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PostPosted: Fri Nov 01, 2013 5:32 pm    Post subject: London News. 11/1/13 Reply with quote

From the London Yahoo Group

BUS NEWS - Week 02/11/13

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.

Updated Information:

[London United]
Full and confirmed list of fleet numbers, registration number, chassis numbers & body numbers:
LT69 - LTZ1069 ® 10/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141064, body no: AH806
LT70 - LTZ1070 ® 9/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141062, body no: AH804
LT71 - LTZ1071 ® 9/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141063, body no: AH805
LT72 - LTZ1072 ® 9/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141096, body no: AJ029
LT73 - LTZ1073 ® 10/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141097, body no: AJ030
LT74 - LTZ1074 ® 10/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141098, body no: AJ031
LT75 - LTZ1075 ® 10/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141099, body no: AJ032
LT76 - LTZ1076 ® 10/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141100, body no: AJ033
LT77 - LTZ1077 ® 10/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141101, body no: AJ034
LT78 - LTZ1078 ® 10/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141102, body no: AJ035
LT79 - LTZ1079 ® 10/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141103, body no: AJ036
LT80 - LTZ1080 ® 9/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141078, body no: AH820
LT81 - LTZ1081 ® 9/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141065, body no: AH807
LT82 - LTZ1082 ® 9/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141066, body no: AH808
LT83 - LTZ1083 ® 10/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141067, body no: AH809
LT84 - LTZ1084 ® 10/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141079, body no: AJ012
LT85 - LTZ1085 ® 10/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141080, body no: AJ013
LT86 - LTZ1086 ® 10/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141081, body no: AJ014
LT87 - LTZ1087 ® 10/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141082, body no: AJ015
LT88 - LTZ1088 ® 10/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141083, body no: AJ016
LT89 - LTZ1089 ® 10/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141084, body no: AJ017
LT90 - LTZ1090 ® 10/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141085, body no: AJ018
LT91 - LTZ1091 ® 10/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141086, body no: AJ019
LT92 - LTZ1092 ® 10/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141087, body no: AJ020
LT93 - LTZ1093 ® 10/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141088, body no: AJ021
LT94 - LTZ1094 ® 10/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141089, body no: AJ022

[London United]
LT69 - LTZ1069 - in service on route 9 from Stamford Brook Garage [V] since 26/10/13
LT70 - LTZ1070 - in service on route 9 from Stamford Brook Garage [V] since 26/10/13
LT71 - LTZ1071 - in service on route 9 from Stamford Brook Garage [V] since 26/10/13
LT72 - LTZ1072 - in service on route 9 from Stamford Brook Garage [V] since 26/10/13
LT73 - LTZ1073 - in service on route 9 from Stamford Brook Garage [V] since 26/10/13
LT74 - LTZ1074 - in service on route 9 from Stamford Brook Garage [V] since 26/10/13
LT75 - LTZ1075 - in service on route 9 from Stamford Brook Garage [V] since 26/10/13
LT76 - LTZ1076 - in service on route 9 from Stamford Brook Garage [V] since 26/10/13
LT77 - LTZ1077 - in service on route 9 from Stamford Brook Garage [V] since 26/10/13
LT78 - LTZ1078 - in service on route 9 from Stamford Brook Garage [V] since 26/10/13
LT79 - LTZ1079 - in service on route 9 from Stamford Brook Garage [V] since 26/10/13
LT80 - LTZ1080 - in service on route 9 from Stamford Brook Garage [V] since 26/10/13
LT81 - LTZ1081 - in service on route 9 from Stamford Brook Garage [V] since 26/10/13
LT82 - LTZ1082 - in service on route 9 from Stamford Brook Garage [V] since 28/10/13
LT83 - LTZ1083 - in service on route 9 from Stamford Brook Garage [V] since 26/10/13
LT84 - LTZ1084 - in service on route 9 from Stamford Brook Garage [V] since 26/10/13
LT85 - LTZ1085 - in service on route 9 from Stamford Brook Garage [V] since 28/10/13
LT86 - LTZ1086 - in service on route 9 from Stamford Brook Garage [V] since 26/10/13
LT87 - LTZ1087 - in service on route 9 from Stamford Brook Garage [V] since 26/10/13
LT88 - LTZ1088 - in service on route 9 from Stamford Brook Garage [V] since 26/10/13
LT89 - LTZ1089 - in service on route 9 from Stamford Brook Garage [V] since 26/10/13
LT90 - LTZ1090 - in service on route 9 from Stamford Brook Garage [V] since 24/10/13
LT91 - LTZ1091 - in service on route 9 from Stamford Brook Garage [V] since 26/10/13
LT92 - LTZ1092 - in service on route 9 from Stamford Brook Garage [V] since 26/10/13
LT93 - LTZ1093 - in service on route 9 from Stamford Brook Garage [V] since 26/10/13
LT94 - LTZ1094 - in service on route 9 from Stamford Brook Garage [V] since 26/10/13
This completes entry into service for the whole batch: LT69-LT94.


