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PostPosted: Thu Jan 16, 2014 1:08 pm    Post subject: London News 1/11/14 Reply with quote

From the Yahoo London Group

BUS NEWS - Week 11/01/14

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.


Tender Awards - announced on 09/01/14

Routes 205 & N205 - Re-awarded to Stagecoach London with new HYBRID double deckers. PVR +1 to 27. Contract commences 30/08/14.

Route 375 - Re-awarded to Arriva Kent Thameside with an existing fleet single deck bus. Contract commences 05/07/14.


Updated Information

[Arriva London North] - LT4 & LT6 have been reported to be in service carrying their new registrations of LTZ1004 (ex LT12DHT) & LTZ1006 (ex LT12FHT)

[Go Ahead London]
LT119 - LTZ1119 ® 12/13, chassis no: SA9DDRXXX13141114, body no: AJ471.



Service Changes - 11/01/14
(excluding diversions for roadworks)

Route 30 [Tower Transit - LI] - Temporary timetable introduced during railway works and diversion at Hackney Downs.

Route 173 [Arriva - DX] - New timetable to improve reliability. PVR +1 to 12.

Route 179 [Stagecoach East London - T] - New timetable.

Route 277 [Stagecoach East London - BW] - Temporary timetable introduced during railway works at Hackney Downs - not on line of route. PVR +1 to 22.

Route 296 [Stagecoach East London - NS] - New Sunday timetable to improve reliability.

Route 332 [Metroline - W] - New timetable to improve reliability.

Route 419 [London United - V] - Temporary Monday to Friday timetable introduced during road works on Hammersmith Bridge.

Route 603 [Metroline - HT] - Contract retained by Metroline with 2 existing fleet double deckers.

Route C1 [London United - S] - New timetable to improve reliability, using a bus from route 72 in the PM peak.

Route W5 [CT Plus - HK] - New timetable to improve punctuality.


Existing Diversions due to complete on 11/01/14
(Please note that these plans and times may be subject to change)

Route W5 [CT Plus - HK] - Owing to road works in Uplands Road, temporarily diverted towards Archway between 09:00 and 17:00 via Ridge Road and Mayfield Road.



Existing Diversions due to complete on 12/01/14
(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.


New diversion from 13/01/14 to 16/01/14
(Please note that these plans and times may be subject to change)

Route B13 [Arriva - DT] - Owing to road works in Mount Road, temporarily diverted on Mondays to Fridays between 0800 and 1700 in both directions via Blendon Road, Bridgen Road and Arbuthnot Lane, instead of Danson Underpass, Danson Road, Sandhurst Road, Brook Lane, Alers Road, Mount Road and Upton Road.


New diversions due to commence on 13/01/14
(Please note that these plans and times may be subject to change)

Route 11 [London General - SW] - Owing to road works in Parliament Square, temporarily diverted westbound via St. Margaret Street, Old Palace Yard, Abingdon Street, Millbank, Horseferry Road, Marsham Street and Great Smith Street.

Route 23 [Tower Transit - X] - Owing to road works in Kensington Park Road, temporarily diverted towards Westbourne Park via Pembridge Villas, Pembridge Road, Kensington Park Road [south], Kensington Park Gardens and Ladbroke Grove, instead of Westbourne Grove.

Route 24 [Metroline - HT] - Owing to road works in Parliament Square, temporarily diverted westbound via St. Margaret Street, Old Palace Yard, Abingdon Street, Millbank, Horseferry Road, Greycoat Place and Artillery Row.

Route 33 [London United - FW] - Owing to road works on Hammersmith Bridge, temporarily withdrawn on Mondays to Fridays between 07:00 and 15:00 between Castelnau (Lonsdale Road) and Hammersmith Bus Station.

Route 52 [Metroline - AC] - Owing to road works in Kensington Park Road, temporarily diverted in both directions via Ladbroke Grove and Kensington Park Gardens.

Route 76 [Arriva - AR] - Owing to road works in Town Hall Approach Road, temporarily revised to start journeys at Seven Sisters.

Route 88 [London General - SW] - Owing to road works in Parliament Square, temporarily diverted towards Clapham Common via St. Margaret Street, Old Palace Yard, Abingdon Street, Millbank and Horseferry Road instead of Great Smith Street.

Route 148 [London United - S] - Owing to road works in Parliament Square, temporarily diverted westbound via St. Margaret Street, Old Palace Yard, Abingdon Street, Millbank, Horseferry Road, Marsham Street and Great Smith Street.

Route 181 [Metrobus - MB] - Owing to road works in Hither Green Lane, temporarily diverted towards Lewisham from Torridon Road via Brownhill Road, Plassy Road, Sangley Road, Rushey Green and Lewisham High Street, returning via Lewisham High Street, Rushey Green and Brownhill Road.

