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Comment on The Routemaster Bus

The Routemaster was not "adopted or adapted" for other buses in the country. It was the last of a national breed first developed in the 1930s with the STL and RT and already outdated when it entered service with London Transport. But like all open, rear ended buses, it was practical and utilitiarian and had character and charm along with it. No reason why a low entry, disabled friendly, front engined successor couldn't enter service now.

Comment on The Routemaster Bus posted 2008-07-14 by Richard Copus from Devon


Comment on The Routemaster Bus

Why the hell did they try to get rid of the routemaster? Don't they know a nice little earner when they see it... I wish I had the money to buy and run one.

Comment on The Routemaster Bus posted 2008-01-07 by David Lidiard from Dorchester, Dorset


Comment on The Routemaster Bus

As a kid I would sit at the front downstairs to the left of the driver, preferably with the leather blind up, making brmm brmm or gear change noises, ahh, what memories of simple pleasures!

Comment on The Routemaster Bus posted 2007-11-14 by Rosey Case from Bexleyheath


Bring back The Classic Routemaster Bus

How could London lose the Routemaster? I've loved it since I was a child, collected models of it, photographed it. It's always been a massive ICON for London. BRING THEM BACK...PLEASE!!

Comment on The Routemaster Bus posted 2007-11-08 by Padraig Ryall from Adelaide Aust - formely watford


Comment on The Routemaster Bus

The bus being dug out of the snow in Kent is an earlier RT type, not a Routemaster.

Comment on The Routemaster Bus posted 2007-11-02 by Rod Simmonds from Upper Welland,Malvern,Worcs.


Comment on The Routemaster Bus

Because the Routemaster is internationally recognised as something very English

Comment on The Routemaster Bus posted 2007-08-01 by Stephen Hill from Bourne, Lincs


Comment on The Routemaster Bus

Big, red and synonymous with England.

Comment on The Routemaster Bus posted 2007-07-02 by Russell Hougham from USA


Comment on The Routemaster Bus

The greatest bus design of all time. Would still be going strong if not for Livingstone's U-Turn.

Comment on The Routemaster Bus posted 2007-07-02 by Ian Wilson from M'bro


Comment on The Routemaster Bus

everyone who loves the routemaster bus should check out this wonderful website http://routemasters.co.uk

Comment on The Routemaster Bus posted 2007-03-09 by Last Stop! - Routemasters from london


Comment ON THE BUSES

Really enjoyed looking around the bus pages. Have now marked it as one of my favourites. Nostalgia never goes out of fashion. Regards Steve ON THE BUSES fanclub http://www.onthebusesfanclub.co.uk/

Comment on The Routemaster Bus posted 2007-03-09 by Steve from Luxton, England


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