Prepared on Notepad by Ian Smith,

This page created 2nd February 2001, updated 7th January 2015.

RT Bus histories

These histories are incomplete. They will be added to as I accumulate information.

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If you want to send me any, I shall endeavour to incorporate it.This too has to be in several parts:

Please note: only some of these links yet work - these histories are taking a while to compile.

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RT152-RT199


RT152  HLW 139  5/47    new, roofbox body 1401, Park Royal, 3RT3
                5/47 T  into service on 10 (Leyton)
               10/49 T  to Chiswick overhaul
               12/49 T  from o/h, with o/s route board
                     T  used on 144
                1/57 T  to Aldenham overhaul
                1/57 E  from o/h, (Enfield), still body 1401
                2/58 E  withdrawn into store..
                2/58 SW ..change store (Stockwell) 
                2/58    ..sold to Birds (Stratford on Avon)  
                4/58    bought by Kerr & Linney, A1 Service, Ardrossan
               12/65    withdrawn for spares
                3/00    sold to Merrick (Stewarton)

RT153  HLW 140  6/47    new, roofbox body 1402: Park Royal 3RT3
                7/47 T  into service on 10 (Leyton)
               12/56 HN transfer (Hitchin)
                1/57 HN used on 801A, 3RT3
               10/57 BN transfer (Brixton)
               11/57 NX transfer into store
                2/58 U  transfer (Upton Park)
                3/58 U  to Aldenham overhaul
                3/58 HD from o/h, (Harrow Weald), body 1637: Park Royal roofbox 3RT3
               59-61 HD
               12/62 FY transfer into store (Finchley)
                5/63 FW change store (Fulwell) 
                6/63    sold to F.Ridler (Twickenham)
                6/63    sold to W.North (Sherburn in Elmet) 
               11/63    bought by Ledgard's for spares
                        stripped
               11/63    remains sold to Parker (Bradford) for scrap

RT154  HLW 141  6/47    new, roofbox body 1403: Park Royal 3RT3
                7/47 TC into service on 115, 130, 197 (Croydon)
                8/47 TC used on 115
                9/57 EW to Aldenham overhaul
                9/57 NS from o/h, (North Street), body 5950: Park Royal 3RT8
                3/58 NS withdrawn into store..
                3/58 SW ..change store..
                3/58    ..sold to Birds (Stratford on Avon)
                5/58    bought by Bradford City Transport, #401
                5/69    sold to Autospares, (Bingley) for scrap

RT155  HLW 142  7/47    new, roofbox body 1404, Park Royal, 3RT3
                7/47 TC into service on 115, 130, 197 (Croydon)
                        repainted red, cream band; full blinds
                     G  used on 25
               11/57 T  to Aldenham overhaul
               11/57 PB from o/h, (Potters Bar), roofbox body 1665: Weymann 3RT3
                2/58 PB withdrawn into store..
                2/58 SW ..change store (Stockwell).. 
                2/58    ..sold to Birds (Stratford on Avon) 
                        bought by Leon, Finningley, #47
               59-60    Leon
                7/61    with Leon
                8/66    withdrawn

RT156  HLW 143  7/47    new, roofbox body 1405, Park Royal, 3RT3
                7/47 T  into service on 10 (Leyton)
                1/57 T  to Aldenham overhaul
                1/57 TC from o/h, (Croydon), body 5166, Weymann 3RT8
                3/58 TC withdrawn into store..
                3/58 SW ..change store..
                3/58    ..sold to Birds (Stratford on Avon) 
                3/58    bought by Bradford City Transport, #402
               10/63    withdrawn
               11/68    sold to Hardwick & Jones (Barnsley) for scrap

RT157  HLW 144  7/47    new, roofbox body 1406, Park Royal, 3RT3
                7/47 T  into service on 10 (Leyton)
                1957 U  (Upton Park)
                3/58 U  withdrawn into store..
                3/58 SW ..change store
                6/58    sold to Birds (Stratford on Avon) 
                6/58    bought by Brown's Blue Coaches, Markfield
                3/63    bought by Simpsons of Rosehearty
               11/66    taken over by Alexander Northern, #NRC1
               12/68    withdrawn
               12/68    sold to Hill (Cambie) 

RT158  HLW 145  7/47    new, roofbox body 1407, Park Royal, 3RT3
                7/47 T  into service on 10 (Leyton)
               10/57 BN to Aldenham overhaul
               10/57 BN from o/h, (Brixton), roofbox body 1651: Weymann 3RT3
                3/58 BN withdrawn into store..
                3/58 SW ..change store
                4/58    sold to Birds (Stratford on Avon)  
                */58    bought by Bradford City Transport, #403
                4/69    withdrawn
                4/69    sold to Autospares (Bingley) for scrap

