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|Posted: Fri May 03, 2013 12:45 pm Post subject: London News 5/3/13
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BUS NEWS - Week 04/05/13
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.
HV123 - LJ13FAO - now in service on route 29 from Wood Green Garage [WN].
HV124 - LJ13FAU - now in service on route 29 from Wood Green Garage [WN].
HV128 - LJ13FBD - now in service on route 29 from Wood Green Garage [WN].
HV129 - LJ13FEO - now in service on route 29 from Wood Green Garage [WN].
[Arriva Southern Counties]
One new B31F Optare Solo M890 SR single decker has arrived for route 349 (Sittingbourne local) at Sheerness Garage.
1520 - KX13DHO
[Arriva Southern Counties]
Ten new B37F Optare Versa V1110 single deckers have arrived for route 176 (Grange - Gillingham - Chatham - Walderslade) at Gillingham Garage. Please note that there is no 4241.
4233 - KX13DHC
4234 - KX13DHD
4235 - KX13DHE
4236 - KX13DHF
4237 - KX13DHG
4238 - KX13DHJ
4239 - KX13DHK
4240 - KX13DHL
4242 - KX13DHM
4243 - KX13DHN
[Arriva the Shires]
Green Line 757 was amended from 1st May to run between Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road and Luton Airport, Carpark Z. There is a shuttle bus from the car park to the passenger terminal interchange operated by two ex OFJ Plaxton Primo C22F coaches - LF08DZW & LF08DZX.
TE1443 - LK13BFP - in service this week on route 82 from Potters Bar Garage [PB].
TE1446 - LK13BFX - in service this week on route 82 from Potters Bar Garage [PB].
TE1447 - LK13BFY - in service this week on route 82 from Potters Bar Garage [PB].
These are the last of the new buses (TE1420-TE1447) to enter service on route 82.
The new Luton Airport to Victoria Coach Station A1 service commenced on 1st May, displacing the Green Line 757 service from the passenger terminal interchange at Luton Airport. These are the Volvo B9R Caetano Levante C48FLt coaches allocated to the service, which are based "temporarily?" in a car park at Luton Airport.
LT01 - FJ13EBG - new
LT02 - FJ13EBK - new
LT03 - FJ13EBL - new
LT04 - FJ13EBM - new
LT05 - FJ13EBN - new
LT06 - FJ13EBO - new
LT07 - FJ13EBP - new
LT08 - FJ13EBU - new
LT09 - FJ13EBV - new
LT10 - FJ13EBX - new
LT11 - FJ13EBZ - new
LT12 - FJ13ECA - new
LT13 - FJ13ECC - new
LT14 - FJ13ECD - new
LT15 - FJ13ECE - new
LT16 - FJ13ECF - new
LT17 - FJ13ECN - new
LT18 - FJ13ECT - new
LT19 - FJ12FYL ex SR136 - transferred from Sipson Road
LT20 - FJ12FYM ex SR137 - transferred from Sipson Road
LT21 - FJ12FYN ex SR138 - transferred from Sipson Road
LT22 - FJ12FYP ex SR139 - transferred from Sipson Road
Service Changes - 04/05/13
(excluding diversions for roadworks)
Route 215 [Stagecoach East London - T] - Seasonal extension to Lee Valley Campsite commences. Minor timetable alterations.
Route 485 [London General - PL] - Contract retained by London General with 3 existing fleet single deckers. New timetable to improve punctuality.
Route 518 [Metrobus - BC] - Discontinued following cessation of diversions in the Streatham Common area. Last day of operation - 6th May.
[Arriva London] - Twenty three new H41/24D VDL DB300 Wrightbus Gemini double deckers (DW556-DW578) have been delivered to Enfield Garage [E] for route 121. UW 11670kgs. DW557-DW572 are already in service.
