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The reaction follows the results of a new poll which revealed the Routemaster bus as the second greatest British design of all time. A spokesperson for RedRoutemaster responds to the news.

The Routemaster bus has been named the second greatest British design of all time, just losing out to the red telephone box. A vote to decide the best design was conducted earlier this month, with the popular red vehicle being highly regarded by the public. The poll, sponsored by a mobile phone manufacturer, had the Union flag coming in third place.

The Routemaster buses celebrated their 60th anniversary last year, and since 1954 they’ve been gracing the streets of London and getting commuters to work. They were so successful that the design was even exported to several other nations around the world, and you can even find versions of the Routemaster bus in Australia, Canada, the United States, China and others.

The Routemaster is often associated with...

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