Click to go to the aidan.co.uk home page
Follow Aidan O'Rourke @TutorPhotoLangs on Twitter Link up with Aidan O'Rourke on Facebook Pinterest Linked In Google Plus

Photo: Classic London RT bus from 1952 at Manchester Piccadilly Station

Category: - Filename: LonRTBus1952_7302.jpg - Image ID no: 9257


Aidan O'RourkeAidan O’Rourke has built up a wide range of experience in both film and digital photography. He first became interested in photography in 1981. Since 1996 he has documented Manchester and Liverpool in photos and words. Aidan O’Rourke is a multimedia journalist and tutor in photography and languages. He is based in Stockport and covers Manchester, Liverpool and northern England.
Classic London RT bus from 1952 at Manchester Piccadilly Station

Classic London RT double decker bus. On 3 March 2007 the bus was brought to Manchester to celebrate the retirement of Roger Tripp from GMPTE (Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive).

See all Routemaster Bus photos.

This particular bus was new in 1952 and started out at Holloway Garage. it was withdrawn in 1976 from Walworth Garage. It was then purchased by Lesney, makers of Matchbox toys and was used as a staff bus from 1977 to 1983 when the company went bust. It was then purchased by David Thrower, who has carried out two renovations on it. The bus is strictly for pleasure and is not for sale. He takes it to rallies and events.

David can be contacted at david-dot-throwerwarrington-at-ntlworld-dot-com.

The bus is a classic piece of British design, in many ways superior to the later London Routemaster Bus.

Keywords

images of Classic London buses, London RT bus, picture London heritage bus, buses London, London Transport, London public transport, 1950's buses, London buses of the 1950s, classic vehicles, London historic bus, transport photography, bus photography, ph

Title:
Classic London RT bus from 1952 at Manchester Piccadilly Station

Filename:
LonRTBus1952_7302.jpg

ID number:
9257

Technical details:
Nikon D100

Date created:
2007-03-02

Copyright:
See title or image watermark

Available as a print?:
Yes, should be, subject to approval. Please contact to enquire

Available as a high res file?
Yes, should be, subject to approval. Please contact.

Image Enquiry

You are looking at an image from the photo archive of Aidan O'Rourke. If you are interested in the picture for any reason, please contact.

Contact by e-mail info@aidan.co.uk or by text or phone 07779 290082. From outside the UK (44)7779 290082

Home Page | Sitemap | Contact Site design by Aidan O'Rourke ©1996 - 2015