Go Ahead London – Northumberland Park Bus Garage (NP)

Go Ahead London General Northumberland Park Bus Garage
Go Ahead London General Northumberland Park Bus Garage

Address: Marsh Lane, Tottenham, London N17 0XB
Subsidiary: London General
Garage Code:  NP
Opened:  1991
Peak Vehicle Requirement: 159

Vehicle Types Operated

Alexander Dennis Limited Enviro 200 EV
Alexander Dennis Limited Enviro 400 EV City
Wrightbus Eclipse Gemini 2
Wrightbus New Bus for London (NB4L)
Wrightbus StreetLite

Garage History

Northumberland Park Bus Garage was opened in 1991 by Capital Citybus after they achieved massive route gains in London, following the collapse of London Regional Transport subsidiary company London Forest.

Ownership of Northumberland Park and indeed Capital Citybus transferred on 21 December 1995 when owners CNT Group sold out to the incumbent management team. This arrangement only lasted until 8 July 1998 when the management sold the company on to FirstGroup.

From the beginning of FirstGroup ownership, Northumberland Park and its services were operated as a separate company, utilising the First Capital name. This did not last long and the garage was integrated into the First London operation.

Following a series of tender losses and the general downturn of the bus business at First, the company sold Northumberland Park and its routes to the Go Ahead Group in March 2012. The operation was incorporated by the new company under its London General subsidiary.

With the tender wins by Go Ahead London General of routes 153, 230, and 444, coupled with their allocation of new Alexander Dennis Limited Enviro200 & Enviro400 EV vehicles, Northumberland Park now operates one of the largest electric bus fleets in Europe, totalling over 100 vehicles.

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