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The first petrol-driven bus

Posted in Anniversary, Transport on Tuesday, 28 September 2010

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The early ‘B’ type motor bus, introduced by the London General Omnibus Company

9 October marks the anniversary of the introduction of the petrol-driven motor bus to the streets of London in 1899. Before that, passengers of the London General Omnibus Company’s service were pulled by horses.

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