Corgi OM46615B New Routemaster, Arriva, 137 Oxford Circus£33.99
With its roots in a second hand motorcycle shop in Sunderland, opened by the Cowie family back in 1938, Arriva is now one of the leading transport operators in Europe. It operates routes all over the UK from the North East to the South East and in London, where in 2014 it was announced that Route 137 would be served entirely by Arriva’s New Routemasters. Originally referred to as the New Bus for London, The New Routemaster is a hybrid diesel-electric bus designed by Thomas Heatherwick and Wrightbus. The New Routemaster features a ‘hop-on hop-off’ rear platform, updated to meet the requirements for modern use.