ROUTE 28 TO LOSE ELECTRIC BUSES FOR DIESELS

Route 28 (Wandsworth – Kensal Rise) will pass from London Transit to Metroline West in May. Although the current contract, which has been surrendered early (Look in on London September 2023), specifies the use of hybrid buses it has recently been largely operated using battery-electric Optare Metrodecker EVs made spare by the loss of route C3 (Earls Court – Clapham Junction) and frequency reductions on the 23 (Westbourne Park –Aldwych). The new contract will see these vehicles replaced by diesel buses.

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