Glossary of terms

AECAssociated Equipment Company
Chassis builder of the FRM
afcautomatic fare collection
B20"Quiet" Fleetline with Turbocharged O.690 engine
Central AreaLondon Transport's red bus area
came under GLC control on 1-1-70
Country AreaLondon Transport's green bus area
became London Country on 1-1-70
GLCGreater London Council
TGWUTransport and General Workers Union
LTLondon Transport
LTPCLondon Transport Passengers' Committee
MCWMetro Cammell Weymann
one of the Body builders of the DMS/DM
omoone man operated
later changed to...
opoone person operated
PRVPark Royal Vehicles
one of the Body builders of the DMS/DM
standeea standing passenger


Class codes

BLBristol LH
Da DM converted for dual opo or crew operation
DMa crew operated DMS
DMSDaimler Standee
FRMFront entrance Routemaster
LSLeyland single decker (National)
MMetrobus
MBMerlin Bus
MBAMerlin Bus Red Arrow
MBSMerlin Bus Standee
MDMetropolitan Double Deck
RCLRoutemaster Coach Lengthened
RFRegal Flat...or
Regal Four
RMRoutemaster
RMLRoutemaster Lengthened
RTRegent Three...or
Regent Type...or
Revised Type
SMShort Merlin (Swift)
SMDSMS with centre doors blocked off
SMSShort Merlin Standee (Swift)
TTitan
XAExperimental Leyland Atlantean
XFExperimental Daimler Fleetline


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