London Buses route 141

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141
Arriva HW4 on Route 141, London Bridge.jpg
Overview
Operator Arriva London
Route
Start Palmers Green
Via Wood Green
Turnpike Lane
Harringay
Manor House
Newington Green
Hoxton
Moorgate
End London Bridge bus station

London Buses route 141 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between Palmers Green and London Bridge bus station, it is operated by Arriva London.

History[edit]

The route was retained by Arriva London with a contract awarded in May 2005.[1]

Route 141 was the first route to be served by hybrid electric double-decker buses, with the first one entering service in March 2007.[2]

A bus operating on route 141 was involved in an accident near Monument station on 24 February 2010. Eleven people including the driver were injured when the bus crashed into a set of railings and narrowly avoided falling down the steps into the station.[3][4]

Upon being re-tendered, route 141 was retained by Arriva London with a new contract commencing on 12 January 2013.[5] In August 2014, a bus on the route was used to test technology that displays seat availability on a screen at the base of the stairs. [6][7][8]

Current route[edit]

Route 141 operates via these primary locations:[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bus tender results Route 141 Transport for London 9 May 2005
  2. ^ Hybrid double-decker bus launched BBC News 16 March 2007
  3. ^ Eleven hospitalised in central London double-decker bus crash Evening Standard 24 February 2010
  4. ^ Eleven people taken to hospital as bus crashes yards from London Tube station Daily Mail 24 February 2010
  5. ^ Tender News BusTalk (Go-Ahead London) issue 16 June 2012
  6. ^ Worth, Dan (6 August 2014). "TfL will trial bus WiFi and digital seat data displays". V3. Retrieved 10 August 2014. 
  7. ^ Martin, Chris (7 August 2014). "Tfl trials free Wi-Fi on buses in London alongside other new technology". TechAdvisor. Retrieved 10 August 2014. 
  8. ^ Hinks, Jamie (6 August 2014). "Free public Wi-Fi arrives on London buses". IT Pro Portal. Retrieved 10 August 2014. 
  9. ^ Route 141 Map Transport for London

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