London Buses route 148

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New Routemaster Route 148 to Camberwell (cropped).jpg
Operator London United
Garage Shepherd's Bush (S)
Vehicle New Routemaster
Peak vehicle requirement 25
Night-time 24-hour service
Start White City (Nights only)
Shepherd's Bush
Via Holland Park
Notting Hill Gate
Marble Arch
Hyde Park
Elephant & Castle
End Camberwell Green
Length 8 miles (13 km)
Level Daily
Frequency 7-8 minutes
Journey time 39-77 minutes
Operates 24-hour service

London Buses route 148 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between White City and Camberwell Green, it is operated by London United.


East Lancs Olympus bodied Scania N230UD on Park Lane in December 2007

Route 148 was introduced between Shepherd's Bush and Camberwell Green on 5 October 2002 as one of a number routes in the leadup to the introduction of the London congestion charge. It initially used with Alexander ALX400 bodied Volvo B7TL double deckers.

Scania OmniCity double deckers were introduced in late 2006 along with some East Lancs Olympus bodied Scania N230UD double deckers in 2007.

Route 148 was extended from Shepherd's Bush to White City on 29 November 2008, coinciding with the opening of Westfield London.[1][2]

New Routemasters were introduced on 15 February 2014. The rear platform remains closed at all times except for when the bus is at bus stops.[3]

Buses currently terminate at Shepherd's Bush and do not continue onto White City during daytime hours.[4]

Current route[edit]

Route 148 operates via these primary locations:[5]

Previous route 148 in London[edit]

Until 20 March 1993, a route 148 ran between Leytonstone and Dagenham. It was replaced by route 364


  1. ^ Press Release Transport for London
  2. ^ Press Release Transport For London]
  3. ^ Press Release Transport For London
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ Route Map Transport for London

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