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Arriva London is a bus company operating services in Greater London. It is a subsidiary of Arriva and operates services under contract to Transport for London. It was formed in 1998 from previously separate Arriva subsidiaries Grey-Green, Leaside Buses, Kentish Bus, London & Country and South London Transport. Operations are split between two registered companies, Arriva London North Limited and Arriva London South Limited.

Arriva London North

Ash Grove (AE)

Ash Grove garage operates London bus routes 4878, 106 and 254.

History

On 20 August 2011, route 254 was transferred to this garage from Stamford Hill (SF) garage.

On 2 February 2013, Ash Grove's allocation for route 393 was transferred to Clapton (CT) garage.

On 27 April 2013, Arriva London commenced operating route 106.

On 29 September 2014, the Ash Grove's allocation for route 38 was transferred to Clapton (CT)  garage.

On 26 September 2015, route 168 passed to Metroline.

On 25 February 2017, Arriva London commenced operating route 48.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis E40H 10.2m / Enviro 400H City (HA) for route 78
  • New Routemaster 11.3m (LT) for routes 48 and 254
  • VDL DB300 10.4m / Wright Gemini 2 (DW) for route 106

Barking (DX)

Barking garage operates London bus routes 150173175, 325, 368, 24-hour route 128, and school route 673.

History

On 15 October 2005, Arriva London commenced operating route 128.

On 6 March 2010, Arriva London commenced operating route 325.

On 16 October 2010, Arriva London commenced operating route 150.

On 3 March 2012, route 275 passed to Stagecoach London.

On 24 March 2012, route 462 passed to Blue Triangle.

On 31 March 2012, Arriva London commenced operating routes 647 and 678.

On 23 May 2015, route 135 passed to Docklands Buses.

On 30 April 2016, Arriva London commenced operating route 368.

On 1 April 2017, route 678 passed to Stagecoach London

On 14 October 2017, Arriva London commenced operating route 175 and the school services on route 150.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m (ENL) for route 325
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 10.1m (T) for routes 128, 150, 173, 368 and 673
  • VDL DB300 10.4m / Wright Gemini 2 (DW) for routes 150 and 175
  • Volvo B7TL 10.1m / Alexander ALX400 (VLA) for route 128  

Clapton (CT)

Clapton garage operates London bus routes 38, 393, night route N38, and 24 hour route 242.

History

On 14 November 2009, Clapton reopened and routes 38, 242, 393 and N38 were transferred.

On 2 February 2013, the Ash Grove allocation for route 393 was transferred to this garage.

On 29 September 2014, the Ash Grove's allocation for route 38 was transferred to this garage.

Route 393 will be passed to Metroline from 23 March 2019.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 9.3m & 10.2m (ENL/ENS) for route 393
  • New Routemaster 11.3m (LT) for routes 38 and N38
  • Volvo B5LH 10.5m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 3 (HV) for route 242

Edmonton (EC)

Edmonton garage operates London bus route 123 (Monday to Saturday only) and 259.

History

On 24 March 2012, Edmonton was announced closed.

On 1 March 2014, Edmonton reopened, with routes 123 (Monday to Friday allocation), 125 (Monday to Saturday allocation), 184, 318, 382, 397, 444, 629, 657, W6 and W11 transferring to this garage.

On 31 January 2015, route 125 passed to Metroline.

On 7 March 2015, route 444 passed to Tower Transit.

On 7 March 2015, route 657 passed to London General.

On 8 November 2015, routes 318 and W6 were transferred to Enfield (E) garage from this garage.

On 15 November 2014, route 184 was transferred to Wood Green (WN) garage from this garage.

On 2 February 2015, route 629 was transferred to Palmers Green (AD) garage.

On 25 February 2017, route 397 passed to CT Plus.

On 4 March 2017, route W11 passed to CT Plus.

On 25 March 2017, Arriva London commenced operating route 259.

On 15 July 2017, route 382 passed to Metroline.

On 6 January 2018, most of the allocation for route 149 was temporarily transferred to this garage.

On 17 March 2018, the Edmonton (EC) allocation for route 149 was transferred from this garage to Tottenham (AR) garage.

Bus types in use

  • VDL DB300 10.4m / Wright Gemini 2 (DW) for route 123
  • Volvo B7TL 10.6m / Alexander ALX400 (VLA) as a logistical spare
  • Volvo B5LH 10.5m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 3 (HV) route 259
  • Volvo B9TL 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (VLW) for route 123 

Enfield (E)

Enfield garage operates London bus routes 121279313317318, 349377W6, and night route N279.

