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Tower Transit is pleased to advise the appointment of Charlie Beaumont as Development Director of Tower Transit.

Charlie brings a wealth of experience in the industry having operated as MD of London United and many senior roles within Transdev including being CEO of the International Division in charge of all operations outside France and the Netherlands and most recently as Group Performance & Commercial Director playing a key role in the integration between Transdev and Veolia Transport. 

In his role as Development Director Charlie will focus on:

  • Developing new business
  • Business improvement initiatives within the existing business 
  • Developing strategy 

Tower Transit Managing Director Adam Leishman said:

“Charlie is a great addition to our team and a tremendous endorsement of the reputation we have built at Tower Transit in a short period of time operating in this country.  His experience and insight will assist greatly as we look to build on the solid foundation we have created in London and he is an excellent fit with the culture of excellence we are creating at Tower.”

Charlie said:

"I am really pleased to have had the opportunity to join Tower Transit and be part of what has been, and will be, a really dynamic success story. Its positive and forward thinking shareholders and team aim to have a great culture throughout the business and I have a wide ranging role – with the opportunity to add value throughout the organisation.  I'm excited about the future."


As part of Transport for London’s “Year of the Bus” celebrations, routes 9 and 15 played host to a collection of heritage buses and a
special modern Hybrid bus.

Tower Transit organised by eight heritage and one special hybrid bus to operate for the day between Kensington and Tower Hill.


Here are some photos of the special day.

routemasters-kensington Some of the buses line up at the start of the day at Kensington


Leon Daniels (Left) Managing Director Surface Transport (Transport for London) and Sir Peter Hendy Commissioner of Transport for London (Right) in front of RTW467 which they crewed for the day. RTW467 dates from 1950 


Route 9 operated to Becontree Heath until 1968.

SRM recreates the scene at Five Elms on a journey towards Becontree Heath

RT3232-Ensign RT3232 from Ensign Bus at Barking Garage
SRM3-BecontreeHeath The crew of SRM pose for the camera at Becontree Heath Bus Station
2xSRMsHydeParkCorner SRM3 of Tower Transit, and SRM7 from Timebus Travel together at Knightsbridge.


 Photos by Danny Dudziec, Billy Birkett and Russell Young