RML899 72 Seat Routemaster

RML899 72 Seat Routemaster

This vehicle entered the private hire fleet in June 2007. 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 Iveco engine in 1992 along with uprated heating and flourescent lighting to give them a further life in London use. This example achieved a further 15 years in service before passing into private ownership.

RML899 WLT 899 12/61 new to Aldenham
12/61 FY into store
1/62 FY into service on 104
63-5 FY on 104
7/66 FY to Aldenham overhaul
7/66 FY return from o/h
67-9 FY
6/70 FY to Aldenham repaint, and return
1/71 MH transfer for 43 (Muswell Hill)
11/71 MH into store
12/71 MH ..and out
1972 MH
8/73 MH into store, CoF expiry
10/73 HT transfer, trainer (Holloway)
1974 HT trainer
1/75 HT into store
4/75 HT trainer
HT into store
1/76 HT trainer
1992 Iveco engine fitted
1992 refurbished
11/94 AF privatised, London General
1999 AF London General, for 14, 22
6/00 used for 406F Epsom Race specials
215 UXJ 11/04 reregistered
7/05 AF withdrawn..
7/05 PL ..into store (Plough Lane)
8/05 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet)
8/05 bought by Blue Triangle, Rainham
6/07 retained by Roger Wright as The London Bus Company Ltd
9/07 active at Loughton Running Day (38A, 167A, 179)
4/08 active at Cobham Open Day (477)
6/08 used on 306R to Epsom Downs
Information supplied by Ian's Bus Stop http://www.countrybus.org/