Prepared on Notepad by Ian Smith

This page created on 8th October 1998, updated 20th November 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

RML2400  JJD 400D  1/66    new to Aldenham, B2400
                   1/66 PR into store (Poplar)
                   2/66 WH new into service on 5/A, 249/A (West Ham)
                   8/66 WH into store
                  10/66 AC transfer for 6 (Willesden)
                   1967 AC
                   9/68 RD transfer for 165 (Hornchurch)
                  11/68 RD to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 RD
                  12/72 RD to Aldenham overhaul
                  12/72 U  from o/h, B2384 (Upton Park)
                   1973 U
                  11/74 U  into store
                   2/75 U  ..and out
                  11/75 U  to Aldenham repaint, and return
                           from last bodyswap with B2389
                   1991    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1993    refurbished
                   9/94 Q  privatised, London Central (Go-Ahead), on 12
                by 5/95 Q  route-branded for 12
                  12/97 Q  London Central
                   1999 Q
                   00-2 Q  used on 12
                  12/03 Q
                  11/04 Q  withdrawn..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.K.Platt, Swinton, Manchester 
                   4/06    at Manchester Museum of Transport London Bus Day
                   7/14    at RM60, Finsbury Park

RML2401  JJD 401D  1/66    new to Aldenham, B2401
                   1/66 PR into store (Poplar)
                   2/66 PR new into service on 5/A
                  12/66 T  transfer for 262 (Leyton)
                   1967 T
                  12/68 T  to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 T
                   7/72 CF transfer for 24 (Chalk Farm)
                   1/73 CF to Aldenham overhaul
                   1/73 CF from o/h, body B2397 (Chalk Farm)
                   1974 CF
                  10/75 BW transfer for 8 (Bow)
                   2/76 BW to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   3/76 BW into store
                   7/76 BW ..and out again
                           from last bodyswap with B2747 
                   1991    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1993    refurbished
                   9/94 CT privatised, Leaside Buses (Cowie)
                  12/97 CT Leaside Buses
                   1998 CT Arriva London North
                   1999 CT
                  10/05 CT withdrawn from 38 
                  11/05    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 
                  12/05    bought by Coach Services Ltd, Thetford
                 7-8/08    operation during school holidays, Bury St.Edmunds
                   9/09    at Showbus 2009, Duxford

RML2402  JJD 402D  1/66    new to Aldenham, B2402
                   1/66 PR into store (Poplar)
                   2/66 WH new into service on 5/A, 249/A (West Ham)
                   1967 WH
                   9/68 WH to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 WH
                   7/72 CF transfer for 24 (Chalk Farm)
                  12/72 CF to Aldenham overhaul
                  12/72 CF from o/h, B2392
                   73-4 CF
                  10/75 BW transfer for 8 (Bow)
                  12/75 BW to Aldenham repaint, and return
                           from last bodyswap with B2287
                   5/85 U  yellow roof band and route-branding for 15/15A
                   5/85 U  used on 15
                   6/86 U  on 15, still with two yellow bands and 15 branding
                   1992    fitted with Iveco engine,
                   1992    refurbished
                   9/94 BW privatised, Stagecoach East London, on 8
                  12/97 BW used on 8
                  98-03 BW
                   5/04 BW withdrawn..
                   5/04 SD ..into store (Stratford)
                   6/04    bought by Blue Triangle, Rainham
                           bought by Routemaster Travel South, Northfleet
                  11/07    bought by Redroute Buses, Northfleet for rebuild
                   8/10    in service, Redroute Buses
                  10/11    used at "World Skills London" event

RML2403  JJD 403D  1/66    new to Aldenham
                   1/66 PR into store (Poplar)
                   2/66 PR new into service on 5/A
                  12/66 T  transfer for 262 (Leyton)
                   1967 T
                  12/68 T  to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 T
                   4/72 T  into store
                   6/72 T  ..and out
                   1/73 T  to Aldenham overhaul
                   1/73 T  from o/h, body B2381 (Chalk Farm)
                   2/74 T  into store
                   3/74 T  ..and out
                  10/75 T  to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  11/76 T  into store
                  12/76 T ..and out again
                           from last bodyswap with B2733
                   1991    fitted with Iveco engine
                   1993    refurbished
                   9/94 RA privatised, London General
                   1995 RA used on 11
                  12/97 RA London General
                        RA on 11 to Fulham Broadway, 11-branded
                   1999 RA
                  00-01 RA
                   5/02 SW transfer (Stockwell)
                   2/03    return to London Buses
                   2/03 AC reassigned to Metroline for 6, 98 (Willesden)
                  12/03 AC withdrawn into store
                   2/04 NW change store (North Wembley)
                   3/04 PR change store (Park Royal)
                   7/04    donated by TfL to London Transport Museum
                   7/04 E  change store (Enfield)
                   9/04 TM change store (Tottenham Marshes) 
                   3/05 SF change store (Stamford Hill)
                  10/05 SF in store
                   2/07    bought by Arriva for spares
                   1/13    bought by R.Duker, Little Paxton
                   8/16    bought by Eventmobile Rhein Main UG, Alzey-Worms, Germany

RML2404  JJD 404D  1/66    new to Aldenham
                   1/66 PR into store (Poplar)
                   2/66 WH new into service on 5/A, 249/A (West Ham)
                   1967 WH
                  10/68 WH to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 WH
                   7/72 CF transfer for 24 (Chalk Farm)
                   1/73 CF to Aldenham overhaul
                   1/73 CF from o/h, body B2387 (Chalk Farm)
                   1974 CF
                  10/75 MH transfer for 13 (Muswell Hill)
                  12/75 MH to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   9/76 MH into store
                  11/76 MH ..and out again
                           from last bodyswap with B2302
                   7/93 AC
                   1993    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1993    refurbished
                  12/93 BT leased to BTS: orange livery, yellow band
                   9/96 BT Sovereign fleetname replaces BTS
                  12/97 BT Sovereign, used for 13
                   1999 BT
                   9/01 S  reassigned to London United (Shepherds Bush)
                   9/01 S  repainted to LU livery
                           re-engined with Cummins B-series Euro2 engine
                   8/04 S  withdrawn..
                   8/04 TV ..into store (Tolworth)
                  10/04 FW change store (Fulwell)
                   2/05    returned to TfL
                   2/05    bought by Timebus Travel, St.Albans

RML2405  JJD 305D  1/66    new to Aldenham
                   1/66 FY new into service on 104/A (Finchley)
                   3/66 WH transfer for 5/5A, 249/249A (West Ham)
                   1967 WH
                   7/68 WH to Aldenham repaint, and return
                   1969 WH
                  10/70 WH into store
                  12/70 U  change store (Upton Park)..
                  12/70 WH ..and back out
                   1971 WH
                   7/72 CF transfer for 24 (Chalk Farm)
                   1/73 CF to Aldenham overhaul
                   1/73 CF from o/h, body B2388 (Chalk Farm)
                   1974 CF
                  10/75 BW transfer for 8 (Bow)
                   1/76 BW to Aldenham repaint and return
                           from last bodyswap with B2365
                   1991    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1993    refurbished
                   9/94 X  privatised, CentreWest, for 7,23
                  12/97 X  Centrewest: Gold Arrow fleetname
                           CentreWest bought by First Bus
                   1999 X
                   3/02 X  covered gold vinyl for Queen's Jubilee: used on 7,23
                   1/03 X  restored to red
                   7/04 X  withdrawn from 7..
                   7/04 R  ..change store (Rainham) 
                   8/04    sold to Ensign Bus, Purfleet
                  10/04    Ensignbus: painted overall gold: 50th Anniversary of RM
                  11/04 PT used on last crew-day on 12
                   1/05 PT used on last crew-day on 36 
                  12/05 PT used on X80
                   7/07    repainted red
                  12/07    used on X80
                   4/11    London Marathon transport 
                  10/11    used at "World Skills London" event
                   4/14    used as extra on 38 during Tube Strike 
                   7/15    in service on 15, 25 during Tube strike
                   8/15    in service on 15 during Tube strike
                   3/16    used on 121 during Tube strike

RML2406  JJD 406D  1/66    new to Aldenham
                   1/66 PR into store (Poplar)
                   2/66 PR new into service on 5/A
                  12/66 T  transfer for 262 (Leyton)
                   1967 T
                  12/68 T  to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 T
                   7/72 CF transfer for 24 (Chalk Farm)
                   1/73 CF to Aldenham overhaul
                   1/73 CF from o/h, body B2383 (Chalk Farm)
                   1974 CF
                   2/75 AC transfer (Willesden)
                  10/75 AC to Aldenham repaint, and return
                           from last bodyswap with B2401
                   1990    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1992    refurbished
                   9/94 CT privatised, Leaside Buses (Cowie)
                  12/97 CT Leaside Buses
                   1998 CT Arriva London North
                   1999 CT
                  10/05 CT withdrawn from 38 
                  12/05    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet)
                   4/06    bought by Mr J Skeete, London
                by 9/07    bought by Countryliner, Guildford: wedding bus
                   7/08    hit low bridge at Finsbury Park while on private hire
                           Omnibuzz, Guildford
                   4/09    bought by "The Tea Shop", Bristol:
                           fitted with downstairs kitchen, upstairs tables and bus seats 

RML2407  JJD 407D  1/66    new to Aldenham
                   1/66 FY new into service on 104/A (Finchley)
                   3/66 WH transfer for 5/5A, 249/249A (West Ham)
                   1967 WH
                   7/68 WH to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 WH
                   7/72 CF transfer for 24 (Chalk Farm)
                   1/73 CF to Aldenham overhaul
                   1/73 T  from o/h, body B2396 (Leyton)
                   1974 T
                  10/75 T  to Aldenham repaint, and return
                           from last bodyswap with B2396
                   1991    fitted with Iveco engine
                   1992    refurbished
                  12/94 BN privatised, South London (Cowie)
                  12/97 BN South London
                   1998 BN Arriva London South
                   1999 BN
                   9/03 BN used on 305 and 363 at High Wycombe Running Day
                   7/04 BN used on last crew 137 
                   4/05 BN withdrawn..
                   4/05 N  ..into store (Norwood) 
                   4/05    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 
                   7/05    bought by Mr John Pitt, Doncaster
                  06-15    J.Pitt
                  10/16    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet)

RML2408  JJD 408D  1/66    new to Aldenham
                   1/66 PR into store (Poplar)
                   2/66 WH new into service on 5/A, 249/A (West Ham)
                   1967 WH
                  10/68 WH to Aldenham repaint
                  10/68 RD from repaint, for 165
                  11/68 T  transfer for 262 (Leyton)
                  69-71 T
                   9/72 T  into store
                  12/72 T  ..and out
                   1/73 T  to Aldenham overhaul
                   1/73 CF from o/h, body B2391 (Chalk Farm)
                   1974 CF
                  10/75 BW transfer for 8 (Bow)
                   1/76 BW to Aldenham repaint and return
                           from last bodyswap with B2301
                   1990    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1994    refurbished
                   9/94 AR privatised, Leaside Buses (Cowie)
                   1/95    fitted with particulate exhaust filter
                  12/97 AR Leaside Buses
                   1998 AR Arriva London North
                   1999 AR
                   00-3 AR
                   9/04 CT transfer (Clapton) 
                  10/05 CT withdrawn from 38 
                  12/05    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 
                  12/05    bought by Carlos Rodriguez, Romford, Essex
                   4/09    sold to Ensign Bus, (Purfleet)  
                   7/09    bought by ThisBus.com, Aylesbury
                  10/11    used at "World Skills London" event 

RML2409  JJD 409D  1/66    new to Aldenham
                   1/66 PR into store (Poplar)
                   2/66 PR new into service on 5/A
                  12/66 T  transfer for 262 (Leyton)
                   1967 T
                  12/68 T  to Aldenham repaint, and return
                  69-71 T
                   3/72 T  into store
                   4/72 T  ..and out
                   1/73 T  to Aldenham overhaul
                   1/73 CF from o/h, body B2375 (Chalk Farm)
                   9/73 CF into store
                   3/74 CF ..and out
                  10/75 MH transfer for 13 (Muswell Hill)
                   1/76 MH to Aldenham repaint and return
                           from last bodyswap with B2360
                   1992    fitted with Cummins engine
                   1993    refurbished
                   9/94 CT privatised, Leaside Buses (Cowie)
                  12/97 CT Leaside Buses
                   1998 CT Arriva London North
                   1999 CT
                  12/04 CT at Enfield for rear damage repair
                   1/05 CT partial repaint; return to service
                  10/05 CT withdrawn from 38 
                  12/05    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet)
                   1/06    bought by Simon Johnstone, Muswell Hill
                   9/07    Big Red Cafe, South Way P&R, Hatfield

RML2410  JJD 410D  1/66    new to Aldenham
                   1/66 PR into store (Poplar)
                   2/66 PR new into service on 5/A
                  12/66 T  transfer for 262 (Leyton)
                   67-8 T
                   1/69 T  to Aldenham repaint and return
                   70-2 T
                   2/73 T  to Aldenham overhaul
                   2/73 RD from o/h (Hornchurch)
                   6/73 PR transfer into store (Poplar)..
