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London General is a bus company operating services in Greater London. It is a subsidiary of the Go-Ahead Group and operates most buses under contract to Transport for London.

Merton (AL)

Merton garage operates London bus routes 44, 131, 152, 163, 164, 200, 219, 280 and 413 and 24-hour route 57

History

On 31 March 2012, London General commenced operating route 249.

On 1 June 2013, route 249 was transferred from this garage to Stockwell (SW) garage.

On 4 October 2014, route 201 passed to Abellio London.

On 2 May 2015, route 485 was transferred to this garage from Waterside Way (PL) garage.

On 2 July 2016, London General commenced operating route 57 and route 77 was transferred from this garage to Stockwell (SW) garage.

On 3 December 2016, London General commenced operating route 152 and route 118 was transferred from this garage to Croydon (C) garage.

On 15 July 2017, route 485 and the Sunday Merton allocation for route 22 were transferred from this garage to Putney (AF) garage.

On 16 July 2017, part of the Sunday allocation for route 164 was transferred from Sutton (A) garage to this garage.

On 30 September 2017, London General commenced operating route 131. Route 155 and the Merton (AL) allocations for routes 93 and route N155 were transferred from this garage to Stockwell (SW) garage at the same time.

On 30 November 2019, London General commenced operating route 718.

On 30 May 2020, route 270 passed to Abellio London.

On 6 March 2021, the Sunday allocation for route 164 was fully transferred from Sutton (A) garage to Merton (AL) garage.

On 3 July 2021, London General recommenced operating route 413.

Route 655 passed to London United on 4 December 2021.

On 5 December 2021, Route 718 was withdrawn.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m (SE/SEN) for route 152
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.8m (SE/SEN) for routes 164 and 413
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m / Optare Esteem (SOE) for routes 152, 163 and 164
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 10.2m (E) for routes 57 and 163
  • BYD D9UR 10.9m / Enviro 200 EV (SEe) to be introduced to route 413 from TBC
  • Volvo B5LH 10.6m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 3 (WHV) as logistical spares
  • Volvo B5LH 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (WHV) for route 280
  • Volvo B9TL 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (WVL/WVN) for route 131
  • Optare MetroDecker EV 10.5m (Me) for route 200
  • Wright StreetLite 10.8m (WS) for route 219
  • Wright StreetDeck 10.6m (WSD) for route 44

Putney (AF)

Putney garage operates London bus routes 22, 74, 209, 337, 378, 424, 430, 24-hour route 14, and night routes N22 and N74.

History

On 29 April 2006, London General commenced operating route 485.

On 13 January 2007, routes 39 and 485 were transferred from this garage to Waterside Way (PL) garage.

On 2 July 2016, route 85 passed to London United.

On 2 July 2016, route 337 was transferred to this garage from Stockwell (SW) garage.

On 21 November 2016, route 639 and the Stockwell allocation for route 670 was transferred to this garage.

On 15 July 2017, route 485 and the Sunday Merton allocation for route 22 was transferred to this garage.

On 10 August 2019, route 485 was transferred to Waterside Way (PL) garage.

On 17 August 2019, London General commenced operating routes 209 and 378.

On 5 June 2021, routes 639 and 670 passed to London United.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 10.2m (E) for route 337
  • Alexander Dennis E20D 10.5m / Enviro 200 MMC (SE) for routes 209 and 378
  • Alexander Dennis E40H 10.4m / Enviro 400 MMC (EH) for route 14
  • Volvo B5LH 10.5m / MCV EvoSeti (MHV) for routes 22 and N22
  • Volvo B9TL 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (WVL) for route 337
  • Volvo B5LH 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (WHV) for routes 22 and N22
  • Volvo B5LH 10.6m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 3 (WHV) for routes 74, 430 and N74
  • Wright StreetLite 8.8m (WS) for route 424

Northumberland Park (NP)

Northumberland Park Garage operates London bus routes 67, 106, 184, 212, 230, 232, 357, 379, 444, 456 and 476, 24-hour routes 76 and 214 and school route 657.

History

In March 2012, FirstGroup sold Northumberland Park garage, together with its route contracts, vehicles and staff to the Go-Ahead Group with it becoming part of London General.

On 13 October 2012, London General commenced operating route 257.

On 27 April 2013, route 67 passed to Arriva London.

On 1 June 2013, London General commenced operating route 491.

On 8 June 2013, London General commenced operating route 327.

On 22 June 2013, route 20 was transferred to this garage from Blue Triangle's Rainham (BE) garage.

On 8 November 2014, London General commenced operating route 192.

On 7 March 2015, London General commenced operating route 657.

On 17 October 2015, London General commenced operating route 675.

On 21 November 2015, routes 692 and 699 passed to Sullivan Buses.

On 28 March 2015, part of route 19's allocation was transferred to this garage.

On 4 March 2017, route W16 passed to CT Plus.

On 11 March 2017, London General commenced operating route 379.

On 25 March 2017, London General commenced operating route 76 and Route 259 passed to Arriva London.

