Gallery: Thomas Heatherwick’s New Hybrid Double-Decker Bus Hits The Str...

We've been following the evolution of London's hot new hybrid double-decker bus design and we're excited to announce that the real live version recently hit the streets! Designed by Thomas Heatherwick in collaboration with specialist bus manufacturer Wrightbus, the new double-decker bus takes inspiration from the 1950s era Routemaster. The new design features an open platform on the back to help streamline loading and unloading for passengers. Not only is the new bus super shiny and stylish - it's also way more fuel-efficient than current buses on the streets.

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  1. Koa-La February 12, 2015 at 9:35 pm

    If i wanted them to build me a bus how would i go about contacting them? Eventually i would like to have a touring bus and absolutely love their double Decker design.

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