Welcome to Red-RF.com - the site dedicated to
London Transport's red single-deck
last updated 18 March 2017
Route 216 between Staines and Kingston has operated
since 1933 and is still part of the network today. It is
still normally single-deck operated, although there is no
physical reason for this. In this fine shot, RF371 heads for
Kingston in about 1975. RF486 will run a feeder service over
route 216 for the Staines Running
Day on Sunday 21 May 2017 - more details here nearer the
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2 April 2017: West Croydon Bus Station community day.
RT4779 and RT1702 giving tours of the area on the hour and
half-hour from 1030 to 1530. Bus Stop B1.
Wednesday 10 May 2017: 70th anniversary of
the post-war RT. Road run over route 10 to Abridge and visit
to Leyton Garage. Buses will not be in service. More
details to follow.
18 June 2017
: route 406 running
, Kingston - Epsom - Tadworth, plus feeders from
Redhill. Free bus service.
Terence Uden's memories
of conducting on the 227 and Alan
as a conductor and
driver at Edgware have been added. A new page has been added
on Rail tickets on buses
, as a result of
further information from Keith Williams. Various other
additions have been made. And finally, there is an index of
RF and RT family registration
Central Area single-deck operations
The site provides details of
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,
There are also a brief history of the
class, some local history
some background notes on LT
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David Moore captured RLH23 at our first event, Hackney 2006
, arriving at the Maryland terminus
of the 178.