The LONDON TRANSPORT RT FAMILY:
RTLs : individual bus histories

This page updated 6th February 2015.

Note: these histories are in process of collection, with fragments of information added from a variety of sources. Any additional information is very welcome. A more organised and purposeful history will follow when I have done the RTs.

RTL1100  LUC 310   1/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5603, 7RT8
                   1/51 AR into service (Tottenham)

RTL1101  LUC 311   1/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5604, 7RT8
                   1/51 AR into service (Tottenham)

RTL1102  LUC 312   1/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5605, 7RT8
                   1/51 AR into service (Tottenham)

RTL1103  LUC 313   1/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5606, 7RT8
                   1/51 AR into service (Tottenham)

RTL1104  LUC 314   1/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5607, 7RT8
                   1/51 AH into service (Nunhead)
                   3/55 F  from o/h (Putney Bridge)
                   1956 F  used on 93

RTL1105  LUC 315   1/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5608, 7RT8
                   1/51 AR into service (Tottenham) 
                   */65    bought by Abegweit Tours, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
         PVA080    7/01    Abegweit Sightseeing Tours
                   9/07    still in service, Abegweit Tours.
                   4/10    bought by Roger Wright, The London Bus Company
                   4/10    repatriated to UK, Northfleet

RTL1106  LUC 316   1/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5609, 7RT8
                   1/51 CA into service (Clapham)

RTL1107  LUC 317   1/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5610, 7RT8
                   1/51 AH into service (Nunhead)

RTL1108  LUC 318   1/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5611, 7RT8
                   1/51 CA into service (Clapham)

RTL1109  LUC 319   1/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5612, 7RT8
                   1/51 CA into service (Clapham)

RTL1110  LYF 34    1/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5652, 7RT8
                   1/51 AH into service (Nunhead)
                   2/51 WD used on 168, tram replacement

RTL1111  LYF 35    1/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5653, 7RT8
                   1/51 AH into service (Nunhead)

RTL1112  LYF 36    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5654, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1113  LYF 37    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5655, 7RT8
                   2/51 AH into service (Nunhead)

RTL1114  LYF 38    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5656, 7RT8
                   2/51 AH into service (Nunhead)

RTL1115  LYF 39    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5657, 7RT8
                   2/51 AH into service (Nunhead)
                   */57 WD used on 44A 
                  10/58    from o/h, body 5710
                   1961 AC used on N91

RTL1116  LYF 40    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5658, 7RT8
                   2/51 AH into service (Nunhead)

RTL1117  LYF 41    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5659, 7RT8
                   2/51 AH into service (Nunhead)
                   1951 WD used on 44

RTL1118  LYF 42    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5660, 7RT8
                   2/51 AH into service (Nunhead)

RTL1119  LYF 43    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5661, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1120  LYF 44    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5662, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1121  LYF 45    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5663, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1122  LYF 46    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5664, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1123  LYF 47    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5665, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1124  LYF 48    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5666, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)
                  12/58 AE from o/h into store (Hendon)
                   1959 FY change store (Finchley)
                   1959 SW change store (Stockwell)
                   8/59 GM transfer (Victoria)

RTL1125  LYF 49    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5667, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1126  LYF 50    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5668, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1127  LYF 51    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5669, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1128  LYF 52    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5670, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1129  LYF 53    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5671, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1130  LYF 54    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5672, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1131  LYF 55    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5673, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1132  LYF 56    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5674, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)
                   6/62 GM used on 137

RTL1133  LYF 57    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5675, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)
                           bought by A&C McLennan, Perth
                           fitted with platform doors
                   5/64    in service, A&C McLennan
                   1972    bought by farmer as staff transport

RTL1134  LYF 58    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5676, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1135  LYF 59    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5677, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1136  LYF 60    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5678, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1137  LYF 61    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5679, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1138  LYF 62    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5680, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1139  LYF 63    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5681, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)
                           used on 44

RTL1140  LYF 64    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5682, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1141  LYF 65    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5683, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1142  LYF 66    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5684, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1143  LYF 67    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5685, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1144  LYF 68    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5686, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1145  LYF 69    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5687, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1146  LYF 70    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5688, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1147  LYF 71    2/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5689, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1148  LYF 89    3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5707, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1149  LYF 90    3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5708, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1150  LYF 91    3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5709, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1151  LYF 92    3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5710, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1152  LYF 93    3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5711, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)
                   7/60 WD used on 288 Night Service
                   1967 V  used on 60 
                   1986    Toronto, Ontario, Canada

RTL1153  LYF 94    3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5712, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1154  LYF 95    3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5713, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1155  LYF 96    3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5714, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1156  LYF 97    3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5715, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1157  LYF 98    3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5716, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)  
                        CF (Chalk Farm)
                   6/59 R  (Riverside)
                   6/59 B  loan: used on Morden Stn - Epsom Race Course Express

RTL1158  LYF 98    3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5717, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)
  
RTL1159  LYF 100   3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5718, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth) 
 
