London Buses: A Brief History (Capital Transport Publishing)

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A concise history of the design of London’s buses from the early 19th century to the newest vehicles in service at the time of publication in 2007. The book tells the story of the development of the capital’s bus services and in vehicle design, from the first horse buses in 1829, the first motor buses in the early 20th century, introduction of the classic RT and Routemaster buses, introduction of driver-only operation from the 1960s onwards, and the birth of the low-floor concept in the 1990s and early 2000s. The changes in ownership of London’s bus services are also covered. Includes photos of many different types of bus to have operated in the capital.

64 pages. Over 100 colour and black & white photos. Published 2007. Original Price £6.95

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