London Buses route 100

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Outside Liverpool Street Station - - 1872887.jpg
Operator London General
Garage Mandela Way (MW)
Start Elephant & Castle
Via Southwark
End Shadwell
Length 6 miles (9.7 km)
Level Daily

London Buses route 100 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between Elephant & Castle and Shadwell, it is operated by London General.


Route 100 commenced operating on 10 June 1989 from Liverpool Street station to Shadwell via Aldgate, Tower Hill and Wapping. It was operated by Leaside Buses' Clapton garage. On 24 February 1990, it was transferred to East London's Bow garage, and again on 26 September 1992 to Stratford.

Upon being re-tendered, it was retained by East London with a new contract commencing on 28 February 1998. Route 100 was extended from Liverpool Street to Elephant & Castle via London Wall and Blackfriars Bridge on 18 September 1999.

When next tendered, it passed to Travel London's Walworth garage on 18 September 2004.[1]

Route 100 was included in the 21 May 2009 sale of Travel London to Abellio London.[2][3][4] On 19 September 2009, Abellio London commenced a further contract to operate the route.[5]

When next tendered, the contract to operate the route was awarded to London General's Mandela Way garage with the handover occurring on 20 September 2014.[6][7]

Current route[edit]

Route 100 operates via these primary locations:[8]


  1. ^ Bus tender results Route 100 Transport for London 15 March 2004
  2. ^ National Express Group plc agreement to sell Travel London National Express Group 21 May 2009
  3. ^ NatEx sells London bus business Bus & Coach Professional 22 May 2009
  4. ^ NedRailways acquisition reinforces long term commitment to UK transport market NedRailways 9 June 2009
  5. ^ Bus tender results Route 100 Transport for London 13 May 2009
  6. ^ Bus tender results Route 100 Transport for London 19 December 2013
  7. ^ Tender News Bus Talk (Go-Ahead London) issue 26 February 2014
  8. ^ Route 100 Map Transport for London

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