PRESERVED BUSES & COACHES

FLEET No RM 1990
REG ALD 990B
MAKE AEC
MODEL Routemaster
YEAR 1964
BODY Park Royal H36/28R  
OWNER Stefan and Shaun Bradbury
HISTORY First went into service August 1964 at Potters Bar garage.  Subsequently it worked out of Dalston, Victoria, Norwood, Clapham, Thornton Heath, and finally from Stockwell garage in 1985.  It was sold to an operator in Newark, Lincs in 1986, but by 1989 was working for East Yorkshire Motor Services at Scarborough.  Still with East Yorkshire, it worked at Hull from 1990, sporting EYMS dark blue and primrose livery.  It was then sold to Reading Mainline buses in 1995, painted red and cream, and worked there until 2000.  Finally in 2000, it was then taken into preservation, by Stefan and Shaun Bradbury.  It has been given a new coat of paint in the red and cream of Reading Mainline, as photographed below.  However, when a repaint is necessary, it is planned to revert to EYMS livery.

 

 

 

Above photos taken at: Oxford Bus Museum Running Day
Taken on: 17th October 2010

 

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Photographs Mike Smith 2010
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