Garston send off

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The Amersham & District Motorbus Society organised an event at Arriva London’s Garston garage just outside Watford to commemorate the garage before its closure in the early hours of Saturday 1 September, following the loss of its remaining work to RATP at Harrow and Edgware. Kris Lake was there.

Another AEC Regal IV Metro-Cammell RF-type is seen at Garston garage, ready for service 301B to Croxley station
An AEC Regal IV Metro-Cammell RF-type is seen passing The Red House, Croxley while working a feeder service on route 335 from Windsor to Watford, Garston Garage
This preserved AEC Routemaster is one of 524 of the type that were built to 30 feet long
A Green Line-liveried Park Royal-bodied AEC Regent III RT-type from the London Bus Company fleet
London Transport’s unusual ECW-bodied Guy Specials had a long association with Garston garage operating on route 336A from 1953 to 1972 after London Country had taken over. This bus was one of the last two in service on 29 March 1972