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PostPosted: Thu Jan 16, 2014 1:06 pm    Post subject: London News 1/4/14 Reply with quote

From the Yahoo London Group

BUS NEWS - Week 04/01/14

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

[Arriva London North] - LT7 has been seen in service carrying its’ new registration of LTZ1007 (ex LT12GHT).

[Go Ahead London]
LT119 - LTZ1119 - in service briefly on route 11 from Stockwell Garage [SW] for one day only so far, on 02/01/14.


Service Changes - 04/01/14
(excluding diversions for roadworks)

Route 56 [Stagecoach East London - T] - Temporary timetable introduced during railway works and diversion at Hackney Downs. Daytime service reduced to every 7-8 minutes Mon-Sat, every 8-9 minutes Sun.

Route 84 [Metroline - PB] - New timetable.

Route 96 [Stagecoach Selkent - PD] - Normal weekend timetable restored following operation of special pre-Christmas schedules.

Route 216 [London United - FW] - New timetable to improve reliability. The morning school day journeys both run earlier, and the journey that terminates at Hampton Station extended to Kingston.

Route 428 [Arriva - DT] - New timetable to improve punctuality.

Route 602 [Stagecoach Selkent - PD] - Temporary timetable withdrawn and previous timetable re-introduced.

Route 653 [Sullivan Buses - SM] - Service increased to 2 journeys each way.

Route 669 [Go Ahead London - BV & BX] - Temporary timetable withdrawn. New timetable with the second afternoon journey projected to Thamesmead in place of the first.

Route 683 [Sullivan Buses - SM] - Service reduced to 2 journeys each way, plus extra Monday/Wednesday afternoon journey as now. [See route 653].


Existing Diversions due to commence on 04/01/14
(Please note that these plans and times may be subject to change)

Route 75 [Metrobus - C] - Owing to works on Goathouse Bridge, temporarily diverted to Elmers End instead of Croydon. Bus tickets will be accepted on trams between Elmers End and Croydon.

Route 130 [Metrobus - C] - Owing to works on Goathouse Bridge, temporarily curtailed to Clifford Road.

Route 157 [Abellio - BC] - Owing to works on Goathouse Bridge, temporarily diverted in both directions via South Norwood Hill and Church Road instead of Anerley.


Existing Diversions due to complete on 04/01/14
(Please note that these plans and times may be subject to change)

Route 7 [Metroline - PA] - Owing to road works in Eastbourne Terrace, temporarily diverted eastbound via Bishops Bridge Road to double run via Bishops Bridge roundabout and Westbourne Terrace.

Route 23 [Tower Transit - X] - Owing to road works in Eastbourne Terrace, temporarily diverted eastbound via Bishops Bridge Road to 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 to 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 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 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 N7 [Metroline - PA] - Owing to road works in Eastbourne Terrace, temporarily diverted eastbound via Bishops Bridge Road to 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.


Existing Diversions due to commence on 06/01/14
(Please note that these plans and times may be subject to change)

Route 30 [Tower Transit - LI] - Owing to railway works at Hackney Downs, temporarily diverted towards Hackney Wick direct via Graham Road.

Route 56 [Stagecoach East London - T] - Owing to railway works at Hackney Downs, temporarily diverted towards Hackney Wick via Graham Road and Amhurst Road.


Existing Diversions due to complete on 06/01/14
(Please note that these plans and times may be subject to change)

Route 30 [Tower Transit - LI] - Owing to an unsafe building in Amhurst Road, temporarily diverted towards Hackney Wick via Dalston Lane and Mare Street [Narroway].

Route 38 [Arriva - AE & CT] - Owing to an unsafe building in Amhurst Road, temporarily diverted towards Victoria via Mare Street [Narroway].

Route 48 [Stagecoach East London - T] - Owing to an unsafe building in Amhurst Road, temporarily diverted towards London Bridge via Mare Street [Narroway].

Route 55 [Stagecoach East London - T] - Owing to an unsafe building in Amhurst Road, temporarily diverted towards Oxford Circus via Mare Street [Narroway].

Route 106 [Arriva - AE] - Owing to an unsafe building in Amhurst Road, temporarily diverted towards Whitechapel via Mare Street [Narroway].

Route 242 [Arriva - CT] - Owing to an unsafe building in Amhurst Road, temporarily diverted towards Tottenham Court Road via Mare Street [Narroway].

Route 253 [Arriva - SF] - Owing to an unsafe building in Amhurst Road, temporarily diverted towards Hackney via Mare Street [Narroway].

Route 254 [Arriva - AE] - Owing to an unsafe building in Amhurst Road, temporarily diverted towards Aldgate via Mare Street [Narroway].

Route 276 [Docklands Buses - SI] - Owing to an unsafe building in Amhurst Road, temporarily diverted towards Newham via Dalston Lane and Mare Street [Narroway].

