London Buses route 154

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154
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Overview
Operator London General
Garage Sutton (A)
Vehicle Alexander Dennis Enviro400 9.9m / Optare Olympus
Peak vehicle requirement 12
Route
Start Morden station
Via Sutton High Street
Benhill
Carshalton Beeches
Wallington Sainsbury's
Roundshaw
Waddon
End West Croydon station
Length 11 miles (18 km)
Service
Level Daily
Frequency 12-15 minutes
Journey time 37-65 minutes
Operates 04:25 until 02:29

London Buses route 154 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between Morden and West Croydon stations, it is operated by London General.

On 21 May 2015, it was announced that the route was planned to run as a 24-hour service on Fridays and Saturdays from September, as well as 16 other services across the capital, to accompany the introduction of the 24-hour London Underground service on Friday and Saturday.[1]

Incidents[edit]

Early in the morning of Sunday 6 April 2014, the back seats of the top deck of a 154 were set alight whilst passing through the Benhill area of Sutton, resulting in it being 50% damaged by smoke.[2] Two teenagers were arrested over the arson.[3]

A month later, on Saturday 3 May, a teenager was arrested after a 154 bus had to be taken out of service after it was incensed. The Morden-bound vehicle came to a stand in Stanley Park Road (Wallington) where it was attended by all the emergency services. [4]

Current route[edit]

Route 154 operates via these primary locations:[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Autumn start plan for night bus". Sutton Guardian. p. 4. 
  2. ^ "Bus 'set on fire deliberately' in Sutton". Sutton Guardian. Retrieved 2014-04-07. 
  3. ^ "Teens arrested after fire breaks out on top deck of 154 bus". Sutton Guardian. 2014-04-08. Retrieved 2014-04-13. 
  4. ^ "Teen arrested after passengers forced to flee burning bus". Sutton Guardian. Retrieved 2014-06-01. 
  5. ^ Route 154 Map Transport for London

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