Saturday, 30 July 2016

New Routemasters for East London Transit!

A couple of weeks ago I published an article suggesting that New Routemaster routes should have a branded bus service, then out of the blue TfL decides to have East London Transit routes with New Routemaster buses that have 3 doors and 2 staircases.

Route 48 is also listed for New Routemaster conversion and a follow up with various routes converting to standard hybrid buses.

Friday, 22 July 2016

2016 London Tour bus prices

As we are now in the summer, I've published the chart below showing you the 2016 update of the comparison of the Tour bus companies operating in London.

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

London Buses route 96 and Fastrack between Dartford and Bluewater

On this article, I’ll be explaining about the section of Route 96 which goes from Dartford to Bluewater Shopping Centre non-stop.

TfL to license their contactless ticketing system

TfL and Cubic agree to license the use of London Transport's contactless ticketing system worldwide.

Transport for London (TfL) has announced its world-class contactless ticketing system is set to be used by other major cities across the globe as part of a deal worth up to £15m, which will be used to help deliver a fares freeze that the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has announced across TfL services for the next four years.

Thursday, 14 July 2016

Update on routes 108, 135, 277, D3, D7 & D8

This is a follow up to my previous article about the Tower Hamlets consultation.

Below is an update from the TFL Consultations as they have released the reports for changes to routes 108, 135, 277, D3, D7 & D8.

Monday, 11 July 2016

New Routemaster conductors to be cut

This is a follow up to my previous article titled ‘£2 million higher fuel cost for New Routemasters’.

More bad news just in concerning the 3 door 2 staircase hybrid bus called the New Routemaster. (NRM)

Today (July 11th 2016) the news has broken that TFL will be cutting all of their conductors as part of TFL’s plan to freeze fares and to have a 1 hour bus ticket scheme.

Saturday, 9 July 2016

New Routemaster routes branded as their own network?

This is a follow up to my previous article showing the list of routes served with New Routemaster (NRM) routes.

As the number of New Routemaster routes has increased to 25, I do think they should have a specific branded service which is similar to the East London Transit and Fastrack Bus Rapid Transit scheme and the old Red Arrow service.

Friday, 8 July 2016

Bus routes served with New Routemaster buses

The 8 prototypes

Below I've compiled a list of London Bus routes served with a 3 door 2 staircase hybrid bus called the New Routemaster (NRM).

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