RT159  HLW 146  7/47    new, roofbox body 1408, Park Royal, 3RT3
                8/47 TC into service on 115, 130, 197 (Croydon)
                1/58 AE to Aldenham overhaul
                1/58 V  from o/h, (Turnham Green), body 3644: Pk Royal 3RT8
                3/58 V  withdrawn into store
                6/58 SW change store
                7/58    sold to Birds (Stratford on Avon) 
                7/58    bought by Jacksons Motor Services, Castle Bromwich
               10/63    bought by L.F.Bowen Ltd, Birmingham
                */64    bought by Gee & Harrington Ltd, Whiitington
                4/65    sold for scrap to H.Evans, Worsborough Dale

RT160  HLW 147  7/47    new, roofbox body 1409, Park Royal, 3RT3
                8/47 T  into service on 10 (Leyton)
                1957 NX in store (New Cross)
                2/58 TL transfer, then to Aldenham overhaul
                2/58 L  from o/h, (Loughton)
               59-61 L
                2/62 L  to Aldenham o/h
                2/62 NB from o/h (Norbiton)
                8/63 AK transfer (Streatham)
                1964 AK
                9/65 AK into store
                2/66 AK to Aldenham overhaul
                        ----- Aldenham works float ------
                9/66 L  from o/h, unlicensed, body 3806: Park Royal 3RT8
               10/66 WD transfer (Wandsworth)
                67-9 WD
                4/70 SW transfer (Stockwell)
                5/70 TL transfer (Catford) 
                9/71 BX transfer into store (Bexleyheath) 
               10/71    sold to Wombwell Diesels

RT161  HLW 148  7/47    new, roofbox body 1410, Park Royal, 3RT3
                8/47 T  into service on 10 (Leyton)
                3/57 AE to Aldenham overhaul
                3/57 ON from o/h, (Alperton), roofbox body 1434: Park Royal, 3RT3
                3/58 ON withdrawn into store..
                3/58 SW ..change store 
                4/58    sold to Birds (Stratford on Avon) 
                */58    bought by Bradford City Transport, #404
                2/64    withdrawn
                        sold to Autospares (Bingley) for scrap

RT162  HLW 149  8/47    new, roofbox body 1411, Park Royal, 3RT3
                8/47 T  into service on 10 (Leyton)
                1/57 W  to Aldenham overhaul
                1/57 AL from o/h, (Merton), roofbox body 1661: Weymann 3RT3
                3/58 AL withdrawn into store
                4/58 SW change 
                5/58    sold to Birds (Stratford on Avon) 
                5/58    bought by Bradford City Transport, #405
               10/63    withdrawn
               11/68    sold to Hardwick & Jones (Barnsley) for scrap

RT163  HLW 150  8/47    new, roofbox body 1412, Park Royal, 3RT3
                8/47 T  into service on 10, 35A (Leyton)
                2/57 P  to Aldenham overhaul
                2/57 J  from o/h, (Holloway), roofbox body 1493: Park Royal, 3RT3
                3/58 J  withdrawn into store..
                3/58 SW ..change store.. 
                3/58    ..sold to Birds (Stratford on Avon) 
                */58    bought by Bradford City Transport, #406
                5/66    withdrawn
                5/66    sold to Autospares (Bingley) for scrap

RT164  HLW 151  8/47    new, roofbox body 1413, Park Royal, 3RT3
                8/47 T  into service on 10 (Leyton)
                1957 P  (Old Kent Road)
                3/58 P  withdrawn into store 
                4/58 SW change store 
                6/58    sold to Birds (Stratford on Avon) 
                6/58    bought by Brown"s Blue Coaches, Markfield
                8/58    fitted with platform doors
                9/58    into service
                3/63    bought by Sampsons Motors, Rosehearty
                3/65    withdrawn
                        broken up

RT165  HLW 152  8/47    new, roofbox body 1414, Park Royal, 3RT3
                8/47 T  into service on 10 (Leyton)
                2/57 ED to Aldenham overhaul
                2/57 HW from o/h, (Southall), roofbox body 1409: Park Royal, 3RT3
                3/58 HW withdrawn into store 
                4/58 SW change store 
                5/58    sold to Birds (Stratford on Avon) 
                1958    bought by Bradford Corporation, #407
                        roofbox removed, destination windows altered, blue/cream livery
                1959    in service, Bradford 
                1/64    withdrawn
                7/64    relicensed
                        withdrawn
                        sold for scrap