                   6/73 CF ..transfer (Chalk Farm)
                   6/74 CF into store
                   1/75 CF ..and out
                   7/75 CF into store
                   8/75 CF ..and out again
                  10/75 BW transfer for 8 (Bow)
                  12/75 BW to Aldenham repaint, and return
                           from last bodyswap with B2308
                           on N96
                   1991    fitted with Iveco engine,
                   4/93 AF
                   1993    refurbished, painted maroon/cream
                   4/93 B  leased to Kentish Bus on 19
                   6/93    on 19, Kentish Bus
                   1996 B  Kentish Bus, 19
                  10/97 BN absorbed by South London
                   1998 BN Arriva London South
                   1999 BN
                   00-2 BN
                   5/03 BN crashed into house while on test: into store
                        BN stripped for spares
                   4/04    remains sold to PVS (Carlton)
                   4/06    still at PVS 
                  12/08    still at Carlton

RML2411 JJD 411D 1/66 new to Aldenham, body B2411 2/66 WR trainer (Windsor).. 2/66 HE new into service on 363 (+305, 326, 362, 455) (High Wycombe) 1967 HE 11/68 HE to Aldenham repaint, and return 11/68 NF transfer for 480 (Norhfleet) 12/68 WR transfer 1/69 HE transfer 1/70 HE transfer to London Country 71-2 HE 3/73 HE to overhaul 3/73 WR from o/h 74-6 WR 1/77 WR 4/78 WR used on 407 2/80 WR used on 452 2/80 WR withdrawn (CoF expiry) 2/80 bought by London Transport
Aldenham overhaul, retained B2411, repainted red 6/80 SW return to service 12/83 overall ad for Lyle and Scott: jockey shorts 3/85 repainted red 1990 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 1999 Q 5/00 used on High Wycombe Running Day 01-2 Q used on 12 11/03 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 8/04 bought by Expression Executive Travel, Lapley, Staffordshire 7/08 used on DLR supplementaries 10/07 bought by London Heritage, Ely: named "Trudy" by 7/10 repainted by London Bus & Truck, Northfleet 10/11 used at "World Skills London" event 8/12 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 12/12 bought by Central Buses, Birmingham RML2412 JJD 412D 1/66 new to Aldenham 1/66 HE into store 2/66 HE mechanical trainer, ... 2/66 HE .. into service on 363 (+305, 326, 362, 455) 1967 HE 12/68 HE to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 HE transfer to London Country 71-2 HE 1/73 HE to overhaul and return, still body B2412 1974 HE 8/75 HE into store 2/76 HE ..and out again HE used on 363, NBC green 1/77 HE 10/78 GR in store, withdrawn 10/78 GY change store (Grays) 12/79 bought by London Transport Aldenham overhaul, retained B2412, repainted red 4/80 W return to service 1992 fitted with Iveco engine 1992 refurbished 10/94 AF privatised, London General 12/97 AF London General 1999 AF 6/00 used for 406F Epsom Race specials 01-2 AF 3/03 Q transfer (Camberwell).. 3/03 AF ..and return c4/03 AF repainted 2/05 AF withdrawn.. 2/05 PL ..into store 8/05 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 9/05 bought by Mr James, (Aylesbury) repainted in London Country Lincoln Green, yellow band 10/07 at Cobham Pre-hibernation Day 9/09 at Showbus 2009, Duxford 4/10 at Cobham Open Day Green Line 80 9/12 at Showbus 2012, Duxford 6/12 at AEC Centenary: Walthamstow Pump House 7/14 at RM60, Finsbury Park RML2413 JJD 413D 3/66 new to Aldenham, B2413 3/66 GR into store, then on 306/A, 311, 347/A (+318, 346/C/D)(Garston) 12/67 HA transfer (Harlow) */68 HA in service on 805: Town Service $ 10/68 HA to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 HA transfer to London Country 10/71 HA into store 12/71 HA ..and out 10/72 ST transfer (Staines) */72 ST in service on 441 to Staines Station $ 2/73 ST to overhaul, and return 1974 ST used on 718, NBC green 8/75 ST into store 10/75 ST ..and out */76 in service on 441 to High Wycombe: NBC green $ 1976 WR 1/77 WR */77 WR in service on 407 to Langley Vill: NBC green $ 7/79 bought by London Transport 9/79 D LT trainer, green $ 9/80 recertificated as trainer, still green. 1/81 Aldenham overhaul, repainted red, retained B2413 */86 HT in service on 19 to Tooting Bec Station: red, white bullseye $ */86 HT in service on 19 to Chelsea: red, LB bullseye $ 1992 fitted with Cummins engine 1992 refurbished 10/94 HT privatised, MTL London, for 10, 139 1/95 HT used on 10 2/96 HT in service on 10 to Hammersmith, red, MTL flashes $ 12/97 HT MTL London 1998 HT MTL London bought by Metroline 1999 HT 2/02 HT 3/03 KX transfer to Kings Cross outstation, for 390 6/04 KX in service on 390 to Archway Station: red, blue kirt, white line $ 9/04 KX withdrawn 9/04 sold to Blue Triangle (Rainham) The London Bus Company fitted with doors, nearside hatches and fold-down stage 12/14 bought by Folks and Crows, Chelmsford: purple/yellow 3/16 branded: "Snails Progress Gamelan", named "Jeraldine" RML2414 JJD 414D 2/66 new to Aldenham 2/66 GR into store(Garston).. 2/66 HH ..trainer (Hemel Hempstead) 3/66 HH new into service on 347/A 67-8 HH 4/69 HH to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 HH transfer to London Country 10/72 HG transfer into store (Hertford) 12/72 HG to repaint 12/72 HH from repaint 1973 HH 2/74 HE transfer (High Wycombe) 11/74 WR transfer (Windsor) 3/75 WR into store 5/75 LH change store (Leatherhead), then to repaint 5/75 WR from repaint WR in store 3/76 WR ..and out again 1/77 WR 9/77 WR used on 441B 11/78 bought by London Transport 3/79 FW trainer, green Aldenham overhaul, retained B2414, repainted red 9/88 S used on 12 (Shepherds Bush) 1990 fitted with Cummins engine 1992 refurbished 11/94 S privatised, London United, for 9, 94 12/97 S London United 1999 S 3/02 S covered gold vinyl for Queen's Jubilee: used on 9, 94 8/03 at Fulwell Garage Centenary Open Day 1/04 S withdrawn.. 1/04 V ..into store (Tunham Green) 1/04 sold to M.Nash (Weybridge) 4/04 bought by RML2414 Preservation Group, Surrey 7/11 on 104 route run 11/11 bought by Traditional Travel, Bromley 8/15 used on 205 during Tube strike RML2415 JJD 415D 2/66 new to Aldenham 2/66 GR into store .. 2/66 HE .. into service on 363 (+305, 326, 362, 455) 8/67 HE into store 10/67 HE ..and out 12/68 HE to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 HE transfer to London Country 71-2 HE 3/73 HE to overhaul, and return 3/73 WR transfer (Windsor) 74-6 WR 1/77 WR 7/79 bought by London Transport Aldenham overhaul, retained B2415, repainted red 12/80 HL return to service 1992 fitted with Iveco engine, 1992 refurbished 9/94 BW privatised, Stagecoach East London, on 8 12/97 BW used on 8 1999 BW 8/03 SD withdrawn into store at Stratford 9/03 sold to Ensign Bus 4/04 bought by Bretagne Zoo, Lorient, France, for promo work RML2416 JJD 416D 2/66 new to Aldenham 2/66 HE into store .. 2/66 HE .. into service on 363 (+305, 326, 362, 455) 1967 HE 12/68 HE to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 HE transfer to London Country 71-2 HE 3/73 HE to overhaul, and return 5/74 HE into store 1975 HE in store 3/76 HE ..and out 1/77 HE 3/79 sold by LC to Wombwell for scrap 6/79 bought by London Transport Aldenham overhaul, retained B2416, repainted red 12/80 HL return to service 1991 fitted with Cummins engine 1992 refurbished 9/94 CT privatised, Leaside Buses (Cowie) 12/97 CT Leaside Buses 1998 CT Arriva London North 1999 CT 10/05 CT withdrawn from 38 12/05 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 2/06 bought by Willy Robson, Berwick-upon-Tweed 2008 ferry bus for the Chain Bridge Honey Farm, Horncliffe bought by Collin Flitter, Lymington, New Forest converted to mobile pub: part-openable-roof 8/12 bought by C.Flitter, Lyndhurst, Hampshire converted to converible open-top with bar and hatches. RML2417 JJD 417D 2/66 new to Aldenham 2/66 HE into store, then trainer, .. 2/66 HE .. into service on 363 (+305, 326, 362, 455) 11/67 HE into store 12/67 HE ..and out 12/68 HE to Aldenham repaint, and return 1969 HE 1/70 HE transfer to London Country 71-2 HE 2/73 HE to overhaul, and return 12/74 GR transfer, then into store (Garston) 75-6 GR in store 1/77 GR in store 5/77 GY change store (Grays) 12/77 bought by London Transport 1/78 scrapped by Wombwell diesels: B2417; parts salvaged for LT RML2418 JJD 418D 1/66 new to Aldenham 2/66 HE new into service on 363 (+305, 326, 362, 455)(High Wycombe) 1967 HE 12/68 HE to Aldenham repaint, and return 1969 HE 1/70 HE transfer to London Country 6/70 WR transfer (Windsor) 9/71 HE transfer (High Wycombe) 1972 HE 1/73 HE to overhaul and return, body B2418 74-6 HE 1/77 HE 3/79 sold by LC to Wombwell for scrap 6/79 bought by London Transport Aldenham overhaul, retained B2418, repainted red 12/80 HT return to service 1990 fitted with Cummins engine 1992 refurbished 9/94 AR privatised, Leaside Buses (Cowie) 12/97 AR Leaside Buses 1998 AR Arriva London North 1999 AR 00-01 AR 12/02 CT transfer (Clapton) 9/04 CT withdrawn.. 9/04 TM ..to store at Tottenham Marshes 10/04 sold to Ensign Bus, Purfleet 12/04 in Ensign Bus Routemaster Raffle: 12/04 bought by Mr.S.Morris, Shrewsbury: 4/05 on hire to Ffestiniog Railway for Tremadoc-Penrhyndeudraeth service */08 at Crewe Heritage Centre: operated for Routemaster Travel RML2419 JJD 419D 2/66 new to Aldenham 2/66 GR into store (Garston).. 2/66 HE .. into service on 363 (+305, 326, 362, 455)(High Wycombe) 3/66 GR transfer, used on 347A and other routes 67-8 GR 5/69 GR to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 HE transfer to London Country 1970 GR on 318 1971 GR 12/72 GR to repaint, and return 73-5 GR 8/76 GD transfer (Godstone) 1/77 GD 12/77 bought by London Transport Aldenham repaint: red 1/78 AE return to service Aldenham overhaul, retained B2419 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 9/00 repainted into Metroline livery 2/02 HT 3/03 KX transfer to Kings Cross outstation, for 390 3/04 KX withdrawn 3/04 bought for preservation repainted Lincoln Green 3/06 used on 347 commemorative run, Garston - Hemel 9/07 active at Chingford-Loughton Running Day (718) 9/09 at Showbus, Duxford 10/09 R.Hoods, Downham Market, Norfolk RML2420 JJD 420D 2/66 new to Aldenham, B2420 2/66 HA trainer (Harlow) 3/66 GR into service on 306/A, 311, 347/A (+318, 346/C/D)(Garston) 1967 GR 2/68 GR into store, ..and out again 5/69 GR to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 GR transfer to London Country 11/72 HG transfer into store (Hertford): repainted 1/73 GR return from repaint 1974 GR 5/75 GR into store 1976 GR in store 1/77 GR in store 5/77 GY change store (Grays) 7/77 GY out of use, at Grays LC 12/77 bought by London Transport 1/78 scrapped by Wombwell Diesels: B2420, parts salvaged for LT RML2421 JJD 421D 3/66 new to Aldenham 3/66 GR into store, then 306/A, 311, 347/A (+318, 346/C/D)(Garston) 67-8 GR 5/69 GR to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 GR transfer to London Country 71-2 GR 1/73 GR into store 5/73 GR recertificated, and out 1974 GR 2/75 GR into store 1976 GR in store 1/77 GR in store 5/77 GY change store (Grays) 12/77 bought by London Transport 1/78 scrapped by Wombwell Diesels: B2421, parts salvaged for LT RML2422 JJD 422D 2/66 new to Aldenham 2/66 GR into store (Garston) .. 