RML893 WLT 893

RML893 72 Seat Routemaster

Now restored to its original form with tungsten bulbs and 'sung yellow' ceilings and original seat Moquette this vehicle seats 72 with 40 on top deck. Fitted with pa system and mp3 lead for music to be played on journey. Pictured outside Westminster Abbey in December 2012.

RML893 WLT 893 10/61 new to Aldenham
11/61 FY into service on 104 (Finchley)
3/63 FY into store
3/64 FY ..and out
1965 FY on 104
7/66 FY to Aldenham overhaul
7/66 FY return from o/h
67-9 FY
5/70 FY to Aldenham repaint and return
1/71 MH transfer for 43 (Muswell Hill)
1972 MH
8/73 MH to Aldenham overhaul
8/73 U from o/h (Upton Park), B887
10/73 MH transfer into store
11/73 MH ..and out
1974 MH
1/75 SE transfer (Stonebridge Park)
6/76 SE to Aldenham repaint, and return
8/76 SE into store
10/76 SE ..and out again
1985 U roof repainted yellow as part of 15 route-branding
U on 23, yellow roof, 15 branding
6/85 U roof repainted red, except yellow edge band
1990 Cummins engine fitted
1993 refurbished
10/94 AC privatised, Metroline
KFF 276 1994 AC reregistered
1999 AC Metroline, for 6, 98
WLT 893 5/01 reregistered
2/02 AC
2003 AC
3/04 AC withdrawn
3/04 sold to Blue Triangle (Rainham)
bought by London Bus & Truck:
nearside restored, offside not, as work promo
7/08 on display at North Weald Rally
*/12 fully repainted
8/12 into service with The London Bus Company
Information supplied by Ian's Bus Stop http://www.countrybus.org/