[Stagecoach Selkent]
10196 - SN63NCA - in service on routes from Plumstead Garage [PD] since 28/10/13


[Tower Transit]
Full and confirmed details of fleet number, registration number, chassis number & body number:
11.9m Wrightbus/VDL SB200 Pulsar H (hydrogen hybrid). UW 11350kgs.
WSH62997 - LF63XZU ® 10/13, chassis no: SA9BSRXXX12141020, body no: AB889.
In service on route RV1 from Lea Interchange Garage [LI] since 26/10/13
This is the last bus of the current batch to enter service.


Publicty in the TfL Area

Proof reading on these leaflets could be improved considerably. Notably, some errors on previous issues have been corrected, but new inaccuracies have also appeared. In addition, some leaflets show night routes and some do not.

Continuing Your Journey from Baker Street - TFL27091.09.13
Route 205 - (24 hour) service removed.
No list of 'N' routes, so new route N205 is not shown.

Continuing Your Journey from Bank - TFL27186.09.13
Route 8 - revised to terminate at Old Ford (from Bow) and Tottenham Court Road (from Oxford Circus).
Route 76 - now showing operating southbound to Waterloo [ERROR CORRECTION]
No list of 'N' routes, so revisions to route N8 are not shown.

Continuing Your Journey from Brixton - TFL27092.09.13
Revisions only to the call charges to the 24hr TfL Travel Information Centre.

Continuing Your Journey from Camden Town - TFL26707.09.13
Revisions only to the call charges to the 24hr TfL Travel Information Centre.

Continuing Your Journey from Covent Garden - TFL27093.09.13
Route 15 - revised to terminate at Trafalgar Square (from Regent Street).
Route 341 - revised to terminate at County Hall (from Waterloo).
Route N15 - revised to terminate at Trafalgar Square (from Regent Street).
Route X68 - northbound journey details (at Aldwych stops) removed [ERROR].
Route X68 - southbound journeys extended to West Croydon (from Waterloo [PREVIOUS ERROR]).

Continuing Your Journey from Euston Square & Warren Street - TFL27105.09.13
Route 205 - (24 hour) service removed.
Route N205 - added to the list of 'N' routes - Paddington-Leyton.

Continuing Your Journey from Holborn - TFL27187.09.13
Route 8 - revised to terminate at Old Ford (from Bow) and Tottenham Court Road (from Oxford Circus).
Route 341 - added to the route list, during the temporary route diversion.
No list of 'N' routes, so revisions to route N8 are not shown.

Continuing Your Journey from Kings Cross - TFL26708.09.13
Route 205 - (24 hour) service removed.
Route 390 - (24 hour) service removed.
Route 476 - now shown as a (24 hour) service [ERROR].
Route N205 - added to the list of 'N' routes - Paddington-Leyton.

Continuing Your Journey from Liverpool Street - TFL26709.09.13
Route 8 - revised to terminate at Old Ford (from Bow) and Tottenham Court Road (from Oxford Circus).
Route 100 - revised to terminate at Shadwell (from Wapping - temporary Olympics curtailment).
Route 153 - removed.
Route 205 - (24 hour) service removed.
Route N8 - revised to terminate at Tottenham Court Road (from Oxford Circus).
Route N205 - added to the list of 'N' routes - Paddington-Leyton

Continuing Your Journey from Oxford Circus - TFL27188.09.13
Routes 8 & N8 - removed.