3/66 GR into service on 306/A, 311, 347/A (+318, 346/C/D) 67-8 GR 4/69 GR to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 GR transfer to London Country 71-4 GR 4/75 GR into store 2/76 GR into store, recertificated, NBC fleetnames on dark green 3/76 GR ..and out again 1/77 GR 1978 GR 8/79 NF transfer (Northfleet) 8/79 NF on 480, NBC green 12/79 WR transfer (Windsor) JJD 422 2/80 WR used on 407 (damaged front number plate!) 2/80 WR withdrawn from 407/A, dark green 3/80 bought by London Transport Aldenham overhaul, retained B2422, repainted red 6/80 U return to service 1991 fitted with Iveco engine 1992 refurbished 10/94 AF privatised, London General 12/97 AF London General 1999 AF 9/03 AF repainted 7/05 bought by P.Jenkinson, Richmond (North Yorkshire) 7/08 seen at Catterick Bridge RML2423 JJD 423D 2/66 new to Aldenham, B2423 2/66 WR into store .. 3/66 WR trainer.. 3/66 GR ..into service on 306/A, 311, 347/A (+318, 346/C/D) 1967 GR 7/68 GR into store, ..and out again 4/69 GR to Aldenham repaint, and return 9/69 GR used on 306 1/70 GR transfer to London Country 1971 GR 1/72 GR into store 3/72 GR ..and out 12/72 GR into store 1/73 GR recertificated, not repainted 1974 GR 8/75 GR into store 10/75 GR ..and out 1976 GR 1/77 GR 1978 GR on 347 3/79 sold to Wombwell Diesels, B2423: scrapped RML2424 JJD 424D 2/66 new to Aldenham 2/66 GR into store .. 3/66 GR into service on 306/A, 311, 347/A (+318, 346/C/D) 67-8 GR 4/69 GR to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 GR transfer to London Country 72/3 GR recertificated, not repainted 74-5 GR 11/76 HE transfer (High Wycombe) 12/76 GR return 1/77 GR 3/79 sold to Wombwell Diesels, B2424: scrapped RML2425 JJD 425D 2/66 new to Aldenham 2/66 WR into store (Windsor).. 3/66 WR trainer.. 3/66 GR ..into service on 306/A, 311, 347/A (+318, 346/C/D)(Garston) 67-8 GR 6/69 GR to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 GR transfer to London Country 71-2 GR 6/73 LS transfer into store (Luton).. 6/73 GR ..return, recertificated 12/73 GR into store 2/74 GR ..and out 8/74 HH loan (Hemel Hempstead).. 8/74 GR ..and return 5/75 GR into store 2/76 GR ..and out 9/76 HH transfer 12/76 GR transfer into store 1/77 GR in store 12/77 bought by London Transport 1/78 scrapped by Wombwell Diesels: B2425, parts salvaged for LT RML2426 JJD 426D 2/66 new to Aldenham 3/66 HH into store, then into service on 347/A (Hemel Hempstead) 67-8 HH 6/69 HH to Aldenham repaint.. 6/69 NF ..from repaint (Northfleet) 1/70 NF transfer to London Country 71-2 NF 2/73 NF to overhaul, and return 12/73 NF withdrawn into store 74-6 NF 1/77 NF 7/77 GY out of use, (Grays) 12/77 bought by London Transport 1/78 scrapped by Wombwell Diesels: B2426, parts salvaged for LT RML2427 JJD 427D 2/66 new to Aldenham 3/66 GR into store, then 306/A, 311, 347/A (+318, 346/C/D)(Garston) 67-8 GR 8/69 GR to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 GR transfer to London Country 11/71 GR into store 1/72 GR ..and out 1/73 GR into store, CoF expiry 2/73 GR to overhaul, and return 5/74 SA loan (St Albans).. 5/74 GR ..and return 7/74 HH loan (Hemel Hempstead).. 7/74 GR .. and return 9/74 GR into store 10/74 GR ..and out 3/75 GR into store 1976 GR in store 1/77 GR in store 6/77 GY change store (Grays) 12/77 bought by London Transport 1/78 scrapped by Wombwell Diesels: B2427, parts salvaged for LT RML2428 JJD 428D 3/66 new to Aldenham 3/66 GR into store, then 306/A, 311, 347/A (+318, 346/C/D) 67-8 GR (Garston) 9/69 GR to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 GR transfer to London Country 71-3 GR 10/74 GR into store 1975 GR in store 2/76 HE transfer (High Wycombe) 4/76 GR transfer 9/76 HH transfer (Hemel Hempstead) 11/76 HE transfer 1/77 HE 1978 GR used on 347A 10/78 GR in store, withdrawn 10/78 GY change store (Grays) 6/79 bought by London Transport Aldenham overhaul, repainted red 2/80 H return to service from last bodyswap with B2454 1990 fitted with Cummins engine 1993 refurbished 9/94 X privatised, CentreWest, for 7,23 12/97 X Centrewest: Gold Arrow fleetname CentreWest bought by First Bus 1999 X 2000-3 X 7/04 X withdrawn from 7 9/04 sold to Ensign Bus 4/05 bought by Sullivan Buses, South Mimms 3/06 repainted in LT green, vream band 3/06 used on 833 (346D) school route 3/06 used on 347 commemmorative run 3/06 used on 841 and R21 1/08 at St Albans Running Day (313, 656) 3/11 used on first day of 330 5/11 used on 551 RML2429 JJD 429D 3/66 new to Aldenham 3/66 GR into service on 306/A, 311, 347/A (+318, 346/C/D)(Garston) 6/66 GR used on 347 67-8 GR 11/69 GR to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 GR transfer to London Country 71-2 GR 3/73 GR into store, CoF expiry 6/73 GR recertificated, and out 12/73 GR into store 2/74 GR ..and out 75-6 GR 1/77 GR 3/79 sold by LC to Wombwell Diesels for scrap 6/79 bought by London Transport Aldenham overhaul, retained B2429, repainted red 2/81 HL return to service 1992 fitted with Iveco engine, 1992 refurbished 9/94 BW privatised, Stagecoach East London, on 8 12/97 BW used on 8 98-03 BW 5/04 BW withdrawn.. 5/04 SD ..into store (Stratford) 12/04 change store, Carlisle 1/05 drowned in floods, Carlisle depot 2/05 moved to T&NL Harvey, Hixon Airfield sold to Jonathan Lloyd 4/05 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 4/05 bought by Sullivan Buses, South Mimms RML2430 JJD 430D 3/66 new to Aldenham 3/66 GR into store, then 306/A, 311, 347/A (+318, 346/C/D)(Garston) 67-8 GR 10/69 GR to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 GR transfer to London Country 1971 GR 11/72 GR to repaint, and return 73-4 GR 3/75 GR into store 3/76 GR ..and out 1/77 GR 12/77 bought by London Transport Aldenham overhaul, retained B2430, repainted red 4/78 AE return to service 1993 fitted with Cummins engine 1993 refurbished 11/94 AC privatised, Metroline, used on 6, 98 4/95 AC used on 98 12/97 AC Metroline 1999 AC 2/02 AC 2003 AC 3/04 AC used on last day of 6, 98: last crew 98 3/04 AC withdrawn 4/04 reported bought by Eurofilm Cars, Los Angeles, Ca. USA 9/04 NW still uncollected (North Wembley) 12/04 collected by Eurofilm Cars not exported Bristol Bus & Coach Sales, Bristol 8/07 bought by Mr P.Bailey, Penton Mewsey, Wiltshire by 4/10 bought by Nostalgia Travel Ltd, Kingston Bagpuize, Oxfordshire RML2431 JJD 431D 3/66 new to Aldenham, B2431 3/66 GR into store, then 306/A, 311, 347/A (+318, 346/C/D)(Garston) 67-8 GR 9/69 GR to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 GR transfer to London Country 1971 GR 12/72 HG transfer into store (Hertford) 2/73 GR return 5/73 GR into store: CoF expiry 6/73 GR recertificated, and out 11/74 GR into store 5/75 GR repainted 3/76 GR ..and out 1/77 GR 3/79 sold by LC to Wombwell for scrap 7/79 bought by London Transport, stored Aldenham overhaul, retained B2431, repainted red 2/81 AF return to service 1992 fitted with Cummins engine 1993 refurbished 11/94 AC privatised, Metroline, used on 6, 98 1995 AC repainted: blue skirt, grille; white band and cheat line 8/95 to Gothenburg, Sweden for international athletics meeting 11/95 AC used on 6 12/97 AC Metroline 9/99 AC Showbus99, Duxford 3/02 AC covered gold vinyl for Queen's Jubilee: used on 6 1/03 AC restored to red livery 3/04 AC last crew bus on 6 3/04 AC withdrawn 3/04 sold to Bristol Bus & Coach Sales, Bristol 2/06 in store, Bristol 7/06 bought by Eurofilm Cars (Los Angeles): exported to Almeria, Spain 2/09 under restoration by Manuel Mas Albéniz, The Big Red Bus, Almeria RML2432 JJD 432D 3/66 new to Aldenham 3/66 GR into store, then 306/A, 311, 347/A (+318, 346/C/D)(Garston) 67-8 GR 10/69 GR to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 GR transfer to London Country 1971 GR 11/72 GR to repaint, and return 12/73 GR into store 74-5 GR in store 2/76 GR ..and out again 1/77 GR 3/79 sold by LC to Wombwell for scrap 6/79 bought by London Transport Aldenham overhaul, retained B2432, repainted red 2/81 CS to Chiswick 1990 fitted with Cummins engine 1992 refurbished 11/94 S privatised, London United, for 9, 94 12/97 S London United 1999 S 4/02 S fitted with Cummins Euro2B engine and Allison T270 gearbox 2003 S 9/04 S withdrawn.. 9/04 TV ..into store (Tolworth) 12/04 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 12/04 bought by Scottish Travel, Greenock repainted gold 8/06 used on Greenock-Helensburgh 7/10 Scottish Travel, Greenock 6/11 Glasgow City Tour: Scottish Travel, Greenock 3/12 sold to Blythswood Motors, Glasgow 12/14 bought by Dualway, Rathcoole, Ireland ZV-10-657 3/15 reregistered, repainted red RML2433 JJD 433D 3/66 new to Aldenham 3/66 GR into store, then 306/A, 311, 347/A (+318, 346/C/D)(Garston) 67-8 GR 8/69 GR to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 GR transfer to London Country 71-3 GR 4/74 GR into store 75-6 GR in store 1/77 GR in store 5/77 GY change store (Grays) 12/77 bought by London Transport 1/78 scrapped by Wombwell Diesels: B2433, parts salvaged for LT RML2434 JJD 434D 3/66 new to Aldenham 3/66 GR into store, then 306/A, 311, 347/A (+318, 346/C/D)(Garston) 67-8 GR 11/69 GR to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 GR transfer to London Country 71-4 GR 11/75 GR into store 3/76 GR ..and out again 1/77 GR in store 12/77 bought by London Transport, stored Aldenham overhaul, retained B2434, repainted red 5/78 BW return to service 1991 fitted with Cummins engine 1992 refurbished 9/94 AR privatised, Leaside Buses (Cowie) 12/97 AR Leaside Buses 1998 AR Arriva London North 99-03 AR 9/04 CT transfer (Clapton) 10/05 CT withdrawn from 38 1/06 sold to Ensign Bus, Purfleet repainted LIncoln Green 1/07 bought by Nigel Bennett, Dublin, Eire RML2435 JJD 435D 3/66 new to Aldenham 3/66 GR into store, then 306/A, 311, 347/A (+318, 346/C/D)(Garston) 67-8 GR 11/69 GR to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 GR transfer to London Country 71-4 GR 4/75 GR into store 5/75 GR ..and out, then back into store 9/75 GR ..and out 1976 GR 1/77 GR 12/77 bought by London Transport, stored Aldenham overhaul, repainted red 1/78 AC return to service from last bodyswap with B2265 1992 fitted with Iveco engine, 1993 refurbished 9/94 BW privatised, Stagecoach East London, on 8 12/97 BW used on 8 1999 BW 00-3 BW 6/04 BW withdrawn into store..) 