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Transdev subsidiary London Sovereign has its roots in the Borehamwood company, BTS. Its orange and yellow livery survived until "red Ken" edicts. The company expanded operations under Blazefield ownership, when the Sovereign name replaced BTS. In 2003 Transdev acquired the company from Blazefield.
BTS Optare City Pacer
Former Optare City Pacer demonstrator C525EWR in use on Borehamwood Town Service B2, one of the original BTS routes.
 
BTS Leyland Tiger - Borehamwood depot
An eclectic mix of vehicles at BTS' depot in the company's early days. In the forefront is former Green Line Leyland Tiger, Duple Dominant TD25 (YPD125Y). The red doubledeckers for tendered route 292 are Alexander bodied Metrobuses, originally from Scotland. On the left of the picture are an ex London Swift in blue and a former Newport Corporation Metro-Scania.
 
BTS Leyland Atlantean
Alongside the Scottish Metrobuses, this former Yorkshire Woollen Atlantean operated on the 292. Formerly YWD 774 the bus had a body built by Roe using Park Royal parts.
 
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