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|Posted: Fri May 17, 2013 1:30 pm Post subject: London news 5/17/13
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BUS NEWS - Week 18/05/13
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.
Tender Awards - announced on 13/05/13
Route 96 - Re-awarded to Stagecoach Selkent with new double deckers. PVR -1 to 21. Contract commences on 25/01/14.
Route 428 Re-awarded to Arriva Kent Thameside with existing fleet single deckers including one 2008 built 55 capacity vehicles currently allocated to route 256. PVR 8 (no change). Contract commences on 25/01/14.
Route B15 Re-awarded to Arriva Kent Thameside with 2008 built 55 capacity vehicles currently allocated to route 256. PVR 6 (no change). Contract commences on 25/01/14.
Route 122 Re-awarded to Stagecoach Selkent with new double deckers. PVR 16 (no change) and includes an additional AM school journey. Contract commences on 08/02/14.
Routes 472/N472 Re-awarded to Stagecoach Selkent with new double deckers. PVR 20 (no change) and includes the existing night service. Contract commences on 25/01/14.
Route 486 Re-awarded to London Central with existing fleet double deckers. PVR +1 to 16. Contract commences on 22/02/14.
Route 601 Re-awarded to Stagecoach Selkent with existing fleet double deckers. PVR 4 (no change). Contract commences on 25/01/14.
Route 602 Re-awarded to Stagecoach Selkent with existing fleet double deckers. PVR 2 (no change). Contract commences on 25/01/14.
Route 317 Re-awarded to Arriva London North with existing fleet double deckers for the first two years, replaced by newer vehicles from the end of 2015. PVR 5 (no change). Contract commences on 29/03/14.
Route 393 Re-awarded to Arriva London North with 2 new and existing fleet single deckers. PVR 13 (no change). Contract commences on 22/03/14.
Route 200 Re-awarded to London General with 2 new double deckers and existing single deckers. PVR 16 (no change). Contract commences on 22/02/14.
All awards are on the basis of conventional diesel engined vehicles with the exception of routes 96, 122 & 472/N472 where vehicle types will be confirmed at a later date.
New TfL Area Publications
'Your Guide to Buses from Golders Green' - TFL26091.04.13.
'Your Guide to Buses from Turnpike Lane' - TFL26092.04.13
"Central London Large Print bus guide April 2013" - TFL25701.03.13
Tube Map dated May 2013 is being rolled out to stations with, "The World by Mona Hatoum 2013" on the cover. This looks remarkably like a colour version of the communications satellite Telstar, which would appropriately mark its' 50th anniversary.
"Colour large print Tube map (including Docklands Light Railway and London Overground)" dated "May 2013".
"Continuing your journey from Camden Town" - TFL25910.03.13. The amendment is for route 46, which has been extended from Holborn Circus to St. Bartholomew's Hospital. Notably, this new version follows only three months since the previous version dated 12/12, which was amended for the route 27 extension to Chiswick Business Park.
"Tube Guide (including Chiltern Railways) from Sunday 19 May 2013", for the Metropolitan Line Aldgate to Amersham services.
"Tube Guide from Sunday 19 May 2013", for the Metropolitan Line Aldgate to Watford services.
London Overground timetable - Route 1 - Richmond / Clapham Junction to Stratford.
London Overground timetable - Route 2 - Watford Junction to Euston.
London Overground timetable - Route 3 - Gospel Oak to Barking.
London Overground timetable - Route 4 - Highbury & Islington to West Croydon / Clapham Junction.
All four London Overground timetables are dated 19 May to 7 December 2013. The Gospel Oak to Barking timetable features a line drawing of 172 006 on the front cover, with 378 229 on the cover of other three. All are depicted as serving the same station.
Highbury & Islington station escalator refurbishment work, dated April 2013. The slimline leaflet advises passengers to allow an extra 10 minutes to reach the Victoria Line and National Rail platforms.
A slimline timetable for the new National Express A1 service from Victoria to Luton Airport. This was not available at Victoria Coach Station this week, but was available at National Express offices in Victoria (123 Buckingham Palace Road) and at Golders Green.
