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Peterborough Bus Rally Sunday 8th July 2018
This will be the twelfth event we have organised at Sacrewell, close to the A1/A47 junction near Peterborough click here for the rally website
Technical Information – Illustrated technical guides
Lazy Pressure Switch
LT Bus lamps, Chiswick chart No 0331
Where do I put the vinyls?
Free Bus Services
Power Steering Hose Blow Out
Engine change for RM471
Traditional tartan moquette for seat covers
Changing a gearbox
Axle ratios, crown wheels and pinions
Accumulator Charging with Nitrogen – What do I need?
Routemaster Destination Blinds and Advertisement Sizes
Filters for your Routemaster
Differential oil change
Information on Scania Engines
Paint for your Routemaster
Printing RM advertisements and blinds
Doverite tape for the poles and rails on the back platform
Changing the front shock absorbers
Fitting a tachograph
The glass in your bus
Battery Isolating Switch
The cause of recent poor starting performance has been traced to high resistance in the battery isolating switch
Replica LT coats and jackets
Some photos of the replica 1970s Conductor’s Jacket that Claire Green has arranged to have made.
Exhaust sections still available from Dinex
I’ve just bought some new exhaust sections and have updated the exhaust section.
Gear Box Air Pressures
I needed to test the operating pressures for the gearbox where OK and made up a test rig to do this
Changing the Gearbox Piston Seals
I’ve just changed the piston seals. Here are some pictures.
B frame and Panhard Rod/Crossmember
Some pictures of the B frame before it is fitted to RM13.
Bus Stop Cards
Rather nice Routemaster greetings and Christmas cards.
Devon Railway - RM1872
Loads of helpful information in their Repairs and Restoration sections
I’ve just bought this bus and have posted some pictures of it.
Rolls Royce powered London Transport DL83
Did you guess what this is?
London Bus day at the Museum of Transport in Manchester. It was a really good event, expertly organized by Kelvin Platt and his colleagues. A grey drizzly Manchester day failed to dampen the enthusiasm for the London buses outside the museum and the free bus services to Victoria station. A collection of London buses of the period was lined up inside the museum and they were dressed up to look like Mortlake Garage 25 years ago, it closed in 1983. Inside it was warm and cozy with a brilliant atmosphere that was quite magical.
What I particularly liked:
Great organisation, expertly produced programme, attendance certificates and admission tickets
Being inside on a dull damp day
Excellent skilled help reversing the vehicles into the tightly packed formation.
Friendly welcoming staff
Well-behaved patient enthusiasts
The care taken to provide uncluttered and interesting photo opportunities for the photographers
The steaming mugs of tea, bacon butties, pies and mushy peas in the museum canteen
The museum itself with loads of beautifully presented exhibits and detailed information displays.
Seeing RM406 straight out of the BusWorks. Now returning to Dublin after her first appearance in the UK for over 20 years.
For some pictures I took on the day click here.
RM13 progress, B frames and Panhard Crossmember
RM102 - hidden in Paris
Stondon Transport Museum – RM Owners Meet 7th October 2007
Cab window photos
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