4/71 WH into store (replaced by DMS on 5)
                   5/71 T  transfer for 48 (Leyton)
                   7/72 T  into store, then to Aldenham overhaul
                           -------- Aldenham works float -------
                   1/74 TC from o/h, B2542 (Croydon)
                   4/74 HT transfer (Holloway)
                   8/74 HL transfer for 207 (Hanwell)
                   1975 HL
                   2/76 WH transfer for 23 (West Ham)
                   1991    fitted with Iveco engine
                   1992    refurbished
                   1994    on 11, route-branded		
                   9/94 RA privatised, London General for 11
                  12/97 RA London General
                  98-01 RA
                   5/02 SW transfer (Stockwell)
                  11/03 Q  transfer to London Central for 12 (Camberwell)
                  10/04 AF return to London General (Putney)
                   7/05 AF withdrawn..
                   7/05 PL ..into store (Plough Lane) 
                   7/05    sold to Ensign Bus
                   8/05    bought by WCR Ltd, Evesham, Worcs
                   8/09    bought by A W Lymn, The Family Funeral Service: double-decker hearse
                   7/14    at RM60, Finsbury Park

RML2263  CUV 263C  7/65    new to Aldenham
                   7/65 HT into store (Highgate)
                  11/65 AR new into service on 76, 34B (Tottenham)
                   2/66 WH on 5 (loan from AR)(West Ham)
                   6/66 SW transfer for 37 (Stockwell)
                  12/66 SW into store
                   6/67 AF transfer (Putney)
                   3/68 AF to Aldenham repaint
                   3/68 H  from repaint (Hackney)
                   3/68 WH ..and transfer
                  69-70 WH
                   4/71 WH into store (replaced by DMS on 5)
                   5/71 T  transfer for 48 (Leyton)
                   8/71 T  into store
                  10/71 T  ..and out
                   7/72 T  into store, then to Aldenham overhaul
                           -------- Aldenham works float -------
                  10/73 SW from o/h
                   1974 SW
                  10/75 NX transfer for 37 (New Cross)
                   1991    fitted with Iveco engine
                   1992    refurbished
                   9/94 RA privatised, London General for 11
                  12/97 RA London General
                  98-01 RA
                   5/02 SW transfer (Stockwell)
                           re-engined with Cummins B-series Euro2 engine
                   2/03    return to London Buses 
                   2/03 AC reassigned to Metroline for 6, 98 (Willesden)
                   8/03    repainted in Metroline livery
                   3/04 AC withdrawn..
                   3/04 PR ..into store (Park Royal)
                   5/04 KX transfer for 390 (Kings Cross)
                   9/04 KX used on last crew-day on 390
                   9/04 KX withdrawn..
                   9/04 NW ..into store (North Wembley)
                  10/04 TM change store (Tottenham Marshes)
                   2/05    bought by Timebus Travel, St.Albans
                           repainted red, white relief
                   8/12    on wedding duty
                   3/14    on wedding duty
                   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

RML2264  CUV 264C  7/65    new to Aldenham
                   7/65 HT into store (Highgate)
                   7/65 HT into store
                  11/65 AR new into service on 76, 34B (Tottenham)
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24 (Chalk Farm)
                  12/66 H  transfer (Hackney)
                   1967 H
                   2/68 H  to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-70 H
                   8/71 H  into store
                   9/71 HL transfer (Hanwell)
                   7/72 HL into store, then to Aldenham overhaul
                           -------- Aldenham works float -------
                  11/73 MH from o/h (Muswell Hill), B2509
                   1974 MH
                   1/75 SE transfer (Stonebridge Park)
                   7/75 SE into store
                  11/75 SE ..and out
                   5/76 SE to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1991    fitted with Iveco engine
                   1992    refurbished
                  12/94 BN privatised, South London (Cowie), for 137
                   1/96    fitted with oxidation catalyst exhaust
                  12/97 BN South London
                   1998 BN Arriva London South
                  10/05 BN used on 159
                  12/05    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet)
                   2/06    bought by Diego Hialdo, Winchester 

RML2265  CUV 265C  7/65    new to Aldenham
                   7/65 HT into store
                  11/65 AR new into service on 76, 34B
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24
                  12/66 WH transfer
                   1967 WH
                   3/68 WH to Aldenham repaint
                   3/68 HT from repaint
                   4/68 CF transfer
                   1969 CF
                  10/70 CF into store, and out again
                   1971 CF
                   7/72 S  transfer into store, then to Aldenham overhaul
                           -------- Aldenham works float -------
                   1/74 CF from o/h, B2526 (Chalk Farm)
                   3/75 SW transfer for 88 (Stockwell)
                  12/75 SW into store
                   1/76 SW ..and out
                   1992    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1993    refurbished
                   8/93 BT leased to BTS for route 13, poppy red, yellow band
                   9/96 BT Sovereign fleetname replaces BTS
                  12/97 BT Sovereign, used for 13 
                  11/01 AR reassigned to Arriva London, to store (Tottenham)
                  12/01 AR under repair
                   1/02 AR in service on 73
                   2003 AR
                   9/04 AR withdrawn..
                   9/04 TM ..to store at Tottenham Marshes
                  12/04    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 
                   1/05    bought for preservation by Mr C.Foster, Middlesbrough
                   9/05    active, Stockton-on-Tees
                   6/06    bought by Mr.R.Dalton, Middlesbrough
                by 9/07    bought by S.Bunda, Leighton Buzzard
                  12/07    exported to Brazil