History

On 1 June 2013, route 491 passed to London General

On 8 June 2013, route 327 passed to London General.

On 5 October 2013, routes 192 and 379 were transferred to this garage from Lee Valley (LV) garage.

On 8 November 2014, route 192 passed to London General.

On 8 November 2014, routes 318 and W6 was transferred to this garage from Edmonton garage (EC).

On 12 December 2015, route 307 passed to Metroline.

On 11 March 2017, Route 379 passed to London General.

Route 317 will be passed to Metroline from 30 March 2019.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 8.9m (EN) for route 318
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.8m (ENX) for route 313
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 10.2m (T) for routes 279, 313 and N279
  • Alexander Dennis E20D 8.9m / Enviro 200 MMC (EN) for route 377
  • Alexander Dennis E20D 9.8 / Enviro 200 MMC (ENS) for route W6
  • DAF DB250LF / Alexander ALX400 (DLA) as driver training buses painted turquoise
  • Dennis Dart SLF 8.8m / Plaxton Pointer 2 (PDL) as driver training buses
  • VDL DB300 10.4m / Wright Gemini 2 (DW) for routes 121, 317 and 349


Grays (GY)

Grays garage operates London bus routes 66103, 347, 370, and 375.

History

On 1 January 2016, Arriva London took over the operations of Grays (GY) garage.

On 1 October 2016, route 346 passed to Blue Triangle.

On 14 October 2017, Arriva London commenced operating route 103.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m (ENL) for routes 347 and 375
  • VDL DB300 10.4m / Wright Gemini 2 (DW) for routes 66, 103 and 370
  • Volvo B7TL 10.1m / Alexander ALX400 (VLA) as a logistical spare

Palmers Green (AD)

Palmers Green garage operates London bus routes 141, 329, 340 and 24-hour route 102.

History

On 24 March 2012, route 34 was transferred to this garage.

On 31 August 2013, route 634 passed to Metroline.

On 1 March 2014, the Lee Valley (LV) allocation of route 34 was transferred to this garage.

On 8 November 2014, route 34 passed to Metroline

On 8 November 2014, route 141 and the Wood Green (WN) allocation of route 329 was transferred to this garage.

On 31 January 2015, route 125 passed to Metroline.

On 2 February 2015, route 629 was transferred to this garage from Edmonton (EC) garage.

On 1 April 2017, route 629 passed to Sullivan Buses.

On 2 September 2017, the Wood Green (WN) allocation of route 141 was transferred to this garage.

On 9 June 2018, route 340 was transferred from Watford (GR) garage to this garage.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 10.1m & 10.2m (T) for routes 102 and 329
  • VDL DB300 10.4m / Wright Gemini 2 (DW) for route 141
  • Volvo B5LH 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (HV) for route 141
  • Wright StreetDeck 10.6m (SW) for route 340

Stamford Hill (SF)

Stamford Hill garage operates London bus routes 6773253, and night routes N73 and N253.

History

On 1 April 2006, route 253 was transferred to this garage from Clapton (CT) garage.

On 3 September 2011, routes 73 were transferred to this garage from Lee Valley (LV) garage.

On 27 April 2013, Arriva London commenced operating route 67.

In December 2017, the Tottenham (AR) allocation for route 67 was transferred to this garage.

Bus types in use

  • New Routemaster 11.3m (LT) for routes 73, 253, N73 and N253
  • Volvo B5LH 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (HV) for route 67

Tottenham (AR)

Tottenham garage operates London bus routes 19, 41123 (Saturdays, Sundays & Nights only), 230, night routes N19 and N41, and 24-hour routes 149243 and 341.

History

On 5 March 2005, Arriva London commenced operating route 123. The Monday to Saturday allocation of this route was transferred to Edmonton (EC) garage.

On 16 October 2010, route 149 was transferred to garage from Lee Valley (LV) garage.

On 27 April 2013, Arriva London commenced operating route 67

On 22 June 2013, Arriva London commenced operating route 230.

On 1 March 2014, route 341 was transferred to this garage from Lee Valley (LV) garage.

On 25 March 2017, route 76 passed to London General.

On 1 April 2017, Arriva London commenced over the operations of routes 19 and N19.

In December 2017, the Tottenham (AR) allocation for route 67 was transferred to Stamford Hill (SF) garage.

On 6 January 2018, most of the allocation for route 149 was temporarily transferred to Edmonton (EC) garage.

