Events - 2012
A pictorial summary of where we've been this
East Grinstead, 15 April
Cobham Spring Gathering, 29
Route 38 anniversary (no RFs!), 17
Uxbridge, 24 June
Route 210 anniversary, 11
Amersham, 7 October
London Bus Museum, 21
Route 202 and 208 anniversary, 12
Route 200 and 213 anniversary, 2
Bromley - route 227 anniversary,
'Friends and family' enjoy the sight of three
red RFs with four green cousins.
Route 38 anniversary
The 38 back home. RTL139 lays over on the
traditional Clapton Pond stand. The pond had been
especially spruced up for the occasion!
Old and new at the Clapton roundabout
LT4 ran early in order to keep up with the
RTL. A driver's eye view. See also
Tom Drake's view.
The bridge between Tandridge and Crowhurst.
Photo © Ian Legg
Sunshine in Godstone. RF486 has
travelled the scenic route, via much
of the 494, whilst RML2323 has taken the main
All photos © Peter Osborn unless otherwise
Altogether more peaceful than the frenetic
activity at Amersham Station was the
Cholesbury short-working terminus of the
Earlier, before the sun came out, we ran the
day's journey to Tring, pausing here to
deposit customers at the Rose & Crown,
Photo © John Parkin
The 204 run to its
Sunday Hayes Bourne Avenue terminus was as popular with
the locals as usual.
West Drayton Station and a short on the
Cobham Spring Gathering
As well as marking the launch of RT2775 and the
60th anniversary of red RFs,
Cobham this year also celebrated the 40th
anniversary (to the day) of London
Country's introduction of the AN class
Atlanteans and its replacement of the
last RMCs on Green Line service with new
RPs. London Country did not
however operate horse buses.
Usually. Unless there was nothing else available.
The 60th anniversary of London's red RFs was
celebrated by a (damp and depleted)
line up. Well done to RFs 354, 368, 319, 401 plus (not in shot) 326 and 366 for making it.
Photo © Steve Guess
Meanwhile RF486 did
not join the line-up of red RFs, being required as the