RML2266  CUV 266C  7/65    new to Aldenham, body B2266
                   7/65 HT into store (Highgate)
                  11/65 AR new into service on 76, 34B (Tottenham)
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24 (Chalk Farm)
                  12/66 WH transfer (west Ham)
                   1967 WH
                   6/68 WH to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   9/69 WH into store, and out again
                   1970 WH
                   4/71 WH into store (replaced by DMS on 5)
                   9/71 H  transfer (Hackney)
                   7/72 H  into store
                   8/72 H  to Aldenham overhaul
                   8/72 HL from o/h, still B2266, unlicensed (Hanwell)
                   1975 HL
                   2/76 WH transfer for 23 (West Ham)
                   9/72    on tour to Stuttgart, West Germany
                  10/72    return to Aldenham..
                  10/72 TC transfer (Croydon)
                  11/73 TC into store
                   1/74 TC ..and out
                   4/74 HT transfer (Holloway)
                   6/74 R  transfer (Riverside)
                   8/74 HL transfer for 207 (Hanwell)
                   9/74 HL into store
                  11/74 HL ..and out
                   6/75 HL to Aldenham repaint and return
                   2/76 WH transfer for 23 (West Ham)
                   1990    fitted with Iveco engine
                   1993    refurbished
                   4/93 NF leased to Kentish Bus for route 19, maroon/cream
                  10/97 BN absorbed by South London
                   1998 BN repainted red
                   1998 BN Arriva London South
                   3/05 BN withdrawn..
                   3/05 N  ..into store (Norwood) 
                   4/05    off-lease to TfL
                   4/05    sold to Henry Cooper Coaches, Cramlington
                   8/05    bought by Lothian Buses for spares
                   3/09    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 
                   5/09    bought by RH Transport, Witney, Oxfordshire
                   7/12    repainted in London red by The Bus Works, Blackpool
                   3/13    sold to Ensign Bus, Purfleet
                   5/13    bought by Carters Heritage Buses, Ipswich
                   7/14    at RM60, Finsbury Park

RML2267  CUV 267C  7/65    new to Aldenham
                   7/65 HT into store (Highgate)
                  11/65 AR new into service on 76, 34B (Tottenham)
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24 (Chalk Farm)
                  12/66 CF into store
                   2/67 CF ..and out
                   3/68 CF to Aldenham repaint
                   3/68 AF from repaint (Putney)
                   1969 AF
                   1/70 CF transfer
                   1971 CF
                   7/72 S  transfer into store, then to Aldenham overhaul
                           -------- Aldenham works float -------
                   1/74 T  from o/h, B2524 (Leyton)
                   1990    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1992    refurbished
                   1993    on 73, route-branded
                   9/94 AR privatised, Leaside Buses (Cowie)
                  12/97 AR Leaside 
                   01-3 AR Arriva London North
                   9/04 AR withdrawn from 73..
                   9/04 TM ..to store at Tottenham Marshes 
                   9/04    sold to Ensign Bus
                  12/04    in Ensign Bus Routemaster Raffle:
                  12/04    bought by Mr.A.Maslin, Swansea
                  10/11    on loan to LondonBus4Hire, Usk 
                   7/14    at RM60, Finsbury Park

RML2268  CUV 268C  7/65    new to Aldenham
                   7/65 HT into store (Highgate)
                  11/65 AR new into service on 76, 34B (Tottenham)
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24 (Chalk Farm)
                  12/66 CF into store
                   2/67 AF transfer (Putney)
                   4/68 AF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1969 AF
                   1/70 CF transfer
                   1971 CF
                   7/72 S  transfer into store, then to Aldenham overhaul
                           -------- Aldenham works float -------
                  10/73 AF from o/h (Putney)
                   8/74 AR transfer (Tottenham)
                   1975 AR
                   5/76 AR to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  10/76 AR into store
                  12/76 AR ..and out again
                   1991    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1994    refurbished
                   9/94 X  privatised, CentreWest, for 7,23
                  12/97 X  Centrewest: Gold Arrow fleetname
                        X  CentreWest bought by First Bus
                   8/01    refurbished by Harris (Rainham) for First Centrewest
                   2002 X
                  12/03 X  withdrawn..
                  12/03 WJ ..into store (Willesden Junction)
                   1/04 PE change store (Ponders End) 
                   2/04    donated to "HAPEE World", for export to Malaysia via USA

RML2269  CUV 269C  7/65    new to Aldenham
                   7/65 HT into store (Highgate)
                  11/65 AR new into service on 76, 34B (Tottenham)
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24 (Chalk Farm)
                   1967 CF
                   4/68 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-70 CF
                  11/71 CF into store
                   1/72 U  transfer (Upton Park)
                   5/72 T  transfer (Leyton)
                   7/72 T  into store, then to Aldenham overhaul
                           -------- Aldenham works float -------
                   2/74 HT from o/h, B2525 (Holloway)
                   1990    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1992    refurbished
                  11/94 S  privatised, London United
                   5/97 S  on 9, London United
                        S  London United bought by Transdev
                   7/03 S  hit by JCB, into store
                  11/03 S  ..and out
                  12/03 S  back into store..
                  12/03 V  ..change store (Turnham Green)
                   1/04 V  withdrawn, repaired
                   7/04 V  refurbished, special purposes fleet
                   2/06 V  donated to Transdev's Head of International Operations, F.Xavier-Perin
                   5/08 FW on loan to Transdev for private hire

RML2270  CUV 270C  7/65    new to Aldenham
                   7/65 HT into store
                  11/65 AR new into service on 76, 34B
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24
                   6/66 CF used on 24
                   1967 CF
                   4/68 CF to Aldenham repaint
                   4/68 HT from repaint
                   5/68 CF transfer
                  69-71 CF
                   7/72 S  transfer into store, then to Aldenham overhaul
                           -------- Aldenham works float -------
                   2/74 SW from o/h, B2515 (Stockwell)
                   3/74 HT transfer (Holloway)
                   9/74 HT into store
                  10/74 HT ..and out
                  10/75 NX transfer for 37 (New Cross)
                   1981 N  on 137
                   1991    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1993    refurbished
                   9/94 Q  privatised, London Central (Go-Ahead), on 12
                   1995 Q  route-branded for 12
                  12/97 Q  London Central
                  11/04 Q  withdrawn..
                  11/04    ..into store, Mandela Way
                  11/04    sold to Ensign Bus 
                  12/04    bought by Mr B.Birks 
                   7/05    return to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 
                   9/05    bought by Carters Coaches, Ipswich
                   3/07    return to Ensign Bus (Purfleet)
                   6/07    bought by Challenge Hose Business Centre, Croydon
                   3/08    static advert for Airport Business Village, Purley Way, Croydon
                   8/08    now outside Westmead Business Group
                by 7/10    bought by Traditional Travel, Bromley
                   7/15    used on 205 during Tube strike

