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A Look At London , Part 1

Friday 28th October 2005 saw the end of Routemaster operation on route 38 from Victoria Station to Clapton. Buses in Ireland took a trip over for the event and also to sample the current London bus scene.

Each page contains many shots and make a while to download depending on your connection speed.

NOTE: Some of the night-time shots are not up to the usual quality but I included them for their content so to speak

Thursday 27 Oct. 2005

Above: RML2675 is seen at the Victoria Station terminus of the 38 on its penultimate day of Routemaster operation.

Below: RML2528 overtakes RML2675 on Graham Road in Hackney

Above: RM1640 drops off passengers on Lower Clapton Road just across from the Clapton Pond terminus

Below: 17565s, a short wheel base Dennis Trident with ALX400 bodywork belonging to Stagecoach, heads for Whitechapel Station along Lower Clapton Road

Below: VLW157, a Volvo B7TL with Wrights Gemini bodywork, of Arriva London North heads for Aldgate Station along Lower Clapton Road

Below: RM1776 pulls in on Lower Clapton Road heading back to Victoria Station

Below: LDP148, a Dennis Dart SLF with Plaxton bodywork, lays over at Victoria Station

Below: MB1227, a MCW Metrobus, of the Arriva Original London Sightseeing Tour is seen parked up on Victoria Street. It was orignally new to London Buses Ltd in April 1985 as M1227

Below: RM1164 prepares to leave Victoria for Clapton Bus Garage

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