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London General is a bus company operating services in Greater London. It is a subsidiary of the Go-Ahead Group and operates most buses under contract to Transport for London.

Croydon (C)

Croydon garage operates London bus routes 127, 202, 355, 359, 403, 405434, 455, X26 and 24-hour route 119.

History

On 19 March 2016, route 367 passed to Abellio London.

On 27 August 2016, route 64 passed to Arriva London.

On 27 August 2016, route 355 was transferred to this garage from London Central's Camberwell (Q) garage.

On 3 December 2016, route 118 was transferred from Merton (AL) garage to this garage.

On 28 January 2017, route 118 was transferred from this garage to Stockwell (SW) garage.

On 4 March 2017, London General commenced operating route 455.

On 15 April 2017, London General commenced operating route X26.

On 26 August 2017, route 130 passed to Abellio London.

On 1 September 2018, route 293 passed to Quality Line.

On 27 October 2018, London General commenced operating route 403.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 8.9m for route 434
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m (SE) for route 455
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m / Optare Esteem (SOE) for route 455
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.8m (SE)  for route 359
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 10.1m & 10.2m (E) for routes 127, 403 and 405
  • Scania OmniDekka 10.6m for route 405
  • Volvo B5LH 10.5m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 3 (WHV) for routes 119, 202 and 405
  • Volvo B5TL 10.5m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 3 (WVL) for route 405
  • Volvo B7TL 10.1m / Wright Eclipse Gemini (WVL) for route 127
  • Volvo B9TL 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (WVL) for routes 127 and X26
  • Wright StreetLite 10.8m (WS) for route 355


Merton (AL)

Merton garage operates London bus routes 44, 131, 152, 163164, 200219270280, 24-hour route 57 and school route 655.

History

On 31 March 2012, London General commenced operating route 249

On 1 June 2013, route 249 was transferred from this garage to Stockwell (SW) garage.

On 4 October 2014, route 201 passed to Abellio London.

On 2 May 2015, route 485 was transferred to this garage from Waterside Way (PL) garage.

On 2 July 2016, London General commenced operating route 57 and route 77 was transferred from this garage to Stockwell (SW) garage. 

On 3 December 2016, London General commenced operating route 152 and route 118 was transferred from this garage to Croydon (C) garage.

On 15 July 2017, route 485 and the Sunday Merton allocation for route 22 was transferred from this garage to Putney (AF) garage.

On 16 July 2017, the Sunday allocation for route 164 was transferred from Sutton (A) garage to this garage.

On 30 September 2017, London General commenced operating route 131. Route 155 and the Merton (AL) allocations for routes 93 and route N155 were transferred from this garage to Stockwell (SW) garage at the same time.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m (SE) for routes 152 and 200
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.8m (SE/SEN) for route 164
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m / Optare Esteem (SOE) for routes 152 and 163
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 10.1m & 10.2m (E) for routes 57, 131, 163, 200, 270 and 655
  • VDL DB300 10.4m / Wright Gemini 2 (WDL) for route 270
  • Volvo B5LH 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (WHV) for route 280
  • Volvo B5LH 10.5m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 3 (WHV) as a logistical spare
  • Volvo B7TL 10.1m / Plaxton President (PVL) as logistical spares
  • Volvo B7TL 10.1m / Wright Eclipse Gemini (WVL) as logistical spares
  • Volvo B9TL 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (WVL/WVN) for routes 57 and 131
  • Wright StreetDeck 10.6m (WSD) for route 44
  • Wright StreetLite 10.8m (WS) for route 219

Northumberland Park (NP)

Northumberland Park garage garage operates London bus routes 20, 153, 191, 192, 357, 379, 476, W10, 24-hour route 76 and school routes 616, 657 and 675.

History

In March 2012, FirstGroup sold Northumberland Park garage, together with its route contracts, vehicles and staff to the Go-Ahead Group with it becoming part of London General.

On 13 October 2012, London General commenced operating route 257.

On 27 April 2013, route 67 passed to Arriva London.

On 1 June 2013, London General commenced operating route 491.

On 8 June 2013, London General commenced operating route 327.

On 22 June 2013, route 20 was transferred to this garage from Blue Triangle's Rainham (BE) garage.

On 8 November 2014, London General commenced operating route 192.

On 7 March 2015, London General commenced operating route 657.

On 17 October 2015, London General commenced operating route 675

On 21 November 2015, routes 692 and 699 was passed to Sullivan Buses.

On 28 March 2015, part of route 19's allocation was transferred to this garage.

On 4 March 2017, route W16 passed to CT Plus.

On 11 March 2017, London General commenced operating route 379.

On 25 March 2017, London General commenced operating route 76 and Route 259 passed to Arriva London.

