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PostPosted: Fri Dec 13, 2013 3:36 pm    Post subject: London News 12/13/13 Reply with quote

From the Yahoo London Group.

BUS NEWS - Week 14/12/13

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

[Metroline] - The conversion of route 390 on 07/12/13 to the “New Bus for London” went ahead as planned. Most of the new buses were out in service the previous week on route 24 and the final two buses to enter service - LT95 & LT102, were both out on route 390 on the first day. Since then, the allocation of new buses has been shared with route 24, rather than keep the batches separate on their specific routes.

LT95 - LTZ1095 ® 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141104, body no: AJ037 - in service since 07/12/13
LT96 - LTZ1096 ® 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141105, body no: AJ038 - in service since 06/12/13
LT97 - LTZ1097 ® 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141106, body no: AJ039 - in service since 06/12/13
LT98 - LTZ1098 ® 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141107, body no: AJ040 - in service since 03/12/13
LT99 - LTZ1099 ® 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141108, body no: AJ041 - in service since 03/12/13
LT100 - LTZ1100 ® 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141124, body no: AJ481 - in service since 03/12/13
LT101 - LTZ1101 ® 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141125, body no: AJ482 - in service since 03/12/13
LT102 - LTZ1102 ® 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141126, body no: AJ483 - in service since 07/12/13
LT103 - LTZ1103 ® 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141127, body no: AJ484 - in service since 03/12/13
LT104 - LTZ1104 ® 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141128, body no: AJ485 - in service since 03/12/13
LT105 - LTZ1105 ® 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141129, body no: AJ486 - in service since 06/12/13
LT106 - LTZ1106 ® 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141090, body no: AJ023 - in service since 03/12/13
LT107 - LTZ1107 ® 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141091, body no: AJ024 - in service since 06/12/13
LT108 - LTZ1108 ® 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141092, body no: AJ025 - in service since 06/12/13
LT109 - LTZ1109 ® 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141093, body no: AJ026 - in service since 03/12/13
LT110 - LTZ1110 ® 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141094, body no: AJ027 - in service since 03/12/13
LT111 - LTZ1111 ® 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141095, body no: AJ028 - in service since 05/12/13
LT112 - LTZ1112 ® 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141109, body no: AJ466 - in service since 05/12/13
LT113 - LTZ1113 ® 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141110, body no: AJ467 - in service since 06/12/13
LT114 - LTZ1114 ® 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141111, body no: AJ468 - in service since 05/12/13
LT115 - LTZ1115 ® 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141112, body no: AJ469 - in service since 04/12/13
LT116 - LTZ1116 ® 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141113, body no: AJ470 - in service since 05/12/13
LT117 - LTZ1117 ® 11/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141130, body no: AJ487 - in service since 05/12/13


Service Changes - 14/12/13
(excluding diversions for roadworks)

Route 26 [Tower Transit - LI] - Revised at Hackney Wick to start and finish journeys at Eastway instead of Chapman Road. New timetable to improve reliability.

Route 30 [Tower Transit - LI] - Revised at Hackney Wick to start and finish journeys at Chapman Road instead of Eastway. New timetable to improve reliability.

Route 388 [CT Plus - HK] - Extended from Hackney Wick to Stratford City via Eastway, Waterden Road, East Wick, Westfield Avenue and Montfichet Road. New timetable. PVR +3 to 14.

Route 391 [London United - V] - Contract retained by London United with 18 fleet single deckers. New timetable to improve reliability.

Route 588 [Stagecoach East London - WH] - Withdrawn - see route 388.

Route N26 [Tower Transit - LI] - New timetable to improve reliability.


Existing Diversions due to complete on 14/12/13
(Please note that these plans and times may be subject to change)

Route 25 [Tower Transit - LI] - Owing to road works in Stratford Broadway, temporarily diverted towards Ilford via Great Eastern Road and The Grove.

Route 86 [Stagecoach East London - NS] - Owing to road works in Stratford Broadway, temporarily diverted towards Ilford via Great Eastern Road and The Grove.

Route 101 [Stagecoach East London - BK] - Owing to road works in High Street North (East Ham), temporarily diverted northbound via Ron Leighton Way.

Route 104 [Stagecoach East London - WH] - Owing to road works in High Street North (East Ham), temporarily diverted northbound via Ron Leighton Way.

Route 147 [Stagecoach East London - WH] - Owing to road works in High Street North (East Ham), temporarily diverted northbound via Ron Leighton Way.

Route 238 [Stagecoach East London - WH] - Owing to road works in High Street North (East Ham), temporarily diverted northbound via Ron Leighton Way.

Route 300 [Blue Triangle - BE] - Owing to road works in High Street North (East Ham), temporarily diverted northbound via Ron Leighton Way.

Route 325 [Arriva - DX] - Owing to road works in High Street North (East Ham), temporarily diverted northbound via Ron Leighton Way.

