London Buses route 288
|Operator||Arriva The Shires|
|Length||4 miles (6.4 km)|
Route 288 commenced operating on 17 June 1972, as a circular route, running from Edgware bus station to Broadfields Estate with AEC Merlins. It was converted to double deck operation on 7 November 1980 with MCW Metrobuses.
On 10 November 1990, it was converted to minibus operation. From 3 July 1993, route 288 was extended via the withdrawn section of route 107 from Edgware to Queensbury station and again on 31 August 1996 to Safeways.
Upon being re-tendered, the route passed from Metroline to Arriva The Shires on 2 September 2006 with Wright Cadet bodied VDL SB120s introduced. When next tendered, Arriva The Shires successfully retained the route, with a new contract commencing on 31 August 2013.
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