RML2271  CUV 271C  7/65    new to Aldenham
                   7/65 J  into store
                  10/65 AR change store
                  11/65 AR new into service on 76, 34B
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24
                   1967 CF
                   4/68 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 CF
                   7/72 S  transfer into store, then to Aldenham overhaul
                           -------- Aldenham works float -------
                   2/74 PR from o/h, unlicensed, B2554 (Poplar)..
                   2/74 SW transfer, relicensed (Stockwell)
                   3/74 HT transfer (Holloway)
                   1/75 HT into store
                   4/75 HT ..and out
                   2/81    to Aldenham overhaul
                           -------- Aldenham works float -------
                  11/81 FY from o/h, B2682 (Finchley)
                   1991    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1993    refurbished
                   9/94 NX privatised, London Central (Go-Ahead), on 36
                  12/97 NX London Central
                  98-02 NX
                   3/03 SW transfer (Stockwell)
                  c4/03 SW repainted, fitted with hopper windows
                   5/03 AF transfer (Putney)
                  11/03 Q  transfer for 12 (Camberwell)
                  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.G.Laurie, Glasgow
                  12/06    Transport Preservation Trust Museum, Beith, Ayrshire
                   7/11    bought by Mr D.Cooper, Towcester: A-Route 2 Hire
                   9/12    at Showbus 2012, Duxford
                   7/14    at RM60, Finsbury Park

RML2272  CUV 272C  7/65    new to Aldenham
                   7/65 J  into store
                  11/65 AR new into service on 76, 34B
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24
                   1967 CF
                   5/68 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 CF
                   7/72 S  transfer into store, then to Aldenham overhaul
                           -------- Aldenham works float -------
                   2/74 HT from o/h, B2522 (Holloway)
                   7/75 HT into store
                  10/75 HT ..and out
                   1993    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1993    refurbished
                   9/94 U  privatised, Stagecoach East London, on 15
                   95-6 U
                  12/97 U  used on 15
                  98-02 U
                   4/03 U  driver collapsed, bus crashed: damaged - into store
                   5/03 SM bought by Sullivan Buses, South Mimms
                   9/03    at Showbus, Duxford
                  11/03    used on rail replacement
                  12/03 SM repainted: red with Sullivan Buses fleetnames
                  12/03    loaned to Armchair for a day on Kingston Park & Ride
                   5/04    used on last day of Watford route 4
                   6/04    used on 73 during Tube Strike
                   3/05    used on R21 (first day)
                   4/05    used on last crew day on 19
                   9/09    at Showbus 2009, Duxford
                   4/11 SM used on 330
                  11/12    used on 24 Centenary
                  12/12    used on 355
                   1/13    used on 355
                   4/13    used on 330
                   8/13    active at Holloway Garage Open Day 
                  12/13 SM used on Boxing Day 306
                   5/14    active on route 9/15 running day
                   7/14    active at Potters Bar Open Day
                  10/14 SM used on 330
                  11/14 SM used on 398
                   2/15 SM used on 330, 358
                  12/15 SM used on 306, Boxing Day
                   3/16    used on 298 during Tube strike
                   7/16    active at West Ham Garage show  (WH-Canning Town)

RML2273  CUV 273C  7/65    new to Aldenham
                   7/65 J  into store
                  11/65 AR new into service on 76, 34B
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24
                   1967 CF
                   5/68 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 CF
                   7/72 S  transfer into store, then to Aldenham overhaul
                           -------- Aldenham works float -------
                   2/74 AF from o/h, B2549 (Putney)
                   8/74 SF transfer (Stamford Hill)
                   1991    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1994    refurbished
                   9/94 Q  privatised, London Central (Go-Ahead), on 12
                  c7/95 Q  route-branded for 12
                  12/97 Q  London Central
                  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.G.Sinclair, Chingford

RML2274  CUV 274C  7/65    new to Aldenham
                   8/65 J  into store
                  11/65 AR new into service on 76, 34B
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24
                   1967 CF
                   5/68 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 CF
                   7/72 S  transfer into store, then to Aldenham overhaul
                           -------- Aldenham works float -------
                   6/73 SW from o/h (Stockwell)
                   1974 SW
                  12/75 SW to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1992    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1994    refurbished
                  11/94 AC privatised, Metroline, for 6, 98
                  12/97 AC Metroline
                   2/02 AC 
                   2003 AC
                   3/04 AC withdrawn
                   3/04    bought by International Coaches, Thornton Heath 
                   5/04    bought by Universal Limos, Guernsey
                   3/06    sold to Mike Nash (Weybridge)
                   6/07    bought by Asian Winds Inc, Tokyo, Japan for promo use.

