RML2331 72 CUV331 C

RML2331 72 Seat Routemaster

This vehicle entered the private hire fleet in July 2011. Vehicle features flourescent lighting and crushed strawberry moquette on seats on both decks. It was one of a number of Routemaster's fitted with new Cummins engine in 1992 along with uprated heating and flourescent lighting to give them a further life in London use. This example achieved a further 11 years in service before passing into private ownership.

RML2331 CUV 331C 10/65 new to Aldenham, B2331
10/65 RG into store (Reigate)
11/65 GD new into service on 409, 410, 411 (Godstone)
66-7 GD
4/68 GD to Aldenham repaint, and return
1969 GD
1/70 GD transferred to London Country
1971 GD
10/72 GD to overhaul and return, still B2331
1973 GD
9/74 GD into store
10/74 GD ..and out
75-6 GD
1/77 GD
12/77 bought by London Transport
Aldenham overhaul, repainted red, kept B2331
5/78 AF return to service
1992 fitted with Cummins engine
1993 refurbished
11/94 AC privatised, Metroline, for 6, 98
12/97 AC Metroline
2/02 AC
2003 AC
3/04 AC withdrawn
3/04 sold to Blue Triangle (Rainham)
bought by London Heritage Travel, Ely
11/09 Bought by The London Bus Company
07/11 Entered Private Hire Fleet at LBC
Information supplied by Ian's Bus Stop http://www.countrybus.org/