London General OmniBus Company (LGOC) and Successors: Correspondence, Memoranda and Reports Concerning Bus Experimental Records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

This series consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes of meetings and photographs concerning the development of London Transport Buses, new designs for Buses and chassis and experiments and investigations on various parts and processes including air cleaner filters; axles; accumulators; acid plates; automatic fare collection; brakes; gearboxes; drivers cabs; engines; fuels; heating and ventilation; ignition distributors; windscreen wipers; insulation and wiring; materials, cleaning disinfectants and sundries; paints and varnishes; repairing and welding processes; splash guards; springing and suspension; steering gears; tyres; white metal lead bronze bearing metal; windows and window anti-mist preparation. Also includes World War II emergency arrangements, with details of war damages at Bus stations and garages.

Conditions Governing Access

Certain Restrictions Apply

Open unless otherwise stated

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

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