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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.

Belvedere (BV) Edit

Belvedere garage operates London bus routes 180, 244, Night route N1 and school route 669

History Edit

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

Bus types in use Edit

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m (SE) for route 244
  • Volvo B7TL 10.1m / Wright Eclipse Gemini (WVL) for route 669
  • Volvo B9TL 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (WVL) for routes 180 and N1

Croydon (C) Edit

Croydon garage operates London bus routes 127, 202293355, 359, 405434, 455, X26 and 24-hour route 119.

History Edit

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.

Bus types in useEdit

  • 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 400 10.2m (E) for route 127
  • Dennis Dart SLF 10.2m / Plaxton Pointer 2 (LDP) for route 355
  • MAN 14.240 10.8m / Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart as logistical spares
  • MAN 14.240 10.8m / MCV Evolution for route 359
  • Scania OmniCity double-deck 10.8m for route 293
  • Scania OmniCity single-deck 12.0m for route 293
  • 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 routes 119, 202 and 405
  • Volvo B7TL 10.1m / Plaxton President (PVL) as a logistical spare
  • 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) to be introduced on route 355 from 9 December 2017


Merton (AL) Edit

Merton garage operates London bus routes 44, 152, 155, 163164, 93 (AM peak), 200219270280, 24-hour route 57, Night route N155 and school route 655.

History Edit

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.

London General will take over the operation of route 131 and route 155 will be transferred from this garage to Stockwell (SW) garage from 30 September 2017.

Bus types in use Edit

  • 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 44, 57 and 270
  • VDL DB300 10.4m / Wright Gemini 2 (WDL) as a logistical spare
  • Volvo B5LH 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (WHV) for route 280
  • Volvo B5LH 10.5m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 3 (WHV) for routes 93, 155 and N155 
  • Volvo B7TL 10.1m / Plaxton President (PVL) for routes 163, 200, 270 and 655
  • Volvo B7TL 10.1m / Wright Eclipse Gemini (WVL) for routes 44, 163, 270 and 655
  • Volvo B9TL 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (WVL/WVN) for route 57, to be introduced on route 131 from 30 September 2017
  • Wright StreetLite 10.8m (WS) for route 219

Northumberland Park (NP) Edit

Northumberland Park garage garage operates London bus routes 20, 191, 192, 231, 257, 299, 327, 357, 379, 389, 399, 476, 491, 530, W4, W10, 24-hour route 76, school routes 616, 657, 675 and commercial route 575.

History Edit

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 19 November 2012, commercial route 575 was transferred to this garage from Blue Triangle's Rainham (BE) garage.

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 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, Arriva London commenced operating route 19.

Sullivan Buses will take over the operation of route 299 from 3 February 2018. Arriva London will take over the operation of route W4 at the same time.

London General will take over the operation of route 153 from 3 February 2018.

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

Bus types in use Edit

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 8.9m (SEN) for routes W4 and W10
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 9.3m & 9.6m (SE/SEN) for routes 299, 357, 389 and 399
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 10.1m & 10.2m (E/EN) for routes 191 and 231
  • BYD K9E / Enviro 200 Electric to be introduced on route 153 from 3 February 2018 and route 214 from 17 August 2019
  • Dennis Dart SLF 8.8m / East Lancs Esteem as logistical spares
  • Dennis Dart SLF 8.8m / Marshall Capital (DMN) for routes W4 and W10
  • Dennis Dart SLF 8.8m / Plaxton Pointer 2 (LDP) as logistical spares
  • New Routemaster 11.3m (LT) for route 76
  • Volvo B7TL 10.1m / Plaxton President (PVL) for route 575
  • Volvo B7TL 10.1m / Wright Eclipse Gemini (WVL) for route 257, 616 and 675
  • Volvo B9TL 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (WVL/WVN) for routes 20, 191, 357, 476, 530 and 657
  • Wright StreetLite 8.8m (WS) for routes 192, 379 and W10
  • Wright StreetLite 10.4m (WS) for routes 327 and 491

Orpington (MB) Edit

The Green Street garage operates London bus routes 126138161162181233246, 284320,  352, 353358R1R2R3R4R6R8R9R11 and school routes 654 and 684.

