Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Enviro400H City buses to serve London Bus route 20 and the new Enviro400XLB

In the New Year, Route 20 which serves from Debden to Walthamstow via Woodford Green will be served with Enviro400H City buses manufactured by Alexander Dennis.

The new buses will be operated by CT Plus under a new contract which is expected to start on 23rd March 2019. Then in May 2019, the zero emission Enviro400EV City is expected to serve route 43, operated by Metroline.

Monday, 19 November 2018

London Bus Route 10 to be withdrawn - New Routemasters to serve route 27

On 24th November, there will be major changes to the bus services in Central London.

I’ve noticed that route 10 will be withdrawn and the New Routemasters will be serving route 27.

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Solar panelled buses for Hong Kong, New buses for Berlin – Transport news roundup for October 2018

Hey there readers

I know it’s been a while since I posted an article on my website – that’s because I decided to wait and make a ‘roundup’ article of selected transport news.

So let’s start with an update on Crossrail:

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Open Top Electric Bus and London Bus tender awards

The Original Tour has recently unveiled their open top electric bus for their Central London sightseeing services.

Excerpts from The Original Tour news

11th October 2018, London – Early-rising tourists were given a sightseeing surprise this morning when The Original Tour unveiled London’s first ever 100% electric hop-on hop-off open-top bus outside Westminster Abbey, offering city-trippers a carbon-free carbon copy of the firm’s famous tours in a move welcomed by London’s Deputy Mayor for Environment and Energy.

Monday, 1 October 2018

Consultation to amend Central London bus routes

TfL has opened up a consultation to review and amend the Central London bus routes.

From the TfL consultation:

We are proposing to make changes to 33 bus routes, including alterations to night services and the introduction of a new route. These routes run across London, but the majority of changes take place in inner and central London.

Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Some brief Transport News updates after my hiatus

Hello to all my readers

First of all, I do apologise for the lack of articles of late which has been due to personal circumstances that have prevented me from writing new articles. I should however be able to maintain my usual output from now on.

So let us have a look at some of the transport news from press releases of the transport authorities and companies.

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