London Buses route 148 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between White City and Camberwell Green, it is operated by London United.
Route 148 commenced operation on 5 October 2002 between Shepherd's Bush Green and Camberwell Green via Holland Park Avenue - Notting Hill Gate - Marble Arch - Park Lane - Hyde Park Corner - Victoria - Victoria Street - Westminster - Lambeth North - Elephant & Castle - Walworth Road, as one of a number routes introduced in the leadup to the introduction of the London congestion charge.
Originally operated by Alexander ALX400 bodied Dennis Tridents, in November 2002 brand new Alexander ALX400 bodied Volvo B7TLs entered service, in 2004 brand new East Lancs Myllennium Vyking bodied Volvo B7TLs entered service. In late 2006 brand new Scania OmniCitys entered the service. Brand new East Lancs Olympus bodied Scania N230UDs entered service in 2007.
On 24 January 2004, the route was converted to a 24 hour service.
On 29 November 2008, route 148 was extended to White City Bus Station.
On 15 February 2014, the Scania OmniCitys were replaced by New Routemasters.
On 17 January 2015, route 148 was withdrawn between White City and Shepherd's Bush Green (except at nights) due to road works at Parliament Square.
The route will be retained by London United from 1 October 2016.
Route 148 operates via these primary locations:
- White City Bus Station (Nights)
- Shepherd's Bush Green (Nights)
- Shepherd's Bush
- Holland Park
- Notting Hill Gate
- Lancaster Gate
- Marble Arch
- Hyde Park Corner
- Parliament Square
- County Hall
- Lambeth North
- Elephant & Castle
- Camberwell Green
Previous route 148 in LondonEdit
Until 20 March 1993, a route 148 ran between Leytonstone and Dagenham. It was replaced by route 364.