London Buses route 148

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148
New Routemaster Route 148 to Camberwell (cropped).jpg
Overview
Operator London United
Garage Shepherd's Bush (S)
Vehicle New Routemaster
Peak vehicle requirement 25
Night-time 24-hour service
Route
Start White City bus station
Via Holland Park
Notting Hill Gate
Queensway
Marble Arch
Hyde Park
Victoria
Westminster
Elephant & Castle
End Camberwell Green
Length 8 miles (13 km)
Service
Level Daily
Frequency 7-8 minutes
Journey time 39-77 minutes
Operates 24-hour service

London Buses route 148 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between White City bus station and Camberwell Green, it is operated by London United.

History[edit]

East Lancs Olympus bodied Scania N230UD on Park Lane in December 2007

Route 148 commenced operating between Shepherd's Bush Green and Camberwell Green on 5 October 2002, as one of a number routes introduced in the leadup to the introduction of the London congestion charge.[1]

Originally operated by Alexander ALX400 bodied Volvo B7TLs, in late 2006 new Scania OmniCitys entered the service. Some East Lancs Olympus bodied Scania N230UDs entered service in 2007.

On 29 November 2008 route 148 was extended to White City bus station to coincide with the opening of Westfield London.[2] On 15 February 2014 New Routemasters entered service on the route, however unlike on other routes they do not have a conductor.[1][3][4]

Current route[edit]

Previous route 148 in London[edit]

Until 20 March 1993, a route 148 ran between Leytonstone and Dagenham. It was replaced by route 364

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