NOSTALGIA: Bus Route 1

Route 1 was one of the first buses to be introduced in London. It started operation in 1908. Despite subsequent route changes, it continues to serve part of its original route, between Elephant & Castle and Aldwych.   Route 1 once ran from Willesden to Lewisham, and more recently provided part of the service between Lewisham and Bromley. However it has since retracted …

Government ministers will apparently announce plans for a UK diesel scrappage scheme in the next few days. Environment secretary Michael Gove is expected to announce a “very, very targeted scheme” according various news and media sources, which were published earlier this year by the Department for Environment and Rural Affairs (DEFRA). In the plans made …