Transpora Group's (Londoner Buses) route A service and other LSP routes using AEC Routemaster buses

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Dear Transport for London,

According to your London Service Permit (LSP) consultation, you have approved Transpora Group's (Londoner Buses) Route A which uses vintage AEC Routemasters.

https://haveyoursay.tfl.gov.uk/11106/wid...
https://londonerbuses.co.uk/

1. Can you reveal the start date for route A?

2. Are they and other non-TfL contracted operators allowed to carry London Buses roundels on the side of their vintage buses?

3. Will they accept TfL fares and free travel concessions including 60+ Oyster Card, Freedom Passes and English National Concessionary Travel Scheme (ENCTS) passes?

4. Can you list the current LSP services including routes (direction of routes & maps) and company names which use vintage AEC Routemasters?

Yours faithfully
Larry Bryant

FOI, Transport for London

Dear Mr Bryant

TfL Ref: 1517-2223

Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 26 September 2022 asking for information about Transpora Group's (Londoner Buses) route A service and other LSP routes using AEC Routemaster buses.

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Yours sincerely

Sara Thomas
FOI Case Management Team
General Counsel
Transport for London

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Dear Mr Bryant

 

TfL Ref: 1517-2223

 

Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 26
September 2022 asking for information about Transpora Group's (Londoner
Buses) route A service and other LSP routes using AEC Routemaster buses.

 

Your request has been considered in accordance with the requirements of
the Freedom of Information Act and our information access policy.  I can
confirm that we hold the information you require. Your questions and our
replies are as follows:  According to your London Service Permit (LSP)
consultation, you have approved Transpora Group's (Londoner Buses) Route A
which uses vintage AEC Routemasters.

 

[1]https://haveyoursay.tfl.gov.uk/11106/wid...

[2]https://londonerbuses.co.uk/

 

1. Can you reveal the start date for route A? 15 October 2022

 

2. Are they and other non-TfL contracted operators allowed to carry London
Buses roundels on the side of their vintage buses?  No. No vehicles on any
LSP services should display any TfL trade marks (or other TfL intellectual
property), including any modal roundels or corporate logos, unless doing
so under a license granted by Transport Trading Ltd.

 

3. Will they accept TfL fares and free travel concessions including 60+
Oyster Card, Freedom Passes and English National Concessionary Travel
Scheme (ENCTS) passes?  They will not accept any TfL concessionary passes.
We are not aware of any other fare arrangements in operation.

 

4. Can you list the current LSP services including routes (direction of
routes & maps) and company names which use vintage AEC Routemasters? The
following operators are approved to operate LSP services with Routemaster
buses (route records attached).

 

Attend IT Ltd t/a Red Routemaster – Service H

Brigits Afternoon Tea – Afternoon Tea Tour / Dinner Tea Tour

Ghost Bus Tours – The Ghost Bus Tour

Manchester Bus Tours – Service A

Premium Coaches – Iconic Route B / Iconic Experience / Jack the Ripper
Tour / Christmas Lights Tour / Magic of London Tour / London Highlights
Tour

 

 

 

If this is not the information you are looking for, or if you are unable
to access it for any reason, please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

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appeal as well as information on copyright and what to do if you would
like to re-use any of the information we have disclosed.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Sara Thomas

FOI Case Management Team

General Counsel

Transport for London

 

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