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** List of bus routes in London **

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Three London Double Decker buses (53, 11 and 88)
Two London Single Decker buses on route 393

This is a *list of Transport for London (TfL) contracted bus routes in
London*, United Kingdom, as well as commercial services that enter the
Greater London area (except coaches). Other operators in London are London
United, Abellio London, Tower Transit, Metrobus, Arriva Shires & Essex,
Arriva Southern Counties, London Sovereign, Quality Line, Abellio Surrey,
CT Plus, First Berkshire & The Thames Valley, Uno, Carousel Buses, TWH Bus
& Coach, Blue Triangle, Green Line Coaches, Sullivan Buses and Imperial
Buses.

TfL-sponsored operators run more than 500 services.

Non TfL-sponsored operators run 36 principal services between parts of
Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Berkshire, Kent, Surrey and Sussex
on the one hand and London on the other and one local council sponsored
service each in the boroughs of Bexley, Barking and Dagenham and Hackney
(extending into Islington).

*Contents*

· 1 Classification of route numbers

· 1.1 Historic classification
· 1.2 Current classification
· 1.3 Key

· 2 List of routes

· 2.1 1–100
· 2.2 101–200
· 2.3 201–299
· 2.4 300–399
· 2.5 400–499
· 2.6 500–599
· 2.7 600–699
· 2.8 900–999
· 2.9 Letter prefixes
· 2.10 Night only routes (N-prefixed)
· 2.11 Non-TfL bus routes in Greater London

· 3 Temporary routes
· 4 Former routes
· 5 See also
· 6 References
· 7 Bibliography
· 8 External links

*Classification of route numbers[edit]*

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everyone/) of an owner and


Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_bus_routes_in_London

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