RT166  HLW 153  8/47    new, roofbox body 1415: Park Royal 3RT3
                9/47 T  into service on 10 (Leyton)
                3/57 W  to Aldenham overhaul
                3/57 T  from o/h, roofbox body 1666: Weymann, 3RT3
                1/58 T  into store..
                1/58    sold to Birds, (Stratford-on-Avon) 
                1958    bought by Turner of Brown Edge, #8
                1/67    withdrawn for scrap

RT167  HLW 154  8/47    new, roofbox body 1416: Park Royal 3RT3
                9/47 TC into service on 115, 130, 197 (Croydon)
               12/56 GY (Grays), roofbox
               10/57 NX transfer (New Cross)
               11/57 NX into store
                2/58 PM transfer, then to Aldenham overhaul
                2/58 P  from o/h, (Old Kent Road), roofbox body 1686: Weymann 3RT3
                7/58 P  used on 1
               11/58 BK transfer (Barking)
               59-61 BK
                7/62 BK used on 169
                1/63 BK into store..
                1/63 NS ..change store (North Street) 
               12/63    sold to Bird's (Stratford on Avon)
                4/65    scrapped at Bird's

RT168  HLW 155  8/47    new, roofbox body 1417: Park Royal 3RT3
                9/47 T  into service on 10 (Leyton)
                7/49 T  used on 35A
                2/57 T  to Aldenham overhaul
                2/57 AL from o/h, (Merton), roofbox body 1443: Park Royal, 3RT3
                3/58 AL withdrawn into store 
                4/58 SW change store..
                4/58    ..sold to Birds (Stratford on Avon) 
                */58    bought by Bradford City Transport, #408
                1/64    withdrawn
                        sold to Autospares (Bingley) for scrap

RT169  HLW 156  8/47    new, roofbox body 1418, Park Royal, 3RT3
                9/47 TC into service on 115, 130, 197 (Croydon)
                */50 TC used on 130
                1/57 TC to Aldenham overhaul
                1/57 T  from o/h, body 4703, Park Royal 3RT8, (Leyton)
                1/58 T  into store..
                1/58    sold to Birds, (Stratford-on-Avon)
                        bought by Cunningham's Bus Service #25, Renfrew
                        renumbered, Cunningham's #34
               12/63    withdrawn 
                1/64    bought by Garelochhead Coach Services, Garelochhead, for spares
                1/64    body scrapped

RT170  HLW 157  8/47    new, roofbox body 1419, Park Royal 3RT3
                9/47 T  into service on 10 (Leyton)
               10/57 ED to Aldenham overhaul
               10/57 TL from o/h, (Catford), roofbox body 2569: Saunders RT3/3
                3/58 TL withdrawn into store
                6/58    sold to Birds (Stratford on Avon) 
                */58    bought by Bradford City Transport, #411 
                        sold to Autospares (Bingley) for scrap

RT171  HLW 158  9/47    new, roofbox body 1420, Park Royal 3RT3
                9/47 T  into service on 10 (Leyton)
                        repainted red, cream band
                1953 T  used on 38
                7/57 HW to Aldenham overhaul
                7/57 PM from o/h, (Peckham), body 5256: Weymann RT8
                3/58 PM withdrawn into store 
                4/58 SW change store 
                5/58    ..sold to Birds (Stratford on Avon) 
                */58    bought by Bradford City Transport, #409
                4/69    withdrawn
                4/69    sold to Autospares (Bingley) for scrap

RT172  HLW 159  9/47    new, roofbox body 1421, Park Royal 3RT3
                9/47 TC into service on 115, 130, 197 (Croydon)
                        repainted red, cream band
                1954    used on 93
                1/57 TC to Aldenham overhaul
                1/57 RD from o/h, (Hornchurch), roofbox body 1418: Park Royal, 3RT3
                3/58 RD withdrawn into store..
                3/58 SW ..change store  
                3/58    ..sold to Birds (Stratford on Avon) 
                3/58    ..bought by Bradford Corporation, #410
               10/68    withdrawn
               11/68    bought for preservation: G.Rhodes, Birkenshaw
               11/78    bought for preservation: J.Fozard, Baildon, W.Yorks
                        bought for preservation: Sutcliffe and Roskuss, W.Yorks
                */86    preserved: Bradford Corporation blue/cream
                        at West Yorkshire Transport Museum
                4/01    preserved, St Helens
                2008    preserved in museum, T.Leighton, Keighley
               10/11    at Nocturnal Heart of the Pennines Rally, Halifax

