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RT277 - R.I.P.

RT277 - arson attack

Around midday on 31st October 2001, in a quiet corner of Dorset, RT277 came to an ignominious end when it was set alight by an arsonist.

RT277 - arson attck

The bus had previously been used as a traveller's home, but had been towed away by the council to the location shown here, awaiting disposal.

Fire brigade tackle the burning bus

Despite the efforts of the fire brigade, the bus was completely burnt out.

Destroyed beyond repair

Photographs © John Hinson

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