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London Buses route 436 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between Lewisham and Battersea Park, it is operated by London Central.

HistoryEdit

Route 436 commenced operation on 8 February 2003 between Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace and Lewisham Lewisham Centre via Praed Street - Edgware Road - Edgware Road (Circle/District/Hammersmith & City Lines) Station (for Edgware Road (Bakerloo Line) Station) - Edgware Road - Marble Arch Station - Park Lane - Duke of Wellington Place - Hyde Park Corner Station - Grosvenor Place - Lower Grosvenor Place - Buckingham Palace Road - Terminus Place - Victoria Station - Terminus Place - Vauxhall Bridge Road - Bessborough Gardens (for Pimlico Station) - Vauxhall Bridge - Bridge Foot - Vauxhall Station Bus Station - Kennington Lane - Durham Street - Harleyford Road - Kennington Oval (for Oval Cricket Ground) - Harleyford Street - Kennington (Oval Station) - Camberwell New Road - Camberwell Green - Camberwell Church Street - Peckham Road - Peckham High Street - Queen's Road - Queen's Road Station - Queen's Road - Kender Street - Besson Street - New Cross Road - New Cross Gate Station - New Cross Road - New Cross Station - Amersham Road - Lewisham Way - Loampit Hill - Loampit Vale (for Lewisham Station) - Molesworth Street. The route was introduced to replace the withdrawn section of route 36 between New Cross and Lewisham. The route was initially operated by London Central from their New Cross (NX) garage using Mercedes-Benz O530G articulated buses.

On 9 February 2008, the route was retained by London Central.

On 19 November 2011, the route was retained by London Central and was converted to double deck operation using brand new Alexander Dennis Enviro 400Hs and Alexander Dennis Enviro 400s.

In May 2015, Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 bodied Volvo B5LHs were introduced.

On 19 November 2016, the route was retained by London Central and was withdrawn between Paddington and Vauxhall. The route was re-routed to Battersea Park at the same time.

On 10 February 2018, Alexander Dennis Enviro 400s were reintroduced.

Current routeEdit

Route 436 operates via these primary locations:

  • Lewisham Lewisham Centre
  • Lewisham Station
  • New Cross Station
  • New Cross Gate Station
  • Queens Road Peckham Station
  • Peckham High Road
  • Camberwell Green
  • Oval station
  • Vauxhall Station Bus Station
  • Battersea Park Station Prince of Wales Drive

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