Welcome to Red-RF.com - the site dedicated to London Transport's red single-deck buses

 

Site last updated 27 May 2015

Romford in 1969, during the construction of the ring road.  RF511 on route 250 is on diversion, turning from Junction Road into Eastern Road (now a dead end) before reaching Romford Station en route to Hornchurch.  An Eastern National FLF on the 251 can be seen in the distance.

Photo © David Christie

 

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What's new
Windsor & Slough Running Day is this Sunday, 31 May.  RT4779 will again return to its first home; feeder times from Dorking and Kingston are here.
 
Hertford Running Day is the following Sunday, 7 June.  Feeder times from Dorking and Victoria here.
 
An intriguing query from Alan Cross, regarding notes by John Gillham on wartime Chiswick staff buses.
 
Central Area single-deck operations
The site provides details of single-deck services operated by the Central Area of London Transport, up to 1968, and in particular those operated by RFs (1952-1979) - see Red RF routes.  We are pleased to include memories and comments from crews and others that remember RFs in operation.  More detail is added periodically, and comments and additional input are welcome, please email.  There are also a brief history of the RF class, some local history and some background notes on LT operations.
 
Red-RF events
Details of events we have organised in the past, including operations to mark the 60th anniversary of red RFs, are listed here, with links to photo galleries.  Future events will be notified on this page.
 
Computer settings for this site
This site is designed for Internet Explorer to be displayed at a screen resolution of 1024 x 768 (or higher).  Currently there are a few issues with viewing in Safari that have stumped our extensive team of experts.
 
Pages updated since January 2013 show the date of the last change.
 
Yee-ha
David Moore captured RLH23 at an earlier event, Hackney 2006, here arriving at the Maryland terminus of the 178.