6/04 change store (Chesterfield) 3/06 transfer to Stagecoach Montreal, Canada 4/06 exported to Canada fitted with offside platform, nearside stairs */13 used by Gray Line on Montreal Tour de Ville RML2436 JJD 436D 3/66 new to Aldenham 5/66 WR into service on 446/A/B (+353,400, 417, 445, 460, 484) 67-8 WR 1969 WR used on 704 9/69 WR to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 WR transfer to London Country 71-2 WR 2/73 WR to overhaul, and return, unlicensed 3/73 WR relicensed 10/73 WR into store 12/73 WR ..and out 7/74 WR into store 75-6 WR in store 1/77 WR in store 12/77 bought by London Transport 1/78 scrapped by Wombwell Diesels: B2436, parts salvaged for LT RML2437 JJD 437D 3/66 new to Aldenham 3/66 GR into store, then 306/A, 311, 347/A (+318, 346/C/D) 67-8 GR 9/69 GR to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 GR transfer to London Country 72-3 GR recertificated, not repainted 1974 GR 7/75 GR into store 4/76 GR ..and out 1/77 GR 6/79 bought by London Transport, stored Aldenham overhaul, retained B2437, repainted red 2/80 AF return to service 1992 fitted with Iveco engine, 1993 refurbished 9/94 BW privatised, Stagecoach East London, on 8 12/97 BW used on 8 1999 BW 00-3 BW 6/04 BW withdrawn.. 6/04 SD ..into store (Stratford) 6/04 change store (Chesterfield) 5/06 formal transfer to Stagecoach East Midlands: in store 11/12 exported to Trentway-Wagar Inc, Peterborough, Ontario Canada conversion to open-top for Montreal sightseeing RML2438 JJD 438D 3/66 new to Aldenham 3/66 GR into service on 306/A, 311, 347/A (+318, 346/C/D)(Garston) 67-8 GR 11/69 GR to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 GR transfer to London Country 71-2 GR 2/73 GR into store 3/73 GR recertificated, and out 10/74 GR into store 75-6 GR in store 1/77 GR in store 5/77 GY change store (Grays) 12/77 bought by London Transport 1/78 scrapped by Wombwell Diesels: B2438, parts salvaged for LT RML2439 JJD 439D 3/66 new to Aldenham 3/66 GR into store, then 306/A, 311, 347/A (+318, 346/C/D)(Garston) 67-8 GR 10/69 GR to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 GR transfer to London Country 2/73 GR into store 5/73 GR recertificated, and out 1973 used on 347A, NBC green GR used on 306, NBC green 74-5 GR 1/76 GR into store, and out again 11/76 HH transfer (Hemel Hempstead) 1/77 HA (Harlow) 5/77 HF used on 341 (Hatfield) 12/77 bought by London Transport, stored Aldenham overhaul, retained B2439, repainted red 4/78 HT return to service 1993 fitted with Cummins engine 1993 refurbished 11/94 AC privatised, Metroline, used on 6, 98 12/97 AC Metroline 1999 AC 2/02 AC 2003 AC 3/04 AC withdrawn 3/04 sold to Bristol Bus & Coach Sales, Bristol to Wealden PSV, Five Oak Green return to Bristol Bus & Coach Sales, Bristol: open-top O40/32R 4/04 bought by Charles Riverboat Co, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA RML2440 JJD 440D 3/66 new to Aldenham 3/66 GR into service on 306/A, 311, 347/A (+318, 346/C/D) 67-8 GR 10/69 GR to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 GR transfer to London Country 1970 GR used on 347, green, yellow band 71-2 GR 9/73 GR into store 10/73 GR ..and out 1974 GR 1/75 HE transfer (High Wycombe) 11/76 GR transfer 12/76 HE transfer again 1/77 HE 6/79 bought by London Transport, stored Aldenham overhaul, retained B2440, repainted red 8/80 HL return to service 7/87 Q used on 12 (Camberwell) 1991 fitted with Cummins engine 1993 refurbished 1993 Q used on 159 9/94 Q privatised, London Central (Go-Ahead), for 12 c7/95 Q route-branded for 12 12/97 Q London Central 1999 Q 5/00 used on High Wycombe Running Day 01-2 Q used on 12 12/03 Q 4/04 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 4/05 bought by Mr P.Cartwright, High Wycombe repainted Lincoln green, cream band, LT fleetnames 4/05 at Slough & Windsor Running Day 6/05 at Hertford Running Day 3/06 used on 347 commemorative run, Garston - Hemel 10/08 active on Amersham Running Day (362A) 9/09 at Showbus 2009, Duxford 4/10 at Cobham Open Day Green Line 80 5/11 active at Slough & Windsor Running Day (484) 9/12 at Showbus 2012, Duxford 4/14 at Brooklands Spring Gathering 7/14 at RM60, Finsbury Park RML2441 JJD 441D 3/66 new to Aldenham 3/66 GR into service on 306/A, 311, 347/A (+318, 346/C/D)(Garston) 67-8 GR 12/69 GR to Aldenham repaint 12/69 transfer to Central Area, repainted red (swap for XA) 12/69 UX from repaint (Uxbridge) 2/73 UX to Aldenham overhaul 2/73 HL from o/h for 207 (Hanwell) 1974 HL 10/75 HL to Aldenham repaint, and return 2/76 AE transfer for 13, 113 (Hendon) from last bodyswap with B2367 1990 fitted with Iveco engine 1993 refurbished 10/94 AF privatised, London General (Putney) 12/97 AF London General 1999 AF 2000 AF 1/01 RA transfer (Waterloo) 5/02 SW transfer (Stockwell) 11/03 AF transfer (Putney) 6/05 AF withdrawn.. 6/05 PL ..into store (Plough Lane) 7/05 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 12/05 bought by Vertriebsgesellshaft, Landsberg, Germany RML2442 JJD 442D 3/66 new to Aldenham, B2442 4/66 HF into store (Hatfield) 5/66 HA into service on 396, 397/A/B, 804/A, 805/A/B, 806 (Harlow) 1967 HA 8/68 HA to Aldenham repaint, and return 1969 HA 1/70 HA transfer to London Country 1971 HA 7/72 HA to repaint, and return 10/72 ST transfer (Staines) 3/73 ST to overhaul, and return 1974 ST 5/75 ST into store 3/76 ST ..and out again 1/77 ST GR (Garston) 9/78 GR withdrawn 9/78 GY change store (Grays) 10/78 bought by London Transport 3/79 R trainer, green Aldenham overhaul, retained B2442, painted red 1990 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 1999 X 2000-3 X 7/04 X withdrawn from 7 12/04 transfer to First Great Western, Bristol 2/08 bought by Timebus Travel, St.Albans 9/08 repainted, into service 8/15 used on 29 during Tube strike RML2443 JJD 443D 3/66 new to Aldenham, B2443 3/66 GR into service on 306/A, 311, 347/A (+318, 346/C/D)(Garston) 67-8 GR 12/69 GR to Aldenham repaint 12/69 transfer to Central Area: repainted red (swap for XA) 12/69 U from repaint for 15 (Upton Park) 6/70 SF transfer for 243 (Stamford Hill) 12/71 AR transfer (Tottenham) 2/73 AR to Aldenham overhaul 2/73 RD from o/h (Hornchurch) 6/73 MH transfer (Muswell Hill) 1974 MH 1/75 SE transfer (Stonebridge Park) 10/75 SE into store, then to Aldenham repaint, and return to service from last bodyswap with B2384 7/93 AC 1993 fitted with Cummins engine 1993 refurbished 12/93 BT leased to BTS: orange livery, yellow band 9/96 BT Sovereign fleetname replaces BTS 12/97 BT Sovereign, used for 13 BT used on 13, BTS, route branding BT returned to London Buses (surplus) 1997 HT bought by MTL London, repainted red 12/97 HT in store taken over by Metroline c5/99 HT repainted Metroline red, blue skirt 6/99 HT in use on 10 00-01 HT used on 10 2/02 HT 10/02 AC transfer (Willesden) 2003 AC 3/04 KX transfer for 390 (Kings Cross) 8/04 KX withdrawn into store.. 8/04 NW ..change store (North Wembley) 10/04 TM change store (Tottenham Marshes) 2/05 bought by M.Tonks, Bishops Wood, Staffordshire 2/09 bought by Mr Nigel Walker, Bishop Auckland RML2444 JJD 444D 4/66 new to Aldenham, B2444 4/66 SV into store (Stevenage) 5/66 HA into service on 396, 397/A/B, 804/A, 805/A/B, 806 (Harlow) 1967 HA 8/68 HA to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 HA transfer to London Country 1971 HA 10/72 ST transfer (Staines) 4/73 ST to overhaul, and return 1974 ST 7/75 ST into store 3/76 ST ..and out 1/77 ST retained B2444 12/83 overall ad for Lyle and Scott: Y-fronts U used on 15, Y-fronts ad 3/85 repainted red 1992 fitted with Iveco engine, 1993 refurbished 9/94 BW privatised, Stagecoach East London, on 8 12/97 BW used on 8 99-03 BW 5/04 BW withdrawn.. 5/04 SD ..into store (Stratford) 5/04 transfer to Stagecoach Western Scottish 4/11 loaned to Stagecoach Orkney for summer season 8/11 returned to9 Stagecoach Western RML2445 JJD 445D 3/66 new to Aldenham, B2445 4/66 SV into store (Stevenage) 5/66 HA into service on 396, 397/A/B, 804/A, 805/A/B, 806 (Harlow) 1967 HA 2/68 HA into store, ..and out again 10/68 HA to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 HA transfer to London Country 1971 HA 1/72 GD transfer (Godstone) 4/72 NF transfer (Northfleet) 2/73 NF to overhaul, and return 6/73 NF into store, and out again 1974 NF 11/75 NF into store 12/75 NF ..and out again 1976 NF 1/77 NF 4/77 NF used on 488 1979 NF on 480 12/79 SJ transfer for 477 (Swanley) 1/80 SJ used on 477, makeshift blinds 1/80 CM transfer, used on 403: RMC blinds used (Chelsham) 2/80 CM withdrawn 2/80 bought by London Transport Aldenham overhaul, repainted red 4/80 W return to service (Cricklewood) from last bodyswap with B2372 5/80 V used on 16 1991 fitted with Cummins engine 1992 refurbished 9/94 U privatised, Stagecoach East London, on 15 12/97 U used on 15 1998 U 1999 U 00-01 U c8/02 U severely side-damaged by accident in Oxford Street: BK stored (Barking) 6/03 U change store back to Upton Park 7/03 U repaired, returned to service 8/03 SD withdrawn into store at Stratford 9/03 sold to Ensign Bus 9/03 bought by London Classic Bus Hire Co, Northfleet 12/03 used by Red Route Buses, Gravesend on 423/489 3/10 bought for preservation by The Bus Club, Carshalton 10/11 used at "World Skills London" event RML2446 JJD 446D 4/66 new to Aldenham, B2446 5/66 NF into store, then 480/A, 487A,488/A, 495A, 496A.. 5/66 WR transfer for 446/A/B (+353,400, 417, 445, 460, 484) 67-8 WR (Windsor) 3/69 NF transfer (Northfleet) 6/69 NF to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 NF transfer to London Country 70-2 NF 4/73 NF to overhaul, and return 1/74 NF into store 4/74 NF ..and out 7/75 RG transfer (Reigate) 1/76 RG into store 5/76 RG ..and out 1/77 RG 10/78 WY in store (Addlestone) 10/78 RG trainer 1979 NF trainer 10/79 NF relicensed for 480 2/80 NF withdrawn from service on 480 1/3/80 NF NBC green, Routemaster Farewell Tour (403, 477, 480) 3/80 bought by London Transport Aldenham overhaul, repainted red 6/80 U return to service 1992 fitted with Cummins engine 1993 refurbished 11/94 AC privatised, Metroline, used on 6, 98 12/97 AC Metroline 1999 AC 2/02 AC 2003 AC 3/04 AC withdrawn 3/04 bought for preservation RML2447 JJD 447D 4/66 new to Aldenham, B2447 4/66 WR into store (Windsor) 5/66 WR new into service on 446/A/B (+353,400, 417, 445, 460, 484) 67-8 WR 3/69 NF transfer (Northfleet) 4/69 NF to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 NF transfer to London Country 71-2 NF 4/73 NF to overhaul, and return 74-6 NF 1/77 NF 1/80 bought by London Transport Aldenham overhaul, retained B2447, repainted red 2/80 U return to service 1990 fitted with Cummins engine 1992 refurbished 11/94 S privatised, London United, for 9, 94 c7/95 S out of service, minus engine 12/97 S London United 1999 S 10/00 S in service on 9 2/01 S repainted 9/04 S used on last crew-day on route 9 9/04 S withdrawn.. 