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London News 11/30/13

 
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 03, 2013 8:48 pm    Post subject: London News 11/30/13 Reply with quote

From the London Yahoo group.

BUS NEWS - Week 30/11/13

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.


Service Changes - 30/11/13
(excluding diversions for roadworks)

Route 11 [London General - SW] - New timetable to improve punctuality.

Route 88 [London General - SW] - Temporary timetable introduced with only minor alterations but PVR +1 to 23.

Route 118 [London General - AL] - New timetable to improve punctuality.

Route 122 [Stagecoach Selkent - PD] - New Monday to Friday timetable incorporating an additional morning peak journey towards Crystal Palace, covered from existing PVR = 16.

Route 233 [Metrobus - MB] - New timetable to improve punctuality. The last journey from Eltham will depart 4 minutes later, to improve the connection from the last train from London.

Route 261 [Stagecoach Selkent - TB] - Contract awarded to Stagecoach London (from Metrobus) with new 10.2m H41/24D Alexander Dennis E40D Enviro400 double deckers, plus one bus from route 638 and operated from Bromley Garage. New timetable incorporating Saturday daytime service reduced from every 10 minutes to every 12 minutes. Some of these buses have already been out in service on routes 61, 636, 638 & 664.

New Buses:
10184 - SN63NBD 9/13, chassis no: SFD1DTBRFDGXB7474, body no: D417/1 - in service since 18/11/13.
10185 - SN63NBE 9/13, chassis no: SFD1DTBRFDGXB7469, body no: D417/2 - in service since 25/11/13.
10186 - SN63NBF 9/13, chassis no: SFD1DTBRFDGXB7470, body no: D417/3 - in service since 25/11/13.
10187 - SN63NBG 9/13, chassis no: SFD1DTBRFDGXB7471, body no: D417/4 - in service since 25/11/13.
10188 - SN63NBJ 9/13, chassis no: SFD1DTBRFDGXB7472, body no: D417/5 - in service since 20/11/13.
10189 - SN63NBK 9/13, chassis no: SFD1DTBRFDGXB7481, body no: D417/6 - in service since 18/11/13.
10190 - SN63NBL 9/13, chassis no: SFD1DTBRFDGXB7475, body no: D417/7 - in service since 25/11/13.
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 - in service since 18/11/13.
10195 - SN63NBZ 10/13, chassis no: SFD1DTBRFDGXB7494, body no: D417/12 - in service since 22/11/13.

Route 271 [Metroline - HT] - New Monday to Friday timetable to improve reliability.

Route 298 [Sullivan Buses - SM] - The first journey towards Potters Bar on Mondays to Fridays will run 3 minutes earlier.

Route 372 [Stagecoach East London - RM] - Saturday and Sunday service converted to double deck.

Route 423 [London United - HH] - New timetable to improve punctuality.

Route 428 [Arriva - DT] - Special Saturday pre-Christmas timetable re-introduced.

Route S1 [Quality Line - EB] - Contract retained by Quality Line with existing fleet single deckers. Frequency increased from every 20 minutes to every 15 minutes Monday to Saturday daytimes and from every 30 minutes to every 20 evenings and Sundays. PVR +2 to 11. Part of the allocation to be B26F Alexander Dennis 8.9m Enviro 200 single deckers, transferred within the RATP Group from London United route K1. These transfers have already been out in service. An order for 12 new 9.6m Optare MetroCity single deckers has been placed for this route, with expected delivery in March 2014.

Transferred Buses:
SDE3 - YX08MDY 07/08, chassis no: SFD151AR28GY10652, body no: 7238/3 - in service since 21/11/13.
SDE4 - YX08MDZ 07/08, chassis no: SFD151AR28GY10653, body no: 7238/4 - in service since 19/11/13.
SDE5 - YX08MFN 07/08, chassis no: SFD151AR28GY10654, body no: 7238/5 - in service since 21/11/13.


Existing Diversions due to complete on 30/11/13
(Please note that these plans and times may be subject to change)

Route 57 [London United - TV] - Owing to road works in London Road, temporarily diverted towards Clapham Park via Birkenhead Avenue.

Route 85 [London General - AF] - Owing to road works in London Road, temporarily diverted towards Putney Bridge via Birkenhead Avenue.

Route 213 [London General - A] - Owing to road works in London Road, temporarily diverted towards Sutton via Birkenhead Avenue.

Route 284 [Metrobus - MB] - Owing to road works in Ladywell Road, temporary diverted towards Lewisham via Francemary Road and Ladywell Road and towards Grove Park via Ladywell Road and Phoebeth Road.

Route 371 [London United - FW] - Owing to road works in London Road, temporarily diverted towards Richmond via Birkenhead Avenue.

Route K4 [London United - TV] - Owing to road works in London Road, temporarily diverted towards Kingston Hospital via Birkenhead Avenue.


Existing Diversions due to complete on 01/12/13
(Please note that these plans and times may be subject to change)

Route 166 [Arriva - TC] - Owing to road works in Burgh Heath Road, temporarily diverted towards West Croydon via College Road, Reigate Road and Fir Tree Road instead of Longdown Lane South.


