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Vintage buses to run in London for Red Nose Day
Vintage buses to run in London for Red Nose Day

Vintage buses to run in London for Red Nose Day

This coming Friday and Saturday there will be some vintage buses running along TfL routes, fundraising for Comic Relief's Red Nose Day.

Mar
12
50 places you wouldn’t expect to find a Routemaster bus
50 places you wouldn’t expect to find a Routemaster bus

50 places you wouldn’t expect to find a Routemaster bus

Although Routemaster buses running a conventional passenger service were last seen in London in 2005, they still keep popping up in the oddest of places, and not always as heritage buses.

Dec
02
2021
Tickets Alert: Sir Peter Hendy’s City of London Routemaster Bus Tour
Tickets Alert: Sir Peter Hendy’s City of London Routemaster Bus Tour

Tickets Alert: Sir Peter Hendy’s City of London Routemaster Bus Tour

An architecture tour with a difference next month, as a Routmaster bus offers a tour around the City of London focusing on preparations for the Elizabeth line.

Aug
17
2018
Build your own Routemaster bus
Build your own Routemaster bus

Build your own Routemaster bus

Another of those model magazine series is launching today, but this is the first to hold an official license from TfL.

Jan
17
2018
There will be a heritage bus service on Christmas Day
There will be a heritage bus service on Christmas Day

There will be a heritage bus service on Christmas Day

On the day when tubes, trains, buses and even cable cars go to sleep, there will one bus company offering a very special Christmas Day service.

Dec
08
2017
The time when Routemaster buses came with luggage trailers
The time when Routemaster buses came with luggage trailers

The time when Routemaster buses came with luggage trailers

When airports were young, and terminal buildings younger, there was an experiment with airport terminals being built in the centre of London.

Oct
03
2016
Ticket Alert: Routemaster Tours of Croydon
Ticket Alert: Routemaster Tours of Croydon

Ticket Alert: Routemaster Tours of Croydon

Jonathan Meades once described Croydon as London's filing cabinet, and later this month there will be a chance to take a look around the cupboards.

Jul
08
2016
Routemaster bus tours of London’s architecture
Routemaster bus tours of London’s architecture

Routemaster bus tours of London’s architecture

Fancy traveling in a vintage green routemaster bus conducting tours around London's architecture?

Feb
03
2016
New Routemaster gets Guitar Branding
New Routemaster gets Guitar Branding

New Routemaster gets Guitar Branding

Another of London's new Routemaster buses has been given an advertising makeover -- this time by the guitar brand, Fender Stratocaster, which is marking its own 60th anniversary this year.

Aug
25
2014
See the largest ever collection of Routmaster buses this weekend
See the largest ever collection of Routmaster buses this weekend

See the largest ever collection of Routmaster buses this weekend

What is said to be the largest ever display of heritage Routemaster buses takes place this weekend at Finsbury Park.

Jul
11
2014
At least 112 Vintage Buses headed to Finsbury Park
At least 112 Vintage Buses headed to Finsbury Park

At least 112 Vintage Buses headed to Finsbury Park

Next month's huge Routemaster bus pageant is getting bigger -- as they have announced that a total of 112 buses have booked to attend, making it certainly the largest such gathering London has seen in many years.

Jun
05
2014
Look out for a silver Boris Bus on the streets
Look out for a silver Boris Bus on the streets

Look out for a silver Boris Bus on the streets

Earlier today, a planned press launch for the Year of the Bus descended somewhat into farce as protesters tried to drown out the event.

Jan
27
2014
Important News About Bus Route 9
Important News About Bus Route 9

Important News About Bus Route 9

TfL is proposing to remove the heritage buses from the route this coming July.

Jan
23
2014
London’s Experiment with a Naked Routemaster
London’s Experiment with a Naked Routemaster

London’s Experiment with a Naked Routemaster

Since the mid 1930s, London's buses have been like the first Ford motor car, available in one colour, although in London's case it was Red rather than black. But there was a chink in the crimson armour in 1961 -- a sole interloper emerged as an experiment.

Jul
12
2013