RT173  HLW 160  9/47    new, roofbox body 1422, Park Royal, 3RT3
                9/47 T  into service on 10 (Leyton)
                1/57 TB to Aldenham overhaul
                1/57 AM from o/h, (Plumstead), body 4767: Pk Royal RT8
                3/58 AM withdrawn into store 
                4/58 SW change store.. 
                4/58    ..sold to Birds (Stratford-upon-Avon) 
                4/58    bought by Brown's Blue Coaches, Markfield
                3/63    bought by Ronsway Coaches Ltd, Hemel Hempstead

RT174  HLW 161  9/47    new, roofbox body 1423, Park Royal, 3RT3
                9/47 T  into service on 10 (Leyton)
                4/57 PM to Aldenham overhaul
                4/57 RD from o/h, (Hornchurch), roofbox body 1415: Park Royal, 3RT3
                3/58 RD withdrawn into store..
                3/58 SW ..change store
                3/58    ..sold to Birds (Stratford on Avon)
                5/58    bought by Bradford City Transport #412
                2/64    into store
                5/66    withdrawn
                5/66    sold to Autospares (Bingley) for scrap

RT175  HLW 162  9/47    new, roofbox body 1424, Park Royal, 3RT3
                9/47 T  into service on 10 (Leyton)
                1957 TB (Bromley)
                3/58 TB withdrawn into store
                7/58 SW change store (Stockwell).. 
                7/58    ..sold to Birds (Stratford on Avon)
                7/58    bought for A1 Service, Kilmarnock (J.McKinnon, Kilmarnock)
                        roofbox removed
                4/65    withdrawn 
                4/65    sold to J.MacMillan, (Newmilns, Ayrshire)
                        body transferred to RT1425 
                        chassis sold for scrap

RT176  HLW 163  9/47    new, roofbox body 1425, Park Royal, 3RT3
                9/47 T  into service on 10 (Leyton)
                1/58 T  into store..
                1/58    sold to Birds, (Stratford-on-Avon)
                3/58    bought by J.Hogarth, Ardrossan: Clyde Coast Services
                1960    Clyde Coast Services
                5/66    bought by McGregor, Saltcoates: Clyde Coast Services
                7/69    sold for scrap

RT177  HLW 164  9/47    new, roofbox body 1426, Park Royal, 3RT3
                9/47 T  into service on 10 (Leyton)
                5/57 TC to Aldenham overhaul
                5/57 W  from o/h, (Cricklewood), roofbox body 1517: Park Royal, 3RT3
                3/58 W  withdrawn into store..
                3/58 SW ..change store
                4/58    sold to Birds (Stratford on Avon)  
                        bought by Bradford Corporation, #413
                1961    in service, Bradford
                4/64    delicensed: into store
                7/64    relicensed 
                */69    sold to Autospares (Bingley) for scrap

RT178  HLW 165  9/47    new, roofbox body 1427, Park Royal, 3RT3
                9/47 T  into service on 10 (Leyton)
                1957 V  (Turnham Green) 
                3/58 V  withdrawn into store 
                6/58 SW change store (Stockwell) 
                7/58    sold to Birds (Stratford on Avon) 
                7/58    bought by Jacksons Motor Services, Castle Bromwich
               10/63    bought by L.F.Bowen, Birmingham
                */64    bought by Gee & Harrison Ltd,  Whittington
                4/65    sold to H.Evans (Worsboro' Dale, Barnsley)

RT179  HLW 166  9/47    new, roofbox body 1428, Park Royal, 3RT3
                9/47 T  into service on 10 (Leyton)
                1948 T  used on 10
                1957 AV (Hounslow) 
                3/58 AV withdrawn into store
                6/58    sold to Birds (Stratford on Avon)  
                7/58    bought by Brown's Blue Coaches, Markfield
                        fitted with platform doors
                2/63    rear platform damage: withdrawn 
                2/63    sold to Ward Commercial Motors (Langley Mill) for scrap

RT180  HLW 167  9/47    new, roofbox body 1429, Park Royal, 3RT3
                9/47 T  into service on 10 (Leyton)
                5/57 T  to Aldenham overhaul
                5/57 P  from o/h, (Old Kent Road), roofbox body 1431: Park Royal, 3RT3 
                2/58 P  into store..
                2/58    ..sold to Atomic Energy Authority (Aldermaston)
               59-75    Aldermaston
                1/76    bought by auction by Omnibus Promotions
                2/76    exported to USA for General Mills Reataurant Group, Altomont Springs, Florida