RML2275  CUV 275C  7/65    new to Aldenham
                   8/65 J  into store
                  10/65 AR change store
                  11/65 AR new into service on 76, 34B
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24
                   1967 CF
                   5/68 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 CF
                   7/72 S  transfer into store, then to Aldenham overhaul
                           -------- Aldenham works float -------
                   6/73 RD from o/h (Hornchurch)
                   6/73 PR transfer into store (Poplar)..
                   6/73 U  ..transfer (Upton Park)
                   6/74 AF transfer (Putney)
                   1975 AF
                   7/76 AF to Aldenham repaint and return
                   9/88 Q  used on 12
                   1989 Q  used on 3 LB:LCentral, "RM 2275"
                   1991    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1992    refurbished
                   9/94 Q  privatised, London Central (Go-Ahead), on 12
                   1995 Q  route-branded for 12
                  12/97 Q  London Central
                   2/00 Q  used on last day of route 3
                  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.M.Murphy, Wolverhampton

RML2276  CUV 276C  8/65    new to Aldenham, B2276
                   8/65 J  into store (Holloway)
                  10/65 AR change store (Tottenham)
                  11/65 AR new into service on 76, 34B
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24 (Chalk Farm)
                   1967 CF
                   5/68 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-70 CF
                   8/71 CF into store
                  11/71 HL transfer (Hanwell)
                   8/72 HL to Aldenham overhaul
                   8/72 HL from o/h, B2263
                   73-4 HL
                   7/75 HL to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1/76 HL into store
                   8/76 SW transfer (Stockwell)
                   1991    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1992    refurbished
                   9/94 Q  privatised, London Central (Go-Ahead), on 12 (Camberwell)
                  c7/95 Q  route-branded for 12
                  12/97 Q  London Central
                   6/98 Q  London Central, 12 branded
                  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.David Colin, Chesterfield
                   1/06    kept at South Yorkshire Storage
                   7/14    at RM60, Finsbury Park
                  12/15    on RM Association 159 road-run

RML2277  CUV 277C  8/65    new to Aldenham, B2277
                   8/65 J  into store (Holloway)
                  10/65 AR change store (Tottenham)
                  11/65 AR new into service on 76, 34B
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24 (Chalk Farm)
                   1967 CF
                   6/68 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 CF
                   7/72 S  transfer into store (Shepherds Bush)
                   8/72 S  to Aldenham overhaul
                           --------- Aldenham works float --------
                   2/73 AR from o/h (Tottenham)
                   3/73 H  transfer (Hackney)
                   6/74 HL loan (Hanwell)..
                   6/74 H  ..and return
                   1975 H
                  10/76 H  to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1991    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1993    refurbished
                   9/94 AR privatised, Leaside Buses (Cowie)
                  12/97 AR Leaside
                   8/00 AR used on last day of 234A
                   01-3 AR
                   9/04 CT transfer (Clapton)
                  10/05 CT withdrawn from 38 
                   1/06    sold to Ensign Bus 
                   2/06    bought by George Weston, Chalfont-St-Giles

RML2278  CUV 278C  8/65    new to Aldenham, B2278
                   8/65 GD licensed as trainer (Godstone)
                  10/65 GD into service on 409, 410, 411, on loan (red)
                  11/65 AR transfer for 76, 34B (Tottenham)
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24 (Chalk Farm)
                   1967 CF
                   1/68 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 CF
                        S  transfer into store (Shepherd Bush)
                   8/72 S  to Aldenham overhaul
                           --------- Aldenham works float --------
                   2/73 HT from o/h (Holloway)
                   5/73 H  transfer (Hackney)
                   1974 H
                  10/75 H  into store, and out again
                   1991    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1993    refurbished
                        X  used on 15
                   9/94 X  privatised, CentreWest, for 7,23
                  12/97 X  Centrewest: Gold Arrow fleetname
                           CentreWest bought by First Bus
                   8/01    refurbished by Harris (Rainham) for First Centrewest
                   7/04 X  withdrawn from 7 
                   9/04    sold to Ensign Bus
                  10/04    bought by Mike Mann, Stockton-on-Tees
                   9/05    bought by P.Rogers, Wallington, Surrey
                   7/11    on 104 route run
                  11/11    bought by Thisbus.com, Haddenham, Buckinghamshire
                   8/15    used on 8 during Tube strike
                  12/15    used in service on 159 (Running Day)

RML2279  CUV 279C  8/65    new to Aldenham, B2279
                   8/65 GD licensed as trainer (Godstone)
                  10/65 GD into service on 409, 410, 411, on loan (red)
                  11/65 AR transfer for 76, 34B (Tottenham)
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24 (Chalk Farm)
                   1967 CF
                   1/68 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 CF
                   7/72 S  transfer into store (Shepherds Bush)
                   8/72 S  to Aldenham overhaul
                           --------- Aldenham works float --------
                   2/73 HT from o/h (Holloway), then into store
                   3/73 HT relicensed
                   5/73 H  transfer (Hackney)
                   74-5 H
                   9/76 H  to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1991    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1994    refurbished
                   9/94 Q  privatised, London Central (Go-Ahead), on 12
                   1995 Q  route-branded for 12
                  12/97 Q  London Central
                   6/98 Q  London Central, 12 branded
                  99-02 Q  used on 12 
                  12/03 Q  into store
                   2/04 NX transfer (New Cross)
                   5/04    sold to Ensign Bus
                  11/04    bought by Mr. Jim Wieboldt, California, USA
                           fitted with o/s centre door: retains platform
         8T 90305  */09    San Francisco De Luxe Tours

RML2280  CUV 280C  8/65    new to Aldenham, B2280
                   8/65 GD licensed, mechanical trainer (Godstone)
                  10/65 GD into service on 409, 410, 411, on loan (red)
                  11/65 AR transfer for 76, 34B (Tottenham)
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24 (Chalk Farm)
                   1967 CF
                   1/68 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 CF
                   8/72 CF to Aldenham overhaul
                           --------- Aldenham works float --------
                   2/73 CF from o/h
                   3/73 CF repainted: overall ad: Hanimex
                   3/73 AF from repaint (Putney)
                   4/73 CF transfer: used on 24, Hanimex ad
                   7/73 U  transfer (Upton Park): used on 15, Hanimex ad
                  10/73 U  to Aldenham repaint: new overall ad for Myson's
                  10/73 H  from repaint (Hackney)
                   1974 H
                   1/76 H  to Aldenham repaint: red. and return
                   1992    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1993    refurbished
                   9/94 CT privatised, Leaside Buses (Cowie)
                  12/97 CT Leaside 
                  10/05 CT withdrawn from 38 
                  12/05    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet)
                   2/06    bought by Wilfreda Coaches, Doncaster