DW556 - LJ13CEN
DW573 - LJ13CHZ - body no. AH700 - delivered
DW574 - LJ13CJE - body no. AH701 - delivered
DW575 - LJ13CJF - body no. AH702 - delivered
DW576 - LJ13CJO - body no. AH703 - delivered
DW577 - LJ13CJU - body no. AH704 - delivered
DW578 - LJ13CJV - body no. AH705 - delivered
[Arriva London] - Two new Volvo B5LH Wrightbus Gemini hybrid double deckers are due for delivery to top up route 73 at Stamford Hill Garage [SF].
HV82 - LJ13FDD
HV83 - LJ13FDE
[Arriva London] - Forty eight new Volvo B5LH Wrightbus Gemini hybrid double deckers are now being delivered for route 29 at Wood Green Garage [WN].
HV84 - LJ13FDF - delivered
HV85 - LJ13FDG
HV86 - LJ13FDK
HV87 - LJ13FDL
HV88 - LJ13FDM
HV89 - LJ13FDN
HV90 - LJ13FDO
HV91 - LJ13FDP
HV92 - LJ13FCN
HV93 - LJ13FCO
HV94 - LJ13FCP
HV95 - LJ13FCU
HV96 - LJ13FCV
HV97 - LJ13FCX
HV98 - LJ13FCY
HV99 - LJ13FCZ
HV100 - LJ13FDA
HV101 - LJ13FDC
HV102 - LJ13FBY
HV103 - LJ13FBZ
HV104 - LJ13FCA
HV105 - LJ13FCC
HV106 - LJ13FCD
HV107 - LJ13FCE
HV108 - LJ13FCF
HV109 - LJ13FCG
HV110 - LJ13FCL
HV111 - LJ13FCM
HV112 - LJ13FBE
HV113 - LJ13FBF
HV114 - LJ13FBG
HV115 - LJ13FBK
HV116 - LJ13FBL
HV117 - LJ13FBN
HV118 - LJ13FBO
HV119 - LJ13FBU
HV120 - LJ13FBV
HV121 - LJ13FBX
HV122 - LJ13FAM - body no. AH854 - delivered
HV123 - LJ13FAO - body no. AH855 - delivered
HV124 - LJ13FAU - body no. AH856 - delivered
HV125 - LJ13FBA - body no. AH857 - delivered
HV126 - LJ13FBB - body no. AH858 - delivered
HV127 - LJ13FBC - body no. AH859 - delivered
HV128 - LJ13FBD - body no. AH860 - delivered
HV129 - LJ13FEO - body no. AH861 - delivered
HV130 - LJ13FEP - body no. AH862
HV131 - LJ13FET - body no. AH863 - delivered
[Go Ahead London] - A batch of 4 new Alexander Dennis E40D Enviro 400 double deckers are due for delivery for routes at Merton Garage [AL], nominally from 01/06/13.
E276 - registration awaited - body no. C438/1
E277 - registration awaited - body no. C438/2
E278 - registration awaited - body no. C438/3
E279 - registration awaited - body no. C438/4
[Go Ahead London] - One new Alexander Dennis E40D Enviro 400 double decker is due for delivery for Northumberland Park Garage [NP] for the new contract on route 231 commencing on 08/06/13.
E280 - registration awaited - body no. C438/5
[Go Ahead London] - A batch of 18 new Alexander Dennis E40H Enviro 400 hybrid double deckers starting to be delivered for service on route 87 at Stockwell Garage [SW], together with EH1-5. The new buses are due in service on 01/06/13.
EH21 - YX13BJE - body no. C439/1
EH22 - YX13BJF - body no. C439/2
EH23 - YX13BJJ - body no. C439/3
EH24 - YX13BJK - body no. C439/4
EH25 - YX13BJO - body no. C439/5
EH26 - YX13BJU - body no. C439/6
EH27 - YX13BJV - body no. C439/7
EH28 - YX13BJY - body no. C439/8
EH29 - YX13BJZ - body no. C439/9
EH30 - YX13BKA - body no. C439/10
EH31 - YX13BKD - body no. C439/11
EH32 - YX13BKE - body no. C439/12
EH33 - YX13BKF - body no. C439/13
EH34 - YX13BKG - body no. C439/14
EH35 - YX13BKJ - body no. C439/15
EH36 - YX13BKK - body no. C439/16
EH37 - YX13BKL - body no. C439/17
EH38 - YX13BKN - body no. C439/18
[Go Ahead London] - Eleven new 10.9m B35D Wrightbus StreetLite DF single deckers are due for delivery for route 219 at Merton Garage [AL] for the new contract commencing on 01/06/13.