RT181  HLW 168  9/47    new, roofbox body 1430, Park Royal, 3RT3
                9/47 T  into service on 10 (Leyton)
                1957 T
                6/58 T  to Aldenham overhaul
                6/58 GR from o/h, unlicensed (Garston)
                3/59 CN transfer, (Carshalton)
                60-1 CN
                4/62 CN to Aldenham overhaul
                4/62 NX from o/h (New Cross)
                63-5 NX
                2/66 SP transfer (Sidcup)
                3/66 SP to Aldenham overhaul
                3/66 TH from o/h (Thornton Heath), body 3930: Park Royal 3RT8
                67-9 TH
                1/70 B  transfer (Battersea)
                2/70 AP transfer (Seven Kings)
                7/70 SP transfer (Sidcup)
                1/71 SP trainer
                3/71 SP into store
                4/71 BX change store (Bexleyheath) 
                5/71    sold to Pickersgill & Laverick, (Cudworth)

RT182  HLW 169  9/47    new, roofbox body 1431, Park Royal, 3RT3
                9/47 T  into service on 10 (Leyton)
                4/57 T  to Aldenham overhaul
                4/57 A  from o/h, (Sutton), roofbox body 1679: Weymann 3RT3
               58-61 A
               12/62 A  into store
                1/63 CN change store (Carshalton) 
                5/63    sold to W.North (Leeds)  
               11/63    bought by Walker Coaches, Hexthorpe, Doncaster
                        return to W.North (Leeds) 

RT183  HLW 170  9/47    new, roofbox body 1432, Park Royal, 3RT3
               10/47 T  into service on 10, 35, 38A, 144 (Leyton)
                1949 T  used on 38
                1957 T
                4/58 T  withdrawn into store
               11/58 W  change store (Cricklewood)..
               11/58    ..sold to Atomic Energy Authority (Aldermaston)
                8/60    overhauled by Smiths of Reading for AEA

RT184  HLW 171  9/47    new, roofbox body 1433, Park Royal, 3RT3
               10/47 T  into service on 10, 35, 38A, 144 (Leyton)
                8/50 T  used on 38 
                     HW
                5/57 HD transfer (Harrow Weald)..
                5/57 BN ..transfer (Brixton)
                6/57 NB transfer (Norbiton)
                7/57 J  transfer (Holloway)
               11/57 P  transfer (Old Kent Road)..
               11/57 G  ..transfer (Forest Gate)
               12/57 W  transfer (Cricklewood)..
               12/57 MH ..transfer (Muswell Hill)
                3/58 EW transfer (Edgware) 
                4/58 T  transfer
                7/58 T  to Aldenham overhaul
                7/58 NB from o/h (Norbiton)
               59-61 NB
                7/62 NB to Aldenham overhaul
                7/62 BX from o/h (Bexleyheath)
                8/62 SP transfer (Sidcup)
               10/62 RL transfer (Rye Lane)
               12/62 BN transfer
                5/63 N  transfer (Norwood)
               11/64 E  transfer (Enfield)
                1965 E
                2/66 E  into store..
                2/66 WN ..change store (Wood Green)
                7/66 WN to Aldenham overhaul
                        ----- Aldenham works float -----
                1/67 SW from o/h, unlicensed (Stockwell), body 5696: Park Royal 3RT8
                2/67 WD transfer (Wandsworth)
                68-9 WD
                4/70 U  transfer (Upton Park)
                5/70 CT transfer (Clapton)
               10/70 CT Aldenham repaint, and return
                1/71 NX transfer (New Cross)
                4/71 WD transfer
                6/71 B  transfer (Battersea)
                1/72 K  transfer into store (Kingston) 
                5/72    sold to Wombwell Diesels

RT185  HLW 172  9/47    new, roofbox body 1434: Park Royal 3RT3
               10/47 T  into service on 10, 35, 38A, 144 (Leyton)
                        repainted red, cream band
                */56 HD used on 140 (Harrow Weald)
                3/57 HD to Aldenham overhaul
                3/57 HW from o/h, (Southall), roofbox body 1557: Park Royal, 3RT3
                     HW used on 97
                3/58 HW used on 92
                1959 HW 
                3/60 HW into store
                4/60 PR change store (Poplar)
                6/60 UX transfer (Uxbridge)
                1961 UX
               12/62 UX into store
                3/63 HL change store (Hanwell)
                5/63 FW change store (Fulwell)
                6/63    sold to F.Ridler (Twickenham)
                1/64    bought by Tighe (Kirton Lindsay, Gainsborough): 
                        mobile site office for painting contractors
                6/67    sold to W.North (Leeds)

