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|Posted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 4:25 pm Post subject: London News 7/5/13
|BUS NEWS - Week 06/07/13
Members are reminded that this info is published in good faith and from available information. Last minute changes sometimes occur, especially when external factors have an influence.
Tender Awards - announced on July 3rd:
Route 634 - Contract awarded to Metroline (from Arriva London North), using a bus from route 82. Contract commences on 31/08/13.
All the new buses for route K1 (8118-8127) have entered service as expected.
All the new buses for route K3 (8806-8817) have entered service as expected.
DW549 - LJ13CDV - now in service on routes from Tottenham Garage [AR].
DW550 - LJ13CDX - now in service on routes from Tottenham Garage [AR].
These buses (DW549 & DW550)are the last in the batch (DW534-DW555) to enter service.
HV96 - LJ13FCV - now in service on route 29 from Wood Green Garage [WN].
HV98 - LJ13FCY - now in service on route 29 from Wood Green Garage [WN].
HV101 - LJ13FDC - now in service on route 29 from Wood Green Garage [WN].
HV102 - LJ13FBY - now in service on route 29 from Wood Green Garage [WN].
HV114 - LJ13FBG - now in service on route 29 from Wood Green Garage [WN].
Service Changes - 06/07/13
(excluding diversions for roadworks)
Route 18 [Metroline - WJ] - Temporary timetable introduced during road works in Harlesden.
Route 60 [Arriva - TC] - Introduction of nine new H41/24D Alexander Dennis E40D Enviro400 double deckers in advance of the new contract commencing on 31/08/13, with a mixture of new and existing fleet buses. UW 11655kgs. These buses have been delivered very early and have been registered from 01/07/13 and have already been out in service this week.
T279 - LJ13CHL - body no. D411/1
T280 - LJ13CHN - body no. D411/2
T281 - LJ13CHO - body no. D411/3
T282 - LJ13CHV - body no. D411/4
T283 - LJ13CHX - body no. D411/5
T284 - LJ13CHY - body no. D411/6
T285 - LJ13CGG - body no. D411/7
T286 - LJ13CGK - body no. D411/8
T287 - LJ13CGO - body no. D411/9
Route 111 [London United - AV] - Temporary timetable introduced for Hampton Court Flower Show, from July 9th.
Route 216 [London United - FW] - Temporary timetable introduced for Hampton Court Flower Show, from July 9th.
Route 425 [Tower Transit - LI] - Contract awarded to Tower Transit (from Docklands Buses) with new H41/24D E40D Enviro400 double deckers, plus a 10th bus from route 25 allocation in PM peak. New timetable to improve reliability. Several of these buses have been out in service on other routes this week.
DN33789 - SN13CGY - body no. D403/1
DN33790 - SN13CGZ - body no. D403/2
DN33791 - SN13CHC - body no. D403/3
DN33792 - SN13CHD - body no. D403/4
DN33793 - SN13CHF - body no. D403/5
DN33794 - SN13CHG - body no. D403/6
DN33795 - SN13CHH - body no. D403/7
DN33796 - SN13CHJ - body no. D403/8
DN33797 - SN13CHK - body no. D403/9
DN33798 - SN13CHL - body no. D403/10
Route G1 [London General - PL] - Revised to serve Springfield Hospital at all times.
[Arriva London] - Forty eight new H39/21D Volvo B5LH Wrightbus Gemini hybrid double deckers (HV84-HV131) are being delivered for route 29 at Wood Green Garage [WN]. UW 11991kgs. All the buses up to HV100 are now in service and in addition, HV122-HV131 are in service.
