London Buses route 275 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between Barkingside and St James Street, it is operated by Stagecoach London.


Route 275 commenced operating on 27 April 1960 between Woodford Bridge and Enfield Town via Palmers Green, Wood Green, Turnpike Lane, Tottenham Hale and Walthamstow. The route was introduced as a replacement for trolleybus route 625. The route was initially operated by London Transport from their Walthamstow (WW) garage using AEC Routemasters.

On 7 September 1968, it was converted to single deck ,one man operation with AEC Merlins and withdrawn between Enfield Town and Walthamstow and diverted to Walthamstow Central station, being replaced by route 123.

On 19 June 1971, it was extended from Woodford Bridge to Claybury Hospital. From 3 August 1975, it was converted back to double deck operation with Daimler Fleetlines. On 19 March 1977 it was extended to Barkingside.

On 24 May 1986, route 275 passed to Eastern National Citybus. On 29 July 1990, it passed to Thamesway. On 7 March 1992, it passed to Grey-Green operating from their Barking (DX) garage. Following Grey Green's parent, the Cowie Group, restucturing its London bus operations, Grey-Green became part of Arriva London.

On 5 March 2005, Arriva London retained the route with with low floor Wright Eclipse Gemini bodied Volvo B7TLs introduced.

On 3 March 2012, the route passed to Stagecoach London operating from their Leyton (T) garage with Alexander Dennis Enviro 400s introduced.

On 15 February 2014, Alexander ALX400 bodied Dennis Tridents were introduced.

Current RouteEdit

Route 275 operates via these primary locations:

  • Barkingside Tesco
  • Woodford Bridge
  • Woodford Station
  • Woodford Green
  • Highams Park Station
  • Walthamstow Central Bus Station
  • St James Street Station

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