LT's off-the-peg buses
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LONDON TRANSPORT is to conduct intensive in-service trials with 12 experimental "off-the-peg" double-deckers as part of its longterm vehicle replacement program The buses are all to enter service in the Cardinal district of West London.
There will be three Leyland Olympians which will have Titan-style bodies; three Mark 2 Metrobuses; three Dennis Dominators, which are expected to have Duple (Metsec) bodies; and me.
three Alexander-bodied Volvo Ailsas.
The Dominators are expected to be of single entrance layout.
LT is also to try some different engine transmission combinations in the Metrobuses. One vehicle will have a Maxwell gearbox, one an air-cooled engine and one a Cummins L10.