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London Bus Services Limited Tender Results 25/3/2024

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The following tender awards have been announced by London Bus Services Limited.

The following tender awards have been announced by London Bus Services Limited.

RouteCurrent OperatorNew OperatorPVRVehicles
4Metroline TravelMetroline Travel17New Electric Double Deck
22/N22London GeneralLondon General18New Electric Double Deck
88London GeneralLondon General22New Electric Double Deck
117London UnitedLondon United10Existing Diesel Single Deck
176London CentralLondon Central22Existing New Routemaster
281London UnitedLondon United21Existing Electric Double Deck
419London UnitedLondon United12Existing Diesel Single Deck
681London UnitedLondon United3Existing Hybrid Double Deck

* Certain journeys will continue to be operated by hybrid vehicles.

New electric vehicles may enter service after the contract start date, dependent on infrastructure and/ or vehicle delivery timescales.

The hybrid vehicles detailed above will meet Euro VI emissions standards.

The start and end dates for the above contracts are detailed below

6th July 2024: 281, 681 (End 2nd July 2027)
7th September 2024: 117 (End 3rd September 2027)
28th September 2024: 4 (End 26th September 2031)
19th October 2024: 22/N22 (End 17th October 2031)
9th November 2024: 176 (End 9th November 2029), 419 (End 5th November 2027)
7th December 2024: 88 (End %th December 2031)