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The running days (mainly concentrated in the South East) are especially interesting as they provide opportunities to travel on the buses.
This page contains the lists and photos of preserved AECs that originated with provincial and independent bus and coach operators across the United Kingdom.
Sister vehicle RFO 361 (ex 241 AJB) is now preserved by Roselyn Coaches of Par, Cornwall, having worked in the Falmouth area for a number of years.
240 AJB was latterly in the heritage fleet of ACE Travel of Aintree (now ceased trading), although not operated, current whereabouts not known.
Former Bradford AEC Regent III with East Lancs bodywork number 82 is preserved by the Aire Valley Transport Group.
Also preserved by AVTG is number 410, former London Transport RT172, which ran in the Bradford fleet for 10 years until 1968.
It is kept at Ballater bus depot and is now in Alexander blue cream livery with the assistance of Stagecoach.243 AJB is a preserved AEC Regent V that was used for staff transport by the the Atomic Energy Research Establishment at Harwell.
It was running at the Wroughton rally (Thamesdown centenary) in 2004 while privatelypreserveed and is now a residnet of the Oxford Bus Museum.
Using one of the last sets of 59-seat body frames supplied by Weymann's of Addlestone in Surrey, the bus was constructed at Metro-Cammell in Birmingham.The preservation pages provide lists of many of the AEC buses in preservation.The information is collated directly from the owners or other interested parties, from reports in "Buses" and PSV Circle newsletters and from Internet searches of vehicles I have photographed myself.Part 2 contains the list of preserved AEC buses and coaches that originated with London Transport or London Country Bus Services.The penultimate Reliance chassis built, Plaxton bodied FCX 576W was one of a cancelled Greenline order and was bought by Abbeyways.
The Cardiff 408 Group owns East Lancs bodied Regent V 408 (408 DBO).