RML2281  CUV 281C  8/65    new to Aldenham, B2281
                   8/65 J  into store (Holloway)
                  10/65 AR change store (Tottenham)
                  11/65 AR new into service on 76, 34B
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24 (Chalk Farm)
                   1967 CF
                   6/68 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   5/71 CF into store
                  10/71 SF transfer (Stamford Hill)
                  12/71 AR transfer
                   8/72 AR to Aldenham overhaul
                   8/72 AR from o/h, B2264
                   3/73 H  transfer (Hackney)
                   1974 H
                   7/75 H  to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   8/92    on 23
                   1992    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1994    refurbished
                   9/94 X  privatised, CentreWest, for 7,23
                  12/97 X  Centrewest: Gold Arrow fleetname
                           CentreWest bought by First Bus
                   2002 X
                  12/03 X  withdrawn..
                  12/03 WJ ..into store (Willesden Junction)
                   1/04 PE change store (Ponders End) 
                   3/04    sold to private owner 
               by 10/10    bought by Ambassatours, Halifax, Nova Scotia

RML2282  CUV 282C  8/65    new to Aldenham
                   9/65 AR into store, then trainer (Tottenham)
                  11/65 SF trainer (Stamford Hill)
                   1/66 SF into service on 67
                   2/66 SF trainer..
                   2/66 WN transfer, trainer (Wood Green)
                  11/66 AF transfer for 14 (Putney)
                   67-9 AF
                   1/70 CF transfer (Chalk Farm)
                   5/70 CF to Aldenham repaint and return
                   1971 CF
                   8/72 CF to Aldenham overhaul
                   8/72 AC from o/h (Willesden)
                   73-4 AC
                   7/75 AC to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  10/75 AC into store, and out again
                   1991    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1992    refurbished
                  10/94 HT privatised, MTL London, for 10, 139
                  12/97 HT MTL London
                   1998 HT MTL London bought by Metroline
                   2/02 HT
                   3/03 KX transfer to Kings Cross outstation, for 390
                  12/03 KX withdrawn into store
                   1/04    sold to PVS (Carlton)
                           rear end (platform, stairs etc) to Rahmi M.Koc Museum for RM1282

RML2283  CUV 283C  8/65    new to Aldenham, B2283
                   9/65 U  into store (Upton Park)
                  11/65 AR new into service on 76, 34B (Tottenham)
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24 (Chalk Farm)
                   1967 CF
                   6/68 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 CF
                   8/72 CF to Aldenham overhaul
                   8/72 CF from o/h, B2268
                   1973 CF
                  11/74 CF into store
                   3/75 CF ..and out
                   6/75 CF to Aldenham repaint and return
                  10/75 BW transfer for 8, then into store (Bow)
                  11/75 BW ..and out
                   1992    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1993    refurbished
                   9/94 Q  privatised, London Central (Go-Ahead), on 12
                   8/95 NX Gothenburg, Sweden, visit for athletics competition
                  12/97 NX London Central: used for special events and hires
                   6/00    used for Epsom Race private hire
                   3/02 NX covered gold vinyl for Queen's Jubilee: used on 36
                   1/05 NX withdrawn into store
                   2/05 Q  transfer (Camberwell) : fitted with rear/fittings from RML2516
         WLT 516   4/05 Q  reregistered, special purposes: used on 22
 DRM2516           6/05    renumbered
                   1/06 Q  repainted red, cream band, gold GeneraL fleetnames 
                   5/06 Q  commercial services 
                  11/06 A  transfer, commercial services (Sutton)
                   7/09 PL transfer (Commercial Services)(Plough Lane)
                   5/10 BX transfer (Commercial Services)(Bexleyheath)
                   6/10 PL transfer (Commercial Services)
                  12/13 NX transfer, commercial services
                   4/14    used as extra on 36 during Tube Strike
                  12/14    used on 21 during expected Tube Strike

RML2284  CUV 284C  8/65    new to Aldenham, B2284
                   9/65 WN into store (Wood Green)
                  10/65 AR transfer, trainer (Tottenham)
                  11/65 SF transfer, trainer (Stamford Hill)
                   1/66 WH transfer, trainer (West Ham)
                  10/66 AC into service on 6 (Willesden)
                  12/66 H  transfer (Hackney)
                   67-9 H
                   3/70 H  to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1971 H
                   8/72 H  to Aldenham overhaul
                   8/72 CF from o/h, B2265 (Chalk Farm)
                   1973 CF
                  12/74 CF into store
                   9/75 CF ..and out
                  10/75 BW transfer for 8 (Bow)
                  11/75 NX transfer for 37 (New Cross)
                   1992    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1993    refurbished
                  10/94 HT privatised, MTL London, for 10, 139
                  12/97 HT MTL London
                   1998 HT MTL London bought by Metroline
                  c5/00 HT repainted red / blue skirt
                   2001 HT
                   2/02 HT
                   2/03 AC transfer (Willesden)
                   3/04 KX transfer (Kings Cross)
                   7/04 NW transfer into store (North Wembley)
                   8/04    bought by private buyer
                           converted to single deck: painted Lincoln Green
                   4/06    at Cobham Museum Open Day
                   4/06    visited East Grinstead Running Day
                   4/07    visited East Grinstead Running Day 
                   4/10    at Cobham Museum Open Day, Wisley
                  10/10    at Willesden Garage Open Day
                   4/12    on display at Kingscote Station 
                   9/13    at Willesden Garage Open Day
                   4/14    at Brooklands Spring Gathering
                   7/14    at RM60, Finsbury Park 