A leaflet for the revised Green Line 757 service from 1st May, available from the Green Line office in Bulleid Way at Victoria.
Go Ahead London have produced a slimline leaflet for the Chelsea Flower Show from 21st-24th May, with services 811 from Victoria and 831 from Sloane Square. Available from Victoria Coach Station.
HV82 - LJ13FDD - body no. AH291- now in service on route 73 from Stamford Hill Garage [SF].
HV83 - LJ13FDE - body no. AH292- now in service on route 73 from Stamford Hill Garage [SF].
These two buses represent the final `top-up' expected for route 73 however, as the body numbers follow on from HV81, it looks more like that these buses were just a `deferred' delivery.
DW534 - LJ13CLN - now in service on route 67 from Tottenham Garage [AR].
DW535 - LJ13CLO - now in service on route 67 from Tottenham Garage [AR].
DW536 - LJ13CLV - now in service on route 67 from Tottenham Garage [AR].
DW537 - LJ13CLX - now in service on route 67 from Tottenham Garage [AR].
DW539 - LJ13CEV - now in service on route 67 from Tottenham Garage [AR].
DW574 - LJ13CJE - now in service on route 121 from Enfield Garage [E].
EN22 - GN57BPY - now in service on route 192 / 318 from Leeside Garage [LV].
HV122 - LJ13FAM - now in service on route 29 from Wood Green Garage [WN]
HV125 - LJ13FBA - now in service on route 29 from Wood Green Garage [WN]
HV126 - LJ13FBB - now in service on route 29 from Wood Green Garage [WN]
[Go Ahead London]
E278 - SN13CJJ - now in service on routes from Merton Garage [AL]
TEH1456 - LK13BGZ - now in service on routes from Cricklewood Garage [W].
TEH1458 - LK13BHD - now in service on routes from Cricklewood Garage [W].
Service Changes - 18/05/13
(excluding diversions for roadworks)
Route 26 [First - LI] - New timetable incorporating a revised timing point in Hackney due to closure of a bus stop.
Route 51 [Stagecoach Selkent - PD] - New Monday to Friday school day timetable to improve punctuality.
Route 180 [London General - BV] - New timetable to improve punctuality at Yarnton Way.
Route 268 [Arriva the Shires - GR] - New timetable.
Route 274 [Metroline - KC] - New timetable to improve reliability and with daily daytime service reduced to every 8 minutes. No change to PVR.
Route 356 [Stagecoach Selkent - TL] - Temporary timetable introduced during road works in Sydenham, with Monday to Friday peak hour service reduced to every 22 minutes.
Route 388 [CT Plus - HK] - New timetable incorporating a revised timing point in Hackney due to closure of a bus stop.
Route 403 [Arriva - TC] - New timetable to improve punctuality.
Route 410 [Arriva - TH] - New timetable to improve punctuality.
Route 631 [Arriva the Shires - GR] - New school route partially replacing route H1 between Golders Green Station and Henrietta Barnett School, operating via Finchley Road [direct], Hoop Lane, Meadway, Bigwood Road, Henrietta Barnett School, Northway, Central Square, Southway, Bigwood Road, Meadway, Hoop Lane, Finchley Road. Four journeys towards school in the morning, and four journeys in each direction in the afternoon, all at 15 minute intervals. Operated by Arriva the Shires from Garston using a 7.8m narrow Solo from route H3 allocation.
Route H1 [Arriva the Shires - GR] - Withdrawn - see route 631.
Route H2 [Arriva the Shires - GR] - New timetable to improve punctuality.
Route H3 [Arriva the Shires - GR] - New timetable to improve punctuality.
Route N26 [First - LI] - New timetable incorporating a revised timing point in Hackney due to closure of a bus stop.
[Arriva London] - Twenty two new H41/24D VDL DB300 Wrightbus Gemini double deckers (DW534-DW555) are being delivered to Tottenham Garage [AR] and are phasing into service on route 67. UW 11670kgs.