Route 208 [Stagecoach Selkent - TB] - Owing to road works in Bromley High Street, temporarily diverted towards Lewisham via West Street, College Road and Tweedy Road and towards Orpington via Tweedy Road.

Route 211 [Abellio - QB] - Owing to road works in Parliament Square, temporarily diverted westbound via St. Margaret Street, Old Palace Yard, Abingdon Street, Millbank, Horseferry Road, Greycoat Place and Artillery Row.

Route 225 [London General - NX] - Owing to road works in Hither Green Lane, temporarily diverted towards Canada Water via Torridon Road, Brownhill Road, Plassy Road, Sangley Road, Rushey Green and Lewisham High Street, returning via Lewisham High Street, Rushey Green, Brownhill Road, Torridon Road and Hither Green Lane to Duncrievie Road.

Route 227 [Stagecoach Selkent - TB] - Owing to road works in Bromley High Street, temporarily diverted towards Crystal Palace via West Street, College Road, Tweedy Road and London Road, returning via London Road and Tweedy Road.

Route 283 [London United - PK] - Owing to road works on Hammersmith Bridge, temporarily withdrawn on Mondays to Fridays between 07:00 and 15:00 between Barnes and Hammersmith Bus Station.

Route 320 [Metrobus - MB] - Owing to road works in Bromley High Street, temporarily diverted towards Catford via West Street, College Road and Tweedy Road and towards Biggin Hill via Tweedy Road.

Route 354 [Stagecoach Selkent - TL] - Owing to road works in Bromley High Street, temporarily diverted towards Crystal Palace via West Street, College Road, Tweedy Road and London Road, returning via London Road and Tweedy Road.

Route 358 [Metrobus - MB] - Owing to road works in Bromley High Street, temporarily diverted towards Crystal Palace via West Street, College Road, Tweedy Road and London Road, and towards Orpington via London Road and Tweedy Road.

Route 419 [London United - V] - Owing to road works on Hammersmith Bridge, temporarily withdrawn on Mondays to Fridays between 07:00 and 16:00 between Castelnau Lonsdale Road and Hammersmith Bus Station. During these times buses will start and finish in Boileau Road, departing via Nowell Road to Howsman Road.

Route 452 [Abellio - QB] - Owing to road works in Kensington Park Road, temporarily diverted in both directions via Ladbroke Grove and Kensington Park Gardens.

Route 485 [London General - PL] - Owing to road works on Hammersmith Bridge, temporarily withdrawn on Mondays to Fridays between 0700 and 1500 between Barnes Red Lion and Hammersmith Bus Station.

Route B13 [Arriva - DT] - Owing to road works in Mount Road, temporarily diverted on Mondays to Fridays between 0800 and 1700 in both directions via Blendon Road, Bridgen Road and Arbuthnot Lane, instead of Danson Underpass, Danson Road, Sandhurst Road, Brook Lane, Alers Road, Mount Road and Upton Road.

Route EL1 [London General - BE] - Owing to road works in Ripple Road, temporarily diverted in both directions via St. Paul's Road, Broadway, North Street, London Road, Linton Road and Cambridge Road.

Route EL2 [London General - BE] - Owing to road works in Ripple Road, temporarily diverted in both directions via St. Paul's Road, Broadway, North Street, London Road, Linton Road and Cambridge Road.

Route N2 [Arriva - N] - Owing to road works in Parliament Square, temporarily diverted westbound via St. Margaret Street, Old Palace Yard, Abingdon Street, Millbank, Horseferry Road, Marsham Street and Great Smith Street.

Route N11 [London General - SW] - Owing to road works in Parliament Square, temporarily diverted westbound via St. Margaret Street, Old Palace Yard, Abingdon Street, Millbank, Horseferry Road, Marsham Street and Great Smith Street.

Route N44 [London General - SW] - Owing to road works in Parliament Square, temporarily diverted westbound via St. Margaret Street, Old Palace Yard, Abingdon Street, Millbank, Horseferry Road, Marsham Street and Great Smith Street.

Route N47 [Stagecoach Selkent - TL] - Owing to road works in Bromley High Street, temporarily diverted towards Trafalgar Square via West Street, College Road and Tweedy Road and towards St. Mary Cray via Tweedy Road.

Route N136 [Stagecoach Selkent - TL] - Owing to road works in Parliament Square, temporarily diverted westbound via St. Margaret Street, Old Palace Yard, Abingdon Street, Millbank, Horseferry Road, Marsham Street and Great Smith Street.


Existing Diversions due to complete on 13/01/14
(Please note that these plans and times may be subject to change)

Route 208 [Stagecoach Selkent - TB] - Owing to road works in Bromley High Street, temporarily diverted towards Lewisham via West Street, College Road and Tweedy Road.

Route 227 [Stagecoach Selkent - TB] - Owing to road works in Bromley High Street, temporarily diverted towards Crystal Palace via West Street, College Road, Tweedy Road and London Road.

