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Tower Transit is a Transport for London bus operator. It is a subsidiary of Transit Systems.


Atlas Road (AS) Edit

Atlas Road garage operates London bus routes 2831328, 24-hour route 266 and Night routes N28N31 and N97.

History Edit

On 1 October 2011 this garage opened when part of Westbourne Park garage was closed to make way for Crossrail construction with operation of routes 28, 31, 328, N28 and N31 transferred. Atlas Road operates as an outstation for Westbourne Park, so buses are seen on Atlas Road routes and vice versa.

On 5 March 2016, Tower Transit commenced operating route N97.

Metroline will takeover the operation of route 266 from 29 July 2017.

Bus types in use Edit

  • VDL DB300 10.4m / Wright Gemini 2 (WN) for routes 266
  • Volvo B5LH 10.6m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 3 (VH) for routes 328 and N97
  • Volvo B7TL 10.1m / Wright Eclipse Gemini (VNW) for routes 28, 31, 328, N28 and N31 
  • Volvo B9TL 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (VN) for routes 28 and 266

Lea Interchange (LI) Edit

Lea Interchange garage operates London bus routes 3058, 212, 236308339, 425444, 488, RV1, W14W15, 24-hour routes 25 and 69, and Night routes N550 and N551.

HistoryEdit

On 6 July 2013, Tower Transit commenced operating route 425.

On 31 August 2013, Tower Transit commenced operating routes N550 and N551.

On 28 February 2015, Tower Transit commenced operating route 488.

On 7 March 2015, Tower Transit commenced operating routes 212 and 444.

On 6 February 2016, Tower Transit commenced operating route 69.

On 27 February 2016, routes 26 and N26 passed to CT Plus.

Bus types in use Edit

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 9.3m & 9.6m (DM) for routes 339 and 508 
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m (DML) for routes RV1 and W15
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.8m (DMV) for routes 236, 488 and W14 
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 10.1m & 10.2m (DN) for routes 30, 69, 425, N550 and N551
  • Alexander Dennis E40H / “Virtual Electric” Enviro 400 MMC (DH) for route 69
  • VDL SB200 11.9m / Wright Pulsar 2 Hydrogen powered (WSH) for route RV1
  • Volvo B5LH 10.5m / MCV EvoSeti (MV) for routes 58 and 308  
  • Volvo B5LH 10.5m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 3 (VH) for route 212
  • Volvo B9TL 10.4m / Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 (VN) for routes 25 and 58
  • Wright StreetLite 10.8m (WV) for route 444

Westbourne Park (X) Edit

Westbourne Park garage operates London bus route 70 and 24-hour route 23.

HistoryEdit

On 31 October 2015, route 295 passed to Metroline.

Tower Transit will takeover the operation of route 82 from 1 April 2017.

London United will takeover the operation of route 70 from 24 June 2017.

Bus types in use Edit

  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Dart 10.2m (DML) for route 70
  • Alexander Dennis Enviro 400H 10.2m (DNH) for route 23
  • Volvo B5LH 10.5m / MCV EvoSeti (MV) to be introduced on route 82 from 1 April 2017
  • Volvo B7TL 10.1m / Wright Eclipse Gemini (VNW) for route 23

EdmontonEdit

In August 2014, Tower Transit lodged a development application to build a new garage in Pickett's Lock Lane, Edmonton with capacity for 107 buses.

FleetEdit

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