Revell London Bus AEC Routemaster
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Revell London Bus (07651)
Starter Paint Pack 8 X 17ml (VP07651)
Deluxe Materials Plastic Magic Cement (AD83)
Revell London Bus Plastic Model Kit
This 1/24 scale model accurately recreates the real life British classic public transport vehicle.
- Scale: 1/24
- No. of parts: 391
- Length: 381mm
- Skill level: 5
- Multi-part body panels
- Detailed reproduction of the surface structures
- Reproduction of the complete passenger area with 72 seats
- Detailed cockpit
- Multi-part Leyland and Scania engine
- Moveable bonnet
- Multipart underfloor
- Rotating tyres
- Typical open entrance area
- Two separate passenger decks
- Optionally removable roof segment
- Lots of transparent parts
- Transfer picture for two RML versions
Red double-decker, iconic of the English capital. The ubiquitous AEC Routemaster (=RM), designed for a service life of only 7 years was developed specially for London with open access in the rear to allow passengers to board and alight quickly irrespective of stations.
FIGURES NOT INCLUDED IN THE KIT!
- Type: Double decker
- Year/Period: 1966
- Engine capacity: 115bhp
The AEC Routemaster was presented to the public for the first time in 1954. Compared with the previous bus types the Routemaster, with its integral chassis and bodywork design, was considered to be a real innovation. The double-decker, which was mass produced from 1958, was in particular characterised by the open boarding platform on the rear left allowing quick "hop on and off". At the end of the 1950s a change in regulations allowed in addition the operation of over thirty-foot long buses on only two axles. Some Routemasters were subsequently divided in the middle and a central bay inserted in the middle recognisable by square windows. The new bus type, the Routemaster Lengthened, in short RML, now had room for a total of 72 passengers. The resounding success with 15 test vehicles persuaded London Transport to order a further 500 of the RMLs, which were produced from 1965 to 1968. In the 1970s more and more RMLs were in service in central London. With the constant presence of the double-deckers, kept in the typical red, on almost all routes the image of the Routemaster as a typical symbol of London was noticeably consolidated. Not until in 2005, after almost 50 years of continuous use, was the general operation of this hallmark of London discontinued.
ROUTEMASTER is a registered trademark of Transport for London.
Starter Paint Pack Includes:
8 x 17ml Vallejo model paints. Vallejo paints are supplied in plastic bottles of 17ml with an eyedropper device which keeps paint from drying and prevents spills. The model color range has been specifically developed for adherence on difficult surfaces such as metal and plastic, but the product is not toxic, not flammable, and does not give off noxious fumes.
Please note: The paint packs offered are only our suggestion from the box art and will not match directly with the instructions found within the kit.
Deluxe Materials Plastic Magic Cement 40ml (AD83)
Plastic Magic Cement is a thin, liquid plastic cement with a 10-15 sec adjustment time & non-clog action. It is non-toxic, non-flammable, has minimal odour and almost zero emissions when compared to competitors.
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