On 1 April 2017, route 19 passed to Arriva London.

On 14 October 2017, route 257 passed to Stagecoach London.

On 3 February 2018, route 299 passed to Sullivan Buses and route W4 passed to Arriva London. London General commenced operating route 153 at the same time.

On 7 April 2018, routes 389 and 399 passed to Sullivan Buses.

On 2 June 2018, route 491 passed to Metroline

On 9 June 2018, route 231 passed to Metroline and route 327 passed to Sullivan Buses.

Route 20 will pass to CT Plus from 23 March 2019.

London General will take over the operation of route 214 from 17 August 2019.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 8.9m (SEN) as a logistical spare
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 10.1m & 10.2m (E/EN) for route 191
  • BYD D9UR 10.9m / Enviro 200 EV (SEe) for route 153, to be introduced on route 214 from 17 August 2019
  • Dennis Dart SLF 8.8m / Marshal Capitall (DMN) for route W10
  • New Routemaster 11.3m (LT) for route 76
  • Volvo B7TL 10.1m / Wright Eclipse Gemini (WVL) for route 616
  • Volvo B9TL 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (WVL/WVN) for routes 20, 191, 357, 476, 657 and 675
  • Wright StreetLite 8.8m (WS) for routes 192, 357 and 379


Orpington (MB)

The Green Street garage operates London bus routes 126138162233246,320,  352, 353358R1R2R3R4R6R8R9R11 and school routes 654 and 684.

History

On 19 September 2015, London General commenced operating route 246.

On 23 January 2016, route B14 was transferred from this garage to London Central's Bexleyheath (BX) garage.

On 20 August 2016, routes 146 and 336 passed to Stagecoach London.

On 20 May 2017, route 464 passed to Abellio London.

On 17 March 2018, routes 161, 181 and 284 passed to Stagecoach London.

London General will take over the operation of routes 51, R5 and R10 from 8 December 2018.

London General will take over the operation of route 227 from 22 June 2019.

London General will take over the operation of route 208 from 27 July 2019.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 8.9m (SE) for routes 138, 162, 233, 352, R1, R3, R4 and R8, to be introduced on routes R5 and R10 from 8 December 2018
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 9.6m (SE/SEN) for routes R2 and R11
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m (SE) for route R9
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.8m for routes 126 and 246
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 10.1m & 10.2m (E/EN) for routes 320, 353, 654 and 684, to be introduced on route 51 from 8 December 2018
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400H 10.2m (EH) for route 320
  • Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro 12.0m (MEC) for route 358
  • Scania N230UD 10.8m / East Lancs Olympus as a logistical spare
  • Volvo B9TL 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (WVL) to be introduced on route 51 from 8 December 2018
  • Wright StreetLite 8.8m (WS) for routes R4 and R6

Putney (AF)

Putney garage operates London bus routes 2274, 337, 424430, 485, 24-hour route 14, Night routes N22N74 and school routes 639 and 670.

History

On 29 April 2006, London General commenced operating route 485.

On 13 January 2007, routes 39 and 485 were transferred from this garage to Waterside Way (PL) garage.

On 2 July 2016, route 85 passed to London United.

On 2 July 2016, route 337 was transferred to this garage from Stockwell (SW) garage.

On 21 November 2016, route 639 and the Stockell allocation for route 670 was transferred to this garage.

On 15 July 2017, route 485 and the Sunday Merton allocation for route 22 was transferred to this garage.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m / Optare Esteem (SOE) for route 485
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 10.1m (E) for route 337
  • Alexander Dennis E40H 10.2m / Enviro 400 MMC (EH) for route 14
  • Dennis Dart SLF 10.2m / Alexander Dennis Pointer (LDP) as logistical spares
  • Volvo B5LH 10.5m / MCV EvoSeti (MHV) for routes 22 and N22
  • Volvo B5LH 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (WHV) for routes 22 and N22
  • Volvo B5LH 10.5m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 3 (WHV) for routes 74, 430, 639, 670 and N74
  • Volvo B9TL 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (WVL) for route 337
  • Wright StreetLite 8.8m (WS) for route 424

Stockwell (SW)

Stockwell garage operates London bus routes 1177, 87, 93, 118, 155, 170315322, 432, 24-hour route 88 and Night routes N11, N44N87 and N155.

History

On 6 May 2006 London General commenced operating route 196.

On 9 February 2007, London General commenced operating route 24. 

On 10 November 2012, route 24 passed to Metroline.

On 1 May 2010, route 322 passed to Abellio London.

On 28 May 2011, London General commenced operating route 337.

On 31 March 2012, London General commenced operating routes 19 and N19.

On 1 June 2013, route 249 was transferred to this garage from Merton (AL) garage.

