London Buses route 157

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157
London bus 157.jpg
Overview
Operator Abellio London
Garage Beddington Cross (BC) [1]
Route
Start Crystal Palace
Via Norwood Junction
Croydon
Wallington
Carshalton
St Helier
End Morden station

London Buses route 157 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between Crystal Palace and Morden station, it is operated by Abellio London.

History[edit]

AEC Regent III RT in Morden in April 1973

Upon being re-tendered, Route 157 passed to Connex's Beddington Cross garage on 1 December 2001 with Alexander ALX400 bodied Dennis Trident 2s. It was included in the sale of the business to Travel London in February 2004[2]

Upon being re-tendered, it was retained by Travel London with a new contract commencing on 2 December 2006.[3] Route 157 was included in the May 2009 sale of Travel London to Abellio London.[4][5] It will pass to Arriva London on 3 December 2016.[6]

Current route[edit]

Route 157 operates via these primary locations:[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bus Services- Abellio London". Retrieved 10 July 2016. 
  2. ^ National Express buys 200 London buses The Telegraph 27 February 2004
  3. ^ Bus tender results Route 157 Transport for London 9 February 2006
  4. ^ National Express Group plc agreement to sell Travel London National Express Group 21 May 2009
  5. ^ NedRailways acquisition reinforces long term commitment to UK transport market NedRailways 9 June 2009
  6. ^ Tender News Bus Talk April 2016
  7. ^ 157 bus route Transport for London

External links[edit]

Media related to London Buses route 157 at Wikimedia Commons