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AEC RML Routemaster - 1967 - Restored to Late 1970's Condition
AEC-RML-Routemaster-1967-Restored-to-Late-1970s-Condition
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Used

Excellent example of this iconic bus, full restoration completed in 2012, see main item description

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30 Jun, 2014 22:41:26 BST
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Item location:
Royston, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

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301224119259
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Last updated on  27 Jun, 2014 18:47:15 BST  View all revisions

Item specifics

Condition: Used : Split the cost with friends
An item that has been previously used. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
Seller notes: Excellent example of this iconic bus, full restoration completed in 2012, see main item description for full details
Type:

Bus

Transmission:

Automatic

Manufacturer:

AEC / Park Royal

Fuel:

Diesel

Model Year (YYYY):

1967

MOT Expiry Date (MM/YYYY):

05/2015

Model Name:

Routemaster

V5 Registration Document:

Yes

Colour:

Red

Drive Side:

Right-hand drive

Number of Standing Passengers:

5

Features:

Double Decker

Number of Seats:

72

 RML 2613 - NML613E

A Brief History

This bus was in continuous service in London from 1967 to 2004 working from various garages and ending up on route 12 from Camberwell Garage for London Central Buses. Along with many other Routemasters that were taken out of service at that time it was offered for auction by Ensign Buses and bought by one of the members of what would later become the "RML 2613 Group". He, along with four others, formed the group in August 2009 with the intention of restoring the bus from it's "out of service" condition to how it would have looked in the late 1970's. This was completed in June 2012 and the bus has since been a regualr attendee at the Cobham, North Weald and Duxford Bus Rallies, as well as doing a few outings for friends and families of the owners. All of the mechanical and body work that has been carried out on the bus has been done by qualified mechanics and fitters that worked for London Transport at the time the buses were in service. This bus is ready for rallying or with a Class 6 MOT would make a great service bus.

Details
  • Class 5 MOT Until The End Of May 2015
  • Free Road Tax
  • Exempt From London Low Emission Zone
  • Cummins Engine
  • New King Pins
  • Refurbished Accumulator Recently Recharged And New Compressor Belts Fitted
  • Many External Panels Replaced By Ex- LT Fitters Including Reinstatement Of Original Rear Lights And Indicators
  • High Quality External Repaint Carried Out By London Bus & Truck Company
  • Interior Ceilings And Staircase Stripped Back To Bare Metal And Repainted By London Bus & Truck Company
  • Seats Re-Upholstered With New Moquette By Hants & Dorset Trim
  • Original Lighting Restored
  • New Wood Flooring On Stairs
  • All Flooring Stained And Varnished
  • Speedometer Fitted In Place of Tacograph, However Tacograph Can Be Easily Re-Installed And Is Included In The Sale
  • Current Destination Blinds With Routes 73, 149, 253, N90 And Others Included In The Sale
  • Full Photographic Record Of All Stages Of The Restoration Available

This is a private sale by the five current owners, viewing is strictly by appointment please as the vehicle is kept in a private yard. Contact either Tony on 07769786958 or Richard on 07734 543194 to arrange a viewing or for any further information. The vehicle is located in North Hertfordshire. It will be sold "as seen and described", to the best of my knowledge everything in this listing is correct. Payment terms to be mutually agreed at time of sale.
I am more than happy to answer any questions you may have, there may be a small delay in getting back to you as I may need to consult with the other members of the group as they know far more about the bus than I do!

THANKS FOR LOOKING

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