History Edit

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.

Stagecoach London will take over routes 161, 181 and 284 from 17 March 2018.

Bus types in useEdit

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 8.9m (SE) for routes 138, 162, 233, 352, R1, R3, R4 and R8
  • 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 284
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 10.1m & 10.2m (E) for route 161
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400H 10.2m (EH) for route 320
  • Dennis Dart SLF 8.8m / East Lancs Esteem as logistical spares
  • Dennis Dart SLF 8.8m / Plaxton Pointer 2 as logistical spares
  • MAN 14.240 10.8m / MCV Evolution for route 246
  • Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro 12.0m (MEC) for route 358
  • Scania N230UD 10.8m / East Lancs Olympus for routes 353 and 654
  • Scania OmniTown 10.5m / East Lancs Esteem for route 181
  • Volvo B7TL 10.1m / Wright Eclipse Gemini (WVL) for routes 161, 320, 353 and 684
  • Volvo B9TL 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (WVN) as logistical spares
  • Wright StreetLite 8.8m (WS) for routes R4 and R6

Putney (AF) Edit

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

History Edit

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

On 13 January 2007, routes 39 and route 485 were transferred from this garage to Plough Lane (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 useEdit

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 8.9m (SE) as logistical spares
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 10.1m (E) for route 337
  • Alexander Dennis E40H 10.2m / Enviro 400 MMC (EH) for route 14, 639 and 670
  • Dennis Dart SLF 10.2m / Alexander Dennis Pointer (LDP) for route 485
  • Volvo B5LH 10.5m / MCV EvoSeti (MHV) to be introduced on routes 22 and N22 from 21 October 2017
  • 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 routes 22, 337 and N22
  • Wright StreetLite 8.8m (WS) for route 424

Stockwell (SW) Edit

Stockwell garage operates London bus routes 1177, 87118, 170196, 315322, 432, 24-hour route 88 and Night routes N11, N44 and N87.

History Edit

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, Arriva London commenced operating routes 19, 249 and N19.

Route 155 will transferred to this garage from Merton (AL) garage from 30 September 2017.

Route 196 will pass to Abellio London from 5 May 2018.

Bus types in useEdit

  • 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 routes 77, 118 and 196
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400H 10.1m & 10.2m (EH) for routes 87, 196, N44 and N87
  • Alexander Dennis E40H 10.2m / Enviro 400 MMC (EH) as logistical spares
  • Dennis Dart SLF 10.8m / Plaxton Pointer 2 (DP) for route 170
  • New Routemaster 11.3m (LT) for routes 11, 88 and N11 
  • Volvo B7TL 10.1m / Plaxton President (PVL) for routes 77
  • Volvo B7TL 10.1m / Wright Eclipse Gemini (WVL) for routes N44 and N87
  • Volvo B9TL 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (WVL/WVN) for route 432
  • Wright StreetLite 10.8m (WS) to be introduced on route 170 from 9 December 2017

Sutton (A) Edit

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

History Edit

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 Edit

  • 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 151, 154 and N155
  • Volvo B5LH 10.5m / MCV EvoSeti (MHV) for routes 93 and 213
  • 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) Edit

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

Bus types in use Edit

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

Waterside Way (PL) Edit

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

History Edit

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 Edit

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 8.9m (SE) for route G1
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m (SE) for route 493
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.8m (SE) as logistical spares
  • Alexander Dennis E20D 10.8m / Enviro 200 MMC (SED) for route 39
  • Dennis Dart SLF 8.8m / Plaxton Pointer 2 (LDP) as logistical spares
  • Wright StreetLite 10.8m (WS) for route 39

Former GaragesEdit

Mandela Way (MW) Edit

History Edit

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.


FleetEdit

External linksEdit

Stockwell Bus Garage Open Day05:16

Stockwell Bus Garage Open Day

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