Monday, 11 March 2019

Routemaster Specials

Routemasters rally for Red Nose Day

Friday 15th March will provide a splendid opportunity to ride a selection of traditional 1960s Routemasters in service on seven London bus routes. They will be added to the daily allocations and run free of charge. However, donations are welcome for the respective Comic Relief charities, so please give generously.

The sections of routes upon which the buses will operate are as follows:


2 Norwood Garage & Marylebone Station - 3 journeys in each direction

8 Shoreditch & Tottenham Court Road – 5 journeys in each direction

9H Hammersmith & Aldwych – 4 journeys in each direction

14 Putney and Tottenham Court Road - 3 journeys in each direction

23 Westbourne Park & Hammersmith – 3 journeys in each direction

24 Hampstead Heath & Pimlico – 3 journeys in each direction

25 Ilford & Aldgate – 1 journey in each direction

159 Lambeth North Station & Marble Arch – 7 journeys in each direction

And finally an RTW-class Leyland Titan will operate one journey in each direction on route 228 Maida Hill & Shepherd’s Bush

As advised these are free services in addition to the normal buses on the respective routes, but if you travel donations to the Red Nose Day charities are welcome.

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