RM298 64 Seat Routemaster

RM298 64 Seat Routemaster

RM298 VLT 298 4/60 new:6/5RM5/6:AEC, to Aldenham
4/60 WH ..new into store (West Ham)..
4/60 WH ..into service on 41, 249/A, 278, 299
6/60 PR into store (Poplar)
7/60 WH transfer, trainer
8/60 U transfer, trainer (Upton Park)..
8/60 S ..transfer, trainer (Shepherds Bush)
1961 S trainer
1/62 SE transfer (Stonebridge Park)
1963 SE
5/64 SE to Aldenham overhaul
5/64 W from o/h (Cricklewood)
1965 W
2/66 W into store
3/66 W ..and out
9/67 W Aldenham repaint
68-9 W
12/70 W to Aldenham overhaul
12/70 TH from o/h (Thornton Heath)
12/71 WH transfer
from last body-swap with B165
1/86 in service
3/86 NX withdrawn
6/86 bought by Strathtay Scottish
WTS245A 1988 re-registered by Strathtay Scottish
10/92 bought by Bellview Coaches, Paisley
2/93 bought by Mancunian Bus Co, Manchester
2/94 sold to Ripley (Carlton)
2/94 sold to Blue Triangle, Rainham
1998 Blue Triangle
VLT 298 11/01 reregistered: undergoing overhaul
5/02 repainted in early LT red livery
9/02 used on 185
3/03 used on 185
9/03 used on 66 on Romford Garage Open Day
6/04 used on last crew day on 8
6/04 FL used on 11 and 73 during Tube strike
3/05 FL used on 58
10/05 FL used on last crew day on 38
6/07 retained by Roger Wright London Bus Company Ltd
12/07 used on X80
Information supplied by Ian's Bus Stop http://www.countrybus.org/