On 17 March 2018, the Edmonton (EC) allocation for route 149 was transferred from Edmonton (EC) garage to this garage.

Bus types in use

  • Dennis Dart SLF 10.2m / Plaxton Pointer 2 (MET) as a trainer
  • New Routemaster 11.3m (LT) for route 149
  • VDL DB300 10.4m / Wright Gemini 2 (DW) for routes 41 and 230
  • Volvo B5LH 10.5m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 3 (HV) for routes 19, 123, 243, 341, N19 and N41

Watford (Garston) (GR)

Watford garage operates London bus routes  288303305H18 and H19.

History

On 1 January 2016, Arriva London took over the operations of Watford (GR) garage.

On 30 September 2017, route 258 passed to London Sovereign.

On 6 January 2018, routes 142 and 642 passed to London Sovereign.

On 9 June 2018, routes 268, 631, H2 and H3 passed to Metroline and route 340 was transferred from this garage to Palmers Green (AD) garage.

Watford (GR) will be announced closed and routes 288, 303, H18 and H19 will pass to London Sovereign from 1 September 2018. Route 305 will be withdrawn at the same time.


Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m (ENL) for routes 288, H18 and H19
  • DAF SB120 10.1m / Wright Cadet (DWL) for routes 288, 303 and 305
  • Dennis Dart SLF 10.2m / Plaxton Pointer 2 (PDL) for route 303
  • Volvo B7TL 10.1m / Alexander ALX400 (VLA) as logistical spares
  • Volvo B7TL 10.6m / Alexander ALX400 (VLA) as logistical spares
  • Volvo B7TL 10.1m / Wright Eclipse Gemini (VLW) for routes H18 and H19


Wood Green (WN)

Wood Green garage operates London bus routes 29, 144184, 221, W4 weekend night route W3, and night route N29.

History

On 26 November 2011, routes 29 and N29 were transferred to this garage from Edmonton (EC) garage.

On 4 February 2012, route 298 passed to Sullivan Buses.

On 25 February 2012, route 382 was transferred to this garage from Edmonton (EC) garage. On 1 March 2014, this route was transferred to Edmonton (EC) garage.

On 1 March 2014, routes 329 (part of its allocation) and W3 were transferred to this garage.

On 8 November 2014, route 184 was transferred to this garage from Edmonton (EC) garage.

On 8 November 2014, route 141 and the Wood Green (WN) allocation of route 329 were transferred to Palmers Green (AD) garage from this garage.

On 15 November 2014, route 184 was transferred to this garage from Edmonton (EC) garage.

On 1 April 2017, route 617 passed to Sullivan Buses.

On 2 September 2017, the Wood Green (WN) allocation of route 141 was transferred to Palmers Green (AD) garage.

On 3 February 2018, Arriva London commenced operating route W4.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m (ENL) for route 184
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 10.2m (T) for route W3
  • Alexander Dennis E20D 8.9m / Enviro 200 MMC (ENN) for route W4
  • VDL DB300 10.4m / Wright Gemini 2 (DW) for routes 144, 184 and 221 
  • Volvo B5LH 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (HV) for routes 29, W3 and N29

Arriva London South

Brixton (BN)

Brixton garage operates London bus routes 5059133, 137, 333 and weekend night route 319 and night route N133.

History

On 31 March 2012, routes 50, 109 and N109 were transferred to this garage from Croydon (TC) and Thornton Heath (TH) garages.

On 31 January 2015, routes 109 and N109 passed to Abellio London.

On 12 December 2015, route 159 passed to Abellio London and route 59's Norwood (N) garage allocation was transferred to this garage.

On 21 January 2017, routes 133 and N133 were transferred from Norwood (N) garage to this garage, Arriva London commenced operating route 333 and part of route 137's allocation was transferred from this garage to Brixton (BN) garage.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis E40H 10.2m / Enviro 400H City (HA) for routes 133, 333 and N133
  • New Routemaster 11.3m (LT) for routes 59 and 137
  • VDL DB300 10.4m / Wright Gemini 2 (DW) as a logistical spares
  • Volvo B5LH 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (HV) for routes 50, 133 and 319

Croydon (TC)

Croydon garage operates London Buses routes 60, 166, 194, 197, 312, 403, 412, 466, school routes 405, 612, 627 and 685, and 24-hour route 264.

History

In April 2006 routes 468 and N68 passed to London Central.

On 30 August 2008, Arriva London commenced operating route 466.

On 30 October 2009, route 407 passed to Abellio London.