Route 376 [Blue Triangle - BE] - Owing to road works in High Street North (East Ham), temporarily diverted northbound via Ron Leighton Way.

Route 474 [Docklands Buses - SI] - Owing to road works in High Street North (East Ham), temporarily diverted northbound via Ron Leighton Way.

Route N86 [Stagecoach East London - NS] - Owing to road works in Stratford Broadway, temporarily diverted towards Harold Hill via Great Eastern Road and The Grove.

Route RV1 [Tower Transit - LI] - Owing to road works in Upper Ground, temporarily diverted towards Covent Garden via Stamford Street and Cornwall Road.


Existing Diversions due to complete on 20/12/13
(Please note that these plans and times may be subject to change)

Route 99 [Stagecoach Selkent - PD] - Owing to bridge works in Bexley Road, temporarily diverted towards Woolwich via Bronze Age Way, Lower Road and Picardy Road instead of Fraser Road and Erith Road.

Route 166 [Arriva - TC] - Owing to road works in Burgh Heath Road, temporarily diverted between 0730 and 1700 on Mondays to Fridays in both directions via College Road, Reigate Road and Fir Tree Road instead of Longdown Lane South.

Route 229 [London Central - BX] - Owing to bridge works in Bexley Road, temporarily diverted towards Sidcup via Queen's Road, South Road, Northend Road and Colyers Lane.

Route 602 [Stagecoach Selkent - PD] - Owing to bridge works in Bexley Road, temporarily diverted towards Dartford Heath via Queen's Road, South Road, Northend Road and Colyers Lane.

Route 669 [Go Ahead London - BV & BX] - Owing to bridge works in Bexley Road, temporarily diverted towards Cleeve Park School via Queen's Road, South Road, Northend Road and Colyers Lane.

Route B12 [Arriva - DT] - Owing to bridge works in Bexley Road, temporarily diverted towards Joydens Wood via Queen's Road, South Road, Northend Road and Colyers Lane and Bexley Road (south) instead of Bexley Road, Victoria Road, Avenue Road, Hind Crescent and Park Crescent.


TfL Area Publications

“London NYE 2013 Fireworks” - a red slimline card advertising the event as the first multi-sensory spectacular. Expect very large crowds. Shown live on BBC1.

“We’re open! Trains to London on Boxing Day” - a slimline card announcing that Chiltern Railways will be operating from Marylebone to Bicester on Boxing Day and stopping at Wembley Stadium, Gerrards Cross then all stations to Bicester.


New Buses

[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]. Please note that none of these are in service yet.

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


[First Berkshire] - Five new Volvo 7900H hybrid single deckers for the “7 Series” routes at Slough Garage [SL] have been delivered to the Volvo dealers at Hayes this week.

VSH69930 - BJ63UHZ
VSH69931 - BJ63UJV
VSH69932 - BJ63UJW
VSH69933 - BJ63UJX
VSH69934 - BJ63UJZ


[Go Ahead London] - Two new NBfL buses have been delivered this week to Stockwell Garage [SW], the first is for a forthcoming pvr increase, due to a diversion for CrossRail works. The second bus is to replace LT62, which was seriously damaged in an accident on 22/09/13.

LT118 - LTZ1118
LT119 - LTZ1119


[Go Ahead London] - The two BYD electric single deckers have now been allocated fleet numbers and registered. They still remain at Hants & Dorset Trim at Eastleigh, but are expected in service in the next month or so.

EB1 - LC63CYA ® 11/13, chassis no: LC06S24R5D0000029
EB2 - LC63CXY ® 11/13, chassis no: LC06S24R1D0000030
This information is correct and has been verified, but may differ from that published elsewhere.


[Arriva the Shires - MK Metro] - Eight new electric 9.6m Wrightbus E-Tric wheel-forward B37F StreetLite WFEV single deck buses are being delivered to work on route 7 from Wolverton to Bletchley. They are scheduled to start in service some time in January.

5001 - KP63TDU ® 11/13, body no: AH533, chassis no: SA9DSRXXX13141194
5002 - KP63TDV ® 11/13, body no: AH534, chassis no: SA9DSRXXX13141195
5003 - KP63TDX ® 11/13, body no: AH535, chassis no: SA9DSRXXX13141196
5004 - KP63TDZ ® 11/13, body no: AH536, chassis no: SA9DSRXXX13141197
5005 - KP63TEJ ® 11/13, body no: AH537, chassis no: SA9DSRXXX13141198
5006 - KP63TEO ® 11/13, body no: AH538, chassis no: SA9DSRXXX13141199
5007 - KP63TEU ® 11/13, body no: AH539, chassis no: SA9DSRXXX13141200
5008 - KP63TEV ® 11/13, body no: AH540, chassis no: SA9DSRXXX13141201


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

Ian

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