Working for London's Buses (Capital)

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This book tells the stories behind several aspects of London bus operation over the past fifty years or so. It consists of sixteen chapters, each written by an employee of London's buses at some point, about a particular aspect of bus operation.

Chapters include:

  • Driver Training
  • Around the Town for Half a Crown
  • Stories of a Management Trainee
  • Chairing the GLC Transport Committee
  • Establishing the LRT Tendered Bus Unit
  • The Trials of Ticketing
  • Operating Tendered Bus Services
  • Designing Liveries for London
  • A Minibus Era in East London
  • Bus Blinds
  • Stops for London Buses
  • Making London Buses Accessible
  • The 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

In each chapter the author discusses their time working for London Buses and what their job entailed, providing a fascinating insight into each aspect of operating bus services in London. Each chapter is well-illustrated with colour and black & white photographs, maps and diagrams. Hardback. 128 pages.

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