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London United RATP Group is a bus company operating in Greater London. It is a subsidiary of the RATP Group and operates services under contract to Transport for London.

Fulwell (FW)

Fulwell garage operates London bus routes 3365, 71, 216, 267, 371, 411, 419, K3, 24-hour route 281, school route 681 and night routes N33 and N65.

Fulwell Garage used to operate shuttle buses to and from Twickenham Stadium on behalf of the Rugby Football Union on match days.

The Rugby Shuttle journeys passed to Go Ahead London.

History

On 5 September 2011, route 110 was transferred to this garage from Hounslow (AV) garage.

On 1 October 2011, route 290 passed to Abellio London.

On 2 March 2013, route 33 was transferred to this garage from Twickenham (NC) garage.

On 31 May 2014, route 391 was transferred to this garage from Stamford Brook (V) garage.

On 4 October 2014, route 110 was transferred to Hounslow (AV) garage from this garage.

On 8 August 2015, route 216 was transferred to Hounslow Heath (HH) garage from this garage.

On 2 July 2016, route 216 was transferred to this garage from Hounslow Heath (HH) garage, except certain trips worked off route 696 allocation. Routes 71 (except certain trips worked off route 65 night allocation) and 671 were transferred to Tolworth (TV) garage at the same time.

On 7 August 2017, part of route 131's allocation was transferred to this garage.

On 29 August 2017, the Fulwell (FW) allocation for route 131 was transferred from this garage to Tolworth (TV) garge.

On 30 June 2018, London United RATP recommenced operating route K3 and route 419 was transferred to this garage from Hounslow (AV) garage.

On 29 September 2018, London United commenced operating route N65.

On 24 November 2018, Route 391 was transferred from this garage to Stamford Brook (V) garage and route 411 was transferred from Quality Line's Epsom (EB) garage to this garage.

On 18 May 2019, London United commenced operating route N33.

Route 267 will pass to Abellio London from 9 November 2019.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m (DE) for routes 33, 371, 419 and N33 
  • Alexander Dennis E20D 10.9m / Enviro 200 MMC (DLE) for routes 216, 411 and K3
  • New Routemaster 11.3m (LT) for route 267
  • Scania OmniCity 10.8m (SP) for routes 65, 71, 281, 371, 681 and N65
  • Volvo B5LH 10.6m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 3 (VH) for route 65

Hounslow (AV)

Hounslow garage operates London bus routes 81110, 203, H22H98, 24-hour route 111, Weekend night routes H32 and H37 and school routes 696 and 697.

History

On 2 September 2006, London United commenced operating routes 203, 697 and 698.

On 3 May 2010, route 698 was transferred from this garage to Hounslow Heath (HH) garage.

On 4 October 2014, route 110 was transferred to this garage from Fulwell (FW) garage.

On 24 June 2017, route 120 passed to Metroline and route 419 was transferred from Shepherd's Bush (S) garage to this garage.

On 16 September 2017, route 222 passed to Metroline.

On 30 June 2018, route 419 was transferred from this garage to Fulwell (FW) garage. Routes 696, 697 and parts of routes H32 and H98 were transferred from this garage to Hounslow Heath (HH) garage at the same time.

On 26 January 2019, route N9 was transferred from this garage to Stamford Brook (V) garage.

On 18 March 2019, routes 696, 697 and the Hounslow Heath (HH) allocation for routes H32 and H98 were transferred from Hounslow Heath (HH) garage to this garage. 

Route 81 will pass to Metroline from 27 July 2019.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m (DE) as logistical spares
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.8m (DLE) for routes H22 and H98
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 10.2m (ADE) for route 81
  • Alexander Dennis E20D 10.9m / Enviro 200 MMC (DLE) for routes 110 and H22
  • Alexander Dennis E20D 11.5m / Enviro 200 MMC (DXE) for route H37
  • Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro 12.0m (MCL) for route 203 and H37
  • Optare Electric MetroCity 10.6m (OCE) for route H98 
  • Optare Tempo 12.0m (OT) as logistical spares
  • Scania OmniCity 10.6m (SP) for routes 697, H32 and H98
  • Scania OmniCity 10.8m (SP) for routes 81, 111, 203, 696 and H32

Hounslow Heath (HH)

Hounslow Heath garage operates London bus routes 116, 216, 423, E10, H91, 24-hour routes 105 and 285 and school routes 635 and 698

History

On 3 May 2010, route 698 was transferred to this garage from Hounslow (AV) garage.

