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Kaleidoscope of London buses between the wars

George Robbins

Kaleidoscope of London buses between the wars

by George Robbins

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Published by Marshall Harris andBaldwin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby George Robbins and Alan Thomas.
ContributionsThomas, Alan.
The Physical Object
Pagination96p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21131249M

He has also written many articles for Buses, Bus & Coach Preservation, Classic Bus and London Bus Magazine. This is his eighth book for Pen and Sword; the others are London Transport’s Last Buses: Leyland Olympians L , The London Bendy Bus, The London Enviro, The London DMS, The London LS, Last Years of the London Titan and (with John Price: £ Night buses. London is a city that never sleeps and the main bus lines run 24 hours a day. Besides the lines that run 24 hours a day, many buses run at night and can be identified by the letter N in front of their normal number, so for example, the bus 15 will become N15 at nighttime. Note that these lines can have a different route at nighttime.

  So London’s buses remained under the control of London Transport and the Greater London Council (now Transport for London and the mayor). In . The articulated buses served London between October and December , on 12 different routes. At their peak, there were on London's roads, making up around 7% of London's bus fleet.

This book which is essentially a colour photograph book with detailed informative captions, shows the different types of London transport buses in operation in London and in a couple of cases outside its fringes in the 's, predictably most of the buses are in red livery but the author has made the effort to include a number of overall advert vehicles such as a Dinky Toys routemaster (The Reviews: 6. About this Item: Henry Holt and Company An Owl Book, Soft Cover. Condition: Very Good+. First Edition, 1st Printing. Head of spine front corner lightly bumped, other corner tips rubbed. Kaleidoscope of London Buses between the Wars. Robbins, George Thomas, Alan. Published by Marshall Harris & Baldwin, UK () ISBN


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Please expect some creasing to the spine and/or minor. London Buses Before the War This book completes Ken Glazier’s trilogy of London bus histories between the first and second world wars. Developments in vehicle design were moving quickly.

The NS was still numerous at the start of the period covered, but six years later RT1 was completed. Robberies on buses increased in most London boroughs in the same period between and There was an increase of up to per cent in some boroughs, with the number of robberies on buses in Barking and Dagenham increasing from four between the start of April and end of June to 34 in the same period a year later.

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Writers have been critiquing buses for precisely the same amount of time. Articulated buses, popularly called "bendy buses," were introduced to London in October when two Wright Eclipse Fusion bodied Volvo B7LAs were hired from First Hampshire & Dorset (Y ROT & Y ROT) and six Wright Fusion bodied Volvo B10LA from Glasgow for a trial on route between Shepherds Bush and Hayes-By-Pass.

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If the Marshall Harris & Baldwin “Kaleidoscope of Motor Coaches Between the Wars”, reviewed last December, was strongly recommmended for its fine pictures constituting a strong and lasting dose of nostalgia, the same can be said of this publisher’s “London Buses Between the Wars” by George Robbins and Alan Thomas.

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