On 1 April 2017, route 19 passed to Arriva London.

On 14 October 2017, route 257 passed to Stagecoach London.

On 3 February 2018, route 299 passed to Sullivan Buses and route W4 passed to Arriva London. London General commenced operating route 153 at the same time.

On 7 April 2018, routes 389 and 399 passed to Sullivan Buses.

On 2 June 2018, route 491 passed to Metroline.

On 9 June 2018, route 231 passed to Metroline and route 327 passed to Sullivan Buses.

On 23 March 2019, route 20 passed to CT Plus.

On 3 August 2019, London General commenced operating route 232.

On 17 August 2019, London General commenced operating route 214.

On 9 November 2019, route 192 passed to Arriva London.

On 7 March 2020, London General commenced operating routes 212 and 444.

On 6 June 2020, route 191 passed to Arriva London. London General commenced operating routes 67 and 106 at the same time.

On 20 June 2020, London General commenced operating route 230.

On 17 October 2020, Route 675 passed to Arriva London.

On 6 February 2021, London General commenced operating route 184. At the same time, route 616 passed to HCT Group.

On 13 March 2021, London General commenced operating route 456. At the same time, route W10 was withdrawn.

On 28 August 2021, the allocation of route 153 was transferred from this garage to Waterloo (RA) garage.

London General will commence operating route W15 from 5 March 2022.

Bus types in use

  • BYD D9UR 10.2m / Enviro 200 EV MMC (SEe) for routes 214 and 357
  • BYD D9UR 10.9m / Enviro 200 EV MMC (SEe) for routes 184 and 444, to be introduced on route W15 from 5 March 2022
  • BYD K9E 12.0m / Enviro 200 EV (SEe) to be introduced on route 444 from (TBA)
  • BYD DD Electric 10.9m / Enviro 400 EV City (Ee) for routes 106, 212, 230 and 357
  • Volvo B9TL 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (WVN) for routes 476 and 657
  • Wright StreetLite 8.8m (WS) for routes 379 and 456
  • Wright StreetLite 10.8m (WS) for route 232
  • New Routemaster 11.3m (LT) for routes 67, 76 and 184

Stockwell (SW)

Stockwell garage operates London bus routes 11, 77, 87, 93, 118, 155, 170, 322, 432 and G1, 24-hour route 88 and night routes N11, N44, N87 and N155.

History

On 6 May 2006 London General commenced operating route 196.

On 9 February 2007, London General commenced operating route 24

On 10 November 2012, route 24 passed to Metroline.

On 1 May 2010, route 322 passed to Abellio London.

On 28 May 2011, London General commenced operating route 337.

On 31 March 2012, London General commenced operating routes 19 and N19.

On 1 June 2013, route 249 was transferred to this garage from Merton (AL) garage.

On 21 September 2013, route 11 was converted to New Routemaster operation.

On 4 April 2015, London General commenced operating route 432.

On 2 May 2015, London General recommenced operating route 322.

On 2 July 2016, route 77 was transferred to this garage from Merton (AL) Garage and route 337 was transferred from this garage to Putney (AF) Garage.

On 21 November 2016, route 639 and the allocation for route 670 was transferred from this garage to Putney (AF) garage.

On 21 January 2017, route 333 passed to Arriva London.

On 28 January 2017, route 118 was transferred from Croydon (C) garage to this garage.

On 1 April 2017, routes 19, 249 and N19 passed to Arriva London.

On 30 September 2017, route 155 and the Merton (AL) allocations for routes 93 and N155 were transferred to this garage from Merton (AL) garage.

On 5 May 2018, route 196 passed to Abellio London.

On 30 March 2019, the Sutton (A) allocation for route N155 was transferred from Sutton (A) garage to this garage.

On 10 August 2019, route G1 was transferred to this garage.

On 28 October 2019, the AM peak for route 670 was transferred to this garage.

On 1 May 2021, route 315 passed to Abellio London.

On 5 June 2021, route 670 passed to London United.

Route 432 will pass to Arriva London from 2 April 2022.

Route 322 will pass to Abellio London from 30 April 2022.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 8.9m (SE/SEN) for routes 322 and G1
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.8m (SE) for route 170
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 10.1m & 10.2m (E) for route 118
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400H 10.2m (EH) for routes 88 and N44
  • Alexander Dennis E40H 10.4m / Enviro 400 MMC (EH) for routes 77, 88 and N44
  • Volvo B9TL 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (WVL) for route 432
  • Volvo B5LH 10.6m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 3 (WHV) for routes 93, 155 and N155
  • New Routemaster 11.3m (LT) for routes 11, 87, N11 and N87

Sutton (A)

Sutton garage operates London bus routes 80 and 151, 24-hour routes 93 and 213 and weekend night route 154.

History

On 18 August 1995, London General commenced operating route N155.

On 30 November 1996, London General commenced operating route S1.

On 13 September 1997, route 164 was transferred from this garage to Merton (AL) garage.

