London Buses route N551 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between Gallions Reach and Trafalgar Square, it is operated by Tower Transit.


Route N551 commenced On 30 October 2008 to replace route N50. The route was originally operated by Docklands Buses from their Silverton (SI) garage using Scania OmniDekkas.

In 2011, Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 bodied Volvo B9TLs were introduced.

On 31 August 2013, route N551 passed to Tower Transit (contract novated from First London) operating from Lea Interchange (LI) garage with Alexander Dennis Enviro 400s introduced.

Current RouteEdit

  • Gallions Reach Retail Park
  • Gallions Reach Station
  • Beckton Bus Station for Beckton Station
  • Prince Regent Station
  • Custom House Station
  • Keir Hardie Estate
  • Canning Town Station
  • Poplar (All Saints Station)
  • Limehouse Station
  • Shadwell
  • Aldgate Station
  • Bank Station
  • Mansion House Station
  • Blackfriars Station
  • City Thameslink Station
  • Aldwych
  • Charing Cross Station
  • Trafalgar Square Cockspur Street

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