9/04 TV ..into store (Tolworth) 10/04 FW change store (Fulwell) 4/05 V change store, full repaint (Stamford Brook) */05 sold 8/05 fitted with doors, repainted red 9/05 seen at Watermill Theatre, Newbury 3/06 donated to Spitalfields Crypt Trust RML2448 JJD 448D 4/66 new to Aldenham, B2448 4/66 SV into store (Stevenage) 5/66 HA into service on 396, 397/A/B, 804/A, 805/A/B, 806 (Harlow) 1967 HA 11/68 HA to Aldenham repaint, and return 1969 HA 1/70 HA transfer to London Country 1971 HA 2/72 HA into store 3/72 HA ..and out 7/72 HA to repaint, and return 10/72 WR transfer (Windsor) 2/73 WR to overhaul, and return 1974 WR 3/75 WR into store 1976 WR in store 1/77 WR in store 12/77 bought by London Transport 1/78 scrapped by Wombwell Diesels: B2448, parts salvaged for LT RML2449 JJD 449D 3/66 new to Aldenham, B2449 4/66 HF into store (Hatfield) 5/66 HA into service on 396, 397/A/B, 804/A, 805/A/B, 806 (Harlow) 4/67 HA into store 6/67 HA ..and out 8/68 HA to Aldenham repaint, and return 1969 HA 1/70 HA transfer to London Country 1971 HA */72 HA used on 397 10/72 ST transfer (Staines) 5/73 ST to overhaul, and return 12/73 ST into store 5/74 ST ..and out 9/75 ST into store 1976 ST in store 1/77 ST in store 12/77 bought by London Transport 2/78 scrapped by Wombwell Diesels: B2449, parts salvaged for LT RML2450 JJD 450D 4/66 new to Aldenham, B2450 4/66 SV into store (Stevenage) 5/66 HA into service on 396, 397/A/B, 804/A, 805/A/B, 806 (Harlow) 1967 HA 9/68 HA to Aldenham repaint, and return 1969 HA 1/70 HA transfer to London Country 1971 HA 1972 HA used on 397 10/72 ST transfer (Staines) 3/73 ST to overhaul, and return 1974 ST 12/75 ST into store 2/76 ST ..and out again 1/77 ST 7/79 bought by London Transport Aldenham overhaul, retained B2450, repainted red 11/80 HL return to service 1992 fitted with Iveco engine, 1993 refurbished 9/94 BW privatised, Stagecoach East London, on 8 12/97 BW used on 8 1999 BW 3/02 BW covered gold vinyl for Queen's Jubilee: used on 8 2/03 BW returned to red livery 6/04 BW withdrawn.. 6/04 SD ..into store (Stratford) 6/04 change store (Chesterfield) 5/06 formal transfer to Stagecoach East Midlands: in store stored at Chesterfield stored at Lillyhall 7/09 stored at Stockton 3/11 bought by Coach Canada, Montreal: exported RML2451 JJD 451D 4/66 new to Aldenham, B2451 5/66 NF into store, then on 480/A, 487A,488/A, 495A, 496A (Northfleet) 5/66 WR transfer for 446 group, + others (Windsor) 67-8 WR 3/69 NF transfer 7/69 NF to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 NF transfer to London Country 1971 NF 10/72 WR transfer (Windsor) 6/73 WR to overhaul 6/73 HH from o/h (Hemel Hempstead) 12/73 HH into store 1/74 HH ..and out 75-6 HH 1/77 HH 3/75 GR transfer (Garston) 5/75 GR into store 2/76 GR ..and out again 9/76 HH transfer 7/79 bought by London Transport 9/79 NS LT trainer, green Aldenham overhaul, retained B2451, repainted red 1992 fitted with Iveco engine, 1993 refurbished 9/94 BW privatised, Stagecoach East London, on 8 12/97 BW used on 8 1999 BW 1/04 BW repainted (and numbered 12451 on o/s) 4/04 transfer to Stagecoach North-West for promo work for local Rotary club 1/05 drowned in floods, Carlisle depot 3/05 cleaned at Lillyhall by Stagecoach stored at Stockton 10/12 transfer to Stagecoach South West, Exeter RML2452 JJD 452D 4/66 new to Aldenham, B2452 5/66 NF into store, then on 480/A, 487A,488/A, 495A, 496A (Northfleet) 5/66 WR transfer for 446 group, + others (Windsor) 67-8 WR 3/69 NF transfer 7/69 NF to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 NF transfer to London Country 71-2 NF 3/73 NF to overhaul, and return 12/73 NF into store 8/74 NF ..and out 1975 NF 6/76 GD loan (Godstone).. 6/76 NF ..and return 1/77 NF 1979 NF on 480 12/79 CM transfer for 403 1/80 CM spare 2/80 CM withdrawn 2/80 bought by London Transport Aldenham overhaul, retained B2452, repainted red 6/80 NX return to service 1991 fitted with Iveco engine 4/93 AF 1993 refurbished, painted maroon/cream 4/93 B leased to Kentish Bus on 19 1996 B Kentish Bus, 19 9/97 B at Showbus 97, Kentish bus livery 10/97 BN absorbed by South London 1998 BN Arriva London South 1999 BN 3/04 BA suffered electrical problem in service 3/05 BN withdrawn.. 3/05 N ..into store (Norwood) 4/05 off-lease to TfL 3/05 bought by Mr D.Thrower, N.Baxter, Warrington 4/06 at Manchester Museum of Transport London Bus Day 7/14 at RM60, Finsbury Park RML2453 JJD 453D 4/66 new to Aldenham, B2453 4/66 HF into store 5/66 HA into service on 396, 397/A/B, 804/A, 805/A/B, 806 1967 HA 9/68 HA to Aldenham repaint, and return 4/69 HA into store, and out again 1/70 HA transfer to London Country 1971 HA 10/72 ST transfer (Staines) 6/73 ST to overhaul, and return 12/73 ST into store 9/74 ST ..and out 75-6 ST 1/77 ST 2/80 NF used on 480 (spare) 3/80 bought by London Transport Aldenham overhaul, retained B2453, repainted red 6/80 SW return to service 1990 fitted with Iveco engine 1992 refurbished 10/94 AF privatised, London General 12/97 AF London General 98-02 AF 9/03 AF repainted 7/05 AF withdrawn.. 7/05 PL ..into store (Plough Lane) 8/05 sold to Ensign Bus 9/05 bought by The 2453 Group, Clonee, Dublin RML2454 JJD 454D 4/66 new to Aldenham, B2454 5/66 NF into store, then on 480/A, 487A,488/A, 495A, 496A (Northfleet) 5/66 WR transfer for 446 group, + others (Windsor) 67-8 WR 3/69 NF transfer 7/69 NF to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 NF transfer to London Country 1971 NF 8/72 WR transfer 5/73 WR to overhaul, and return 1974 WR 8/75 WR into store 2/76 WR ..and out again 1/77 WR 12/77 bought by London Transport 1/78 SW trainer, green Aldenham overhaul, repainted red from last bodyswap with B2428 1991 fitted with Cummins engine 1993 refurbished 9/94 Q privatised, London Central (Go-Ahead), on 12 c7/95 Q route-branded for 12 12/97 Q London Central 1999 Q 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.S.Rorke, Ramsgate RML2455 JJD 455D 4/66 new to Aldenham, B2455 5/66 NF into store, then on 480/A, 487A,488/A, 495A, 496A (Northfleet) 5/66 WR transfer for 446 group, + others (Windsor) 67-8 WR 3/69 NF transfer */69 NF used on 480 7/69 NF to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 NF transfer to London Country 11/70 NF into store 12/70 NF ..and out 1971 NF 10/72 WR transfer (Windsor) 1/73 HE transfer (High Wycombe) 4/73 HE to overhaul 4/73 ST from o/h 12/73 ST into store 5/74 ST ..and out: NBC green, white 75-6 ST 1/77 ST GY stored, withdrawn 8/78 bought by London Transport 8/78 Q trainer, green Aldenham overhaul, retained B2455, repainted red 1993 fitted with Cummins engine 1993 refurbished 11/94 S privatised, London United, for 9, 94 12/97 S London United 1999 S 00-2 S 11/03 S withdrawn into store 12/03 V change store (Turnham Green) 3/04 BT change store (Edgware) 1/05 BT cannibalised: awaiting disposal 2/05 bought by Mr C.Sullivan, Sandown, IOW 3/11 bought for preservation by RM40 Group, London E12 2/14 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 10/14 bought for preservation by Planet Sameday Logistics Ltd, Leicester 1/15 return to Ensign Bus 2/15 bought by Rent-a-Routemaster (Reading) & London Bus Group (Ruislip RML2456 JJD 456D 4/66 new to Aldenham, B2456 4/66 HA into store (Harlow) 5/66 HA into service on 396, 397/A/B, 804/A, 805/A/B, 806 1967 HA 11/68 HA to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 HA transfer to London Country 3/71 HA into store 6/71 HA ..and out 10/72 ST transfer (Staines) 5/73 ST to overhaul, and return 74-6 ST 1/77 ST 1978 ST on 347A, NBC green 7/79 bought by London Transport Aldenham overhaul, retained B2456, repainted red 11/80 HL return to service 1990 fitted with Cummins engine 1992 refurbished 9/94 U privatised, Stagecoach East London, on 15 12/97 U used on 15 98-02 U 8/03 U repainted green, cream band, used on last day of 15 8/03 BW transfer for 8 (Bow) 3/04 BW used on 6/98 last crew day 4/04 BW used on 409 at East Grinstead Running Day 6/04 BW used on last crew-day of 8 6/04 BW to special events fleet 7/04 SD transfer, special events (Stratford) 8/04 bought by 835 Group 8/04 active at Dorking Running Day (414, 429, 439) repainted in NBC green, white band 5/11 active at Slough & Windsor Running Day (452, 457) 9/11 active at Oxted Running Day (410) 10/11 active on Amersham Running Day 9/14 at Hampton Transport Gala/Fair (725) RML2457 JJD 457D 4/66 new to Aldenham, B2457 4/66 WR into store (Windsor) 5/66 WR new into service on 446/A/B (+353,400, 417, 445, 460, 484) 67-8 WR 3/69 NF transfer (Northfleet) 8/69 NF to Aldenham repaint 8/69 HH from repaint (Hemel Hempstead) 1/70 HH transfer to London Country 1971 HH 10/72 HE transfer (High Wycombe) 11/72 WR transfer 4/73 WR to overhaul, and return 1974 WR 9/75 WR into store 3/76 WR ..and out 1/77 WR 7/79 bought by London Transport Aldenham overhaul, retained B2457, repainted red 1/81 WH return to service 1990 fitted with Cummins engine 1992 refurbished 9/94 CT privatised, Leaside Buses (Cowie) 12/97 CT Leaside Buses 1998 CT Arriva London North 1999 CT 10/05 CT withdrawn from 38 10/05 sold to Ensign Bus, (Purfleet) 9/06 bought by Carousel Buses, High Wycombe c6/08 bought by The Bus Business, Witney: promo bus painted light blue, advertising "Mamma Mia" and "Maltesers" 4/10 used for spares Mr S.Burns, High Wycombe by 5/12 return to The Bus Business, Witney: rebuilt from Part-open-top to hydraulically convertible-top painted blue for Amercan Express promo at London Zoo by 9/12 repainted olive green for The Roseberry Restaurant: cocktail bar inside, diner on top RML2458 JJD 458D 4/66 new to Aldenham, B2458 4/66 HA into store 5/66 HA into service on 396, 397/A/B, 804/A, 805/A/B, 806 1967 HA 9/68 HA to Aldenham repaint 9/68 NF from repaint.. 9/68 HA .. return home 1/70 HA transfer to London Country 1971 NF 10/72 WR transfer, for 441 etc (Windsor) 3/73 WR to overhaul, and return 3/73 WR on 457A, NBC green WR on 441, NBC green 1/77 DS in store (Dorking) 12/77 bought by London Transport 1/78 scrapped by Wombwell Diesels: B2458, parts salvaged for LT RML2459 JJD 459D 4/66 new to Aldenham, B2459 5/66 NF into store, then on 480/A, 487A,488/A, 495A, 496A (Northfleet) 5/66 WR transfer for 446 group, + others (Windsor) 67-8 WR 3/69 WR into store.. 3/69 HA ..transfer (Harlow) 12/69 HA to Aldenham repaint, and return 1/70 HA transfer to London Country 1971 HA on 339 10/72 WR transfer (Windsor) 3/73 WR to overhaul, and return 6/74 WR into store 75-6 WR in store 1/77 WR in store 12/77 bought by London Transport 1/78 scrapped by Wombwell Diesels: B2459, parts salvaged for LT RML2460 JJD 460D 5/66 new to Aldenham, B2460 5/66 NF into store, then on 480/A, 487A,488/A, 495A, 496A (Northfleet) 5/66 WR transfer for 446 group, + others (Windsor) 67-8 WR 3/69 WR into store.. 3/69 HA ..transfer (Harlow) 1/70 HA transfer to London Country 1/70 HA to Aldenham repaint, and return 1971 HA 10/72 WR transfer (Windsor) 6/73 WR to overhaul 6/73 HE from o/h (High Wycombe) 1974 HE 12/75 TG transfer (Tring) 1/76 HH loan (Hemel Hempstead).. 1/76 TG ..and return 1/77 TG 12/77 bought by London Transport Aldenham repaint, red 1/78 HT return to service Aldenham overhaul, retained B2459 1990 fitted with Cummins engine 1992 refurbished 9/94 AR privatised, Leaside Buses (Cowie) 12/97 AR Leaside Buses 1998 AR Arriva London North 1999 AR 00-2 AR 5/03 AR used on 73: rear-ended by RML2315: awaiting repair 10/03 AR withdrawn: cannibalised for spares 5/04 bought by Imperial Buses (Rainham) 6/07 sold to Wigley (Carlton) 11/08 bought for restoration by Peter Veares, Plaistow