Route 381 [Abellio - WL] - Owing to road works in Stamford Street, temporarily diverted towards Peckham via Waterloo Road and Blackfriars Road.

Route 394 [CT Plus - HK] - Owing to an unsafe building in Amhurst Road, temporarily diverted towards Islington via Mare Street [Narroway].

Route N38 [Arriva - CT] - Owing to an unsafe building in Amhurst Road, temporarily diverted towards Victoria via Mare Street [Narroway].

Route N55 [Stagecoach East London - T] - Owing to an unsafe building in Amhurst Road, temporarily diverted towards Oxford Circus via Mare Street [Narroway].

Route N253 [Arriva - SF] - Owing to an unsafe building in Amhurst Road, temporarily diverted towards Aldgate via Mare Street [Narroway].

Route N343 [ ] - Owing to road works in Stamford Street, temporarily diverted towards New Cross Gate via Waterloo Road and Blackfriars Road.

Route N381 [Abellio - WL] - Owing to road works in Stamford Street, temporarily diverted towards Peckham via Waterloo Road and Blackfriars Road.

Route RV1 [Tower Transit - LI] - Owing to road works in Stamford Street, temporarily diverted towards Tower Gateway via Waterloo Road and Blackfriars Road.


Existing Diversions due to commence on 07/01/14
(Please note that these plans and times may be subject to change)

Route 40 [Abellio - WL] - Owing to road works in Fenchurch Street, temporarily diverted towards Dulwich via Leadenhall Street and Gracechurch Street.


TfL Area Publications

A new “London & the South East Rail Services” map is now available from National Rail stations. Valid from 8th December 2013 and has purple as the issue colour.

London Overground timetables from 8 December 2013 to 17 May 2014:
Route 1 - Richmond / Clapham Junction to Stratford.
Route 2 - Watford Junction to Euston.
Route 3 - Gospel Oak to Barking.
Route 4 - Highbury & Islington to West Croydon / Clapham Junction.

Continuing Your Journey from Russell Square - TFL24839.08.12
Reprinted but retains the same order number as before.
Order number moved from page-1 to page-4
Front cover has a revised TfL Logo with, “Every Journey Matters”.
Footer on page-4 changed with travel information number now as 0343-222-1234.
Leaflet found to be only available at Bayswater.

Continuing Your Journey from Waterloo - TFL27189.09.13
Route 171 revised to terminate at Bellingham (from Catford).
CabWise advert added to page-2.
Footer on page-4 changed with travel information number now as 0343-222-1234.


New Buses

[Arriva London South] - Delivery has just commenced 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


[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


[First Berkshire] - Two new Volvo C49FL Plaxton Panther coaches have been delivered to Bracknell Garage [BL] for use on the “RailAir” services.

VC20810 - YY63WBT® 12/13, chassis no: YV3S5P729EA164859
VC20811 - YY63WBU® 12/13, chassis no: YV3S5P725EA164860


[First Berkshire] - Five new Volvo 7900H hybrid single deckers have been delivered for the “7 Series” routes at Slough Garage [SL]. Entry into service will depend on when PDI checks at the Volvo (Hayes) dealership have been completed and their branding has been applied.

VSH69930 - BJ63VHZ ® 12/13, chassis no: YV3T1R924E1164745
VSH69931 - BJ63UJV
VSH69932 - BJ63UJW
VSH69933 - BJ63VJX ® 12/13, chassis no: YV3T1R92XE1164748
VSH69934 - BJ63UJZ


[Go Ahead - MetroBus] - Ten new 10.8m B38F E20D Enviro 200 single decker buses in blue livery have been purchased to replace elderly Darts at Crawley Garage [CY]. All of the batch were delivered initially to Belvedere Garage [BV].

763 - YX63ZWW ® 12/13, chassis no: SFD7E1AR6DGY14064, body no: D244/1
764 - YX63ZWY ® 12/13, chassis no: SFD7E1AR6DGY14065, body no: D244/2
765 - YX63ZWZ ® 12/13, chassis no: SFD7E1AR6DGY14077, body no: D244/3
766 - YX63ZXA ® 12/13, chassis no: SFD7E1AR6DGY14078, body no: D244/4
767 - YX63ZXB ® 12/13, chassis no: SFD7E1AR6DGY14079, body no: D244/5
768 - YX63ZXC ® 12/13, chassis no: SFD7E1AR6DGY14080, body no: D244/6
769 - YX63ZXD ® 12/13, chassis no: SFD7E1AR6DGY14081, body no: D244/7
770 - YX63ZXE ® 12/13, chassis no: SFD7E1AR6DGY14082, body no: D244/8
771 - YX63ZXF ® 12/13, chassis no: SFD7E1AR6DGY14083, body no: D244/9
772 - YX63ZXG ® 12/13, chassis no: SFD7E1AR6DGY14084, body no: D244/10


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

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