Yesterday was another red letter day for London’s public transport riders and bus enthusiasts. The much awaited new incarnation of London’s historic Routemaster bus made its maiden voyage on the 38 Route through the West End. The new Routemaster is being touted for its “green” credentials, with 15% better fuel efficiency than the current hybrid buses and 40% improvement over conventional diesels. The new double-stairway buses even carry more passengers.
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