The LONDON TRANSPORT RT FAMILY:
RTLs : individual bus histories

This page updated 22nd April 2011.

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.

Weymann: RT8/2 std bodies

RTL1600  OLD 820   9/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Park Royal body 9171, 7RT8/2 
                   9/54    into store 
                   3/58 C  into service (Athol Street, Poplar) 
                   5/65    from o/h, body 4713, 7RT8

RTL1601  OLD 536   5/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 8991, 7RT8/2 
                   5/54 WL new into service (Walworth)
                   5/54 RL on 36A

RTL1602  OLD 831   8/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9197, 7RT8/2 
                   9/54    into store 
                   2/58 WG into service (West Green) 

RTL1603  OLD 832   9/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9198, 7RT8/2 
                   9/54    into store 
                   2/58 U  into service (Upton Park)

RTL1604  OLD 833   9/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9199, 7RT8/2 
                   9/54    into store  
                   2/58 Q  into service (Camberwell)

RTL1605  OLD 834   9/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9200, 7RT8/2 
                   9/54    into store  
                   2/58 H  into service (Hackney)

RTL1606  OLD 835   9/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9201, 7RT8/2 
                   9/54    into store 
                   2/58 U  into service (Upton Park)

RTL1607  OLD 836   9/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9202, 7RT8/2 
                   9/54    into store  
                   2/58 AP into service (Seven Kings)

RTL1608  OLD 837   9/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9203, 7RT8/2 
                   9/54    into store  
                   2/58 AP into service (Seven Kings)

RTL1609  OLD 838   9/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9204, 7RT8/2 
                   9/54    into store  
                   2/58 D  into service (Dalston)

RTL1610  OLD 839   9/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9205, 7RT8/2 
                   9/54    into store 
                   3/58 Q  into service (Camberwell)
                   
RTL1611  OLD 840   9/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9206, 7RT8/2 
                   9/54    into store 
                   2/58 X  into service (Kensington, Middle Row)

RTL1612  OLD 841   9/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9207, 7RT8/2 
                   9/54    into store 
                   2/58 AR into service (Tottenham)

RTL1613  OLD 842   9/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9208, 7RT8/2 
                   9/54    into store 
                   2/58 R  into service (Riverside)

RTL1614  OLD 843   9/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9209, 7RT8/2 
                   9/54    into store 
                   2/58 AP into service (Seven Kings)

RTL1615  OLD 844   9/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9210, 7RT8/2 
                   9/54    into store 
                   2/58 AC into service (Willesden)

RTL1616  OLD 845   9/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9211, 7RT8/2 
                   9/54    into store
                   2/58 C  into service (Athol Street, Poplar) 

RTL1617  OLD 846   9/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9212, 7RT8/2 
                   9/54    into store
                   2/58 C  into service (Athol Street, Poplar) 

RTL1618  OLD 847   9/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9213, 7RT8/2 
                   9/54    into store 
                   2/58 S  into service (Shepherds Bush)

RTL1619  OLD 848   9/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9214, 7RT8/2 
                   9/54    into store
                   2/58 WL into service (Walworth) 

RTL1620  OLD 849  10/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9215, 7RT8/2 
                  10/54    into store
                   3/58 WG into service (West Green)

RTL1621  OLD 850  10/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9216, 7RT8/2 
                  10/54 RG into store (Reigate)
                   3/58 U  into service (Upton Park)

RTL1622  OLD 851  10/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9217, 7RT8/2 
                  10/54    into store
                   3/58 U  into service (Upton Park)
                   */60 WG used on 29A

RTL1623  OLD 852  10/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9218, 7RT8/2 
                  10/54    into store
                   3/58 U  into service (Upton Park)

RTL1624  OLD 853  10/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9219, 7RT8/2 
                  10/54    into store
                   3/58 AF into service (Putney, Chelverton Road)

RTL1625  OLD 854  10/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9220, 7RT8/2 
                  10/54 RG into store, minus wheels (Reigate)
                   3/58 U  into service (Upton Park) 
                           converted to open-top
                   4/02    Homer J. Hillis Jr.,Abilene, Texas, USA 

RTL1626  OLD 855  10/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9221, 7RT8/2 
                  10/54    into store
                   3/58 U  into service (Upton Park)

RTL1627  OLD 856  10/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9222, 7RT8/2 
                  10/54    into store
                   3/58 U  into service (Upton Park)

RTL1628  OLD 857  10/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9223, 7RT8/2 
                  10/54    into store
                   3/58 U  into service (Upton Park)  
                           exported to USA
                   1993    in USA at Seashore Trolley Museum, Kennebunkport, Maine
                   1/09    Seashore Trolley Museum

RTL1629  OLD 858  10/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9224, 7RT8/2 
                  10/54    into store
                   3/58 U  into service (Upton Park)

RTL1630  OLD 859  11/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9225, 7RT8/2 
                   9/54    into store 
                   3/58 X  into service (Kensington, Middle Row)
                   3/62 Q  used on 159

RTL1631  OLD 860  10/54    Leyland Titan, Leyland O600, Weymann body 9226, 7RT8/2 
                   9/54    into store
                   3/58 U  into service (Upton Park)
                   6/62 CT used on 277

RTL bus histories RTL photo references

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