Mayor answers to London
Question by Valerie Shawcross
Please list all bus routes that have had their service reduced in the last six months.
Answer by Boris Johnson
Routes where there have been permanent changes to frequencies and/or routeings between 29/09/12 30/03/13 are listed below. Each of these results from TfLs ongoing process of keeping the network under regular review. This list does not include temporary service changes introduced to deal with the effects of road works nor schedule changes to improve reliability. During this period TfL has also introduced 272 new buses of which 79 are hybrids.
4 a morning peak journey withdrawn. The main service runs every 6 minutes.
27 a morning peak journey withdrawn. The main service runs every 7.5 minutes.
248 two morning and two afternoon journeys withdrawn on non school days.
38 peak frequencies reduced. The main service runs every 6 minutes.
52 three morning peak journeys withdrawn. The main service runs every 6 minutes.
236 night service withdrawn. The service now runs between approximately 0430 and 0100.
242 Monday to Saturday daytime frequencies decreased. The main service runs every 7.5 minutes.
621 reduced from two to one journey in the morning and afternoon.
4 weekend frequencies increased. Now runs every 12 minutes.
44 an extra morning peak journey introduced.
77 an extra morning peak journey introduced.
141 an extra morning peak journey introduced.
153 Sunday shopping hours frequencies increased. Now runs every 12 minutes.
220 peak frequencies increased. The main service runs every 8 minutes.
329 an extra morning peak journey introduced.
499 Monday Saturday frequencies increased. Now runs every 20 minutes.
601 an extra morning and afternoon peak journey introduced.
N41 weekend night frequencies increased. Now runs every 20 minutes.
Extended or rerouted
114 and 183 rerouted westbound via Sheepcote Road and Station Road instead of Gayton Road
165, 287 amd 652 rerouted eastboung via Viking Way instead of Rainham Broadway
224 diverted to serve Brent Park in both directions
27 extended to Chiswick Business Park
275 diverted from Woodford Bridge to operate direct via Manor Road
46 extended to St Bartholomews Hospital
52 night service rerouted via day service
N55 diverted from Leytonstone (westbound) to run via Blake Hall Road and Bush Road
U4 extended to Hayes, Prologis Park