FANDOM



London Buses route 70 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between South Kensington station and Chiswick, it is operated by Tower Transit.

History

Route 70 was introduced on 2 March 1991 between Acton and South Kensington from CentreWest's Westbourne Park garage.

On 3 August 2004, the route was included in the sale of Thorpes to Metroline.

On 22 June 2013, the route was included in the sale of First London's Westbourne Park garage to Tower Transit.[1][2][3]

In November 2014, Transport for London launched a consultation to extend the route from Acton to Chiswick Business Park via Acton Town.[4]

Tender History

Upon being re-tendered in 1999, the route was awarded to Thorpes from 14 June 2000.

Upon being re-tendered in 2004, the route was retained by Metroline from 25 June 2005.[5][6]

Upon being re-tendered in 2011, the route was awarded to First London from 23 June 2012.[7]

Current route

10px

10px

10px

10px

10px

10px

References

  1. FirstGroup Announces Sale of Eight London Bus Depots FirstGroup 9 April 2013
  2. Aberdeen firm FirstGroup sells off depots for £80m BBC News 9 April 2013
  3. Date set for Aussie takeover of London bus routes Australasian Bus & Coach 14 June 2013
  4. Bus Service proposals: Extension of route 70 and new stops for route 27. Retrieved on 20 November 2014.
  5. History Metroline
  6. Bus tender results Route 70 Transport for London 22 November 2004
  7. Bus tender results Route 70 Transport for London 15 September 2011

External links

Commons-logo.svg Media related to London Buses route 70 at Wikimedia Commons


London bus routes
1–99
100–199
200–299
300–399
400–499
500–599
600–699
700–799
900–999
Letter prefix
This article uses material from the Wikipedia article London Buses route 70, that was deleted or is being discussed for deletion, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Author(s): Nordic Dragon Search for "London Buses route 70" on Google
View Wikipedia's deletion log of "London Buses route 70"
Wikipedia-logo-v2

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.