Each bus will cost £354k over its lifetime.
new bus for london
It’s a year since the ‘son of Routemaster’ first took to the streets.
Londoners are going to have to pay for it, though.
All aboard the first New Bus for London to go into service.
Engine trouble for Boris’ flagship vehicle.
Vanity project, or a great new symbol for the capital?
The articulated eyesores are down to just three routes.
Thanks to Transport for London for these pictures of the new Routemaster bus (we really need to stop calling it that at some stage) shown off by the Mayor yesterday. There is also an excellent gallery over at The Guardian, which features some images taken …
Mayor Boris Johnson this morning introduced a full-size replica of the New Bus for London, aka the replacement for Routemaster, at the London Transport Museum depot in Acton. Built in the spirit of the superannuated London icon, the new bus has a rear open deck, …
BBC London has been out to Ballymena, Northern Ireland, to visit the headquarters of Wrightbus, the company charged with building the New Bus for London, occasionally known as ‘son of Routemaster’. They’ve come back with pictures and a video walk-through of the prototype vehicle. Of …