See also RT family and Routemasters, also Static
RF366 has been modified to
improve cooling on the long garage runs needed to attend
London events, lending a racy appearance. Here the bus runs
down Highwood Hill from Totteridge towards The Rising Sun.
Photo © Richard Thomas
RF395 in Mill Hill Broadway during lashing rain
is passed by its modern equivalent on the 251, Metroline Enviro 200
DE1030. Full marks to the photographer for braving the
Photo © Andy Higgins
RF406 working the 240A sets
off from Edgware for Mill Hill East Station.
Photo © IanVisits
RF421, at one time well-known as one of the two
RFs at Harrow Weald for the 136, still works for a living with
Shaftesbury & District. It made the long journey from
Dorset to run on the 251.
RF453 running back from
Arnos Grove to Burnt Oak Edgware Road. A degree of
schizophrenia is exhibited - a conductor is carried
although the bus displays a 'Pay as you Enter' sign.
at Arnos Grove (1953 photo © Prince Marshall) on the 251 after
Photo © Simon Kaye
RF489 was on hand at the Stanmore Church stand,
having terminated at Stanmore Station, when RT8 had to be
taken out of service temporarily.
Photo © Malcolm Glover
RF491 terminates at Stanmore Station in the
afternoon sunshine that followed the shower.
Photo © Peter Miller
RF503 on a short working 251 to Highwood Hill
stands at the Burnt Oak Broadway stop.
Photo © Mike Davies
BL49 represented the 1970s, when the type
replaced RFs on the 251. Here the bus's original
blind shows that BLs did stray onto other routes occasionally,
here working the 240 under the bridge at Mill Hill Broadway whilst
still retaining the 251 side blind.
Photo © Mark Lyons