RT186  HLW 173  9/47    new, roofbox body 1435: Park Royal 3RT3
               10/47 T  into service on 10, 35, 38A, 144 (Leyton)
                8/58 T  to Aldenham overhaul
                8/58 T  from o/h
               59-61 T
                4/62 SP transfer (Sidcup)
                8/62 SP to Aldenham overhaul
                8/62 T  from o/h
                63-5 T
                2/66 T  into store
                3/66 T  ..and out
                7/66 T  to Aldenham overhaul
                        ----- Aldenham works float -----
                1/67 SW from o/h, unlicensed (Stockwell), body 6866: Weymann RT8
                2/67 WD transfer (Wandsworth), then stored again
                3/67 WD ..and out again
                1968 WD
                2/69 WD into store
                3/69 V  transfer (Turnham Green)
                1/70 NB transfer (Norbiton)
               12/70 NB to Aldenham repaint
               12/70 B  from repaint (Battersea)
                2/71 B  into store
                4/71    sold to Wombwell Diesels

RT187  HLW 174  9/47    new, roofbox body 1436: Park Royal 3RT3
               10/47 T  into service on 10, 35, 38A, 144 (Leyton)
                1952 T  used on 38
                1953 T  used on 38
                5/57 T  to Aldenham overhaul
                5/57 AD from o/h, (Palmers Green)..
                5/57 W  ..transfer (Cricklewood)
                58-9 W
               12/60 W  to Aldenham overhaul
               12/60 NS from o/h (North Street)
                9/61 TH transfer (Thornton Heath)
                62-4 TH
                2/65 TH to Aldenham overhaul
                2/65 WN from o/h (Wood Green), body 5198: Weymann RT8
               12/66 E  transfer (Enfield)
                1967 E
                1/68 AD transfer (Palmers Green)
                3/69 WW transfer (Walthamstow)
                4/69 WW into store
                4/70    sold to Pickersgill & Laverick (Barnsley)

RT188  HLW 175  9/47    new, roofbox body 1437: Park Royal  3RT3
               10/47 T  into service on 10, 35, 38A, 144 (Leyton)
                4/57 AK to Aldenham overhaul
                4/57 AB from o/h, (Twickenham), roofbox body 1689: Weymann 3RT3
               58-61 AB
                */62 AB used on 71
                1/63 FW transfer into store (Fulwell) 
                7/63    sold to Birds (Stratford on Avon) 
               10/63    bought by Keith's Coaches, Aylesbury
                1/64    bought by Red Rover, Aylesbury, #RR9
                9/68    withdrawn 
                9/68    sold to Wombwell Diesels 

RT189  HLW 176 10/47    new, roofbox body 1438: Park Royal 3RT3
               10/47 T  into service on 10, 35, 38A, 144 (Leyton)
                1957 T
                6/58 T  to Aldenham overhaul
                6/58 GR from o/h, unlicensed (Garston)
                3/59 BX transfer, (Bexleyheath)
                60-1 BX
                9/62 BX to Aldenham overhaul
                9/62 N  from o/h (Norwood)
               11/64 E  transfer (Enfield)
                1965 E
                2/66 E  into store..
                2/66 WN ..change store (Wood Green)
                8/66 WN ..and out
                9/66 WN to Aldenham overhaul
                9/66 TB from o/h (Bromley), body 6786: Weymann 3RT8
                1967 TB
               10/68 TL transfer
                3/69 TB transfer
                5/69 TL transfer
                1/70 BX transfer
                4/70 SP transfer (Sidcup) 
                9/71 BX transfer into store (Bexleyheath)
               11/71 SE change store (Stonebridge) 
               12/71    sold to Wombwell Diesels

RT190  HLW 177 10/47    new, roofbox body 1439: Park Royal 3RT3
               10/47 T  into service on 10, 35, 38A, 144 (Leyton)
                4/57 RL to Aldenham overhaul
                4/57 SP from o/h, (Sidcup)
                58-9 SP
               10/60 SP to Aldenham overhaul
               10/60 AK from o/h (Streatham)
                6/61 TC transfer (Croydon)..
                6/61 ON ..transfer (Alperton)
                62-4 ON
                1/65 ON to Aldenham overhaul
                1/65 HD from o/h (Harrow Weald), body 4875: Park Royal RT8
               10/65 R  transfer (Riverside)
                1/66 RD transfer (Hornchurch)
                7/66 Q  transfer (Camberwell)
               12/66 WL transfer (Walworth)
                2/67 WL into store
                4/67 Q  change store
                5/67 B  transfer (Battersea)
                1/68 B to Aldenham repaint
                1/68 T  from repaint
                9/68 WH transfer (West Ham)
               10/69 WH into store
                1/70    bought by S.Eynon (Trimsaran, Carmarthenshire)
               10/72    sold to P.Sykes (Barnsley)

