Friday, December 28, 2018
Since June 2017 TfL have been quietly chipping away at London's bus network by reducing the frequency of the buses in the hope that nobody will notice.
This table summarises which bus routes have had their daytime frequencies cut this year, month by month, and how many buses per hour they've lost. There's a full list here.
Number of buses cut per hour ½ a bus 1 bus 1½ buses 2 buses 3 buses 8 buses Jan 279, 282 58, 92, 230, 269, 281,
285, 329, 371, 452, 484
163, 430 Feb 118 224, 343 213 228 RV1 Mar 161, 287 57, 198 236 Apr 18, 264 94 Jun 319, 327, 410 134, 268, 353, 491 24 31 274 Jul 78, 240, 452 433 211 Aug 16, C2 Sep 193, 412, H12 468 25 Oct 69, 144 Nov H25 Dec 328
That's a total of 54 bus routes cut this year, by a total of 72 buses per hour.
Last year it was 48 bus routes cut, by a total of 60 buses an hour.
In addition 41 weekend nightbus routes have been cut since June 2017, by a total of 92 buses per hour.
Next year's cull starts with a cut on route 102 on 5th January. And so it continues.
...or read more in my monthly archives
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