Continuing Your Journey from Whitechapel - TFL26713.09.13
Route 205 - (24 hour) service removed.
Route D3 - revised to terminate at Crossharbour (from Isle of Dogs).
Route N205 - added to the list of 'N' routes - Paddington-Leyton.

In addition, there are similar leaflets due for 7 other stations, but these have not yet been delivered or displayed.

“Art on the Underground” - ‘Canary Wharf Screen’ - a slimline booklet containing the autumn programme until just before Christmas.

“Poems on the Underground” - a slimline booklet containing a selection of poems.

“Skills London 2013” - a slimline card advertising London’s biggest jobs and careers event at ExCel London on 22-23 November.


Service Changes - 02/11/13
(excluding diversions for roadworks)

Route 10 [London United - V] - New timetable to improve reliability and incorporating Monday to Saturday daytime service reduced to every 8 minutes. PVR -2 to 23.

Route 23 [Tower Transit - X] - Revised temporary timetable to improve punctuality at night.

Route 65 [London United - FW] - Monday to Friday peak hour service increased to every 6-7 minutes. PVR +2 to 24. New timetable to improve punctuality at night.

Route 71 [London United - FW] - New timetable to improve reliability, using a bus off route 671 in PM peak.

Route 72 [London United - S] - New Monday to Friday school day timetable incorporating an additional morning peak journey in each direction.

Route 76 [Arriva - AR] - New timetable to improve reliability.

Route 154 [London General - A] - Evening and Sunday service increased to every 15 minutes. Later journeys added from West Croydon to Sutton at 01:00, 01:30 and 02:00.

Route 184 [Arriva - WN] - New timetable to improve reliability.

Route 227 [Stagecoach Selkent - TB] - New Monday to Friday and Saturday schedules to improve reliability.

Route 269 [Stagecoach Selkent - TB] - New timetable to improve reliability.

Route 294 [Stagecoach East London - NS] - New timetable to improve reliability.

Route 329 [Arriva - AD] - New timetable to improve reliability and with AM peak frequency standardised to every 6 minutes.

Route 602 [Stagecoach Selkent - PD] - Temporary timetable introduced during diversion in Erith.

Route 627 [Arriva - TC] - Additional journey introduced in each direction.

Route 647 [Arriva - DX] - Afternoon journey revised to operate 10 minutes later throughout on Mondays to Thursdays only.

Route 669 [Go Ahead London - BV] - Temporary timetable introduced during diversion in Erith.

Route N8 [Stagecoach East London - BW] - Restored to serve Oxford Circus.


Existing Diversions due to complete on 3 November
(Please note that these plans and times may be subject to change)

Route 23 [Tower Transit - X] - Owing to road works in Eastbourne Terrace, temporarily diverted eastbound via Bishops Bridge Road, double run via Bishops Bridge roundabout and Westbourne Terrace.

Route 27 [London United - V] - Owing to road works in Eastbourne Terrace, temporarily diverted eastbound via Inverness Terrace, Bayswater Road, Lancaster Terrace, Westbourne Terrace, Sussex Gardens and Spring Street.

Route 36 [London Central - NX] - Owing to road works in Eastbourne Terrace, temporarily diverted eastbound via Bishops Bridge Road, double run via Bishops Bridge roundabout and Westbourne Terrace.

Route 46 [Metroline - KC] - Owing to road works in Eastbourne Terrace, temporarily diverted westbound Bishops Bridge Road and Westbourne Terrace.

Route 64 [Metrobus - C] - Owing to road works in Dingwall Road, temporarily diverted eastbound via Wellesley Road and George Street.

Route 159 [Arriva - BN] - Owing to road works in Eastbourne Terrace, temporarily diverted in both directions via Edgware Road and Harrow Road, not serving Paddington Station.

Route 194 [Arriva - TC] - Owing to road works in Dingwall Road, temporarily diverted eastbound via Wellesley Road and George Street.