On 29 October 2011, routes 403, 405 (school service) and 627 were transferred to this garage from Beddington Farm (CN) garage.

On 31 March 2012, route 264 was transferred to this garage from Beddington Farm (CN) garage.

On 31 August 2013, Arriva London commenced operating route 612.

Route 403 will pass to London General from 27 October 2018.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m (ENL) for routes 166
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 10.1m & 10.2m (T) for routes 412, 466, 612 and 627
  • DAF DB250LF 10.2m / Wright Pulsar Gemini (DW) for routes 197, 405 and 685
  • Dennis Dart SLF 10.2m / Plaxton Pointer 2 (PDL) as a logistical spare
  • Optare Electric MetroCity 10.6m (EMC) for route 312
  • VDL DB300 10.4m / Wright Gemini 2 (DW) for routes 60, 194, 264 and 403
  • Yutong E10 10.8m (YT) for route 312

Dartford (DT)

Dartford garage operates London bus routes 99, 160, 229, 269401428, 469, 492, B12B13 and B15 and school route 660.

History

On 1 January 2016, Arriva London took over the operations of Dartford (DT) garage.

On 23 January 2016, Arriva London commenced operating routes 229 and 469.

On 17 September 2016, Arriva London commenced operating route 660.

On 20 January 2018, Arriva London commenced operating routes 99, 269 and 401.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m (ENL) for routes 428, 469, B12 and B15
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.8m (ENX) for routes 428 and 469 
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 10.2m (T) for routes 160, 229, 492 and 660
  • Alexander Dennis E20D 9.6m / Enviro 200 MMC (ENR) for route B13
  • VDL DB300 10.4m / Wright Gemini 2 (DW) for routes 99, 269 and 401

Norwood (N)

Norwood garage operates London bus routes 2, 137, 157249, 417, 450468, school route 690, and night routes N2 and N137.

History

In April 2006, routes 68 and X68 passed to London Central.

In 2008, Arriva London commenced operating route 415.

On 23 January 2010, Arriva London commenced operating routes 133 and N133.

On 31 March 2012, route 249 was passed to London General.

On 31 March 2012, part of route 59's allocation was transferred to this garage.

On 17 May 2014, route N133's allocation was transferred to this garage from Croydon (TC) garage.

On 7 March 2015, route 415 passed to Abellio London.

On 4 April 2015, route 432 passed to London General.

On 12 December 2015, route 59's allocation from this garage was transferred to Brixton (BN) garage.

On 27 August 2016, route 450 was transferred to this garage from Thornton Health (TH) garage.

On 3 December 2016, Arriva London commenced operating route 157.

On 21 January 2017, routes 133 and N133 were transferred from this garage to Brixton (BN) garage and part of route 137's allocation was transferred from Brixton (BN) garage to this garage.

On 1 April 2017, Arriva London commenced operating route 249.

On 11 November 2017, route 176 passed to London Central.

On 31 March 2018, Arriva London commenced operating route 468.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 10.1m (T) for routes 157, 417 and 690
  • New Routemaster 11.3m (LT) for route 137
  • Volvo B5LH 10.5m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 3 (HV) for routes 2, 249, 468, N2 and N137
  • Volvo B7TL 10.6m / Alexander ALX400 (VLA) as logistical spares
  • Wright StreetLite 9.7m (SLS) for route 450

Thornton Heath (TH)

Thornton Heath garage operates London bus routes 157 (Sundays only), 198, 255, 289, 410, school bus routes 663 and 689 and 24-hour routes 64 and 250.

History

In 2007, route 289 was transferred to this garage from Beddington Farm (CN) garage.

On 1 October 2011, route 450 was transferred to this garage from Beddington Farm (CN) garage.

On 31 March 2012, route 410 was transferred to this garage from Beddington Farm (CN) garage.

On 27 August 2016, route 450 was transferred from this garage to Norwood (N) garage.

On 27 August 2016, Arriva London commenced operating route 64.

On 3 December 2016, Arriva London commenced operating route 157.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 9.6m (ENS) for route 410
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m (ENL) for route 255
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.8m (ENX) for route 289
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 10.1m (T) for routes 64,157, 198, 250, 663 and 689 
  • Alexander Dennis E20D 10.8m / Enviro 200 MMC (ENX) for route 289
  • Wright StreetLite 9.7m (SLS) for route 410


Former Garages

Heathrow (HE)

History

On 1 January 2016, Arriva London took over the operations of Heathrow (HE) garage.

On 9 December 2017, Heathrow (HE) garage was announced closed and route E10 passed to London United.


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