NOSTALGIA: Bus Route 1

Route 1 was one of the first buses to be introduced in London. It started operation in 1908. Despite subsequent route changes, it continues to serve part of its original route, between Elephant & Castle and Aldwych.   Route 1 once ran from Willesden to Lewisham, and more recently provided part of the service between Lewisham and Bromley. However it has since retracted …

OUTINGS: Kew Gardens

sIf you are thinking about a great outing, whether your on school holidays, a visitor or even bored. One great place that you can go is Kew Gardens in Surrey, located near Richmond. Kew Gardens manages a vast array of botanicals, in various gardens, in Kew, Southwest London. FUN FACT: The organisation has an average of …

NOSTALGIA: Bus Route 60

This is a quick history for the King of Ol' Coulsdon, the Route 60. This route started in 1982, originally operating between Brixton and South Croydon Garage. This route remained intact until 1990 when it was extended to Clapham Common. This bus was then withdrawn between Clapham Common and Streatham, and was further extended between South …

SPOTLIGHT: BYD/Enviro200 MMC

BYD, the world’s largest maker of pure electric buses started production of 51 emission-free, pure electric buses on routes . These will be used on routes 507 and 521, which operate between Waterloo, London Bridge and Victoria. These important buses will be built on BYD chassis and powered by an all-electric drivetrain. Each bus will …