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.

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