TQ2978 : Routemaster Bus on Belgrave Road

taken 3 years ago, near to Westminster, Great Britain

Routemaster Bus on Belgrave Road
Routemaster Bus on Belgrave Road
The Routemaster is an iconic double-decker bus, built between 1954 and 1968. It has an open platform and staircase to the rear where passengers would get on and off. The bus required two staff, the ticket collector, and the driver who was separated in his own compartment. Nearly were all built in red or green.

The Routemaster saw continuous service in London until 2005 when it was finally phased out in favour of wheel-chair friendly, single staff buses. Many can still be seen in the city hired for various events.

2,876 Routemasters were built, and around 1,000 are thought to still be existence.

A modern version of the Routemaster, the "New Bus for London" began service in February 2012. See LinkExternal link

See other images of AEC Routemaster
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright PAUL FARMER and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
TQ2978, 1303 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 22 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 23 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bus 
Place (from Tags)
London 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2927 7852 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.4515N 0:8.3645W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2925 7857
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+

Other Tags
Routemaster  Routemaster Bus  Bus  London Bus  Road Scene 

Click a tag, to view other nearby images.

Image classification(about): Geograph
This page has been viewed about 11 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register