RML2285  CUV 285C  8/65    new to Aldenham, B2285
                   9/65 WN into store (Wood Green)
                  11/65 AR new into service on 76, 34B (Tottenham)
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24 (Chalk Farm)
                   1967 CF
                   6/68 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  11/68 CF into store
                   2/69 CF ..and out
                   70-1 CF
                   8/72 CF to Aldenham overhaul
                   8/72 CF from o/h, B2262
                   9/73 CF into store
                  10/73 CF ..and out
                   1974 CF
                   1/75 HT transfer, trainer (Holloway)
                   3/75 CF transfer, trainer
                   7/75 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return to service
                  10/75 MH transfer for 13 (Muswell Hill)
                   2/76 MH into store, and out again
                   1993    fitted with Cummins engine, refurbished
                  11/94 AC privatised, Metroline, for 6, 98
                  12/97 AC Metroline
                   2/02 AC 
                   2003 AC
                   3/04 AC withdrawn
                   3/04    bought by Marshopper, New Romney
                   3/10    bought by unknown, UK
                   3/10    exported to Venice, Italy

RML2286  CUV 286C  8/65    new to Aldenham, B2286
                   9/65 AR into store (Tottenham)
                  11/65 AR new into service on 76, 34B
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24 (Chalk Farm)
                   1967 CF
                   6/68 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   3/71 CF into store
                   5/71 HT change store (Highgate)
                   6/71 HL transfer (Hanwell)
                   8/71 T  transfer (Leyton)
                   3/72 SF loan (Stamford Hill)..
                   3/72 T  ..and return
                   4/72 H  transfer (Hackney)
                   6/72 AC transfer (Willesden)
                   8/72 AC to Aldenham overhaul
                   8/72 CF from o/h, B2271
                   73-4 CF
                   8/75 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  10/75 BW transfer for 8 (Bow)
                   1991    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1992    refurbished
                   9/94 U  privatised, Stagecoach East London, on 15
                  12/97 U  used on 15
                   9/02 U  repaint
                   8/03 BW transfer for 8 (Bow)
                   5/04 BW withdrawn..
                   5/04 SD ..into store (Stratford)..
                   5/04    ..change store: Chesterfield
                   5/06    formal transfer to Stagecoach East Midlands: in store
                           stored at Chesterfield
                           stored at Lillyhall
                   9/09    stored at Carlisle
                   6/12    at Stagecoach Open Day, Lillyhall: faded, BW plates: store?
                  12/12    in store at Stagecoach Nort West, Lillyhall

RML2287  CUV 287C  9/65    new to Aldenham, B2287
                   9/65 RG into store (Reigate)
                  10/65 GD into service on 409, 410, 411, on loan (red)(Godstone)
                  11/65 AR transfer for 76, 34B (Tottenham)
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24 (Chalk Farm)
                   1967 CF
                   2/68 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 CF
                  10/72 CF to Aldenham overhaul
                  10/72 CF from o/h, B2282
                   73-4 CF
                   8/75 CF into store
                  10/75 BW transfer for 8 (Bow)
                  10/75 BW to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   8/76 BW into store, and out
                   1992    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1993    refurbished
                   9/94 CT privatised, Leaside Buses (Cowie)
                  12/97 CT Leaside
                  98-01 CT used on 38
                  11/02 CT in Enfield Repair Centre
                   7/03 CT in Enfield for rear cross-beam/floor renewal
                  10/05 CT withdrawn from 38 
                   1/06    sold to Ensign Bus
                   6/06    bought by Helfenberger Immobilen, Helfenberg, Austria

RML2288  CUV 288C  9/65    new to Aldenham
                   9/65 RG into store
                  10/65 GD into service on 409, 410, 411, on loan (red)
                  11/65 AR transfer for 76, 34B
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24
                   1967 CF
                   2/68 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 CF
                   2/72 CF into store
                   3/72 CF ..and out
                   9/72 CF to Aldenham overhaul
                   9/72 CF from o/h
                   73-4 CF
                   9/75 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  10/75 BW transfer for 8 (Bow)
                   9/88 T  (on 165: last day), 38 branded
                   1993    fitted with Cummins engine, refurbished
                  11/94 AC privatised, Metroline, for 6, 98
                  12/97 AC Metroline
                   2/02 AC 
                   2003 AC
                   3/04 AC withdrawn 
                   3/04    sold to Blue Triangle (Rainham)
                  c3/06    repainted blue
                   8/06    mobile hoarding in London advertising Daddy Cool
         B 044401  5/07    in Berlin, advertising Daddy Cool, temporary registration

RML2289  CUV 289C  8/65    new to Aldenham, B2289
                   9/65 CT into store (Clapton)
                  11/65 AR new into service on 76, 34B (Tottenham)
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24 (Chalk Farm)
                   1967 CF
                   9/68 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 CF
                   8/72 CF to Aldenham overhaul
                   8/72 CF from o/h, B2269
                   73-4 CF
                   6/75 CF to Aldenham repaint and return
                  10/75 MH transfer for 13 (Muswell Hill)
                   1993    fitted with Cummins engine, refurbished
                  11/94 AC privatised, Metroline, for 6, 98
                  12/97 AC Metroline
                   2/02 AC 
                   2003 AC
                   3/04 AC withdrawn 
                   3/04    sold to Blue Triangle (Rainham)
                  c3/06    repainted blue
                   8/06    mobile hoarding in London advertising Daddy Cool
                   5/07    in Berlin, advertising Daddy Cool

RML2290  CUV 290C  9/65    new to Aldenham, B2290
                   9/65 J  into store (Holloway)
                  10/65 AR change store (Tottenham)
                  11/65 AR new into service on 76, 34B
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24 (Chalk Farm)
                   1967 CF
                   9/68 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 CF
                   8/72 CF to Aldenham overhaul
                   8/72 CF from o/h, B2270
                   73-4 CF
                   8/75 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  10/75 BW transfer for 8 (Bow)
                   1991    fitted with Iveco engine
                   1993    refurbished
                   9/94 AF privatised, London General
                  12/97 AF London General
                   7/05 AF withdrawn..
                   7/05 PL ..into store (Plough Lane) 
                   8/05    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet)
                  10/05    bought by Graham's Training Services, London 
                           bought by Mr G.Oliver
                   5/11    on loan to Classic Bus, Blackpool
                   6/12    used on Seafront 12 service,Blackpool 
                   1/13    sold to Ensign Bus, Purfleet 
                   2/13    bought by Falmouth & District, Truro


