London Buses route 177
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|Vehicle||Scania OmniCity 10.8m|
|Peak vehicle requirement||17|
|Night-time||Night bus N1|
|Length||12 miles (19 km)|
|Journey time||49-77 minutes|
|Operates||04:30 until 01:00|
Route 177 commenced operating on 5 July 1952 between Abbey Wood and Victoria Embankment as a replacement for tram routes 36/68. It operated from Elephant & Castle as a loop, with inbound journeys operating via Westminster Bridge and outbound journeys via Lambeth Bridge.
On 4 September 1982, route 177 was curtailed from Thamesmead to Woolwich Arsenal station. On 29 October 1983 peak-hour express route 177X was introduced between Thamesmead and County Hall. From 27 April 1985 some of these were extended to Victoria. On 16 January 1988, route 177 was recast to operate between Plumstead and Elephant & Castle.
On 2 January 1993, route 177X ceased. On 12 March 1994, route 177 was withdrawn between New Cross and Elephant & Castle, and diverted to Peckham. On 2 March 1996 route 177 was extended from Plumstead to Abbey Wood station.
- Abbey Wood Estate
- Plumstead station
- Beresford Square for Woolwich Arsenal station
- Woolwich Road junction with Charlton Church Lane for Charlton station
- Nelson Road for Cutty Sark station
- Greenwich station
- Deptford Bridge station
- New Cross station
- New Cross Gate station
- Queen's Road Peckham station
- Peckham Bus Station
- Bus tender results Route 177 Transport for London 1 November 2007