RF433 History

Allocation History

Chassis no 9821LT800 delivered from AEC, Southall, to Metro-Cammell in Birmingham 11/9/52

Date Allocation Routes CU No. Body No. Classification
12/1/53 Chiswick Works Stored unlicenced 9508 7951 2RF2
1/2/53 West Green (WG) 233 . . .
24/9/57 Aldenham Works Overhaul . . .
25/9/57 Loughton (L) 254 9495 8001 2RF2
8/61 Aldenham Works Overhaul . . .
8/61 Leyton (T) 210, 236 9460 7979 1/2RF2
10/63 Loughton Stored unlicenced . . .
12/63 Leyton (T) 210, 236 . . .
6/65 Aldenham Works Overhaul . . .
6/65 Leyton (T) 210, 236 9470 7955 1/2RF2
10/68 Leyton Stored unlicenced . . .
11/68 Loughton Stored unlicenced . . .
2/69 Leyton 210, 236 . . .
4/71 Poplar Stored unlicenced . . .
5/72 Sold . . . .
The colours above indicate the livery carried

Old photographs

RF 433 pauses in Roding Valley in this late nineteen-fifties tranquil scene where the ladies chat with the conductor and lone cyclist passes.
[Photographer unknown]

RF433 was working a through Sunday working to Golders Green on route 210 when photographed at Highbury Grove on 11th January 1970.
[Photo: J Blake]

RF433 at Laurieston Avenue, Victoria Park, on its last day of service for London Transport 16/4/71. The driver was Mick parsons and his wife was conducting.
[Photo: J Blake]

Subsequent owners

Date Owner Use
5/72 London Borough of Waltham Forest, London, E15 (3350) School bus
12/75 London Bus Preservation Group, Cobham, Surrey As dealer
1/9/78 Fractional HP Motors, St. Leonards, Sussex Staff bus
2/80 Normand Electrical Company, Farlington, Hants Stored
4/81 E H Brakell, Cheam, Surrey Dealer. Also used on fruit-picking contract work.
10/83 G & J Hinson, Potterspury, Northants. Preserved