RML2461 JJD 461D 4/66 new to Aldenham 5/66 AR new into service on 76 (Tottenham).. 5/66 FY .. transfer for 104/A (Finchley) 6/66 SW transfer for 37 (Stockwell) 67-70 SW 4/71 PM transfer (Peckham) 12/71 PM into store 1/72 SW change store 3/72 SW ..and out 2/73 SW to Aldenham overhaul 2/73 AF from o/h (Putney) 1974 AF 9/75 AF into store 10/75 AF ..and out 12/75 AF to Aldenham repaint, and return 7/76 AF into store 12/76 AF ..and out again from last bodyswap with B2405 1990 fitted with Iveco engine 1992 refurbished 10/94 AF privatised, London General 3/95 AF used on 14 12/97 AF London General 1999 AF 2/03 AF repainted, deep-cleaned c4/03 AF repainted 12/04 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 3/05 bought by J&A Turner, New York, Lincolnshire RML2462 JJD 462D 4/66 new to Aldenham 5/66 FY new into service on 104/A (Finchley) 7/66 U transfer for 15 (Upton Park) 67-8 U 6/69 U to Aldenham repaint, and return 4/70 U into store 5/70 WN transfer, trainer (Wood Green) 6/70 WN return to service, on 243 8/70 WN into store 9/70 U return 1971 U 7/72 CF transfer for 24 (Chalk Farm) 9/72 CF into store 10/72 CF ..and out 3/73 CF to Aldenham overhaul 3/73 AC from o/h (Willesden) 4/73 on tour to Berlin.. 4/73 return to Aldenham.. 4/73 AC return 1974 AC 4/75 AC into store 5/75 AC ..and out 10/75 AC into store.. 10/75 H ..transfer (Hackney) 5/76 H to Aldenham repaint, and return from last bodyswap with B2267 1992 fitted with Iveco engine, 1993 refurbished 9/94 BW privatised, Stagecoach East London, on 8 4/95 repainted: cream band, Stagecoach fleetnames, on 8 1/96 BW fitted with oxidation catalyst on exhaust 12/97 BW used on 8 1999 BW 00-3 BW 6/04 BW withdrawn into store.. 6/04 change store (Chesterfield) 5/06 formal transfer to Stagecoach East Midlands: in store 11/12 still in store, Chesterfield RML2463 JJD 463D 4/66 new to Aldenham 5/66 FY new into service on 104/A (Finchley) 7/66 U transfer for 15 (Upton Park) 67-8 U 7/69 U to Aldenham repaint, and return 4/70 U into store 5/70 U ..and out 6/70 SF transfer for 243 (Stamford Hill) 12/71 AR transfer (Tottenham) 1972 AR 2/73 AR to Aldenham overhaul 2/73 AF from o/h (Putney) 1974 AF 10/75 NX transfer for 37 (New Cross) from last bodyswap with B2462 1992 fitted with Cummins engine 1992 refurbished 11/94 S privatised, London United, for 9, 94 12/97 S London United 1999 S c1/00 S repainted in London United livery 9/00 S new route branding for 94 9/04 used on last crew-day on route 9 9/04 S withdrawn.. 9/04 TV ..into store (Tolworth) 10/04 FW change store (Fulwell) 11/04 bought by Mr Vears, Pump House, Walthamstow 10/07 at Cobham Pre-hibernation Day, Brooklands, London United livery 6/08 visited Bow Centenary 9/09 at Showbus 2009, Duxford 4/14 at Brooklands Spring Gathering 5/16 at Shepherds Bush Open Day RML2464 JJD 464D 4/66 new to Aldenham 5/66 FY new into service on 104/A (Finchley) 8/66 WH transfer for 5/A, 249/A (West Ham) 1967 WH 9/68 RD transfer for 165 (Hornchurch) 1/69 RD to Aldenham repaint and return 70-2 RD 2/73 RD to Aldenham overhaul 2/73 RD from o/h 6/73 SW transfer (Stockwell) 74-5 SW 7/76 SW to Aldenham repaint and return from last bodyswap with B2397 1991 fitted with Cummins engine 1992 refurbished 11/94 S privatised, London United, for 9, 94 12/97 S London United 1999 S 8/00 S repainted, LU livery 9/00 AV open-day: used on 81 4/02 S fitted with Cummins Euro2B engine and Allison T270 gearbox 2003 S 9/04 S withdrawn.. 9/04 TV ..into store (Tolworth) 12/04 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 5/05 bought by Master Exhibitions, London: mobile exhibition unit for Royal Bank of Scotland. converted to open-top + awning: dark blue 7/14 at RM60, Finsbury Park RML2465 JJD 465D 4/66 new to Aldenham 5/66 S into store (Shepherds Bush).. 5/66 AF new into service for 37 (Putney) 67-9 AF 5/70 AF into store 10/70 S change store 11/70 AF ..and back out 71-2 AF 3/73 AF to Aldenham overhaul 3/73 AR from o/h (Tottenham).. 3/73 H ..transfer (Hackney) 74-5 H 5/76 H to Aldenham repaint, and return retained B2465 1991 fitted with Iveco engine 1992 refurbished 9/94 RA privatised, London General 12/97 RA London General 1999 RA 00-01 RA 5/02 SW transfer (Stockwell) 3/03 returned to London Buses 3/03 S reassigned to London United: into store at Shepherds Bush 4/03 S ..and out 1/04 S withdrawn.. 1/04 TV ..into store (Tolworth) 9/04 sold to Blythswood (Glasgow) 2/05 bought by Clyde Cars, Renfrew 6/09 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 7/09 bought by Ambassatours, Halifax, Nova Scotia RML2466 JJD 466D 4/66 new to Aldenham 5/66 S into store (Shepherds Bush).. 5/66 AF new into service for 37 (Putney) 67-72 AF 3/73 AF to Aldenham overhaul 3/73 AF from o/h 74-5 AF 8/76 AF to Aldenham repaint, and return from last bodyswap with B2492 1990 fitted with Iveco engine 1993 refurbished 10/94 AF privatised, London General 12/97 AF London General 6/98 AF in use on 22 1999 AF 6/00 used for 406F Epsom Race specials 9/03 AF repainted 7/05 AF last bus in on 22 7/05 AF withdrawn.. 7/05 PL ..into store (Plough Lane) 8/05 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 8/05 bought by Hardy Miles Ltd, Southend 11/08 in store, Hardy Miles Ltd 11/10 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet)
1/11 bought by West Coast Sightseeing, Burnaby, British Columbia RML2467 JJD 467D 5/66 new to Aldenham 5/66 AF new into service for 37 (Putney) 67-9 AF 9/70 AC transfer (Willesden) 11/70 WN transfer for 243 (Wood Green) 9/71 AR transfer (Tottenham) 1972 AR 3/73 AR to Aldenham overhaul 3/73 H from o/h (Hackney) 1974 H 9/75 H into store 3/76 H ..and out 8/76 H to Aldenham repaint, and return 11/76 H into store from last bodyswap with B2470 1991 fitted with Cummins engine 1993 refurbished 9/94 X privatised, CentreWest, for 7,23 (Westbourne Park) 12/97 X Centrewest: Gold Arrow fleetname CentreWest bought by First Bus 9/98 X at Showbus: First Gold Arrow fleetnames 1999 X 2000-3 X 7/04 X withdrawn from 7.. 7/04 R ..change store (Rainham) 9/04 sold to Ensign Bus, Purfleet 10/04 bought by Double Deck Tours, Niagara Falls */05 fitted with platform doors, #24 BM4 848 10/09 Double Deck Tours 4/14 Double Deck Tours RML2468 JJD 468D 5/66 new to Aldenham 5/66 FY new into service on 104/A (Finchley) 8/66 FY into store 10/66 AC transfer for 6 (Willesden) 1967 AC 9/68 RD transfer for 165 (Hornchurch) 1/69 RD to Aldenham repaint and return 70-2 RD 2/73 RD to Aldenham overhaul 2/73 RD from o/h 6/73 PR transfer into store (Poplar).. 6/73 CF ..transfer (Chalk Farm) 1974 CF 10/75 BW transfer for 8 (Bow) 10/76 BW to Aldenham repaint, and return from last bodyswap with B2370 1991 fitted with Cummins engine 1993 refurbished 9/94 AR privatised, Leaside Buses (Cowie) 12/97 AR Leaside Buses 1998 AR Arriva London North 1999 AR 9/02 AR return from Enfield after repairs 2003 AR Arriva London North 9/04 AR withdrawn from 73.. 9/04 TM ..to store at Tottenham Marshes 10/04 CT reinstated for 38 (Clapton) 10/05 CT withdrawn from 38 11/05 sold to Ensign Bus, Purfleet 1/06 bought by Wych Cross Nurseries, Forest Row 7/14 at RM60, Finsbury Park 9/15 still at Wych Cross Nurseries RML2469 JJD 469D 4/66 new to Aldenham 5/66 S into store (Shepherds Bush).. 5/66 AF new into service for 37 (Putney) 67-8 AF 4/69 AF to Aldenham repaint, and return 1970 AF 2/71 AF into store, and out again 1972 AF 3/73 AF to Aldenham overhaul 3/73 AC from o/h (Willesden) 74-5 AC 9/76 AC to Aldenham repaint, and return from last bodyswap with B2728 12/81 in store, robbed of many parts 1982 overhauled and resurrected 1991 fitted with Cummins engine 1994 refurbished 9/94 Q privatised, London Central (Go-Ahead), on 12 12/97 Q London Central 1999 Q 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.A.Goddard, West Ewell RML2470 JJD 470D 4/66 new to Aldenham 5/66 S into store (Shepherds Bush).. 5/66 AF new into service for 37 (Putney) 67-8 AF 4/69 AF to Aldenham repaint, and return 70-2 AF 2/73 AF to Aldenham overhaul 2/73 AF from o/h 74-5 AF 1/76 AF to Aldenham repaint and return from last bodyswap with B2316 1992 fitted with Iveco engine, 1993 refurbished 9/94 BW privatised, Stagecoach East London, on 8 12/97 BW used on 8 98-03 BW 6/04 BW withdrawn into store.. 6/04 SD ..change store (Stratford) 6/04 change store (Carlisle) 1/05 drowned in floods, Carlisle depot 2/05 moved to T&NL Harvey, Hixon Airfield sold to Jonathan Lloyd 4/05 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) restored to health 6/09 bought by Mr J.Price, South Ockenden, Essex 12/15 sold: exported to Hong Kong RML2471 JJD 471D 5/66 new to Aldenham 5/66 FY new into service for 104/A (Finchley) 10/66 AC transfer for 6 (Willesden) 1967 AC 9/68 RD transfer for 165 (Hornchurch) 2/69 RD to Aldenham repaint and return 70-2 RD 3/73 RD to Aldenham overhaul 3/73 CF from o/h (Chalk Farm) 10/73 CF into store 1/74 CF ..and out 10/75 BW transfer for 8 (Bow) 10/76 BW to Aldenham repaint, and return from last bodyswap with B2477 1992 fitted with Cummins engine 1993 refurbished 11/94 AC privatised, Metroline, used on 6, 98 12/97 AC Metroline 1999 AC 7/00 AC fitted with Cummins Euro2 engine, Allison MT643 g/box 11/00 AC in service on 6, 98 2/02 AC 2003 AC 3/04 AC withdrawn 3/04 sold by 10/06 bought by Reptrans, Banbury 12/06 promo bus, for Heinz tomato soup and "Pirates of the Caribbean" Freight Media, Banbury 10/08 promo for law careers, Allen & Overy LLP, Canary Wharf 9/10 sold to London Bus Export Co, Chepstow 4/12 bought by Black Mountains Ventures Ltd, Crickhowell: promo bus for Cafe 18 by 2/15 Dynamic Office Seating, Northampton: mobile showroom "Dynamibus" RML2472 JJD 472D 5/66 new to Aldenham 5/66 AF new into service for 37 (Putney) 5/67 AF into store 6/67 CF change store, then into service on 24 (Chalk Farm) 11/67 TC transfer for 130 group (Croydon) TC into store 7/68 RD trainer (Hornchurch) 9/68 RD service on 165 2/69 RD to Aldenham repaint and return 70-2 AF 3/73 AF to Aldenham overhaul 3/73 AR from o/h (Tottenham) AF 12/76 AF to Aldenham repaint, and return from last bodyswap with B2486 1990 fitted with Iveco engine 1993 refurbished 10/94 AF privatised, London General 12/97 AF London General 98-02 AF 9/03 AF repainted 7/05 Q transfer (Commercial Services) 5/06 NX commercial services 7/09 Q transfer (Commercial Services)(Camberwell) 10/09 NX transfer, commercial services 8/10 Q transfer, commercial services 9/10 Q used on Surrey schools 669 (Walton-on-the-Hill - Dorking) 12/13 NX transfer, commercial services 3/14 bought by "The Bus Doctor", Otford 5/15 active at Otford Garage Open Day 12/15 used in service on 159 (Running Day) RML2473 JJD 473D 5/66 new to Aldenham 5/66 S into store (Shepherds Bush).. 