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News: 1966 A.E.C. Routemaster Bus - JJD 478D

Published 15 May 2017, 09:44

Type of Vehicle - Routemaster Bus
Year Built/Registered - 1966
Body - Park Royal
Chassis - A.E.C.
Length of Vehicle - 30 ft
Reg No. - JJD 478D
Fleet No. - RML 2478
Livery/Operator - London Transport

1966 - First entered on Route 37 to Putney
1973 - Remained at AF Putney until 1973, from where it moved to Hackney
1993 - Stayed at Hackney until 1993 when it underwent a body swap for 2383 and was fitted with a Cummins engine
1994 - It was privatised by Metroline at Willesden Green where it ran on Routes 6 and 98
1997 - It was the first Rutemaster to carry controvision advertising for City Diesel. It remained with Metroline until 2004 when it was withdrawn and purchased by the present owner.

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