London Buses route 176

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176
Arriva route 176.jpg
Overview
Operator London Central
Garage Camberwell (Q) [1]
Route
Start Penge
Via Forest Hill
East Dulwich
Denmark Hill
Camberwell
Elephant and Castle
Waterloo
End Tottenham Court Road station

London Buses route 176 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between Penge and Tottenham Court Road station, it is operated by London Central.

History

Upon being re-tendered, the route was retained by Arriva London with a new contract commencing on 14 November 2003.[2]

On 3 January 2009 the route was withdrawn between Tottenham Court Road and Oxford Circus to allow Andrew Borde Street to be closed and used as a work site for the upgrade of Tottenham Court Road station and the construction of the Crossrail station.[3] In January 2010, Transport for London claimed this shortening of route 176 as part of its implementation of the Mayor's request to reduce the bus flow in Oxford Street by 10% in each of 2009 and 2010.[4]

Current route

Route 176 operates via these primary locations:[5]

References

  1. ^ "Routes". 
  2. ^ Bus tender results Route 176/N176 Transport for London 8 May 2003
  3. ^ "Bus diversions to facilitate Crossrail and rebuilding of Tottenham Court Road station". Transport for London. 22 December 2008. Retrieved 2010-05-18. 
  4. ^ "Streets ahead: Relieving congestion on Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street" (PDF). London Assembly Transport Committee. 4 February 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 July 2011. Retrieved 9 May 2010.  See Appendix 1.
  5. ^ Route 176 Map Transport for London

External links

  • Media related to London Buses route 176 at Wikimedia Commons
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