First World War London General Omnibus Company women bus conductor on service. The conductor stands on the bus platform, with passengers about to board; others can be seen sitting inside the bus.    Unknown photographer, 1916 - 1919

WWI: London General Omnibus Company: women bus conductor on service. The conductor stands on the bus platform, with passengers about to board; others can be seen sitting inside the bus.

A crowd of passers-by gather round an overturned bus in Shirland Road, London, circa 1925. (Photo by Topical Press Agency)

A crowd of passers-by gather round an overturned bus in Shirland Road, circa (Photo by Topical Press Agency)

London Transport Buses in 1968

London Transport Buses in 1968 - The end of the road for Class RTL's.

Drivers pose beside their motor vehicle buses at Cricklewood Garage, London, 1900.

Drivers pose beside their motor vehicle buses at Cricklewood Garage, London, - Licences available from

aption:The luxury travelling for the general public, the new six wheel pneumatic double decker omnibus pictured in the 1920s on the first tr...

In pictures: London buses in black and white

A brand-new London General Omnibus Company six wheel pneumatic-tyred double decker pictured in 1927 on its first trip from Cricklewood to Grosvenor Place in central London.

Traffic congestion in the Strand, at the junction with Lancaster Place (to left) and Wellington Street (to right).

Traffic congestion in the Strand, at the junction with Lancaster Place (to left) and Wellington Street (to right).

Victoria bus station, forecourt of London Victoria main line station, London, 1927

1930 view of London General Omnibus Company buses, Victoria Station. The LGOC was the principal bus operator in London between 1855 and It was also, for a short period between 1909 and a motor bus manufacturer.

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