RTL1160  LYF 101   3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5719, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth) 

RTL1161  LYF 102   3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5720, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth) 
                   1952 WD  
                   1952 HW on loan: used on 120A

RTL1162  LYF 103   3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5721, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth) 

RTL1163  LYF 104   3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5722, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth) 
                   52-4 WD
                   6/55 WD to overhaul
                   6/55 SW from o/h
                   1960 SW used on 88
                   7/63    bought by Harding Coaches, London SE1, for spares
                   6/96    preserved, at Classic Automotion
                   1998    active preservation: at Cobham Open Day
                  12/99    Christmas Lights Tour, London
                   2008    preserved: P.Cousens, Abbotskerswell
                   6/14    at Stockwell Open Day

RTL1164  LYF 105   3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5723, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)
 
RTL1165  LYF 106   3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5724, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth) 

RTL1166  LYF 107   3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5725, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth) 

RTL1167  LYF 108   3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5726, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)
 
RTL1168  LYF 109   3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5727, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)   
                   9/01    David Neilly, Norco, California, USA 

RTL1169  LYF 110   3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5728, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1170  LYF 111   3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5729, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1171  LYF 112   3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5730, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1172  LYF 113   3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5731, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1173  LYF 114   3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5732, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1174  LYF 115   3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5733, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth) 
                           bought by McLennan's, Spitalfield 
                   197*    acquired by CRS Group of East London Traction Society
                   1984    sold: exported to Germany

RTL1175  LYF 116   3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5734, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1176  LYF 117   4/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5735, 7RT8
                   4/51 Q  into service (Camberwell) 
                           bought by London Omnibus Tours, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada 
                  7/01     Rainbow Blackfish Tours, Ketchikan, Alaska, USA
                           Bothell, Washington, USA
                  */10     Ian Newby: driven from Bothell to Vancouver

RTL1177  LYF 118   3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5736, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1178  LYF 119   4/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5737, 7RT8
                   4/51 Q  into service (Camberwell) 
                  10/63    sold to Birds Commercial Motors (Stratford-upon-Avon)
                   2/64    bought by T&E Docherty, Irvine, for A1 Service
                   9/64    fitted with non-opening driver's and upstairs front windows
                   5/66    bought by Reid, Saltcoats, for A1 Service
                  12/66    taken over by T.Docherty, for A1 Service
                by 3/70    withdrawn
                   7/70    bought by Clyde Coast Services, Saltcoats
                by 6/72    withdrawn
                   6/72    sold to Tiger in Salsburgh

RTL1179  LYF 120   3/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5738, 7RT8
                   4/51 WD into service (Wandsworth)

RTL1180  LYF 121   4/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5739, 7RT8
                   4/51 Q  into service (Camberwell) 
 
RTL1181  LYF 122   4/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5740, 7RT8
                   4/51 Q  into service (Camberwell) 

RTL1182  LYF 123   4/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5741, 7RT8
                   4/51 Q  into service (Camberwell) 

RTL1183  LYF 124   4/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5742, 7RT8
                   5/51 Q  into service (Camberwell) 

RTL1184  LYF 125   4/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5743, 7RT8
                   5/51 Q  into service (Camberwell) 

RTL1185  LYF 126   4/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5744, 7RT8
                   5/51 Q  into service (Camberwell) 

RTL1186  LYF 127   4/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5745, 7RT8
                   5/51 Q  into service (Camberwell) 
                   5/52 Q  used on 42

RTL1187  LYF 128   4/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5746, 7RT8
                   5/51 Q  into service (Camberwell) 

RTL1188  LYF 129   4/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5747, 7RT8
                   5/51 Q  into service (Camberwell) 

RTL1189  LYF 130   4/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5748, 7RT8
                   5/51 Q  into service (Camberwell)
 
RTL1190  LYF 131   4/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5749, 7RT8
                   5/51 Q  into service (Camberwell) 

RTL1191  LYF 132   4/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5750, 7RT8
                   5/51 Q  into service (Camberwell) 

RTL1192  LYF 133   4/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5751, 7RT8
                   5/51 Q  into service (Camberwell) 

RTL1193  LYF 134   4/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5752, 7RT8
                   5/51 Q  into service (Camberwell) 

RTL1194  LYF 135   4/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5753, 7RT8
                   5/51 Q  into service (Camberwell) 
                   1967    exported to USA, used by Unitrans, Davis.
                   1994    Sacramento, California
                by 5/99    gone 

RTL1195  LYF 136   4/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5754, 7RT8
                   5/51 Q  into service (Camberwell) 

RTL1196  LYF 137   4/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5755, 7RT8
                   5/51 Q  into service (Camberwell) 

RTL1197  LYF 138   4/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5756, 7RT8
                   5/51 Q  into service (Camberwell) 

RTL1198  LYF 139   4/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5757, 7RT8
                   5/51 Q  into service (Camberwell) 

RTL1199  LYF 140   4/51    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 5758, 7RT8
                   5/51 Q  into service (Camberwell) 

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