News 2 June 2022

These Central London Bus Routes Could Be Scrapped To Save Money

2 June 2022
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Up to a fifth of Central London bus routes may be scrapped under new cost-cutting plans announced by TFL.

Warning the public and the government about their severe financial situation, TFL has said that they are being forced to consider the plans.

Deputy Mayor for Transport Seb Dance said “No one wants to see reductions, but TfL is having to consider these changes because of the savings demanded by the government as part of the emergency funding deals during the pandemic.”

The routes that could be scrapped under the plans are as follows:

4: Archway – Blackfriars

11: Fulham Broadway – Liverpool Street

12: Oxford Circus Station – Dulwich Library

14: Russell Square – Putney Heath

16: Cricklewood Bus Garage – Victoria

24: Hampstead Heath – Pimlico, Grosvenor Road Road

31: Camden Town – White City Bus Station

45: Elephant & Castle, Newington Causeway – Clapham Park

72: East Acton – Hammersmith Bridge

74: Baker Street Station – Putney High Street

78: Shoreditch High Street Station – Nunhead, St Mary’s Road

242: Homerton University Hospital – Aldgate

349: Ponders End Bus Garage – Stamford Hill, Rookwood Road

521: Waterloo Station – London Bridge Bus Station

C3: Earl’s Court, Tesco – Clapham Junction

D7: Poplar, All Saints Church and DLR – Mile End Station

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