PRESERVED BUSES & COACHES

FLEET No RT 3491
REG LYR 910
MAKE AEC
MODEL RT
YEAR 1952
BODY Weymann (received Park Royal body in 1968)
OWNER E. Brakell / London Bus Museum
HISTORY

RT 3491 entered service from Nunhead garage in 1952.  The vehicle saw service from several different garages until sold for preservation in 1973.  Although the bus spent its working life in the LT Central area, painted red, It was painted in LT Country area green by the new owner in 1973.  The vehicle was busy at various bus rallies and festivals until 2008 when Green Line coach livery was applied.  The bus remained active at rallies and was in use during Green Line 80 Day in July 2010.  Still attending rallies, she was present at the London Bus Museum's 2012 Spring Bus Gathering.

 

 

Above photos taken at: The London Bus Museum's 2012 Spring Bus Gathering on Wisley Aerodrome.
Taken on: 29th April 2012

 

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Photographs Mike Smith 2012
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