Matthew Wharmby is an author, photographer and editor, who specialises in London bus history. His published books include Routemaster Requiem and Routemaster Retrospective (with Geoff Rixon), London Transport 1970-1984 (with R.C. Riley), The London Titan and The London Metrobus. He has also written many articles for Buses, Bus & Coach Preservation and Classic Bus and London Bus Magazine. This is his fourth book for Pen and Sword, after London Transport’s Last Buses: Leyland Olympians L 1-263 and The London Bendy Bus.