29 Aug '12, 3pm

@northsixteen my colleagues are selling this: know anyone who wants one of our beloved 73 buses? htt

@northsixteen my colleagues are selling this: know anyone who wants one of our beloved 73 buses? htt

The world wide iconic red double-decker bus is today represented by the 'Routemaster' design. Its origins go back to 1909 by which time London Transport's predecessor, the London General, had realised that a purpose built motor bus was required for the rigorous work in London. A vehicle was designed with the experience gained from the use of various manufacturers vehicles and the construction took place in their own factory at Walthamstow with the Associated Equipment Company being created for this purpose. A trading name of A.E.C. was established and the factory was moved to Southall in the 1920s with the vast overhaul and experimental works taking place in Chiswick. Following the success of the venture from then on virtually all London buses were purpose built for use in London streets until the end of 'Routemaster' production in 1966. The largest volume production was t...

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