Delegation from India’s Ministry of Road Transport & Highways visits Holloway Garage

This week saw Holloway Garage host a special delegation from the Government of India's Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, facilitated by Transport for London. The delegates alongside some representatives of TfL were given a presentation on Metroline’s operations in London, highlighting the successes and challenges of operating in the city. The delegation also received a tour around the century-old garage, and were deeply interested in the efficiency of Metroline’s electric bus operation.

‘Wellbeing Bus’ to help improve bus driver health launched at West Perivale Garage

A new “Wellbeing Bus” was launched this week which is designed to help improve the health of bus drivers. The Wellbeing Bus is a collaborative project between Transport for London, Unite the Union, and London’s Bus operators and is being delivered by occupational health service provider Medigold Health as part of a London-wide initiative.

Metroline named as finalist in 5 categories at the UK Bus Awards 2019

London bus operator Metroline has been shortlisted in five categories in the finals of the prestigious UK Bus Awards. Metroline’s initiatives, garages, drivers and engineers have all been recognised by the awards, which showcase the achievements of the UK bus industry and encourage and reward best practice and outstanding standards of customer services. The all-important finals take place at a glittering ceremony in London at the Troxy on the 19th November 2019.

                                                   

London’s electric bus fleet becomes the largest in Europe

It was a pleasure to welcome the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, Deputy Mayor for Environment and Energy Shirley Rodrigues, TfL’s Managing Director for Surface Transport Gareth Powell and TfL’s Director of Bus Operations Claire Mann on board an electric route 43 bus this morning. Routes 43 and 134, both operated by Metroline, will become London’s first exclusively electric double deck routes.

Metroline launches new Electric Buses on Route 134

Metroline’s latest zero-emission, electric double deck buses hit the streets of London today. Route 134 operating from Potters Bar Garage adds to Metroline’s growing fleet of almost 100 zero-emission, electric buses by the end of this year. Together with Route 43, also operated by Metroline,  the two routes will be London’s first, end-to-end fully electric double deck bus routes by the end of the summer. The conversion of the two routes, which carry around 18.5 million people* across the City annually, to zero emission vehicles will further assist in improving air quality in London.

Metroline launches new Electric Buses on Route 134

Metroline’s latest zero-emission, electric double deck buses hit the streets of London today. Route 134 operating from Potters Bar Garage adds to Metroline’s growing fleet of almost 100 zero-emission, electric buses by the end of this year. Together with Route 43, also operated by Metroline,  the two routes will be London’s first, end-to-end fully electric double deck bus routes by the end of the summer. The conversion of the two routes, which carry around 18.5 million people* across the City annually, to zero emission vehicles will further assist in improving air quality in London.

Route 43 set to be London’s first all-electric bus route

London bus operator Metroline launched its new all-electric, zero emissions buses on London’s streets today, the first day of the inaugural London Climate Action Week. 

 

By the end of summer, along with route 134 which is also operated by Metroline, these 2 routes will become London’s first fully electric, zero-emission double deck services. The conversion of these routes, which carry around 18.5 million people* across the City annually, to zero emission vehicles will further assist in improving the air quality in London.

 

Potters Bar Garage - Open Day this July

Potters Bus Garage Open Day: Saturday 20th July10.30am – 4pm.

On Saturday 20th July, Metroline will again open the doors of its bus garage in Potters Bar High Street to local people and transport enthusiasts alike from where up to 200 buses operate from.

 

New Engineering Director takes the Helm at Metroline

  • Adrian Jones is appointed Engineering Director at Metroline, and will oversee the Company’s London Engineering Operations.
  • This follows the appointments of Stephen Harris as Metroline’s Managing Director, Ian Foster as Group Engineering Director and Sean O’Shea as Chief Executive Officer.
  • Metroline, a member of ComfortDelGro continues to deliver innovative and pioneering services in London with the introduction of over 60 fully electric buses across two routes.

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