see also RT1173

RT191  HLW 178 10/47    new, roofbox body 1440: Park Royal 3RT3
               10/47 T  into service on 10, 35, 38A, 144 (Leyton)
                4/57 HD to Aldenham overhaul
                4/57 SP from o/h, (Sidcup), roofbox body 1794: Weymann 3RT3
               58-61 SP
               12/62 Q  transfer into store (Camberwell)
                4/63    sold to Arlington Motors (Potters Bar)
                9/63    bought by Knightswood Coaches, Watford>
               10/66    bought by RT191 Preservation Group, Kenton
                4/67    bought for preservation: E.Brakell, Cheam
                5/68    on HCVC London-Brighton run as tender
                */73    preservation: Brakell, Robertson & Hornby
                5/75    repainted at LPC (Hounslow)
                        Preserved in red with deep valance and small n/s pillar route number.
                4/78 R  hired by LT as trainer (Riverside), and returned to E.Brakell
                6/78 CS hired by LT as trainer (Chiswick)
                8/78    returned to London Bus Preservation Group (Cobham)
                9/78    continued preservation: E.Brakell
                        bought by Blue Triangle, Rainham
                9/97    at Showbus 97
                4/98    at Cobham Open Day
                6/98    at North Weald Rally
                4/99    at Cobham Open Day
               10/05    at last crew day on 38
                2008    preserved, C.Scott, Romford
               12/12 PT in service on X81, Ensignbus Running Day
               10/15    used on 86,103,175: Romford Running Day
               12/15    used on X55 on Ensignbus Running Day


RT192  HLW 179 10/47    new, roofbox body 1441: Park Royal 3RT3
               10/47 T  into service on 10, 35, 38A, 144 (Leyton)
                5/57 GM to Aldenham overhaul
                5/57 NS from o/h, (North Street)
               58-60 NS
                2/61 NS to Aldenham overhaul
                2/61 W  from o/h (Cricklewood)
                8/61 NX transfer (New Cross)
               11/61 AE transfer (Hendon)
               12/62 EW transfer (Edgware)
                2/63 MH transfer (Muswell Hill)
                1964 MH
                2/65 MH to Aldenham overhaul
                2/65 T  from o/h, Park Royal body 8330, 3RT8/2
               12/66 L  transfer (Loughton)
                1967 L
                4/68 L  to Aldenham repaint
                4/68 X  from repaint (Middle Row)
                5/68 AP transfer (Seven Kings)
                7/69 TL transfer (Catford)..
                7/69 AP returned into store
                8/69 Q  transfer (Camberwell)
                2/70 UX transfer (Uxbridge)
                1/71 FW transfer (Fulwell) 
                9/71 AE transfer
                1/72 EW transfer
                2/72 EW to Aldenham repaint, and return
                7/73 AW transfer (Abbey Wood)
                1974 AW
                1/75 AW into store
                2/75 AW ..and out
                2/76 AW into store
                6/76 AW ..and out
                1977 AM used on 122
                6/77 AM withdrawn
                6/77   sold to Wombwell Diesels

RT193  HLW 180 10/47    new, roofbox body 1442: Park Royal 3RT3
               10/47 T  into service on 10, 35, 38A, 144 (Leyton)
                1957 T
                6/58 T  to Aldenham overhaul
                6/58 GR from o/h, unlicensed (Garston), roofbox body 1698: Weymann 3RT3
                3/59 CN transfer, (Carshalton)
               12/59 CN into store
                5/60 AL transfer (Merton)
                1961 AL
               12/62 AL into store
                1/63 CN change store
                5/63    sold to W.North (Leeds) 
                7/63    bought by Lockeys, Bishop Auckland
                        roofbox removed, door fitted
                        used on Bishop Auckland - Evenwood service
                4/72    withdrawn
                4/72    sold for scrap