HV101 - LJ13FDC - body no. AH310 - IN SERVICE
HV102 - LJ13FBY - body no. AH311 - IN SERVICE
HV103 - LJ13FBZ - body no. AH312 - delivered
HV104 - LJ13FCA - body no. AH313 - delivered
HV105 - LJ13FCC - body no. AH314 - delivered
HV106 - LJ13FCD - FIRE VICTIM at Wrightbus
HV107 - LJ13FCE - body no. AH316 - delivered
HV108 - LJ13FCF - body no. AH317 - delivered
HV109 - LJ13FCG - body no. AH318
HV110 - LJ13FCL - body no. AH319 - delivered
HV111 - LJ13FCM - body no. AH320
HV112 - LJ13FBE - body no. AH321
HV113 - LJ13FBF - body no. AH322
HV114 - LJ13FBG - body no. AH323 - IN SERVICE
HV115 - LJ13FBK - body no. AH324 - IN SERVICE
HV116 - LJ13FBL - body no. AH325 - delivered
HV117 - LJ13FBN - body no. AH326 - delivered
HV118 - LJ13FBO - body no. AH327 - delivered
HV119 - LJ13FBU - body no. AH328 - delivered
HV120 - LJ13FBV - delivered
HV121 - LJ13FBX - delivered
[London Sovereign] - Delivery has started for 23 new B39/21D Volvo B5LH Wrightbus Gemini hybrid double deckers for the new contract on route 13 commencing on 31/08/13. UW 11881kgs. The registration numbers for VH12-VH23 set new standards in combining the garage code and route number. Awesome…!!!
VH1 - BD13OHU - body number AJ386 - delivered
VH2 - BD13OHV - body number AJ387 - delivered
VH3 - BD13OHW - body number AJ388 - delivered
VH4 - BD13OHX - body number AJ389 - delivered
VH5 - BD13OHY
VH6 - BD13OHZ
VH7 - BD13OJA
VH8 - BD13OJB
VH9 - BD13OJC
VH10 - BD13OJE
VH11 - BD13OHJ
VH12 - BT13YWK
VH13 - BT13YWL
VH14 - BT13YWN
VH15 - BT13YWJ
VH16 - BT13YWM
VH17 - BT13YWP
VH18 - BT13YWO
VH19 - BT13YWR
VH20 - BT13YWS
VH21 - BT13YWW
VH22 - BT13YWU
VH23 - BT13YWV
[Tower Transit] - Delivery of WSH62997 is awaited and WSH62998 has still not entered service.
WSH62997 - delivery awaited
WSH62998 - LJ13JZO - delivered
[Stagecoach East London] - Twenty five new B31D Alexander Dennis 10.8m E20D Enviro200 single deckers (UW 7782kgs) have started to be delivered early for the new contracts on routes 165 & 256 from Rainham Garage [RM] commencing on 28/09/13. The buses are phasing through ADL Harlow and then Rainham Garage for service preparation and will then be stored until they are required
AMENDED REGISTRATION NUMBERS:
36556 - LX13CYY - body no. D219/1
36557 - LX13CYZ - body no. D219/2
36558 - LX13CZA - body no. D219/3
36559 - LX13CZB - body no. D219/4
36560 - LX13CZC - body no. D219/5
36561 - LX13CZD - body no. D219/6
36562 - LX13CZE - body no. D219/7
36563 - LX13CZF - body no. D219/8
36564 - LX13CZG - body no. D219/9
36565 - LX13CZH - body no. D219/10
36566 - LX13CZJ - body no. D219/11
36567 - LX13CZK - body no. D219/12
36568 - LX13CZL - body no. D219/13
36569 - LX13CZM - body no. D219/14
36570 - LX13CZN - body no. D219/15
36571 - LX13CZO - body no. D219/16
36572 - LX13CZP - body no. D219/17
36573 - LX13CZR - body no. D219/18
36574 - LX13CZS - body no. D219/19
36575 - LX13CZT - body no. D219/20
36576 - LX13CZU - body no. D219/21
36577 - LX13CZV - body no. D219/22
36578 - LX13CZW - body no. D219/23
36579 - LX13CZY - body no. D219/24
36580 - LX13CZZ - body no. D219/25
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