TfL happenings

Planesandbuses

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Apr 9, 2016
260
28th October 2016

LBSL intends to enter into the following contracts:

Route
Current Operator
New Operator
Current PVR
Award PVR
QSI Standard
Contract Ref.
Vehicle type
Contract Start Date

TRANCHE 553

617
Arriva London North
Sullivan Buses
2
2
100%
on time
QX
55302
2010 Euro V diesel double deck (a)
1st April 2017

629
Arriva London North
Sullivan Buses
2
2
100%
on time
QX
55303
2010 Euro V diesel double deck (a)
1st April 2017

TRANCHE 560

427
Metroline West
Abellio West London
22
23
1.30 mins EWT
QC
56001
New Euro VI hybrid double deck
8th April 2017

TRANCHE 561

433
Abellio London
Abellio London
10
10
0.90 mins EWT
QC
56101
2012 Euro V diesel single deck (b)
20th May 2017

464
Metrobus
Abellio London
3
3
90%
on time
QC
56102
New Euro VI diesel single deck
20th May 2017

S3
Quality Line
Quality Line
8
8
82%
on time
QC
56103
Euro VI diesel single deck (c)
8th April 2017

X26
Quality Line
Metrobus
10
10
74%
on time
QC
56104
2012 Euro V diesel double deck (d)
15th April 2017

TRANCHE 562

110
London United
London United
7
7
82%
on time
QC
56201
New Euro VI diesel single deck
29th April 2017

111 (24h)
London United
London United
25
25
1.20 mins EWT
QC
56202
2010 Euro V diesel double deck (e)
29th April 2017

TRANCHE 564

204
Metroline
Metroline
15
15
0.90 mins EWT
QC
56401
2010 Euro V diesel double deck (b)
29th April 2017

206
Metroline West
Metroline West
12
12
1.20 mins EWT
QC
56402
Diesel single deck (f)
29th April 2017

236
Tower Transit
Tower Transit
16
17
1.00 mins EWT
QC 56403
New Euro VI single deck
29th April 2017

394
CT Plus
CT Plus
10
10
1.00 mins EWT
QC 56405
New Euro VI diesel single deck
29th April 2017

All the above routes are awarded as specified, subject to consultation where appropriate. Please note the following:

Route S3 is awarded on the basis of Option 1, without the optional Sunday service.
Route X26 is awarded on the basis of Option 1, without the optional night service.
Route 394 is awarded on the basis of Option 1, maintaining the current route structure.

(a) Vehicles to be acquired from dealer stock.
(b) Current route allocation.
(c) 6 vehicles built 2015 from current allocation plus 3 new (TVR 9).
(d) Currently allocated to route 19/N19.
(e) 26 from current route 111 allocation plus 2 from current route 65 allocation (TVR 28).
(f) Current allocation of 2 Euro IV 55 capacity built 2009 plus 11 Euro V 60 capacity built 2012 (TVR 13).
 
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DVA_MEKA18

Sullivan i really didnt exect them to take over routes from Arriva
 

Planesandbuses

Well-Known Member
Apr 9, 2016
260
Shame that the Citaros on the X26 will have to leave London as they have no further usage in the capital. 110 gets the deserved new E200MMC's
 

stevo2882

Well-Known Member
Jun 1, 2016
122
X26 likely to get WVL's from route 19 and ELT routes.
427 going to Abellio is a surprise it is a difficult route to run but will WS have any space
Shame no improvements have been made on the 433
464 to Abellio surprised but its not bad because its easier for drivers to travel from Beddington Lane
 

Rhys

Veteran Member
Mar 20, 2016
1,426
X26 likely to get WVL's from route 19 and ELT routes.
427 going to Abellio is a surprise it is a difficult route to run but will WS have any space
Shame no improvements have been made on the 433
464 to Abellio surprised but its not bad because its easier for drivers to travel from Beddington Lane
Its been confirmed WVLs from the 19 will be used. The ELT WVLs are going to the 101
 

LB14

Veteran Member
Mar 28, 2016
321
Wonder if they'll give them luggage racks or just throw them onto the route as is? But it's about time it was a fully allocated DD route.
 
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464 to Abellio surprised but its not bad because its easier for drivers to travel from Beddington Lane
Erm, Metrobus' Croydon garage is also on Beddington Lane right next to Abellio?