DW534 - LJ13CLN - body no. AH484 - IN SERVICE
DW535 - LJ13CLO - body no. AH485 - IN SERVICE
DW536 - LJ13CLV - body no. AH486 - IN SERVICE
DW537 - LJ13CLX - body no. AH487 - IN SERVICE
DW538 - LJ13CLY - body no. AH488 - delivered
DW539 - LJ13CEV - body no. AH489 - IN SERVICE
DW540 - LJ13CEX - body no. AH490 - delivered
DW541 - LJ13CFA - body no. AH491 - delivered
DW542 - LJ13CFD - body no. AH492 - delivered
DW543 - LJ13CFE - delivered
DW544 - LJ13CFF
DW545 - LJ13CFG - delivered
DW546 - LJ13CFK - delivered
DW547 - LJ13CFL - delivered
DW548 - LJ13CFM
DW549 - LJ13CDV
DW550 - LJ13CDX
DW551 - LJ13CDY - delivered
DW552 - LJ13CDZ - delivered
DW553 - LJ13CEA - delivered
DW554 - LJ13CEF
DW555 - LJ13CEK
[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-DW576 are already in service.
DW556 - LJ13CEN
DW577 - LJ13CJU - body no. AH704 - delivered
DW578 - LJ13CJV - body no. AH705 - delivered
[Arriva London] - Seven B26F 8.9m Enviro 200 single deckers are being cascaded from Arriva Kent Thameside, following the loss of the contract for route 233. They are undergoing refurbishment inside and outside, are being fitted with white blinds and allocated to Leeside Road Garage [LV] for the new contract on route 318 commencing on 09/11/13, to upgrade the buses on this route and to release PDL45-51
EN16 - GN57BPF - body no. 7227/1 (ex ATK 1643)
EN17 - GN57BPK - body no. 7227/2 (ex ATK 1644)
EN18 - GN57BPO - body no. 7227/3 (ex ATK 1645)
EN19 - GN57BPU - body no. 7227/4 (ex ATK 1646) - IN SERVICE
EN20 - GN57BPV - body no. 7227/5 (ex ATK 1647) - IN SERVICE
EN21 - GN57BPX - body no. 7227/6 (ex ATK 1648)
EN22 - GN57BPY - body no. 7227/7 (ex ATK 1649) - IN SERVICE
[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 - delivered
HV87 - LJ13FDL - delivered
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 - IN SERVICE
HV123 - LJ13FAO - body no. AH855 - IN SERVICE
HV124 - LJ13FAU - body no. AH856 - IN SERVICE
HV125 - LJ13FBA - body no. AH857 - IN SERVICE
HV126 - LJ13FBB - body no. AH858 - IN SERVICE
HV127 - LJ13FBC - body no. AH859 - IN SERVICE
HV128 - LJ13FBD - body no. AH860 - IN SERVICE
HV129 - LJ13FEO - body no. AH861 - IN SERVICE
HV130 - LJ13FEP - body no. AH862 - IN SERVICE
HV131 - LJ13FET - body no. AH863 - delivered
[Go Ahead London] - A batch of 5 new H41/24D Alexander Dennis E40D Enviro 400 double deckers have been delivered, four for routes at Merton Garage [AL], nominally from 01/06/13 and one for the new contract on route 231 for Northumberland Park Garage [NP] commencing on 08/06/13. UW 11615 kgs.
E276 - SN13CJE - body no. C438/1 - delivered
E277 - SN13CJF - body no. C438/2 - delivered
E278 - SN13CJJ - body no. C438/3 - delivered - IN SERVICE
E279 - SN13CJO - body no. C438/4 - delivered
E280 - SN13CJU - body no. C438/5 - delivered
[Go Ahead London] - A batch of 18 new H37/24D 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. UW 11920 kgs.