Diversions due to commence on 02/12/13 until 28/12/13
(Please note that these plans and times may be subject to change)

Route 166 [Arriva - TC] - Owing to road works in Burgh Heath Road, temporarily diverted between 07:00 and 18:00 towards West Croydon via College Road, Reigate Road and Fir Tree Road instead of Longdown Lane South.


Existing Diversions due to complete on 02/12/13
(Please note that these plans and times may be subject to change)

Route 230 [Arriva - AR] - Owing to road works in Philip Lane, temporarily diverted towards Wood Green via Broad Lane, Tottenham High Road and Town Hall Approach Road.

Route 274 [Metroline - KC] - Owing to road works in Delancey Street, temporarily diverted towards Lancaster Gate via Camden High Street, Jamestown Road and Oval Road.

Route 341 [Arriva - LV] - Owing to road works in Philip Lane, temporarily diverted towards Waterloo via Monument Way, Broad Lane, Tottenham High Road and Town Hall Approach Road.

Route C2 [Abellio London - QB] - Owing to road works in Delancey Street, temporarily diverted towards Victoria via Bayham Street, Crowndale Road, Harrington Square, Lidlington Place, Hampstead Road and Euston Road instead of Albany Street.


New Buses

[Arriva London North] - The Mercedes Citaro K Euro6 demonstrator (BU13ZVE) has arrived this week at Enfield Garage [E], for trials on route 313.


[Arriva London North] - HV106 has been delivered, following the fire damage sustained prior to being delivered back in June this year. It is a BRAND NEW BUS with a new chassis and new body and is currently being loaned as a driver trainer to Brixton Garage, ahead of HV132-152, which will arrive soon.

HV106 - LT63UKJ 11/13, chassis no: YV3T1R928EA163808, body no: AJ700


[Arriva London South] - Delivery is expected soon for 21 10.5m Volvo B5L Hybrid double deckers with Wrightbus Gemini 2 bodywork. These buses will be allocated to Brixton Garage [BN].

HV132 - LT63UHR
HV133 - LT63UJO
HV134 - LT63UJP
HV135 - LT63UJR
HV136 - LT63UJS
HV137 - LT63UJU
HV138 - LT63UJV
HV139 - LT63UJW
HV140 - LT63UJX
HV141 - LT63UJY
HV142 - LT63UJZ
HV143 - LT63UJD
HV144 - LT63UJE
HV145 - LT63UJF
HV146 - LT63UJG
HV147 - LT63UJH
HV148 - LT63UJJ
HV149 - LT63UJK
HV150 - LT63UJL
HV151 - LT63UJM
HV152 - LT63UJN


[Metroline] - Delivery is now complete for the new H40/22T New Bus for London (NBfL) buses for route 390, due to commence operation on 07/12/13. The last one (LT117) was delivered on 29/11/13. UW 12220kgs.

FULL LIST OF FLEET NUMBERS, REGISTRATION NUMBERS, CHASSIS & BODY NUMBERS
LT95 - LTZ1095 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141104, body no: AJ037
LT96 - LTZ1096 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141105, body no: AJ038
LT97 - LTZ1097 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141106, body no: AJ039
LT98 - LTZ1098 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141107, body no: AJ040
LT99 - LTZ1099 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141108, body no: AJ041
LT100 - LTZ1100 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141124, body no: AJ481
LT101 - LTZ1101 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141125, body no: AJ482
LT102 - LTZ1102 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141126, body no: AJ483
LT103 - LTZ1103 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141127, body no: AJ484
LT104 - LTZ1104 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141128, body no: AJ485
LT105 - LTZ1105 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141129, body no: AJ486
LT106 - LTZ1106 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141090, body no: AJ023
LT107 - LTZ1107 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141091, body no: AJ024
LT108 - LTZ1108 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141092, body no: AJ025
LT109 - LTZ1109 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141093, body no: AJ026
LT110 - LTZ1110 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141094, body no: AJ027
LT111 - LTZ1111 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141095, body no: AJ028
LT112 - LTZ1112 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141109, body no: AJ466
LT113 - LTZ1113 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141110, body no: AJ467
LT114 - LTZ1114 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141111, body no: AJ468
LT115 - LTZ1115 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141112, body no: AJ469
LT116 - LTZ1116 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141113, body no: AJ470
LT117 - LTZ1117 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141130, body no: AJ487


[Stagecoach Selkent] - Three new 8.9m B25F Alexander Dennis E20D Enviro200 single deckers have been delivered for the new contract on routes R5, R7 & R10 at Bromley Garage [TB] (gained from Metrobus), commencing on 07/12/13. These buses have all been out in service this week on routes 246 & 314.

UPDATED WITH BODY NUMBERS
36581 - YX63LGA 10/13, chassis no: SFD1H7AR6DGY13979, body no: D227/1 - in service since 25/11/13.
36582 - YX63LGC 10/13, chassis no: SFD1H7AR6DGY13980, body no: D227/2 - in service since 27/11/13.
36583 - YX63LGD 10/13, chassis no: SFD1H7AR6DGY13993, body no: D227/3 - in service since 27/11/13.


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

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