ransport for London has completely halted its heritage service of 10 renowned Routemaster buses on the number 15 route.The buses were the last
of the city’s popular open-backed cars in operation, after the other heritage route, the 9H, was retired 7 years ago.The news, which has devastated some on social media, comes more than a year after the UK was
struck with by the Covid pandemic, slashing ridership across London’s transportation network.Another factor for the retiring of the service is the absence of step-free access on the timeless front-engined double deckers, the Guardian reported.The 15H path, which ran in between Tower Hill and Trafalgar Square and was run by Stagecoach London, was not actually required
for capability purposes and it did not supply any distinct links, TfL told the paper.
emissions requirements”might not have actually been technically possible.”The heritage route, which only ran seasonly between 10am-6pm on summer weekends and bank vacations in between March and September only, had not operated considering that the break out of
2020. However the extension of the investment was under the condition that it make performance savings in order for it to reach monetary sustainability as quickly as.