Route 320 [Metrobus - MB] - Owing to road works in Bromley High Street, temporarily diverted towards Catford via West Street, College Road and Tweedy Road.

Route 354 [Stagecoach Selkent - TL] - Owing to road works in Bromley High Street, temporarily diverted towards Penge via West Street, College Road, Tweedy Road and London Road.

Route 358 [Metrobus - MB] - Owing to road works in Bromley High Street, temporarily diverted towards Crystal Palace via West Street, College Road, Tweedy Road and London Road.

Route N47 [Stagecoach Selkent - TL] - Owing to road works in Bromley High Street, temporarily diverted towards Trafalgar Square via West Street, College Road and Tweedy Road.


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

Route 343 [Abellio - WL] - Owing to road works in St. Norbert Road, temporarily revised between 09:30 and 16:30 on Mondays to Fridays to operate in two legs to and from City Hall, 2 in 3 buses run from and to Peckham Rye, 1 in 3 buses run from New Cross via Queens Road, Clayton Road and Hanover Park returning via Peckham High Street, Queens Road, New Cross Road, Sainsbury's, New Cross Road, Pepys Road and Vesta Road.

Route 484 [Abellio - WL] - Owing to road works in St. Norbert Road, temporarily diverted in both directions between 09:30 and 16:30 on Mondays to Fridays via Endwell Road, double run, Brockley Road, Stondon Park, Honor Oak Park, Forest Hill Road and Brenchley Gardens.


Existing Diversions due to complete on 17/01/14
(Please note that these plans and times may be subject to change)

Route 59 [Arriva BN & N] - Owing to road works in Upper Woburn Place, temporarily diverted northbound via High Holborn, New Oxford Street, Tottenham Court Road and Euston Road instead of Southampton Row and Woburn Place.

Route 68 [WH] - Owing to road works in Upper Woburn Place, temporarily diverted northbound via High Holborn, New Oxford Street, Tottenham Court Road and Euston Road instead of Southampton Row and Woburn Place.

Route 91 [Metroline - HT] - Owing to road works in Upper Woburn Place, temporarily diverted southbound via Euston Road, Gower Street, Bloomsbury Street, New Oxford Street, Bloomsbury Way, Vernon Place and Kingsway, and northbound via High Holborn, New Oxford Street, Tottenham Court Road and Euston Road instead of Southampton Row and Woburn Place.

Route 168 [Arriva - AE] - Owing to road works in Upper Woburn Place, temporarily diverted northbound via High Holborn, New Oxford Street, Tottenham Court Road, Euston Road, Churchway and Grafton Place instead of Southampton Row and Woburn Place.

Route N91 [Metroline - HT & PB] - Owing to road works in Upper Woburn Place, temporarily diverted southbound via Euston Road, Gower Street, Bloomsbury Street, New Oxford Street, Bloomsbury Way, Vernon Place and Kingsway, and northbound via High Holborn, New Oxford Street, Tottenham Court Road and Euston Road instead of Southampton Row and Woburn Place.


TfL Area Publications

Embankment Station escalator replacement work slimline leaflet, detailing the replacement of four escalators and the necessary non-stopping of Bakerloo Line and Northern Line trains from 8th January until early November 2014.


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 expected to start in service on 19th 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] - Five new Volvo 7900H hybrid single deckers have been delivered for the “7 Series” routes at Slough Garage [SL]. VSH69930 & VSH69933 entered service this week and the remainder are still at the Volvo (Hayes) dealership awaiting their branding being applied.

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


[London United] - Twenty eight new H40/22T ‘New Bus for London’ buses are now being delivered for the conversion of route 148 at Shepherds Bush Garage [S] on 15/02/14. At least two buses have been delivered to Shepherds Bush Garage already, as crew training is about to commence very soon. UW 12230kgs.

LT120 - LTZ1120
LT121 - LTZ1121
LT122 - LTZ1122
LT123 - LTZ1123
LT124 - LTZ1124
LT125 - LTZ1125
LT126 - LTZ1126
LT127 - LTZ1127
LT128 - LTZ1128
LT129 - LTZ1129
LT130 - LTZ1130
LT131 - LTZ1131
LT132 - LTZ1132
LT133 - LTZ1133
LT134 - LTZ1134
LT135 - LTZ1135
LT136 - LTZ1136
LT137 - LTZ1137
LT138 - LTZ1138
LT139 - LTZ1139
LT140 - LTZ1140
LT141 - LTZ1141
LT142 - LTZ1142
LT143 - LTZ1143
LT144 - LTZ1144
LT145 - LTZ1145
LT146 - LTZ1146
LT147 - LTZ1147


[Go Ahead - MetroBus] - Ten new 10.8m B38F E20D Enviro 200 single decker buses in blue livery have started to be phased into service at Crawley Garage [CY], replacing elderly Darts. UW 7394kgs.

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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