TfL proposes to trim 171 and 172 routes

TfL is proposing to shorten two Brockley bus routes as part of a rejigging designed to reduce central London congestion. 853 reports:Route 171 from Catford Bus Garage and Brockley to Holborn would be cut back from Holborn to Elephant and Castle under the scheme.And the 172 from Brockley Rise faces being trimmed back from Clerkenwell ...

Fewer 484s

Due to unpopular demand, from January 6th, the 484 bus from Camberwell Green to Lewisham Station will run less frequently. TfL has announced a raft of cuts, and notes:To match demand, we’re changing the frequency: Monday to Saturday day times buses will run  every 12 minutes (previously every 10 minutes).Thanks to 853 for the heads ...

Lewisham’s Lament Configuration Shifts Again

Lewisham layout changes again this Sunday. Check bus routes @BrockleyCentral @TheLewishamWay— Claire Shaw (@clairebaigent) August 26, 2016

Naughty Bus

Rebecca wants help bringing a bus to justice. She writes:Last Thursday, our car was parked overnight at the end of Harefield Road, near the sorting office. When we went to the car at about 1:30pm, it had obviously been hit by a bus. There was red fibre glass everywhere and the wheel was bent out.The ...

West Side crash blocks 343 and 484 bus routes

#RTC in #Brockley, no loss of life (thank God) buses 343 & 484 routes & surrounding roads affected #trafficLondon— Yomi (@tekopikin) September 26, 2015

284 bus route consultation

TfL have launched a public consultation about the future of the 284 bus route between Ladywell and Catford Bridge.The plans will involve introducing more bus stops along the route, at the cost of parking space on Manwood and Chudleigh Roads. TfL says:We are proposing to introduce fixed bus stops along the existing the hail and ...

Vicars Hill crash strands 484

Photo taken by Lewisham MPSThis morning, a 484 bus managed to snare itself on a front garden wall on Vicars Hill, on the Lewisham side of Hilly Fields. No-one was injured.

47 and N199 to go all night

With the Jubilee Line becoming an all-night service from September, TfL is proposing to extend the operating hours of two local bus routes, to link up with Canada Water.This consultation document shows that the 47 and the N199 will offer extended services, with the former running every 30 minutes all night to Bellingham and the latter ...

The New Cross-Lambeth North express: Number 53 depowered until March

Sneaky and very, very nasty bus cut from @TfL - 53 to terminate at Lambeth North from 17 January.— Darryl (@darryl1974) January 15, 2015 The Number 53. King of buses. Growing up in south east London, it was the closest thing we knew to a loving god. Oh sure, Thor was more useful and ...

Crofton Park bus fire closes Brockley Road

Bus on fire outside my house. I slept through it but friend took a photo while in progress @BrockleyCentral— Andrew Davies (@Spiderham) August 13, 2014 Routes 122 171 172 are back to line of route following earlier diversion due to vehicle fire at Crofton Park Station.— TfL Bus Alerts (@TfLBusAlerts) August 13, 2014