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Bus Rally Sunday 10th July 2016
will be the tenth event we have
organised at Sacrewell, close to the A1/A47 junction near Peterborough click here for
Information Ė Illustrated technical guides
Lazy Pressure Switch
LT Bus lamps, Chiswick chart No
Where do I put the
Steering Hose Blow Out
change for RM471
moquette for seat covers
wheels and pinions
Charging with Nitrogen Ė What do I need?
on Scania Engines
Paint for your Routemaster
advertisements and blinds
tape for the poles and rails on the back platform
Changing the front
glass in your bus
cause of recent poor starting
performance has been traced to high resistance in the battery isolating
Replica LT coats and
photos of the replica 1970s
Conductorís Jacket that Claire Green has arranged to have made.
still available from Dinex
just bought some new exhaust sections
and have updated the exhaust section.
Box Air Pressures
needed to test the operating pressures
for the gearbox where OK and made up a test rig to do this
the Gearbox Piston Seals
just changed the piston seals. Here
are some pictures.
B frame and
pictures of the B frame before it is
fitted to RM13.
nice Routemaster greetings and
Railway - RM1872
of helpful information in their Repairs and Restoration sections
just bought this bus and have posted
some pictures of it.
Rolls Royce powered
London Transport DL83
you guess what this is?
Bus day at the Museum of Transport in Manchester. It was a really
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
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
and cozy with a brilliant atmosphere that was quite magical.
I particularly liked:
organisation, expertly produced programme, attendance certificates and
- Being inside
on a dull damp day
skilled help reversing the vehicles into the tightly packed formation.
- The care
taken to provide uncluttered and interesting photo opportunities for
- 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
- Seeing RM406
straight out of the BusWorks.
Now returning to Dublin after her first
appearance in the UK
for over 20 years.
some pictures I took on the day click here.
progress, B frames and Panhard Crossmember
RM102 - hidden in
Museum Ė RM Owners Meet 7th October 2007
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