Confidence oldies

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The Confidence Routemaster proved popular at the recent Browns Blue to Midland Red event organised by the Leicester Transport Heritage Trust. NICK LARKIN

<strong>Nick Larkin reports on a bus he believes may be the oldest still in regular service in the UK…unless you know different?</strong>

Confidence of Leicester has been operating its AEC Routemaster since 1985 – and another vehicle in the fleet is rapidly gaining historic significance.

RM 655 was bought straight from London service and has been in use ever since, mainly on wedding work and other private hires, though it still appears occasionally on private school contracts.

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