On 21 September 2013, route 11 was converted to New Routemaster operation.

On 4 April 2015, London General took over the operation of route 432.

On 2 May 2015, London General commenced operating route 322.

On 2 July 2016, route 77 was transferred to this garage from Merton (AL) Garage and route 337 was transferred from this garage to Putney (AF) Garage.

On 21 November 2016, route 639 and the allocation for route 670 was transferred from this garage to Putney (AF) garage.

On 21 January 2017, route 333 passed to Arriva London.

On 28 January 2017, route 118 was transferred from Croydon (C) garage to this garage.

On 1 April 2017, routes 19, 249 and N19 passed to Arriva London.

On 30 September 2017, route 155 and the Merton (AL) allocations for routes 93 and N155 were transferred to this garage from Merton (AL) garage.

On 5 May 2018, route 196 passed to Abellio London.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 8.9m (SE/SEN) for routes 315 and 322
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.8m (SE) for route 170
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 10.1m & 10.2m (E) for route 118
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400H 10.2m (EH) for routes 87, N44 and N87
  • Alexander Dennis E40H 10.4m / Enviro 400 MMC (EH) for routes 77, 87, N44 and N87
  • New Routemaster 11.3m (LT) for routes 11, 88 and N11
  • Volvo B5LH 10.5m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 3 (WHV) for routes 93, 155 and N155
  • Volvo B9TL 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (WVL) for route 432
  • Wright StreetLite 10.8m (WS) for route 170

Sutton (A)

Sutton garage operates London bus routes 80151, 154, 24-hour routes 93 and 213, and Night route N155

History

On 1 December 2001, London General commenced operating route 413.

On 3 December 2016, route 413 passed to Quality Line.

On 16 July 2017, the Sunday allocation for route 164 was transferred from this garage to Merton (AL) garage.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.8m (SE/SEN) for route 80
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m / Optare Esteem (SOE) for route 80
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 10.2m (E) for route 213
  • Dennis Trident 9.9m / Optare Olympus (DOE) for routes 93, 151, 154, 213 and N155
  • Volvo B5LH 10.5m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 3 (WHV) routes 93, 213 and N155
  • Volvo B7TL 10.1m / Plaxton President (PVL) as logistical spares and contract hire
  • Volvo B9TL 10.4m / Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 (VE) for route 213
  • Volvo B9TL 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (WVL) for route 213
  • Volvo Olympian / Northern Counties Palatine II (NV) for special hire and events

Waterloo (RA)

Waterloo garage operates London Red Arrow bus routes 507 and 521.

Bus types in use

  • BYD K9E 12.0m / Enviro 200 EV (SEe) for routes 507 and 521

Waterside Way (PL)

Waterside Way, Wimbledon garage operates London bus routes 39493 and G1. This depot also acts as a storage for the training bus fleet.

History

On 13 January 2007, routes 39 and 485 were transferred to this garage from Putney (AF) garage.

On 1 May 2010, London General commenced operating route G1.

On 31 March 2012, London General commenced operating route 493.

On 2 May 2015, route 485 was transferred to Merton (AL) from this garage.

Bus types in use

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 8.9m (SE) for route G1
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m (SE) for route 493
  • Wright StreetLite 10.8m (WS) for route 39

Former Garages

Belvedere (BV)

History

On 22 January 2011, route 244 was transferred to this garage from London Central's Bexleyheath (BX) garage.

On 2 December 2017, the garage was announced closed and route 244 was transferred from this garage to London Central's Bexleyheath (BX) garage. Route 180 and the Belvedere (BV) allocation for route N1 was transferred from this garage to London Central's Morden Wharf (MG) garage at the same time.

On 4 December 2017, the Belvedere (BV) allocation for route 669 was transferred to Bexleyheath (BX) garage.

Mandela Way (MW)

History

On 13 October 2012, route 42 was transferred to this garage from sister Go-Ahead London company London Central's Camberwell (Q) Garage.

On 1 September 2014, routes 624 and 658 were transferred from this garage to London Central's Camberwell (Q) Garage .

On 13 September 2014, route 42 was transferred from this garage to London Central's Camberwell (Q) Garage. 

On 20 September 2014, London General commenced operating route 100. 

On 29 July 2017, Mandela Way (MW) garage was announced closed and route 100 was transferred from this garage to Docklands Buses' Silvertown (SI) garage. At the same time, routes 1, 453 and the Mandela Way (MW) allocation for route N1 were transferred from this garage to London Central's New Cross (NX) garage and the Mandela Way (MW) allocation for routes 507 and 521 were transferred from this garage to London Central's Camberwell (Q) garage.

Fleet

External links

Stockwell Bus Garage Open Day

Stockwell Bus Garage Open Day