London Buses route 37

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37
Rye Lane, Peckham, London SE15 - geograph.org.uk - 1335947.jpg
Overview
Operator London Central
Garage Peckham (PM)[citation needed]
Vehicle Alexander Dennis Enviro400 10.1m[citation needed]
Peak vehicle requirement 19[citation needed]
Night-time 24-hour service[citation needed]
Route
Start Peckham
Via Herne Hill
Brixton
Clapham Common
Wandsworth
End Putney Heath
Length 14 miles (23 km)
Service
Level Daily[citation needed]
Frequency 10-15 minutes[citation needed]
Journey time 42-84 minutes[citation needed]
Operates 24-hour service[citation needed]

London Buses route 37 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between Peckham and Putney Heath, it is operated by London Central.

History[edit]

This route dates back to the beginning of the 20th century when it ran between Peckham and Isleworth. Five STL-type buses with open tops were ordered by Charles Pickup for route 37 on weekdays, now running between Peckham and Richmond.[1] It was later extended to Hounslow, and during World War I was operated with naptha powered vehicles.[2]

In April 1997 the route gained a night bus variant, route N37. It was the 50th night bus route to begin operation in London.[3]

Current route[edit]

Route 37 operates via these primary locations:[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Graeme Bruce, J; Curtis, Colin (1977). The London Motor Bus: Its Origins and Development. London Transport. p. 70. ISBN 0853290830. 
  2. ^ Klapper, Charles (1984). The Golden Age of Buses. Routledge. p. 64. ISBN 0-7102-0232-6. 
  3. ^ Aldridge, John (July 1997). "50th night route". Buses (Ian Allan Publishing) (508): 12. 
  4. ^ Route 37 Map Transport for London

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