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Timebus Tourer London sightseeing package relaunched for Summer 2017. Featuring an open top Routemaster, qualified guide, collection from central locations & fixed itinerary.

Following providing transport to two cemetery burials and services recently, here is some helpful information on using a bus at a funeral.

Last Chance to be Different! Our Silver Routemaster will be withdrawn at the end of the year; why not experience it before it is too late, along with a special discount offer...

January Sale commences! Save 10% off bus hire quotes for wedding travel on any date. Click here for details...

2015

25th March 2015

Timebus Tourer London sightseeing package relaunched for Summer 2015. Featuring an open top Routemaster, qualified guide, collection from central locations & fixed itinerary.

2014

2nd April 2014

20 years since we began our Watford local bus services.

22nd February 2014

Timebus Tourer London sightseeing package now booking for Summer 2014, with the price (VAT inclusive) frozen from last year! Featuring an open top Routemaster, qualified guide, collection from central locations & fixed itinerary.

20th February 2014

Next month will mark a decade since we purchased our first 72 seat bus, RML 2310. This vehicle has just been repainted (the third repaint over the 10 years).

2013

10th September 2013

From today, all our drivers hold Driver CPC qualification cards, which require ongoing periodic training of at least 35 hours every 5 years.

7th February 2013

Timebus Tourer London sightseeing package relaunched for Summer 2013. The fixed itinerary features an open top Routemaster, qualified guide, collection from central locations, at a (VAT inclusive) fantastic price.

2012

6th October 2012

Timebus reaches its 25th anniversary.

3rd October 2012

John Lewis selling 4 wheel spinner suitcase featuring a Timebus Routemaster passing parliament

11th July 2012

Apple selling iPhone case featuring a Timebus Routemaster passing parliament

8th July 2012

Open Topper with Open Platform used in Piccadilly at the start line of the Britisk 10K. Singer Heather Small performed the song Proud from the top deck before the participants began their 10km long run through London.

5th January 2012

Exhibition Bus used in Trafalgar Square for a photocall. Actress Joanna Lumley promoted a campaign by Compassion in World Farming to stop live animal exports.

2011

29th December 2011

Our Exhibition Bus has just been fitted with a new heating system, for outdoor use eg roadshows.

19th October 2011

Seasonal Christmas and New Year decorations available free of charge for hires this December.

17th August 2011

SPECIAL WINTER OFFER. A free personalized sign with your bus in Jan/Feb 2012 to Westminster Register Office; who are also offering 20% off civil weddings and partnerships. More info.

26th February 2011

Timebus Tourer London sightseeing package relaunched for 2011. The fixed itinerary features an open top Routemaster, qualified guide, collection from central locations, at a fantastic VAT inclusive price.

19th February 2011

Routemaster Express RMC 1477 re-entered service last week, following major repairs including a new AEC engine.

2010

7th December

Look out for new bookzine 'the Great British Bus'; it features a Timebus Routemaster on the cover. Available from WH Smith.

14th September

Our Exhibition Bus has just been refurbished downstairs. This weekend it will be the Media Centre at Olympia Beauty.

8th June

We now hold access details to an incredible 2500 venues visited; nearly double the quantity we last estimated a few years ago of 1300.

10th February

Timebus Tourer London weekday sightseeing package relaunched for 2010. The fixed itinerary features an open top Routemaster, qualified guide, collection from central locations, at a fantastic price.

6th January

Web site reaches its 10th anniversary.

2009

6th November

Seasonal Christmas and New Year decorations will once again be available, free of charge for hires this December.

12th October

Routemaster Express vehicles available further afield - Oxford and Cambridge

2nd September

We are delighted to announce our charitable partnership with the Hertfordshire Air Ambulance.

28th July

We now have a page on Twitter, for news updates and for customers to send feedback.

26th July

A Timebus open topper features in the Next men's tailored suit sales campaign.

24th July

Two Timebus Routemasters feature in the BHS Back to School clothing sales campaign; on the web and in stores.

6th-10th July

Debut of our Exhibition Bus, promoting the 'Take Part, Take Pride' summer festival at 10 different sites across the London Borough of Sutton.

7th March

A new Routemaster Express has been purchased. RMA 9 was previously used on Edinburgh sightseeing tours by Lothian buses. It will enter service this Summer.

31st January

Timebus Tourer London sightseeing package relaunched for 2009. The fixed itinerary features an open top Routemaster, qualified guide, collection from central locations, at a fantastic price. Now available any weekday!

2008

9th December

Jim Carrey and co-stars brought to the red carpet for the world premiere of new movie the Yes Man...

10th September

Seasonal Christmas and New Year decorations will once again be available this year, free of charge for hires from the start of December.

4th June

A new Exhibition bus has been purchased for the Timebus Space fleet. RCL 2221 was previously with Tube Lines. Following refurbishment, it will feature a cinema upstairs.

9th May

Launch of a new pre-booked summer 2008 London sightseeing package, Timebus Tourer. The half day fixed itinerary features an open top Routemaster, Blue Badge guide, exclusive use, and collection/drop off at Central London locations.

1st May

Launch of new brand, Timebus Space. These classic buses are for static use, at indoor exhibitions and outdoor events. The fleet includes a brand new product; our 'Control Bus', a green double decker from 1952 which is currently being refurbished for this role.

5th February

Another 72 seat Open Platform Routemaster, fleet number RML 2442, has been purchased from First Coaches of Bristol. It will undergo full restoration before entering our fleet.

2007

30th October

Seasonal Christmas and New Year decorations are now available free of charge for December hires.

19th August

Our Open Topper with Open Platform can be seen on primetime television in the current weeks, featuring in an advertisement for Pimm's on ITV.

27th April

New addition to our fleet, Open Platform Routemaster RM 29, proudly made its first appearance...

14th March

Timebus launches our freshly painted Silver Routemaster for the 2007 season.

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