5/66 AF new into service for 37 (Putney) 1967 AF 1/68 AF into store, ..and out again 4/69 AF to Aldenham repaint, and return AC (Willesden) 5/74 AC into store, and out 12/74 AC into store 1/75 AC ..and out 10/75 AC into store 5/76 AC ..and out 10/76 AC to Aldenham repaint, and return 11/76 AC into store from last bodyswap with B2407 1992 fitted with Cummins engine 1993 refurbished 9/94 X privatised, CentreWest, for 7,23 12/97 X Centrewest: Gold Arrow fleetname CentreWest bought by First Bus 1999 X 2000-3 X 7/04 X withdrawn from 7 9/04 R change store (Rainham) 10/04 sold to Ensign Bus 10/04 bought by Da Willy Bus Company, Linz, Austria RML2474 JJD 474D 5/66 new to Aldenham 5/66 AF new into service for 37 (Putney) 2/67 AF into store 6/67 AF ..and out 1968 AF 4/69 AF to Aldenham repaint, and return 70-1 AF 10/72 AF into store 12/72 AF ..and out 3/73 AF to Aldenham overhaul 3/73 AC from o/h (Willesden) 74-6 AC 12/76 AC to Aldenham repaint, and return from last bodyswap with B2466 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 1999 Q 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 Moseleys Museum, Pontefract RML2475 JJD 475D 5/66 new to Aldenham 5/66 AF new into service for 37 (Putney) 67-8 AF 5/69 AF to Aldenham repaint, and return 70-2 AF 3/73 AF to Aldenham overhaul 3/73 H from o/h (Hackney) 74-5 H 5/76 H to Aldenham repaint, and return from last bodyswap with B2382 1991 fitted with Iveco engine 1992 refurbished 10/94 AF privatised, London General 12/97 AF London General 98-02 AF 10/03 SW transfer 11/03 AF return 6/05 AF withdrawn.. 6/05 PL ..into store (Plough Lane) 7/05 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 10/05 to South East Coachworks, Faversham to Liverpool Bus & Coach Rental 10/06 sold to Hardwick (Carlton) 1/07 bought by P.Budgen, Ormskirk, Lancashire 5/08 bought by C.Matthews, Keighley RML2476 JJD 476D 5/66 new to Aldenham, B2476 5/66 SW into store (Stockwell) 6/66 SW into service on 37 67-70 SW 4/71 PM transfer (Peckham) 1/72 SW transfer 4/73 SW to Aldenham overhaul 4/73 AC from o/h, B2486 (Willesden) 10/76 AC to Aldenham repaint, and return from last bodyswap with B2441 1990 fitted with Cummins engine 1994 refurbished 9/94 X privatised, CentreWest, for 7,23 (Westbourne Park) 12/97 X Centrewest: Gold Arrow fleetname 1999 X 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 change store (First Clacton) 5/04 not bought by J.Zervian, Slovakia 6/04 X change store 10/04 sold to Ensign Bus 5/05 bought by CP Holdings, Luton: as a mobile exhibition unit in Budapest, Hungary. RML2477 JJD 477D 5/66 new to Aldenham, B2477 5/66 AF new into service for 37 (Putney) 67-8 AF 5/69 AF to Aldenham repaint, and return 70-2 AF 4/73 AF to Aldenham overhaul 4/73 H from o/h, B2471 (Hackney) 4/73 T loan (Leyton).. 4/73 H ..and return 74-5 H 4/76 H to Aldenham repaint, and return from last bodyswap with B2469 1991 fitted with Iveco engine 1992 refurbished 12/94 BN privatised, South London (Cowie) 12/97 BN South London 1998 BN Arriva London South 1999 BN 4/05 BN withdrawn.. 4/05 N ..into store (Norwood) 7/05 BS change store (Brixton Tram Shed) 11/05 cannibalised at Brixton Tram Shed: engine, diff removed 12/05 remains sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 7/06 bought by KJB Security, Leighton Buzzard for restoration 9/06 bought by Mr Jason Day, Bromley RML2478 JJD 478D 5/66 new to Aldenham, B2478 5/66 AF new into service for 37 (Putney) 67-8 AF 5/69 AF to Aldenham repaint, and return 70-2 AF 4/73 AF to Aldenham overhaul 4/73 H from o/h, B2468, (Hackney) 1974 H 4/75 H into store, and out again 6/76 H to Aldenham repaint, and return from last bodyswap with B2383 1991 fitted with Cummins engine 1993 refurbished 11/94 AC privatised, Metroline, used on 6, 98 1997 overall rear ads, for City Diesel: green contravision 12/97 AC Metroline 1999 AC 2/02 AC 2003 AC 3/04 AC withdrawn 3/04 sold to Blue Triangle (Rainham) 8/04 bought by Mr G.Smith, Cheltenham 7/14 at RM60, Finsbury Park RML2479 JJD 479D 5/66 new to Aldenham, B2479 5/66 AF new into service for 37 67-8 AF 6/69 AF to Aldenham repaint, and return 70-2 AF 4/73 AF to Aldenham overhaul --------- Aldenham works float ------- 5/73 MH from o/h (Muswell Hill), B2496 1974 MH 1/75 SE transfer (Stonebridge Park) from last bodyswap with B2512 */86 used on 13 1993 fitted with Cummins engine 1993 refurbished 8/93 HT used on 13, London Northern 10/94 HT privatised, MTL London, for 10, 139 12/97 HT MTL London 1998 HT MTL London bought by Metroline 1999 HT Metroline London Northern 01-2 HT used on 10 2/02 HT 2/03 AC transfer (Willesden) 3/04 KX transfer for 390 (Kings Cross) 8/04 KX withdrawn into store 9/04 sold to Lister (Bolton) 9/04 bought by APT Travel, Rayleigh, Essex 10/04 bought for preservation by Mr.R.Cloke, Rayleigh, Essex (NOT by e-bay!) 6/11 promoting Coca Cola Olympic Torch Tour, Isle of Wight 8/11 promoting Coca Cola Olympic Torch Tour, Braintree 10/11 promoting Coca Cola Olympic Torch Tour, Southampton 9/12 returned to Eastbourne Push Studios plc, London bought by The Bus Business, Witney by 1/14 repainted red for Pimms promotion RML2480 JJD 480D 5/66 new to Aldenham, B2480 5/66 AF new into service for 37 (Putney) 67-8 AF 5/69 AF to Aldenham repaint, and return 70-2 AF 4/73 AF to Aldenham overhaul 4/73 AC from o/h, B2470 (Willesden) 9/73 AC into store, ..and out 1974 AC 3/75 AC into store 6/75 AC ..and out 10/75 H transfer (Hackney) 11/75 H into store, and out again 7/80 W used on 16 from last bodyswap with B2471 1991 fitted with Cummins engine 1993 refurbished 9/94 X privatised, CentreWest, for 7,23 12/97 X Centrewest: Gold Arrow fleetname CentreWest bought by First Bus 1999 X 00-2 X 11/03 X withdrawn into store.. 11/03 ..transfer to First Glasgow (Knightswood) 7/05 transfer to First Eastern Counties (Great Yarmouth): seafront service 3/06 repainted: LT red, Eastern Counties fleetnames 6/06 operated to Royal Norfolk County Show 8/06 operated Cromer-Sheringham service 1/11 transfer to First Essex, Braintree fitted with hopper windows from RM1005 7/12 operating in Great Yarmouth 3/16 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 4/16 bought by Bus & Us, Briston, Norfolk RML2481 JJD 481D 5/66 new to Aldenham, B2481 5/66 SW into store (Stockwell) 6/66 SW into service on 37 11/67 SW into store 12/67 SW ..and out 68-9 SW 4/70 SW into store 6/70 SW ..and out 4/71 PM transfer (Peckham) 1/72 SW transfer 4/73 SW to Aldenham overhaul 4/73 AC from o/h, B2465 11/73 AC into store 1/74 AC ..and out 5/75 AC into store 7/75 AC and out again 12/76 AC into store from last bodyswap with B2473 1992 fitted with Iveco engine, 1993 refurbished 9/94 BW privatised, Stagecoach East London, on 8 12/97 BW used on 8 98-03 BW 5/04 BW withdrawn.. 5/04 SD ..into store (Stratford) 6/04 ..change store: Chesterfield 3/06 transfer to Stagecoach Montreal, Canada 4/06 exported to Canada fitted with offside platform, nearside stairs */13 used by Gray Line on Montreal Tour de Ville RML2482 JJD 482D 5/66 new to Aldenham, B2482 5/66 SW into store (Stockwell) 6/66 SW into service on 37 67-70 SW 4/71 PM transfer (Peckham) 1/72 SW transfer 4/73 SW to Aldenham overhaul 4/73 H from o/h, B2483 (Hackney) 1974 H 6/75 H into store 9/75 H ..and out 3/76 H into store 7/76 H to Aldenham repaint and return to service from last bodyswap with B2756 1990 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 98-02 Q used on 12 11/03 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 4/04 bought by Anchor Asset Ltd, London RML2483 JJD 483D 5/66 new to Aldenham 5/66 AF new into service for 37 (Putney) 67-8 AF 5/69 AF to Aldenham repaint, and return 4/70 AF into store 5/70 HD change store (Harrow Weald) 6/70 SF transfer for 243 (Stamford Hill) 12/71 AR transfer 1972 AR 3/73 AR to Aldenham overhaul 3/73 AC from o/h (Willesden) 12/74 AC into store 1/75 AC ..and out 10/76 AC to Aldenham repaint, and return from last bodyswap with B2402 1991 fitted with Cummins engine 1992 refurbished 9/94 CT privatised, Leaside Buses (Cowie) 12/97 CT Leaside Buses 1998 CT Arriva London North 1999 CT 10/05 CT withdrawn from 38 12/05 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 4/06 bought by Too-Good Property Ltd, Salisbury, Wilts 12/09 bought by Shaftesbury & District 8/11 bought by Traditional Travel, Bromley RML2484 JJD 484D 5/66 new to Aldenham 5/66 SW into store (Stockwell) 6/66 SW into service on 37 67-70 SW 4/71 AF transfer (Putney).. 4/71 SW ..and return 5/72 SW into store 5/73 SW to overhaul 5/73 H from o/h, (Hackney), B2474 74-5 H 4/76 H to Aldenham repaint, and return from last bodyswap with B2490 1990 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 1999 Q 11/04 Q withdrawn.. 11/04 ..into store, Mandela Way 11/04 sold to Ensign Bus 3/05 bought by Mr Lyndsey Mitchell, Aberdeen by 5/07 bought by Mr N.Scullion, Aberdeen 1/09 Mr N.Scullion, Aberdeen RML2485 JJD 485D 5/66 new to Aldenham, B2485 5/66 SW into store (Stockwell) 6/66 SW into service on 37 67-8 SW 4/69 SW to Aldenham repaint, and return 70-2 SW 4/73 SW to Aldenham overhaul) 4/73 H from o/h, B2472 (Hackney) 1974 H 1/75 H into store 4/75 H ..and out 8/76 H to Aldenham repaint, and return 8/76 H into store 10/76 H ..and out again from last bodyswap with B2443 1993 fitted with Cummins engine 1993 refurbished 11/94 S privatised, London United, for 9, 94 12/97 S London United 6/98 S in use on 9 99-03 S 1/04 BT transfer, used on 13 (Edgware) 2/04 BT withdrawn into store.. 2/04 FW change store (Fulwell) 2/04 sold to M.Nash (Weybridge) 8/04 bought by Cherbourg Football Club, France 11/14 bought by Bob Duker, Little Paxton, Cambridgeshire 2/15 bought by Mr C.Pearce, Worthing 1/16 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 1/16 to Dawson Rentals 1/16 leased by Dublin Coach, Dublin RML2486 JJD 486D 5/66 new to Aldenham, B2486 5/66 SW into store (Stockwell) 6/66 SW into service on 37 67-8 SW 4/69 SW to Aldenham repaint, and return 1970 SW 5/71 SW into store, and out again 1972 SW 3/73 SW to Aldenham overhaul 3/73 AC from o/h, B2483 (Willesden) 12/74 AC into store 1/75 AC ..and out 7/76 AC into store from last bodyswap with B2478 1990 fitted with Cummins engine 1993 refurbished 9/94 X privatised, CentreWest, for 7,23 12/97 X Centrewest: Gold Arrow fleetname CentreWest bought by First Bus 1999 X 00-2 X 11/03 X withdrawn.. 11/03 PE ..into store (Ponders End).. 