Worcester Park Running Day 2008
Just an RT working a suburban
route up a suburban street. A highlight? - you betcha.
RT2794, a former Sutton and Merton bus, works Streatham and Merton
Photo © Peter Boalch
Before the RLHs were
Merton's low-bridge utility Daimlers. "D130" heads for
Morden at Malden Fountain.
Photo © Steve Guess
A period motor passes the two coaches on stand
at North Cheam Queen Victoria. The coach services by
former local operators' vehicles (or should that be local
operators' former vehicles) were something of an experiment,
but all operated full to capacity.
Photo © John Parkin
How many highlights am I allowed? Being
able (nearly) to recreate Andrew Hicks' rare photo was one; here RT3491 makes its way up
Photo © John King
RTL139 takes a rest from the
156 at the North Cheam stand. I wonder which way round
the route it will depart for Sutton Garage?
Photo © Richard Thomas
Route 32 was timetabled to
operate every 20 minutes. So what do London buses do?
STL441 leads RTW75 at Raynes Park.
Photo © Tony Albery
STL441 again, about to be
joined on the stand at Worcester Park by stablemate STL2377.
Photo © Barry Turner
The oldest participant, and
perhaps currently the oldest running London bus, 1929 T31 in its
original rear-entrance format is operated by Cobham Bus Museum.
Photo © Worcester Park
Alongside Cobham's T31 and
STL441, Quantock's utility Daimler took the identity of D130 for
Photo © Rob Telford
STL441 again, turning into
Burlington Road under the 604/605 trolleybus wires. Wot, no
Photo © Bob Lear