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Transport | By: TimW

The Friday Photos: London Buses

The Friday Photos: London Buses
Classic long exposure shot, by Chic*ka
Classic long exposure shot, by Chic*ka
Bus Boarder, by Paul Riley
Bus Boarder, by Paul Riley
Race you to the bank, by Jerry Seaman
Race you to the bank, by Jerry Seaman
Red and blue, by BisForBabb
Red and blue, by BisForBabb
You wait for one to come along..., by st_hart
You wait for one to come along..., by st_hart
Cheer up, by sinister pictures
Cheer up, by sinister pictures
Shiny new bus, by Hoosier Sands
Shiny new bus, by Hoosier Sands
The old following the new, by kenjonbro
The old following the new, by kenjonbro
Reflections, by Andy Worthington
Reflections, by Andy Worthington
Outside the Royal Courts of Justice, by David Molina
Outside the Royal Courts of Justice, by David Molina

Some used to be bendy, a few today are rather well designed, most are utterly unremarkable. After all, buses are probably London's least exalted form of transport.

But the ubiquitous red boxes are an inescapable part of the visual tapestry of the city and our lives. Here are 10 images showing London buses in all their usefulness, frustration (see image five) and ordinariness.

All images from the Londonist Flickr pool: David Molina, Jerry Seaman, st_hart, Paul Riley, sinister pictures, BisForBabb, Chic*ka, Hoosier Sands, Andy Worthington and kenjonbro.

Last Updated 13 July 2015

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Great collection of London Bus photos.Photo number 4 is our favourite. Also like the new and the old comparison in number 8.