On 11 October 1997, London General suffered a severe staff shortage, and London General surrendered many routes it previously owned, one being route S1, Route S1 passed to Quality Line shortly after.

On 8 November 1997, route 164 was transferred from Merton (AL) garage to this garage.

On 15 November 1997, Route 413 passed to Quality Line.

On 28 May 1999, the Stockwell (SW) allocation of route N155 was transferred to this garage.

On 29 May 1999, route N44 was transferred from this garage from Stockwell (SW) garage.

On 30 April 2000, part of the Sutton (A) allocation of route N155 was transferred back to Stockwell (SW) garage.

On 23 July 2000, part of the Sunday allocation of route 163 was transferred to this garage from Merton (AL) garage.

On 9 September 2000, route N44 was transferred back to Stockwell (SW) garage.

On 1 December 2001, London General recommenced operating routes 413 and N93. At the same time, route 157 passed to Connex.

On 27 April 2002, the Sunday Allocation for route 163 was transferred from this garage to Merton (AL) and part of the Saturday allocation was transferred back to Sutton (A) garage.

On 28 June 2002, London General commenced operating route N213.

On 3 April 2004, Route N93 was withdrawn.

On 29 April 2005, the Stockwell (SW) allocation for route N155 was transferred back to Sutton (A) garage.

On 6 December 2008, the Saturday allocation for route 163 was transferred back to Merton (AL) garage.

On 3 July 2009, route N213 was withdrawn.

On 3 December 2016, route 413 passed back to Quality Line.

On 16 July 2017, part of the Sunday allocation for route 164 was transferred from this garage to Merton (AL) garage.

On 30 March 2019, the Sutton (A) allocation for route N155 was transferred from this garage to Stockwell (SW) garage.

On 6 March 2021, the Sutton (A) allocation of route 164 was transferred back to Merton (AL) garage.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.8m as logistical spares
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m / Optare Esteem (SOE) for route 80
  • Dennis Trident 9.9m / Optare Olympus (DOE) for routes 93, 151 and 154
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 10.1m & 10.2m (E) for route 213
  • Volvo B9TL 10.4m / Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 (VE) for route 213
  • Volvo B9TL 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (WVL) for route 213
  • Volvo B5LH 10.6m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 3 (WHV) for routes 80, 93 and 154

Waterloo (RA)

Waterloo Garage operates London Buses route 153 and London Red Arrow bus routes 507 and 521.

History

On 28 August 2021, Route 153 was transferred to this garage from Northumberland (NP) garage.

Bus types in use

  • BYD D9UR 10.9m / Enviro 200 EV MMC (SEe) for route 153
  • BYD K9E 12.0m / Enviro 200 MMC EV (SEe) for routes 507 and 521

Waterside Way (PL)

Waterside Way Garage operates London bus routes 39, 485, 493 and school route 690. This depot also acts as a storage for the training bus fleet.

History

On 13 January 2007, routes 39 and 485 were transferred to this garage from Putney (AF) garage.

On 1 May 2010, London General commenced operating route G1.

On 31 March 2012, London General commenced operating route 493.

On 2 May 2015, route 485 was transferred to Merton (AL) from this garage.

On 10 August 2019, route 485 was re-transferred back to this garage from Putney (AF) garage and route G1 was transferred to Stockwell (SW) garage.

On 4 September 2021, London General commence operating route 690.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m / Optare Esteem (SOE) for route 485
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m & 10.8m (SE) for route 493
  • Volvo B5LH 10.6m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 3 (WHV) for route 690
  • Wright StreetLite 10.8m (WS) for route 39

Former Garages

Belvedere (BV)

History

On 22 January 2011, route 244 was transferred to this garage from London Central's Bexleyheath (BX) garage.

On 2 December 2017, the garage was announced closed and route 244 was transferred from this garage to London Central's Bexleyheath (BX) garage. Route 180 and the Belvedere (BV) allocation for route N1 was transferred from this garage to London Central's Morden Wharf (MG) garage at the same time.

On 4 December 2017, the Belvedere (BV) allocation for route 669 was transferred to Bexleyheath (BX) garage.

Mandela Way (MW)

History

On 13 October 2012, route 42 was transferred to this garage from sister Go-Ahead London company London Central's Camberwell (Q) Garage.

On 1 September 2014, routes 624 and 658 were transferred from this garage to London Central's Camberwell (Q) Garage.

On 13 September 2014, route 42 was transferred from this garage to London Central's Camberwell (Q) Garage.

On 20 September 2014, London General commenced operating route 100.

On 29 July 2017, Mandela Way (MW) garage was announced closed and route 100 was transferred from this garage to Docklands Buses' Silvertown (SI) garage. At the same time, routes 1, 453 and the Mandela Way (MW) allocation for route N1 were transferred from this garage to London Central's New Cross (NX) garage and the Mandela Way (MW) allocation for routes 507 and 521 were transferred from this garage to London Central's Camberwell (Q) garage.

Fleet

External links

Stockwell_Bus_Garage_Open_Day

Stockwell Bus Garage Open Day

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