On 2 October 2010, routes 411 and 641 passed to Quality Line.

On 12 January 2013, London United commenced operating route 635.

On 21 March 2015, route 482 passed to Metroline.

On 8 August 2015, the allocation for route 216 was transferred to this garage from Fulwell (FW) garage. 

On 2 July 2016, route 216 was transferred to Fulwell (FW) garage from this garage, except certain trips worked off route 696 allocation.

On 9 December 2017, London United commenced operating route E10.

On 30 June 2018, London United RATP commenced operating route 105 and route H22 was transferred from this garage to Hounslow (AV) garage. Routes 696, 697 and part of routes H32 and H98 were transferred from Hounslow (AV) garage to this garage at the same time.

On 18 March 2019, the allocation for 696, 697 and 698 and parts of route H32 and route H98 were transferred back to Hounslow (AV).

Route E10 will pass to Abellio London from 1 June 2019.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 8.9m (SDE) for route E10
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m (DE) for routes 216 and 698
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.8m (DLE) for route 423
  • Scania OmniCity 10.6m (SP) for route 698
  • Scania OmniCity 10.8m (SP) as logistical spares 
  • Volvo B5LH 10.5m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 3 (VH) for routes 116, 285, 635 and H91
  • Volvo B5LH 10.6m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 3 (VH) for routes 105 and H91

Park Royal (RP)

Park Royal garage operates London bus routes 18, 223, 224, 283398, 440, E11, H17 and 24-hour route 220 and night route N18.

History

This garage is the former Tower Transit's Atlas Road (AS) garage.

On 11 November 2017, London United commenced operating routes 18 and N18. At the same time, routes 220, 283, 440 and E11 were transferred from Park Royal (PK) garage to this garage.

On 6 January 2018, routes 398 and H17 were transferred from London Sovereign's Harrow (SO) garage to this garage.

On 13 October 2018, London United commenced operating routes 223 and 224.

Route E11 will pass to Abellio London from 25 May 2019.

London United will commence operating Route 266 from 7 December 2019.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 8.9m (SDE) for route E11
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m (DE) for routes 398 and 440
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 10.2m (ADE) for route 220
  • Alexander Dennis E20D 10.5m / Enviro 200 MMC (DME) to be introduced on route 440 from 25 May 2019
  • Alexander Dennis E20D 10.9m / Enviro 200 MMC (DLE) for routes 223, 224, 283 and H17
  • Volvo B5LH 10.6m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 3 (VH) for routes 18 and N18
  • Wright StreetDeck 10.6m (WH) for routes 18 and N18

Shepherd's Bush (S)

Shepherd's Bush garage operates London bus routes 70, 72, 265 (part allocation only), C1 and 24-hour routes 94 and 148 and night route N72 .

History

On 20 October 2012, routes 272 and C1 were transferred to this garage from Park Royal (PK) garage.

On 31 May 2014, route 419 was transferred to this garage from Stamford Brook (V) garage.

On 6 September 2014, route 49 passed to Abellio London

On 25 October 2014, the Park Royal allocation of route 72 was transferred to this garage. 

On 5 March 2016, route N97 passed to Tower Transit.

On 24 June 2017, London United commenced operating route 70 and route 272 was transferred from this garage to Stamford Brook (V) garage. Route 419 was transferred from this garage to Hounslow (AV) garage at the same time.

On 21 October 2017, the night service for route 220 was transferred from this garage to Park Royal (PK) garage.

On 18 May 2019, London United commenced operating route N72. Part the allocation of route 265 was transferred to this garage at the same time.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m (DE) for routes 72, 265 and N72
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400H 10.1m (ADH) for route 94 
  • Alexander Dennis E20D 10.9m / Enviro 200 MMC (DLE) as logistical spares 
  • BYD D9UR 10.9m / Enviro 200 EV (BE) for routes 70 and C1
  • Dennis Dart SLF 10.2m / Plaxton Pointer 2 (DPS) as logistical spares
  • Volvo B5LH 10.6m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 3 (VH) for route 94  
  • New Routemaster 11.3m (LT) for route 148

Stamford Brook (V)

Stamford Brook garage operates London bus routes 9, 27,272, 391, E3 and night routes N9 and N27.