WS10 - LJ13GJU - body no. AH725
WS11 - LJ13GJV - body no. AH726
WS12 - LJ13GJX - body no. AH727
WS13 - LJ13GJY - body no. AH728
WS14 - LJ13GJZ - body no. AH729
WS15 - LJ13GKA - body no. AH730
WS16 - LJ13GKC - body no. AH731
WS17 - LJ13GKD - body no. AH732
WS18 - LJ13GKE - body no. AH733
WS19 - LJ13GKF - body no. AH734
WS20 - LJ13GKG - body no. AH735
[Go Ahead London] - Eleven new 10.4m B31D Wrightbus StreetLite DF single deckers are due for delivery for route 491 at Northumberland Park Garage [NP] for the new contract commencing on 01/06/13.
WS21 - LJ13GKK - body no. AH713
WS22 - LJ13GKL - body no. AH714
WS23 - LJ13GKN - body no. AH715
WS24 - LJ13GKO - body no. AH716
WS25 - LJ13GKP - body no. AH717
WS26 - LJ13GKU - body no. AH718
WS27 - LJ13GKV - body no. AH719
WS28 - LJ13GKX - body no. AH720
WS29 - LJ13GKY - body no. AH721
WS30 - LJ13GKZ - body no. AH722
WS31 - LJ13GLF - body no. AH723
[Go Ahead London] - One new 10.4m B31D Wrightbus StreetLite DF single deckers is due for delivery for route 327 at Northumberland Park Garage [NP] for the new contract commencing on 08/06/13.
WS32 - LJ13GLK - body no. AH724
[Metroline] - Delivery continues for the new "New Bus for London" buses for route 24. The buses are being delivered to CELF and from there to Perivale East [PV] to be stored until required for service on 22/06/13.
So far, at least LT9, LT10, LT11, LT12, LT13, LT16, LT22 & LT24 have been delivered. LT10, LT11, LT12 & LT16 have been registered to allow for crew training, but these registrations may only be `temporary'. Details of the registration numbers for the remainder of the batch are still awaited.
LT10 - LK13FJE
LT11 - LK13FJJ
LT12 - LK13FJF
LT16 - LK13FJN
[Metroline] - All of the batch of 19 H37/24D Alexander Dennis E40H Enviro400 hybrid double deckers (TEH1449-TE1467) for route 189 at Cricklewood Garage [W] have been delivered, which are either still at CELF or stored at PV. UW 11900kgs. Entry into service is awaited for the whole batch.
TEH1449 - LK13BGE - body no. C442/1
TEH1450 - LK13BGF - body no. C442/2
TEH1451 - LK13BGO - body no. C442/3
TEH1452 - LK13BGU - body no. C442/4
TEH1453 - LK13BGV - body no. C442/5
TEH1454 - LK13BGX - body no. C442/6
TEH1455 - LK13BGY - body no. C442/7
TEH1456 - LK13BGZ - body no. C442/8
TEH1457 - LK13BHA - body no. C442/9
TEH1458 - LK13BHD - body no. C442/10
TEH1459 - LK13BHE - body no. C442/11
TEH1460 - LK13BHF - body no. C442/12
TEH1461 - LK13BHJ - body no. C442/13
TEH1462 - LK13BHL - body no. C442/14
TEH1463 - LK13BHN - body no. C442/15
TEH1464 - LK13BHO - body no. C442/16
TEH1465 - LK13BHP - body no. C442/17
TEH1466 - LK13BHU - body no. C442/18
TEH1467 - LK13BHV - body no. C442/19
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