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London Bus Services over Christmas and New Year 2014-15

The table below shows the general pattern of service for TfL bus services and Tramlink; there may be some exceptions. Please note that this information does not apply to routes operated on LSP conditions.

Night services are shown before the corresponding day service, in line with the normal conventions on this site. Note that these apply to N-prefix night routes only precise arrangements for 24-hour routes vary, some following the day pattern at night and others the night pattern. Some day routes may have alterations to early and late journeys to co-ordinate with night routes.

All information should be regarded as provisional at present and will be updated as further information comes to light. Last update: 18 December 2014 (69 N86 96 97 178 208 215 275 314 NYE TTs added; Tramlink special TTs added; route 521 info corrected)

DateNight service (morning)Daytime service
Monday 22 DecemberNormal Sunday night/Monday morning service. Normal Monday (school holiday) service.
Tuesday 23 DecemberNormal Monday night/Tuesday morning service. Normal Tuesday (school holiday) service.
Wednesday 24 DecemberNormal Tuesday night/Wednesday morning service. A Saturday service will operate, with the following exceptions:

Routes 507 and 521 operate a reduced Monday to Friday service.
Route X68 operates a normal Monday to Friday service.
Certain other routes will have an enchanced early morning service (details).

Tramlink will operate a Monday to Friday timetable, but with a reduced frequency during the evening - every 25 minutes on lines 1 and 2 and every 20 minutes on line 3.
Line 1/4 | Line 2 | Line 3

Last journeys on 24 hour bus routes will generally be just after midnight on 25 December.

Thursday 25 DecemberNo service.No service.
Friday 26 DecemberNo service.A normal Sunday service will operate on most routes. Routes 931, 965 and 969 will not operate. First buses on 24 hour routes will generally run by 06:00. Route 96 will run a Saturday service. Some routes (mostly Go-Ahead London) will have special timetables; those known are listed below. Details, where known, including first bus times on 24 hour routes, are also included on individual HTML route timetables, although these are not infallible.
List of known special Boxing Day timetables: 9 11 12 14 21 22 36 37 39 42 44 45 57 63 68 73 74 77 85 87 88 89 93 96 108 118 129 133 151 155 159 163 164 170 171 185 196 200 213 219 225 229 231 270 280 286 315 321 333 345 355 363 401 430 436 453 468 474 486 B16 G1 P5 P12
Saturday 27 DecemberA Sunday night/Monday morning service will operate. Normal Saturday service.
Sunday 28 DecemberNormal Saturday night/Sunday morning service. Normal Sunday service.
Monday 29 DecemberNormal Sunday night/Monday morning service. A Saturday service will operate, with the following exceptions:

Routes 507 and 521 operate a reduced Monday to Friday service.
Route X68 operates a normal Monday to Friday service.
Route 965 operates a normal Monday service.
Certain other routes will have an enchanced early morning service (details).

Tuesday 30 DecemberNormal Monday night/Tuesday morning service. A Saturday service will operate, with the following exceptions:

Routes 507 and 521 operate a reduced Monday to Friday service.
Route X68 operates a normal Monday to Friday service.
Route 969 operates a normal Tuesday service.
Certain other routes will have an enchanced early morning service (details).

Wednesday 31 DecemberNormal Tuesday night/Wednesday morning service. A Saturday service will operate, with the following exceptions:

Routes 507 and 521 operate a reduced Monday to Friday service.
Route X68 operates a normal Monday to Friday service.
Certain other routes will have an enchanced early morning service (details).

From about 1700 buses are diverted or curtailed in central London owing to road closures. Route 388 will operate only between Stratford City and Liverpool Street after 1600, and route 507 will not operate after 1900.

Thursday 1 JanuarySaturday night/Sunday morning service. Until about 0300 buses in central London will be diverted or curtailed owing to road closures.

Additionally, a number of suburban routes will run through the night to connect with rail services, and some other 24 hour services will be enhanced. Some of the extra night services finish significantly before the regular day service begins check timetables below or TfL journey planner.
Tramlink will operate every 30 minutes between Wimbledon and New Addington and between Wimbledon and Beckenham Junction.
Line 2 | Line 3

Sunday service.
Friday 2 JanuaryNormal Thursday night/Friday morning service. A Saturday service will operate, with the following exceptions:

Routes 507 and 521 operate a reduced Monday to Friday service.
Route X68 operates a normal Monday to Friday service.
Routes 931, 965 and 969 operate a normal Friday service.
Certain other routes will have an enchanced early morning service (details).

Saturday 3 JanuaryBack to normal.Back to normal.

Weekdays when a Saturday service is in operation (24/29/30/31 Dec and 2 Jan)

Routes 507 and 521 operate a reduced Monday to Friday service.
Route X68 operates a normal Monday to Friday service.
The following routes run an enhanced early morning service, but otherwise run to Saturday times: 7 38 93 94 120 133 149 159 209 343 344 W7

Additional or enhanced night services on New Year's Eve night/New Year's Day morning (31 Dec/1 Jan)

The following table summarises the enhanced services on New Year's Eve night. Click for a timetable, although note that where an old timetable is listed it may have been changed this year.

RouteNormal headwayEnhanced headway
5-20
51-30
523020
573020
653015
66-20
693020
723015
73-15
92-20
933020
96-30
97-30
103-20
108 (Lewisham - North Greenwich)3015
109-20
1113015
114-20
116-30
120-20
121-20
123-20
132-30
133 (Streatham - Elephant & Castle)-20
1393020
140 (Harrow Weald - Hayes)3015
145-20
154-30
157-20
161-30 (15 North Greenwich TO Woolwich)
163-30
164-30
169-30
174-20
1762015
178-30
183-20
185-20
188 (North Greenwich TO Surrey Quays)3015
207-20
208-20
209-11-12
210-20
2133020
215-30
216-30
217-20
221-20
222-20-25
229-30
248-24-30
252-20
261-30
269-30
275-20
2813020
2853015
314-30
319-20
340-20
358-30
412-30
422-30
432-20
436 (Lewisham - Victoria)-20
444-20
486-30
C1-20
C10-20
E1-20
E7-30
H12-20
H37-20
U3-30
U4-20
W3-30
W7-13-15
N86 (Romford - Stratford)3015 Romford TO Stratford
7-8 Stratford TO Romford
N911510
N1133015
N279 (Ponders End - Mornington Crescent)126

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