London Buses route 36
|Garage||New Cross (NX)|
|Vehicle||Alexander Dennis Enviro400|
|Peak vehicle requirement||33|
|Start||New Cross bus station|
Hyde Park Corner
On 24 August 1961, a gun and five boxes of ammunition were found under the rear seat of a 36A bus in Peckham garage. The gun was identified as that used to kill Michael Gregsten and wound Valerie Storie in the 'A6 murder case', for which James Hanratty was hanged.
It is one of very few routes still to cross central London, carrying people in to the centre from both ends of the route.
Route 36 operates via these primary locations:
- New Cross bus garage
- Queens Road Peckham station
- Peckham High Street
- Camberwell Green
- Kennington for Oval station
- Kennington Oval
- Vauxhall bus station for Vauxhall station
- Vauxhall Bridge
- Bessborough Gardens for Pimlico station
- Victoria bus station for Victoria station
- Hyde Park Corner station
- Marble Arch station
- Paddington station
- Royal Oak station
- Maida Hill
- Queen's Park station
- Route History...36 Bus Talk April 2016
- "Gun Found On Bus Was Murder Weapon" The Times 26 August 1961 p 6
- Blacker, Ken (2007). Routemaster: 1970–2005. 2 (2nd ed.). Harrow Weald: Capital Transport. pp. 116, 166, 172. ISBN 978-1-85414-303-7.
- Aldridge, John (January 2000). "Connex gains second route while Routemasters go on... and on, but what's going to happen to Red Arrow?". Buses. Ian Allan Publishing (538): 11.
- "Route 36 - award announced 24 May 2012". Transport for London. 24 May 2012. Retrieved 27 May 2014.
- Routes Go-Ahead London
- Route 36 Map Transport for London