RML2291  CUV 291C  8/65    new to Aldenham, B2291
                   9/65 WW into store (Walthamstow)
                  11/65 AR new into service on 76, 34B (Tottenham)
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24 (Chalk Farm)
                   1967 CF
                   7/68 CF to Aldenham repaint
                   7/68 HT from repaint (Highgate)
                  69-70 HT
                   1/71 MH transfer for 43 (Muswell Hill)
                   4/71 SF transfer (Stamford Hill)
                  12/71 AR transfer
                   8/72 AR to Aldenham overhaul
                   8/72 AR from o/h, B2273
                   3/73 H  transfer (Hackney)
                  10/73 H  into store, and out again
                   1974 H
                   6/75 H  to Aldenham repaint and return
                  12/75 H  into store
                   8/76 H  ..and out
                   1991    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1992    refurbished
                   9/94 X  privatised, CentreWest, for 7,23
                  12/97 X  Centrewest: Gold Arrow fleetname
                           CentreWest bought by First Bus
                  10/01 X  at Enfield for B-frame change
                   2/02 PE transfer into store (Ponders End)
                   8/02 X  ..and out
                  12/03 X  withdrawn..
                  12/03 WJ ..into store (Willesden Junction) 
                   1/04 PE change store (Ponders End)
                   3/04    change store to First Clacton
                   1/05    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 
                   6/05    bought by Mr Marcus Turpin, Kettal Brewery, Gibraltar
                           to Gibraltar
                   4/08    return to UK, via Spain
                           fitted with bar downstairs, tables and chairs upstairs
                   7/08    at Unicorn PH, Trumpington, Cambridge
                   */09    at Master Mariner PH, Cherry Hinton, Cambridge
                   2/10    acquired by Webb Hydraulic Equipment Ltd, Acton, Suffolk
                           rebuilt by South-East Coachworks with side-opening bars and raising centre roof
                   */13    with @thebus, Witham as mobile bar
                   7/14    at RM60, Finsbury Park: bar
                   6/15    bought by University of Essex: student diner


RML2292  CUV 292C  9/65    new to Aldenham
                   9/65 WW into store
                  11/65 AR new into service on 76, 34B
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24
                   1967 CF
                   8/68 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 CF
                   9/72 CF to Aldenham overhaul
                   9/72 CF from o/h
                  10/73 CF into store, and out again
                   1974 CF
                   7/75 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  10/75 BW transfer for 8 (Bow)
                   7/80 W  used on 16
                   1991    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1992    refurbished
                   9/94 AR privatised, Leaside Buses (Cowie)
                  12/97 AR Leaside 
                   01-3 AR Arriva London North
                   9/04 AR withdrawn from 73..
                   9/04 TM ..to store at Tottenham Marshes 
                  12/04    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet)
                  12/04    bought by Chris Jennings, Hertfordshire
                   4/06    bought by The Bus Business, Witney for conversion to hospitality bus
                           Pimms promotion

RML2293  CUV 293C  9/65    new to Aldenham
                   9/65 RG into store (Reigate)
                  10/65 GD into service on 409, 410, 411, on loan (red)(Godstone)
                  11/65 AR transfer for 76, 34B (Tottenham)
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24 (Chalk Farm)
                   1967 CF
                   2/68 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 CF
                   9/72 CF to Aldenham overhaul
                   9/72 UX from o/h (Uxbridge)
                   1973 UX
                   7/74 UX into store
                   8/74 UX ..and out
                   6/75 UX to Aldenham repaint and return
                   3/76 T  transfer (Leyton)
                   1992    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1993    refurbished
                  11/94 S  privatised, London United
                  12/97 S  London United
                   8/00 S  repainted, LU livery
                   9/00    AV open-day: used on 81
                   1/04 S  withdrawn..
                   1/04 FW ..into store (Fulwell) 
                   1/04    sold to M.Nash (Weybridge)
                   7/04    bought by Mr N.Cookson, Cranleigh for preservation
                   2/05    returned to M.Nash (Weybridge)
                   6/05    bought by Ms J.Steer, Hereford for mobile cafe conversion
                   2/09    at London Bus Export Co, Chepstow
                by 7/10    cafe bus, Couture at Pinewood Studios

RML2294  CUV 294C  9/65    new to Aldenham
                   9/65 WN into store (Wood Green)
                  11/65 AR new into service on 76, 34B (Tottenham)
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24 (Chalk Farm)
                   1967 CF
                   9/68 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 CF
                   3/72 CF into store, and out again
                   9/72 CF to Aldenham overhaul
                   9/72 MH from o/h (Muswell Hill)
                   73-4 MH
                   1/75 SE transfer (Stonebridge Park)
                   6/75 SE to Aldenham repaint and return
                   1990    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1992    refurbished
                   9/94 AR privatised, Leaside Buses (Cowie)
                  12/97 AR Leaside
                   7/02 AR at Enfield for rear end damage repair
                   8/02 AR return 
                   2003 AR
                   9/04 AR withdrawn from 73..
                   9/04 TM ..to store at Tottenham Marshes 
                   2/05    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 
                   5/05    bought by St.Michael's INC, Long Beach, California