History

On 27 November 2005, London United commenced operating route 27.

On 30 January 2010, London United commenced operating route 10.

On 2 March 2013, route 419 was transferred to this garage from Twickenham (NC) garage.

On 31 May 2014, route 419 was transferred to Shepherds Bush (S) garage.

On 31 May 2014, London United commenced operating route E3. 

On 31 May 2014, the night service of route 27 was transferred to this garage from Hounslow (AV) garage. 

On 24 June 2017, route 272 was transferred from Shepherd's Bush (S) garage to this garage.

On 24 November 2018, route 10 was withdrawn and route 391 was transferred from Fulwell (FW) garage to this garage.

On 26 January 2019, route N9 was transferred to this garage from Hounslow (AV) garage.

On 9 March 2019, London United commenced operating route N27.

London United will take over the operation of route 211 from 29 June 2019.

Routes 27 and N27 will pass to Abellio London from 9 November 2019.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m (DE) as logistical spares 
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.8m (DLE) for route 391
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400H 10.1m & 10.2m (ADH) for route E3
  • Alexander Dennis E20D 10.5m / Enviro 200 MMC (DME) for route 272
  • Alexander Dennis E20D 10.9m / Enviro 200 MMC (DLE) for route 391
  • New Routemaster 11.3m (LT) for routes 9, 27, N9 and N27, to be introduced on route 211 from 29 June 2019

Tolworth (TV)

Tolworth garage operates London bus routes 71, 265K2, K4, 24 hour route 85 and school bus routes 613, 662, 665 and 671.

History

On 30 June 2007, routes 406 and 418 passed to Quality Line.

On 2 July 2011, route K5 passed to Quality Line.

On 3 September 2011, route 467 passed to Quality Line.

On 29 June 2013, routes K1 and K3 passed to Abellio London.

On 31 May 2014, route 131 was transferred to this garage from Fulwell (FW) garage. 

On 2 July 2016, route 57 passed to London General.

On 2 July 2016, routes 71 (except certain trips worked off route 65 night allocation) and 671 was transferred to this garage from Fulwell (FW) garage.

On 2 July 2016, London United recommenced operating route 85.

On 7 August 2017, part of route 131's allocation was transferred to Fulwell (FW) garage.

On 29 August 2017, the Fulwell (FW) allocation for route 131 was transferred from Fulwell (FW) garage to this garage.

On 30 September 2017, route 131 passed to London General.

On 13 October 2018, route 965 was discontinued.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 8.9m (SDE) as a logistical spare
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m (DE) for routes 665 and K2
  • Alexander Dennis E20D 9.0m / Enviro 200 MMC (SDE) for route K4
  • Alexander Dennis E20D 10.9m / Enviro 200 MMC (DE/DLE) for routes 265 and K2
  • Scania OmniCity 10.8m (SP) for routes 71, 613, 662 and 671
  • Volvo B5LH 10.6m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 3 (VH) for route 85

Former Garages

Park Royal (PK)

History

On 13 November 2009, London United took over the operations of this garage.

On 3 July 2010, London United commenced operating route C1.

On 20 October 2012, the daytime service for route 220 was transferred to this garage from Shepherds Bush (S) garage. Routes 272 and C1 were transferred from this garage to Shepherd's Bush (S) garage at the same time.

On 21 October 2017, the night service for route 220 was transferred from Shepherd's Bush (S) garage to this garage.

On 11 November 2017, Park Royal (PK) garage was announced closed and routes 220, 283, 440, E11 were transferred from this garage to Park Royal (RP) garage.

Twickenham (NC)

On 12 November 2005, Twickenham garage was opened by NCP Challenger.

On 31 March 2012, route 493 passed to London General.

On 1 March 2013, Twickenham was announced closed and route 33 was transferred to Fulwell (FW) and route 419 to Stamford Brook (V).

Twickenham (NC) currently has no London routes at present and is used for United Motorcoaches.


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