London Buses route 214
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|Garage||King's Cross (KC)|
|Vehicle||Dennis Dart SLF 10.2m/ Alexander Dennis Pointer|
|Peak vehicle requirement||18|
|Via||Parliament Hill Fields
|Length||6 miles (9.7 km)|
|Journey time||31-58 minutes|
On 15 August 1992, the route was cut back to Liverpool Street bus station. Having been put out to tender, the route passed to Thamesway on the same day with Dennis Darts introduced. On 4 December 1993, it was extended from Parliament Hill Fields to Highgate Village. Upon being re-tendered, the route passed to Metroline on 14 February 1998.
On 19 March 2004, route 214 became a 24-hour service. Upon being re-tendered, it was retained by Metroline with a new contract commencing in August 2005. Metroline successfully tendered to retain the route with a new contract commencing on 18 August 2012.
On 18 June 2011, route 214 was withdrawn between Finsbury Square and Liverpool Street bus station due to Crossrail works. Route 214 was to be reinstated in July 2013, however this has been indefinitely deferred.
- Highgate Village
- Parliament Hill Fields
- Kentish Town station
- Mornington Crescent station
- King's Cross station
- Islington Angel station
- Old Street station
- Finsbury Square
- Bus tender results Route 214/N214 Transport for London 20 December 2004
- Tender News BusTalk (Go-Ahead London) issue 5 December 2011
- Changes to travel around Liverpool Street-Moorgate Crossrail 20 June 2011