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On Fri, 12 Jun 2009 08:08:32 -0700 (PDT), 1506

On Jun 11, 2:59*pm, Jim Brittin [wake
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* * * * * "Tim Fenton" wrote:

"Peter Masson" wrote in message

I always thought of them as the Routemaster of the tube world!
I'd have said the RT. RMs were more the contemporaries of the 59 and 62

Mind you, the RT was still in production in 1954 (paradoxically, some of
these had OLD nnn numberplates).

I used to go to school on either OLD345 or OLD362, the latter was favourite
with us as the route was the 362.

Don't think so, sir. *Still have a 1962 ABC to hand which has no 300's.

The green ones were mainly 500's and 700's plus a few 600's and 800's.

Now my school ones were JXN33 to 41 when new!

One time, about 1973, I photographed RT "OLD001"

If that was on the registration plate then it was not a valid number.

under the canopy in
front of Marylebone Station. I had spent four days photographing
items of railway and transportation interest in and around London.

When I opened my camera the film had jammed. My efforts had been in