Nice to see the X26 back to Metrobus though :)
 
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DVA_MEKA18

Metro bus is the company we use when are trains have problems lol they are good
 

Planesandbuses

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Apr 9, 2016
260
7th November 2016



LBSL intends to enter into new contracts for the following routes with the operators listed below:



Route Current Operator New Operator PVR Vehicles

217 Metroline Sullivan Buses 11 New Euro VI diesel double deck

254 Arriva London North Arriva London North 33 New Euro VI New Routemaster

E6 Metroline West Metroline West 13 2010 Euro V diesel single deck

P4 Stagecoach Selkent Stagecoach Selkent 13 2009 Euro IV diesel single deck*

U1 Metroline West Metroline West 8 2010 Euro V diesel single deck

U2 Metroline West Metroline West 9 2009 Euro IV diesel single deck

U3 Metroline West Metroline West 11 2009 Euro IV diesel single deck**

U4 Metroline West Metroline West 14 2009 Euro IV diesel double deck

N136 Stagecoach Selkent London Central n/a 2011 Euro V hybrid double deck



Route N136 is a night only route using buses from day route 436.



* Five vehicles are 2010 Euro V.

** One vehicle is double deck.



Contracts will commence on the following dates:



29th April 2017: Routes P4, U1, U2, U3 & U4.

27th May 2017: Routes E6 & N136.

3rd June 2017: Routes 217 & 254
 

Cauterize1750

#Duuuval
Oct 24, 2016
192
Thats quite a change at it cuts out Regent Street and adds some more stops between the start and Trafalgar.

Do they mention if it adds any more time to the route basted on the proposed changes?
 

stevo2882

Well-Known Member
Jun 1, 2016
122
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New proposals to extend the 425 to Ilford to compensate for the reduced frequency of the 25. Its a good idea could make it easier to travel into East London from areas like Homerton and Clapton
 

Rhys

Veteran Member
Mar 20, 2016
1,426
A major revamp of buses serving central London has been expected for a while now, and today TfL has launched a consultation regarding changes to 23 central London routes. Full info: Have your say on proposed changes to buses in Central London - Transport for London - Citizen Space

Notably, many of you may be interested to know that route 3 could be rerouted to Russell Square:
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Rather shocked about the 3, but I guess it would provide a new useful link between Brixton, Leicester Square and Tottenham Court Road. At the same time, it does make the 3 less of a 159 duplicate. I'm looking forward to seeing the changes.
Thats quite a change at it cuts out Regent Street and adds some more stops between the start and Trafalgar.

Do they mention if it adds any more time to the route basted on the proposed changes?
it certainly will add more time to the route, but their intention is to keep it running at the same frequency. Will be interesting to see where the source the extra NRMs from
 
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Cauterize1750

#Duuuval
Oct 24, 2016
192
it certainly will add more time to the route, but their intention is to keep it running at the same frequency. Will be interesting to see where the source the extra NRMs from
I may be incorrect, but the 3 is an every 30 minute service looking at a timetable? - so it does look like they will need additonal buses for it - if they cant source extra NRM's do you think Abellio would throw some other buses on it?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abellio_%28London_%26_Surrey%29
I'm not a Londoner so I'm not really well versed on what routes run which buses! :(
 

Lukeo

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Jun 4, 2016
288
Rather shocked about the 3, but I guess it would provide a new useful link between Brixton, Leicester Square and Tottenham Court Road. At the same time, it does make the 3 less of a 159 duplicate. I'm looking forward to seeing the changes.

it certainly will add more time to the route, but their intention is to keep it running at the same frequency. Will be interesting to see where the source the extra NRMs from
Yeah the route 3 proposal is definitely one of the better changes imo.

I may be incorrect, but the 3 is an every 30 minute service looking at a timetable? - so it does look like they will need additonal buses for it - if they cant source extra NRM's do you think Abellio would throw some other buses on it?
I'm not a Londoner so I'm not really well versed on what routes run which buses! :(
Route 3 is about every 6 minutes at its peak iirc. edit: see Rhys' post below
 
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Rhys

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I may be incorrect, but the 3 is an every 30 minute service looking at a timetable? - so it does look like they will need additonal buses for it - if they cant source extra NRM's do you think Abellio would throw some other buses on it?
I'm not a Londoner so I'm not really well versed on what routes run which buses! :(
The N3 runs every 30 mins on Weekdays and every 15 mins on weekends, the 3 runs every 8 mins on Weekdays and Saturdays and every 10 mins on Sundays. So with a Peak vehicle requirement of 22 buses (currently) with 3 spares I imagine the PVR will increase slightly meaning another 2 or three NRMs will need to be sourced.
 

Cauterize1750

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Oct 24, 2016
192
The N3 runs every 30 mins on Weekdays and every 15 mins on weekends, the 3 runs every 8 mins on Weekdays and Saturdays and every 10 mins on Sundays. So with a Peak vehicle requirement of 22 buses (currently) with 3 spares I imagine the PVR will increase slightly meaning another 2 or three NRMs will need to be sourced.
Ah - apparently I still cant read bus timetables! :(

I expect they arent building any new NRM's so sounds like they would need to lease them from another company if they had the spares for it.