London Buses route 37

London Buses route 37 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between Peckham and Putney Heath, it is operated by London Central.

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Overview
OperatorLondon Central
Route
StartPeckham
ViaHerne Hill
Brixton
Clapham Common
Wandsworth
EndPutney Heath

HistoryEdit

Five AEC Regent double deck buses with open tops were ordered by Charles Pickup for route 37 on weekdays in 1932, now running between Peckham and Richmond.[1] It was later extended to Hounslow, and during World War I was operated with naptha powered vehicles.[2]

In April 1997 the route gained a night bus variant, route N37. It was the 50th night bus route to begin operation in London.[3]

Current routeEdit

Route 37 operates via these primary locations:[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Graeme Bruce, J; Curtis, Colin (1977). The London Motor Bus: Its Origins and Development. London Transport. p. 70. ISBN 0853290830.
  2. ^ Klapper, Charles (1984). The Golden Age of Buses. Routledge. p. 64. ISBN 0-7102-0232-6.
  3. ^ Aldridge, John (July 1997). "50th night route". Buses. Ian Allan Publishing (508): 12.
  4. ^ Route 37 Map Transport for London

External linksEdit