What a great book excellent photo's I worked with Ken Blacker when he was the Are Traffic Manager of the London Transport S3 Area based at Catford Garage in the late 70's.
What a great book excellent photo's I worked with Ken Blacker when he was the Are Traffic Manager of the London Transport S3 Area based at Catford Garage in the late 70's. I also drove a RT Bus in 1966 to 1969 whilst being at New Cross Garage. We were frained at Chiswick or two/three weeks plus going on to the skid patch'.
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As the classic black Fairway taxis disappear from the streets of London, a newly qualified cabbie recalls the history of the job .
As the classic black Fairway taxis disappear from the streets of London, a newly qualified cabbie recalls the history of the job – and explains why the Knowledge beats satnav every time. There are no dropout figures, but each year Transport for London (TFL)usually licenses between a quarter and a third of the number of applicants, so we can safely say that most who start the Knowledge never finish it.
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Just like the London Underground, these buses are one of the faster and efficient ways to travel in the hustle and .
Just like the London Underground, these buses are one of the faster and efficient ways to travel in the hustle and bustle of this booming metropolis. The buses that are seen today in London aren’t the ones that were always around and there is quite a story to tell behind it and how it all started. Did you know that London buses are red because the General Omnibus Company in 1907 wanted to stand out from the other independent companies? Here is all you need to know about how London buses came into being and what type of services they provide in the present day. The First London Buses.
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The London Bus Museum is part of the Brooklands Museum, on Brooklands Road, Weybridge. The museum is open every day except for the Christmas period, from 10 am to 5 pm in summer, and till 4 pm in winter. The museum has a large range of vintage buses, set against backdrops of street-life of the various periods. There is a biography of the bus, The Bus We Loved: London’s Affair with the Routemaster, by Travis Elborough.