London Buses route 64

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64
Metrobus 456 YN03 DFC on route 64.JPG
Overview
Operator Arriva London
Garage Thornton Heath (TH) [1]
Vehicle Alexander Dennis Enviro400
Peak vehicle requirement 21
Night-time 24 hour service
Route
Start Thornton Heath Pond
Via Croydon
Croham Road
Selsdon
Addington
End New Addington

London Buses route 64 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between Thornton Heath Pond and New Addington, it is operated by Arriva London.[2]

History

On 4 December 1971 the route was converted to one man operation with the AEC Routemasters replaced by Daimler Fleetlines.[3]

Upon being re-tendered, the route passed to Metrobus on 30 August 1997. In August 2009, route 64 was retained by Metrobus.[4]

On 24 October 2015, route 64 was extended within the New Addington area to Vulcan Way. The route was also converted to a 24-hour service with the night bus N64 withdrawn.[5] When next tendered the route was awarded to Arriva London with the new contract commencing on 27 August.[2] It was operated from Thornton Heath (TH) garage. [6]

Current route

Route 64 operates via these primary locations:[7]

References

  1. ^ Carr, Ken. The London Bus Guide. Visions International Entertainment. ISBN 978-0-9931735-3-0.
  2. ^ a b Tender News Bus Talk (Go-Ahead London) issue 37 December 2015 page 11
  3. ^ Blacker, Ken (2007). Routemaster: 1970–2005. 2 (2nd ed.). Harrow Weald: Capital Transport. p. 10. ISBN 978-1-85414-303-7.
  4. ^ Bus tender results Route 64 Transport for London 9 October 2008
  5. ^ "Proposed changes to bus services in New Addington and Forestdale". Transport for London. June 2015.
  6. ^ http://www.arrivalondon.com/news/arriva-london-starts-running-the-route-157-service-from-morden-to-crystal-palace
  7. ^ Route 64 Map Transport for London

External links

  • Media related to London Buses route 64 at Wikimedia Commons
  • Timetable
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