London Buses route 69
|Start||Walthamstow Central station|
|End||Canning Town station|
On 17 December 2005, it was curtailed from London City Airport to Canning Town station as part of a series of changes in connection with the Docklands Light Rail being extended. Stagecoach London commenced a further contract on 30 April 2011. In October 2015, three Alexander Dennis Enviro400 MMCs with inductive wireless charging technology, which allows its batteries to receive a charging boost when stationary at specially equipped bus stops entered service on route 69.
Route 69 operates via these primary locations:
- Walthamstow Central station
- Leyton Midland Road station
- Leyton station
- Maryland station
- Stratford bus station
- Plaistow station
- Canning Town station
- Bus tender results Route 69/N69 Transport for London 24 October 2003
- Bus Services London City Airport Consultative Committee
- Bus tender results Route 69/N69 Transport for London 6 September 2010
- Murray, James (28 August 2014). "London to get hybrid buses that could charge wirelessly". The Guardian. Retrieved 28 August 2014.
- Brian, Matt (27 August 2014). "London to start trialling wirelessly charged buses". Engadget. Retrieved 28 August 2014.
- Kee, Edwin (27 August 2014). "Hybrid Bus Charging Technology Trial Kicks Off In London". Uber Gizmo. Retrieved 28 August 2014.
- "October start for Enviro400 virtual electric trial" Buses issue 725 August 2015 page 10
- Bus tender results Route 69/N69 Transport for London 7 October 2015
- Tender News Bus Talk (Go-Ahead London) issue 37 December 2015 page 11
- Route 69 Map Transport for London
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