London heritage route 15h withdrawn

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It looks unlikely that Routemasters will return to regular service
in London. NICK LARKIN

London’s famous Routemasters appear to have had their final curtain call with little fanfare, reports Nick Larkin

Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed that the 15h heritage route, using traditional open platform AEC Routemasters, has been permanently axed. The service from Trafalgar Square to Tower Hill was introduced in November 2005 prior to the end of Routemasters on normal service, and had not run since September 2019 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

A further heritage route, the 9h, from the Royal Albert Hall to Aldwych ended in July 2014.

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