RT194  HLW 181 10/47    new, roofbox body 1443: Park Royal 3RT3
               10/47 T  into service on 10, 35, 38A, 144 (Leyton)
                2/57 TB to Aldenham overhaul
                2/57 HD from o/h, (Harrow Weald), roofbox body 1422: Park Royal, 3RT3
                1958 HD
                7/59 AE transfer (Hendon)
                1960 AE
                1961 AE used on 13
               12/62 AE into store
                5/63 FW change store (Fulwell) 
                6/63    sold to W.North (Leeds) 
               11/64    bought by Ledgard's, Otley 
               10/67    taken over by West Yorkshire, but not used
             by 1/68    sold to W.North (Leeds) 
                4/68    sold to Passenger Vehicle Sales (Canvey Island)
                4/68    bought by Etablisment Briand, Briare-le-Canal, Loiret, France, for promo work

RT195  HLW 182 10/47    new, roofbox body 1444: Park Royal 3RT3
               10/47 T  into service on 10, 35, 38A, 144 (Leyton)
                1951 D  used on 11
                4/57 J  used on excursion to Whipsnade Zoo (Holloway), 3RT3
                8/58 J  to Aldenham overhaul
                8/58 HD from o/h (Harrow Weald)
               59-61 HD
                8/62 HD to Aldenham overhaul
                8/62 AK from o/h (Streatham)
                2/63 TC transfer (Croydon)
                64-5 TC
                5/66 TC into store
                7/66 TC to Aldenham overhaul
                        ----- Aldenham works float -----
                1/67 SW from o/h, unlicensed (Stockwell), body 6849: Weymann 3RT8
                2/67 WD transfer (Wandsworth)
                68-9 WD
                4/70 CT transfer (Clapton)
               10/70 CT Aldenham repaint, and return
                1/71 NX transfer (New Cross)
                5/71 PM transfer (Peckham)
                1/72 AW transfer, staff bus (Abbey Wood)..
                1/72 SE ..transfer into store (Stonebridge) 
                6/72    sold to Wombwell Diesels

RT196  HLW 183 10/47    new, roofbox body 1445: Park Royal 3RT3
               10/47 T  into service on 10, 35, 38A, 144 (Leyton)
                1/58 T  to Aldenham overhaul
                1/58 N  from o/h, (Norwood), 3RT8
                1959 N
                */60 N  used on 137
                1961 N
                2/62 N  to Aldenham overhaul
                2/62 TH from o/h (Thornton Heath)
                5/62 ED transfer (Elmers End)
                63-4 ED
                9/65 ED to Aldenham overhaul
                9/65 L  from o/h (Loughton), Weymann body 8671 3RT8/2
                66-8 L
                6/69 CF transfer (Chalk Farm)
               12/69 CF to Aldenham repaint, and return
                70-1 CF 
                6/72 HT transfer (Holloway) 
                8/72 PR transfer (Poplar)
                9/72 PR into store 
                3/73 NX transfer (New Cross
                1/74 NX into store
                3/74 BX change store, repaint (Bexleyheath)
                4/74 AW transfer (Abbey Wood)
                4/75 AW used on 180A
                7/75 AW into store, and out again
               12/76 AW withdrawn
               12/76    sold to Brakell (Cheam) 
                4/78 BW on loan to LT: trainer (Bow), and returned
                6/78 CS hired by LT as trainer (Chiswick)
                8/78    returned off-hire
                1/83    bought by Franz Stehln, Sellenburen, Switzerland
                        preserved, restored, Sellenburen, Switzerland

RT197  HLW 184 10/47    new, roofbox body 1446: Park Royal 3RT3
               10/47 T  into service on 10, 35, 38A, 144 (Leyton)
                1957 MH (Muswell Hill)
               12/58 MH to Aldenham overhaul
               12/58 V  from o/h (Turnham Green), roofbox body 1793: Weymann 3RT3
               59-62 V
                2/63 V  into store
                7/63    sold to Birds (Stratford on Avon)
                9/63    bought by Super Coaches, Birmingham
                1/68    withdrawn

RT198  HLW 185 10/47    new, roofbox body 1447: Park Royal 3RT3
               10/47 T  into service on 10, 35, 38A, 144 (Leyton)
                1957 AD (Palmers Green)
               11/58 AD to Aldenham overhaul
               11/58 TL from o/h (Catford), body 1489: Park Royal, 3RT3
               59-62 TL
                2/63 TL into store
                5/63 BX change store (Bexleyheath)
                1/64    sold to Birds (Stratford on Avon)

RT199  HLW 186 10/47    new, roofbox body 1448: Park Royal 3RT3
               10/47 T  into service on 10, 35, 38A, 144 (Leyton)
                        from overhaul, roofbox body 1721: Weymann 3RT3
                1957 HW (Southall)
                8/58 HW withdrawn into store
               10/58 W  change store (Cricklewood)
               10/58    sold to UK Atomic Energy Authority (Aldermaston)
                6/70    delicensed 

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