Route 198 [Arriva - TH] - Owing to road works in Dingwall Road, temporarily diverted eastbound via Wellesley Road and George Street.

Route 205 [Stagecoach East London - BW] - Owing to road works in Eastbourne Terrace, temporarily revised to finish journeys in Sussex Gardens and start from Praed Street.

Route 250 [Arriva - TH] - Owing to road works in Dingwall Road, temporarily diverted eastbound via Wellesley Road and George Street.

Route 367 [Metrobus - MB] - Owing to road works in Dingwall Road, temporarily diverted eastbound via Wellesley Road and George Street.

Route 410 [Arriva - TH] - Owing to road works in Dingwall Road, temporarily diverted eastbound via Wellesley Road and George Street.

Route N7 [Metroline - PA] - Owing to road works in Eastbourne Terrace, temporarily diverted eastbound via Bishops Bridge Road, double run via Bishops Bridge roundabout and Westbourne Terrace.

Route N205 [Stagecoach East London - BW] - Owing to road works in Eastbourne Terrace, temporarily revised to finish journeys in Sussex Gardens and start from Praed Street.

Route RV1 [Tower Transit - LI] - Owing to road works in Catherine Street, temporarily revised to start and finish journeys in Aldwych.

Route T33 [Metrobus - BC] - Owing to road works in Dingwall Road, temporarily diverted eastbound via Wellesley Road and George Street.

Route X26 [Quality Line - EB] - Owing to road works in Dingwall Road, temporarily diverted towards Heathrow via Wellesley Road and George Street, Addiscombe Grove and Barclay Road.


New Diversions proposed from 4 November
(Please note that these plans and times may be subject to change)

Route B13 [Arriva - DT] - Owing to road works in Mount Road, temporarily diverted on Mondays to Fridays between 0800 and 1530 in both directions via Blendon Road, Bridgen Road and Arbuthnot Lane, instead of Danson Underpass, Danson Road, Sandhurst Road, Brook Lane, Alers Road, Mount Road and Upton Road.


New Buses

[First Berkshire] - Three new Volvo B9TL Wrightbus Gemini double deckers are being delivered for Green Line route 702 from Bracknell Garage [BL]. Two have been delivered and details of the third bus is awaited, as is entry into service for all three.

37997 - BF63HDV, body no: AJ604

37998 - BF63HDX, body no: AJ605

37999

[Metroline] - The new NBfL buses (LT95-LT117) for route 390 have started to be delivered.


[Stagecoach Selkent] - Thirteen new 10.2m H41/24D Alexander Dennis E40D Enviro400 double deckers have been delivered for the new contract on route 261 at Bromley Garage [TB] (gained from Metrobus), commencing on 30/11/13.

10184 - SN63NBD ® 9/13, chassis no: SFD1DTBRFDGXB7474, body no: D417/1
10185 - SN63NBE ® 9/13, chassis no: SFD1DTBRFDGXB7469, body no: D417/2
10186 - SN63NBF ® 9/13, chassis no: SFD1DTBRFDGXB7470, body no: D417/3
10187 - SN63NBG ® 9/13, chassis no: SFD1DTBRFDGXB7471, body no: D417/4
10188 - SN63NBJ ® 9/13, chassis no: SFD1DTBRFDGXB7472, body no: D417/5
10189 - SN63NBK ® 9/13, chassis no: SFD1DTBRFDGXB7481, body no: D417/6
10190 - SN63NBL ® 9/13, chassis no: SFD1DTBRFDGXB7475, body no: D417/7
10191 - SN63NBM ® 9/13, chassis no: SFD1DTBRFDGXB7482, body no: D417/8
10192 - SN63NBO ® 10/13, chassis no: SFD1DTBRFDGXB7483, body no: D417/9
10193 - SN63NBX ® 10/13, chassis no: SFD1DTBRFDGXB7492, body no: D417/10
10194 - SN63NBY ® 10/13, chassis no: SFD1DTBRFDGXB7493, body no: D417/11
10195 - SN63NBZ ® 10/13, chassis no: SFD1DTBRFDGXB7494, body no: D417/12


Source details from:
Bus News reporting team
LOTS
www.londonbusroutes.net

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