11/03 ....transfer to First Glasgow (Knightswood) 5/06 operated free service, Falkirk Wheel - Alexander Dennis factory 3/07 bought by M. Roulston, Beith Transport Preservation Trust Museum, Beith, Ayrshire 12/08 bought by Smart Moving Media, Athens: exported to Greece by 10/11 bought by The London Bus Company, Northfleet: repainted, recertificated 10/11 used at "World Skills London" event 2/12 sold to Mike Nash (Ockley) for restoration 4/14 bought by Ocean King Ltd, Tokyo, Japan RML2487 JJD 487D 5/66 new to Aldenham, B2487 5/66 SW into store (Stockwell) 6/66 SW into service on 37 67-8 SW 4/69 SW to Aldenham repaint, and return 70-2 SW 4/73 SW to Aldenham overhaul 4/73 H from o/h, B2469 (Hackney) 1974 H 3/75 H into store, and out 7/75 H into store 2/76 H ..and out 10/76 H to Aldenham repaint, and return from last bodyswap with B2472 1990 fitted with Cummins engine 10/93 FY 1993 refurbished 12/93 BT leased to BTS: orange livery, yellow band 9/96 BT Sovereign fleetname replaces BTS 12/97 BT Sovereign, used for 13 1999 BT 9/01 S reassigned to London United (Shepherds Bush) 9/01 S repainted to LU livery 1/04 S withdrawn.. 1/04 TV ..into store (Tolworth) 8/04 sold to Mr.J.Davis, Winchcombe 11/04 used by London Bus Export Co, Chepstow: private hire 12/05 bought by M.Mercer, Dubrovnik, Croatia RML2488 JJD 488D 5/66 new to Aldenham 5/66 SW into store (Stockwell) 6/66 SW into service on 37 67-8 SW 4/69 SW to Aldenham repaint, and return 6/70 SW into store 9/70 SW ..and out 71-2 SW 4/73 SW to Aldenham overhaul --------- Aldenham works float ------- 5/73 SF from o/h (Stamford Hill), B2500 12/74 SF into store 6/75 SF ..and out, back in, and out again 8/76 SF to Aldenham repaint, and return from last bodyswap with B2501 1992 fitted with Iveco engine, 1992 refurbished 9/94 BW privatised, Stagecoach East London, on 8 12/97 BW used on 8 1999 BW 6/04 BW used on last day of 8 6/04 BW withdrawn into store.. 6/04 SD ..change store (Stratford) 6/04 change store (Carlisle) 1/05 drowned in floods, Carlisle depot 2/05 moved to T&NL Harvey, Hixon Airfield sold to Jonathan Lloyd 4/05 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 5/06 bought by TFC Leisure, London W14 static at Rocks Lane Multi Sports Centre, Chiswick 2/15 sold to Used Coach Sales, Warrington 9/16 bought by Liquid Leisure Aqua Park. Datchet: children's restaurant RML2489 JJD 489D 5/66 new to Aldenham 5/66 SW into store (Stockwell) 6/66 SW into service on 37 67-8 SW 5/69 SW to Aldenham repaint, and return 70-2 SW 4/73 SW to Aldenham overhaul --------- Aldenham works float ------- 5/73 SW from o/h, B2487 10/73 SW into store, and out again 12/74 SW into store 3/75 SW ..and out 10/75 NX transfer for 37 (New Cross) 5/76 NX into store 6/76 NX ..and out again from last bodyswap with B2475 1992 fitted with Cummins engine 1992 refurbished 11/94 S privatised, London United, for 9, 94 12/97 S London United 1999 S 1/04 S withdrawn.. 1/04 V ..into store (Turnham Green) 1/04 sold to M.Nash (Weybridge) 6/04 bought by M.Csazari, Berze Nagy Janos, Hungary RML2490 JJD 490D 5/66 new to Aldenham 5/66 SW into store (Stockwell) 6/66 SW into service on 37 67-8 SW 5/69 SW to Aldenham repaint, and return 70-2 SW 5/73 SW to Aldenham overhaul 5/73 AR from o/h (Tottenham), B2481 74-5 AR 8/76 AR to Aldenham repaint, and return from last bodyswap with B2507 1992 fitted with Cummins engine 1993 refurbished 9/94 X privatised, CentreWest, for 7,23 12/97 X Centrewest: Gold Arrow fleetname CentreWest bought by First Bus 1999 X 2000-3 X 7/04 X withdrawn from 7 9/04 sold to Ensign Bus 2/05 bought by Ms L.Bunner, Erlangen, Germany RML2491 JJD 491D 5/66 new to Aldenham 5/66 SW into store (Stockwell) 6/66 SW into service on 37 67-8 SW 5/69 SW to Aldenham repaint, and return 70-2 SW 5/73 SW to Aldenham overhaul 5/73 AC from o/h (Willesden), B2467 1974 AC 5/75 AC into store 7/75 AC ..and out again 10/75 AC into store 11/75 AC ..and out again.. 11/75 H ..transfer (Hackney) 10/76 H to Aldenham repaint, and return from last bodyswap with B2483 1991 fitted with Iveco engine 1993 refurbished 12/94 BN privatised, South London (Cowie) 12/97 BN South London 1998 BN Arriva London South 1999 BN 10/05 BN used on 159 12/05 TV returned to London Bus Services, in store (Tolworth) 12/05 bought by Henry Cooper Coaches, (Cramlington) by 2/06 bought by Labour Party, repainted orange 2/06 exported to Czech Republic for Czech Social Democrats' election campaign RML2492 JJD 492D 5/66 new to Aldenham 5/66 SW into store (Stockwell) 6/66 SW into service on 37 67-8 SW 5/69 SW to Aldenham repaint, and return 70-2 SW 5/73 SW to Aldenham overhaul 5/73 U from o/h (Upton Park), B2480 1974 U 4/75 U into store 10/75 U ..and out 12/75 U to Aldenham repaint, and return from last bodyswap with B2510 6/84 overall ad: Underwoods film processing 1984 AG used on 6, overall ad 8/85 repainted red 1991 fitted with Cummins engine 1992 refurbished 9/94 CT privatised, Leaside Buses (Cowie) 12/97 CT Leaside Buses 1998 CT Arriva London North 1999 CT 11/01 CT from Enfield Repair Centre 10/05 CT withdrawn from 38 12/05 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 12/05 bought by David Button, Colchester RML2493 JJD 493D 5/66 new to Aldenham 5/66 SW into store (Stockwell) 6/66 SW into service on 37 67-8 SW 6/69 SW to Aldenham repaint, and return 70-2 SW 5/73 SW to Aldenham overhaul 5/73 U from o/h (Upton Park), B2501 10/74 U into store 12/74 U ..and out 12/75 U to Aldenham repaint, and return from last bodyswap with B2491 1992 fitted with Iveco engine, 1993 refurbished 9/94 BW privatised, Stagecoach East London, on 8 12/97 BW used on 8 8/98 BW in use on 8 99-03 BW 6/04 BW withdrawn into store.. 6/04 SD ..change store (Stratford) 6/04 change store (Carlisle) 12/04 change store to Plaxton at Anston 3/05 sold to Coach USA, Canada 3/05 exported to Montreal, Canada for Gray Line "Autobus Connoisseur" RML2494 JJD 494D 5/66 new to Aldenham 5/66 SW into store (Stockwell) 6/66 SW into service on 37 67-8 SW 6/69 SW to Aldenham repaint, and return 70-2 SW 6/73 SW into store (CoF expiry).. 6/73 Q ..change store (Camberwell) 9/73 Q to Aldenham overhaul 9/73 U from o/h (Upton Park) 74-5 U 4/76 U to Aldenham repaint, and return from last bodyswap with B2514 1992 fitted with Cummins engine 1993 refurbished 9/94 CT privatised, Leaside Buses (Cowie) 12/97 CT Leaside Buses 1998 CT Arriva London North 1999 CT 10/05 CT used on last crew day on 38 .. 10/05 into store (Stamford Hill) auctioned on e-Bay for BBC "Children in Need" 3/06 collected by Dalerest Ltd, London E14 9/11 kept at Otterburn Hall Hotel, Otterburn, Northumberland 7/12 bought by PCS Global Logistics, Birmingham at Wythall Transport Museum, Birmingham: branded for 38 7/14 at RM60, Finsbury Park RML2495 JJD 495D 5/66 new to Aldenham 6/66 SW into store, then service on 37 (Stockwell) 67-8 SW 7/69 SW to Aldenham repaint, and return 70-2 SW 6/73 SW into store (CoF expiry).. 6/73 Q ..change store (Camberwell) 9/73 Q to Aldenham overhaul 9/73 AF from o/h (Putney) 7/74 HL transfer for 207 (Hanwell) 1975 HL 2/76 AE transfer for 13, 113 (Hendon) 4/76 AE to Aldenham repaint, and return from last bodyswap with B2504 1990 fitted with Cummins engine 1993 refurbished 9/94 U privatised, Stagecoach East London, on 15 1/96 BW fitted with oxidation catalyst on exhaust 12/97 U used on 15 1999 U BW 6/04 BW used on last day of 8 6/04 BW withdrawn into store.. 6/04 SD ..change store (Stratford) 6/04 change store (Carlisle) 1/05 drowned in floods, Carlisle depot 2/05 moved to T&NL Harvey, Hixon Airfield sold to Jonathan Lloyd 4/05 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 2/06 bought by U.K.E.N , Bergen, Norway RML2496 JJD 496D 5/66 new to Aldenham, B2496 6/66 FY into service on 104/A (Finchley) 10/66 AC transfer for 6 (Willesden) 1967 AC 9/68 RD transfer for 165 (Hornchurch) 2/69 RD to Aldenham repaint.. 2/69 AF from repaint (Putney) 4/73 AF to Aldenham overhaul 4/73 AC from o/h, B2466 1974 AC */75 AC used on 8 from last bodyswap with B2354 1991 fitted with Cummins engine 1992 refurbished 9/94 U privatised, Stagecoach East London, on 15 12/97 U used on 15 98-02 U 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 */10 bought by Coach USA: exported to USA fitted with new chassis and left hand drive: converted to open-top used in New York for breast cancer awareness: pink */12 operated by Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Company, Chicago: red RML2497 JJD 497D 5/66 new to Aldenham, B2497 6/66 SW into store, then service on 37 (Stockwell) 67-8 SW 7/69 SW to Aldenham repaint, and return 1970 SW 11/71 SW into store 1/72 HT transfer (Holloway) 9/72 U transfer for 15 (Upton Park) 4/73 U to Aldenham overhaul 4/73 AC from o/h, B2478 (Willesden) 1974 AC 11/75 AC into store 1/76 AC ..and out 10/76 AC to Aldenham repaint, and return from last bodyswap with B2410 1991 fitted with Cummins engine 1992 refurbished 9/94 U privatised, Stagecoach East London, on 15 12/97 U used on 15 98-02 U 8/03 SD withdrawn into store at Stratford 9/03 sold to Ensign Bus 8/04 bought by Home Entertainment PLC: Disney shop promotions 1-19968 9/10 exported to Kuwait RML2498 JJD 498D 5/66 new to Aldenham 6/66 SW into store, then service on 37 (Stockwell) 67-8 SW 7/69 SW to Aldenham repaint, and return 1970 SW 4/71 SW into store 11/71 SW ..and out 1972 SW 6/73 SW into store (CoF expiry).. 6/73 Q ..change store (Camberwell) 9/73 Q to Aldenham overhaul 9/73 AF from o/h (Putney) 74-5 AF 2/76 AF to Aldenham repaint, and return from last bodyswap with B2545 1990 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 1999 X 2000-3 X 7/04 X withdrawn from 7.. 7/04 R ..change store (Rainham) 7/04 sold to Ensign Bus, Purfleet 8/04 bought by Gillingham Football Club South East Coachworks, Faversham 11/06 to Wellcome Group Ltd, Newport Pagnell: promo for Coffee Primo 4/10 promo for Starbucks 9/12 bought by South East Coachworks, Faversham 1/13 acquired by Routemaster Hire, Knebworth as hospitality and exhibition vehicle 7/14 at RM60, Finsbury Park 11/15 re-branded to promote Amazing Thailand RML2499 JJD 499D 6/66 new to Aldenham 6/66 NS into store (North Street, Romford) 7/66 U transfer for 15 (Upton Park) 67-8 U 11/69 U to Aldenham repaint, and return 4/70 U into store 5/70 RD transfer (Hornchurch) 6/70 SF transfer for 243 (Stamford Hill) 71-2 SF 5/73 SF to Aldenham overhaul 5/73 AR from o/h (Tottenham), B2482 74-5 AR 8/76 AR to Aldenham repaint, and return from last bodyswap with B2476 1991 fitted with Cummins engine 1994 refurbished 9/94 Q privatised, London Central (Go-Ahead), on 12 damaged in accident: repaired with parts from RM 789 c10/95 Q route-branded for 12 12/97 Q London Central 1999 Q 3/02 Q covered gold vinyl for Queen's Jubilee: used on 12 12/02 restored to red livery 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 M.Dexter, Erith


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