EH21 - YX13BJE - body no. C439/1
EH22 - YX13BJF - body no. C439/2
EH23 - YX13BJJ - body no. C439/3 - delivered
EH24 - YX13BJK - body no. C439/4 - delivered
EH25 - YX13BJO - body no. C439/5 - delivered
EH26 - YX13BJU - body no. C439/6 - delivered
EH27 - YX13BJV - body no. C439/7 - delivered
EH28 - YX13BJY - body no. C439/8 - delivered
EH29 - YX13BJZ - body no. C439/9 - delivered
EH30 - YX13BKA - body no. C439/10 - delivered
EH31 - YX13BKD - body no. C439/11 - delivered
EH32 - YX13BKE - body no. C439/12 - delivered
EH33 - YX13BKF - body no. C439/13 - delivered
EH34 - YX13BKG - body no. C439/14 - delivered
EH35 - YX13BKJ - body no. C439/15 - delivered
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 now being delivered for route 219 at Merton Garage [AL] for the new contract commencing on 01/06/13.
WS10 - LJ13GJU - body no. AH725 - delivered
WS11 - LJ13GJV - body no. AH726 - delivered
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 now being delivered for route 491 at Northumberland Park Garage [NP] for the new contract commencing on 01/06/13. UW 7987kgs.
WS21 - LJ13GKK - body no. AH713 - delivered
WS22 - LJ13GKL - body no. AH714 - delivered
WS23 - LJ13GKN - body no. AH715 - delivered
WS24 - LJ13GKO - body no. AH716 - delivered
WS25 - LJ13GKP - body no. AH717
WS26 - LJ13GKU - body no. AH718 - delivered
WS27 - LJ13GKV - body no. AH719 - delivered
WS28 - LJ13GKX - body no. AH720 - delivered
WS29 - LJ13GKY - body no. AH721 - delivered
WS30 - LJ13GKZ - body no. AH722 - delivered
WS31 - LJ13GLF - body no. AH723 - delivered
[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.
[Edited from Leon Daniels' Blog] - "It can now be revealed that these buses will be registered in Northern Ireland and carry consecutive registrations in a special series granted to TfL by the authorities. They will all be registered in a series commencing LTZ1001 which includes the reregistering of all of those which have previously been registered with UK marks for testing and training purposes".
UPDATED WITH BOOKED REGISTRATION NUMBERS
LT9 - LTZ1009
LT10 - LK13FJE - body no. AG966 - to be reregistered LTZ1010
LT11 - LK13FJJ - body no. AG967 - to be reregistered LTZ1011
LT12 - LK13FJF - body no. AG968 - to be reregistered LTZ1012
LT13 - LTZ1013
LT14 - LTZ1014
LT15 - LTZ1015
LT16 - LK13FJN - body no. AG972 - to be reregistered LTZ1016
LT17 - LTZ1017
LT18 - LTZ1018
LT19 - LTZ1019
LT20 - LTZ1020
LT21 - LTZ1021
LT22 - LTZ1022
LT23 - LTZ1023
LT24 - LTZ1024
LT25 - LTZ1025
LT26 - LTZ1026
LT27 - LTZ1027
LT28 - LTZ1028
LT29 - LTZ1029
LT30 - LTZ1030
LT31 - LTZ1031
LT32 - LTZ1032
LT33 - LTZ1033
LT34 - LTZ1034
LT35 - LTZ1035
LT36 - LTZ1036
LT37 - LTZ1037
LT38 - LTZ1038
LT39 - LTZ1039
LT40 - LTZ1040
[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 progressing slowly.
TEH1449 - LK13BGE - body no. C442/1
TEH1450 - LK13BGF - body no. C442/2 - IN SERVICE
TEH1451 - LK13BGO - body no. C442/3 - IN SERVICE
TEH1452 - LK13BGU - body no. C442/4 - IN SERVICE
TEH1453 - LK13BGV - body no. C442/5 - IN SERVICE
TEH1454 - LK13BGX - body no. C442/6
TEH1455 - LK13BGY - body no. C442/7
TEH1456 - LK13BGZ - body no. C442/8 - IN SERVICE
TEH1457 - LK13BHA - body no. C442/9
TEH1458 - LK13BHD - body no. C442/10 - IN SERVICE
TEH1459 - LK13BHE - body no. C442/11
TEH1460 - LK13BHF - body no. C442/12
TEH1461 - LK13BHJ - body no. C442/13
TEH1462 - LK13BHL - body no. C442/14 - IN SERVICE
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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