Routemaster Bus Manual

Routemaster Bus Manual : An Insight into Maintaining and Operation the Iconic Vehicle of the

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The Routemaster bus - instantly recognisable as the classic red double-decker London Transport bus - is a British icon, and a symbol unmistakably associated with London. Now the Routemaster receives the famous "Haynes Manual" treatment. This book provides a unique perspective on owning, restoring and operating a Routemaster, as well as an insight into the design, development and anatomy of this remarkably resilient machine, which saw continuous service in London for over 45 years.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 168 pages
  • 214 x 274 x 16mm | 759.99g
  • J H Haynes & Co Ltd
  • Somerset, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrations (chiefly col.)
  • 1844259382
  • 9781844259380
  • 305,631

About Andrew Morgan

Andrew Morgan is Chairman of the Routemaster Operators and Owners Association (RMOOA) and a leading authority on the subject. A Routemaster owner, he has written several books on the subject, as well as contributing regularly to the RMOOA magazine. He works in the civil engineering business.
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Table of contents

The Routemaster story - design, development, production, variants, service life. Restoration - anatomy, dimensions and weights, spare parts, authenticity, refurbishment and repair projects. The owner's view - finding and buying a Routemaster, researching history, paperwork and running costs. The driver's view - driving a Routemaster, a typical day in the life of a Routemaster driver, using a Routemaster today. The engineer's view - safety, tools and working facilities, jacking, lubricants and fluids, maintaining and servicing a Routemaster. Appendices detailing a representative selection of surviving Routemasters, production details, glossary and useful contacts.
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