RML2295  CUV 295C  9/65    new to Aldenham
                   9/65 RG into store (Reigate)
                  10/65 GD into service on 409, 410, 411, on loan (red)(Godstone)
                  11/65 AR transfer for 76, 34B (Tottenham)
                   6/66 CF transfer (swap for XA), for 24 (Chalk Farm)
                   1967 CF
                   2/68 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 CF
                   9/72 CF to Aldenham overhaul
                   9/72 MH from o/h (Muswell Hill)
                   73-4 MH
                   1/75 SE transfer (Stonebridge Park)
                   6/75 SE to Aldenham repaint and return
                   1994    on 10, 10 branded
                  11/79    from overhaul, body B2368, Leyland engine
                   1/82    with Leyland engine
                   1/84    with Leyland engine
                   1/85    with Leyland engine
                   1/86    with AEC engine
                   1992    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1993    refurbished
                  10/94 HT privatised, MTL London, for 10, 139
                  12/97 HT MTL London
                   1998 HT MTL London bought by Metroline
                   1999 HT used on 10
                   9/00 HT repainted into Metroline livery
                   2001 HT
                   2/02 HT
                   2/03 AC transfer (Willesden)
                   5/03 KX transfer for 390 (Kings Cross)
                   6/04 KX withdrawn
                   9/04    bought by Vanguards, Perivale
                   1/05 PV change store (Perivale)

RML2296  CUV 296C  9/65    new to Aldenham
                   9/65 RG into store (Reigate)
                  10/65 GD into service on 409, 410, 411, on loan (red)(Godstone)
                  12/65 SF transfer for 67 (Stamford Hill)
                   7/66 U  transfer for 15 (Upton Park)
                  12/66 WH transfer, trainer (West Ham)
                   9/67 HL transfer for 207/A (Hanwell)
                   1/68 HL to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 HL
                   9/72 HL to Aldenham overhaul
                   9/72 HL from o/h
                   73-4 HL
                   8/75 HL to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1975 HL
                   2/76 AE transfer for 13, 113 (Hendon)
                  10/76 AE into store
                   1991    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1992    refurbished
                  10/94 HT privatised, MTL London, for 10, 139
                  12/97 HT MTL London
                   1998 HT MTL London bought by Metroline
                   2/02 HT
                   3/03 KX transfer to Kings Cross outstation, for 390
                   8/04 KX withdrawn into store
                   9/04    sold to Blue Triangle (Rainham)
                   7/05    bought by Colchester Arts Centre
                           seats removed from upper deck
                   9/09    used as changing room for "Miss High Leg Kick Fashion Show", Trafalgar Sq.
                   6/15    repainted gold for Colchester Arts Centre

RML2297  CUV 297C  9/65    new to Aldenham
                   9/65 RG into store (Reigate)
                  10/65 GD into service on 409, 410, 411, on loan (red)(Godstone)
                  12/65 SF transfer for 67 (Stamford Hill)
                   7/66 U  transfer for 15 (Upton Park)
                  12/66 WH trainer (west Ham)
                   9/67 HL transfer for 207/A (Hanwell)
                   2/68 HL to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 HL
                   9/72 HL to Aldenham overhaul
                   9/72 HL from o/h
                   1973 HL
                   4/74 HL into store
                   5/74 HL ..and out
                   9/74 UX transfer (Uxbridge)
                   7/75 UX to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   3/76 U  transfer for 23 (Upton Park)
                   1991    fitted with Iveco engine
                   1992    refurbished
                   9/94 AF privatised, London General
                  95-01 AF
                  12/02 AF repaired: return to service
                   3/03 Q  transfer (Camberwell)..
                   3/03 AF ..and return 
                   7/05 AF withdrawn..
                   7/05 PL ..into store (Plough Lane)
                   8/05    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet)
                   1/06    bought by Simon Pub, Catanzaro, italy

RML2298  CUV 298C  9/65    new to Aldenham, B2298
                   9/65 RG into store (Reigate)
                  10/65 GD into service on 409, 410, 411, on loan (red)(Godstone)
                  12/65 SF transfer for 67 (Stamford Hill)
                   7/66 U  transfer for 15 (Upton Park)
                  12/66 WH trainer (West Ham)
                   9/67 UX transfer for 207/A (Uxbridge)
                   2/68 UX to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 UX
                   7/72 UX into store
                   8/72 UX to Aldenham overhaul
                           ------- Aldenham float ---------
                  12/72 RD from o/h, body B2363 (Hornchurch)
                   6/73 U  transfer (Upton Park)
                   1974 U
                   9/75 U  to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1991    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1992    refurbished
                  11/94 S  privatised, London United
                  12/97 S  London United
                   6/98 S  London United, on 9
                   1/04 S  on last day of 94
                   6/04 BT loan for 13..
                   6/04 S  ..return into store
                   7/04 S  ..and out
                   9/04 S  withdrawn..
                   9/04 TV ..into store (Tolworth)
                   9/04    bought by J.Sander, Leichlingen, Germany

RML2299  CUV 299C  9/65    new to Aldenham
                   9/65 RG into store (Reigate)
                  10/65 GD into service on 409, 410, 411, on loan (red)(Godstone)
                  12/65 SF transfer for 67 (Stamford Hill)
                   7/66 HT transfer for 271 (XA comparison trials)(Highgate)
                  12/66 HT into store
                   3/67 AF transfer (Putney)
                   3/68 AF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1969 AF
                   1/70 CF transfer (Chalk Farm)
                   1971 CF
                   2/72 CF into store, and out again
                   9/72 CF to Aldenham overhaul
                   9/72 CF from o/h
                  10/72 CF into store
                  11/72 CF ..and out
                   4/73 CF into store
                   6/73 CF ..and out
                   1974 CF
                   7/75 CF into store, and out again
                  10/75 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  10/75 BW transfer for 8 (Bow)
                   1993    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1994    refurbished
                  11/94 AC privatised, Metroline, for 6, 98
                  12/97 AC Metroline
                   2/02 AC 
                   2003 AC
                   3/04 AC withdrawn
                   3/04    sold 
                   7/10    bought by London Heritage Travel, Ely
                  10/11    used at "World Skills London" event 
                   8/12    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 
                   9/12    bought by Grant Palmer, Flitwick, Bedfordshire
                  12/13    used on Parkside-Dunstable Downs special services 


photo refs Part 1: RML880 - 903 Part 3: RML2300 - 2399

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