For 61 years, Londoners and visitors alike loved stepping aboard a Red Doubledecker Routemaster Bus. I remember my first ride on one during my college visit to Europe — the drivers were friendly, the cashiers were polite, and your fellow riders were all smiles. My last ride on a Big Red was a year ago with my wife and daughter.
Yesterday, most of these buses were retired in favor of more modern buses that are safer and more fuel efficient. But 16 restored Routemasters will travel a āheritage routeā? that will mainly accommodate tourists.
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