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Old 3rd January 2015, 10:49
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Routemaster gearbox problem

Hello and happy new year to you all.

I have a 1965 Routemaster RML2321.
I have a problem with the gear selection. I cannot engage reverse gear. does anybody know a solution to my problem?

Many thanks
Alan
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Old 3rd January 2015, 11:25
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Welcome to the forum, and a Happy New Year to you too.

I am sure some body will give you advice!!
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Old 3rd January 2015, 11:33
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Hello and happy new year to you all.

I have a 1965 Routemaster RML2321.
I have a problem with the gear selection. I cannot engage reverse gear. does anybody know a solution to my problem?

Many thanks
Alan
When you say you can't engage reverse do you mean that you can't physically move the gear selector, or is it not engageing in the box ?
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RML2321 CUV 321C 10/65 new to Aldenham, B2321
10/65 GY into store (Grays)
11/65 NF new into service on 480/A, 487A,488/A, 495A, 496A(Northfleet)
12/66 WR transfer (Windsor)
67-8 WR
9/69 WR into store
12/69 WR ..and out
12/69 WR to Aldenham repaint
12/69 transfer to Central Area: repainted red
12/69 AC from repaint (Willesden)
70-1 AC
11/72 AC to Aldenham overhaul
11/72 RD from o/h, B2302 (Hornchurch)
6/73 PR transfer into store (Poplar)..
6/73 U ..transfer (Upton Park)
12/73 TC transfer (Croydon)
3/74 SW transfer (Stockwell)
8/75 SW to Aldenham repaint, and return
10/75 NX transfer for 37 (New Cross)
from last bodyswap with B2292
1992 fitted with Iveco engine
1993 refurbished
9/94 AF privatised, London General
12/97 AF London General
6/00 used for 406F Epsom Race specials
c4/03 SW repainted
7/05 AF withdrawn..
7/05 PL ..into store (Plough Lane)
7/05 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet)
7/05 bought by Thames Valley Training, London.
bought by Mr G.Oliver, Eastbourne
4/06 sold to Henry Cooper Coaches (Cramlington)
by 12/09 bought by Dean's Coaches, Coalville
11/13 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet)
From:- http://www.countrybus.org/RML/RML5a3.html#top
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Hello and happy new year to you all.

I have a 1965 Routemaster RML2321.
I have a problem with the gear selection. I cannot engage reverse gear. does anybody know a solution to my problem?

Many thanks
Alan
Yeah, push it!!

Welcome Alan, from the usually sunny Isle of Anglesey!
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