London Buses route 129 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between North Greenwich and Greenwich, it is operated by London Central.
Route 129 was commenced on June 3 2006 and provides a service between Greenwich and North Greenwich. The route initially operated by Travel London from their Walworth (WL) garage using Plaxton Pointer 2 bodied Dennis Dart SLFs.
In November 2007, Wright Electrocity bodied VDL SB180s entered service.
On 4 June 2011, the route passed to London Central operating from their New Cross (NX) garage using MCV Evolution bodied Dennis Dart SLFs.
On 7 June 2014, the route was converted to double deck using Wright Eclipse Gemini bodied Volvo B7TLs.
In January 2016, the Wright Eclipse Gemini bodied Volvo B7TLs were replaced by Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 bodied Volvo B9TLs.
On 4 June 2016, the route was retained by London Central.
The operation will be transferred to London General and will be operating from their Morden Wharf (MG) garage from 29 July 2017.
Route 129 operates via these primary locations:
- North Greenwich Bus Station
- Edmund Halley Way
- Millennium Busway (adjacent to West Parkside, Millennium Village and Southern Way)
- Greenwich Peninsula Sainsbury's
- Peartree Way
- Woolwich Road
- Trafalgar Road
- Romney Road
- Nelson Road
- College Approach
- King William Walk
- Greenwich Cutty Sark
Previous route 129s in LondonEdit
The route number 129 had been used once prior to its current use.
- From 1950 until 2004, it operated from Claybury Broadway to Ilford Station/Barking/Becontree Heath/Romford/Dagenham