FOI request detail

Bus footage of W19 bus route to Ilford

Request ID: FOI-0596-2021
Date published: 13 July 2020

You asked

There has been a road traffic accident that may have been captured on the bus footage of your W19 bus to Ilford on xx/xx/2020 at approximately xx.xx pm (the bus was at Stop M). I think there may have an attempted undertaking of a vehicle which has caused an accident. I wish to obtain a copy of the footage from all angles of your bus which may have captured the incident.

We answered

TfL Ref: FOI-0596-2021

Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 13th July 2020 asking for CCTV footage from the number W19 bus.

Your request has been considered in accordance with the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act and our information access policy.

TfL does not hold the requested information. London's bus services are operated by private bus companies on behalf of TfL. CCTV on London buses is the responsibility of the company that runs that particular service or route, and any recorded footage is held by those companies rather than TfL. If you require access to CCTV footage from a bus you should contact the company who operates that particular route. A list of bus routes and the company that operates them can be found on our website here:

Route W19 is operated by the CT Plus Community Interest Company. Their contact details can be found online here:

Or you can contact them by phone / post at:

Phone: 020 7275 2400

Ash Grove Bus Depot
Mare Street
London E8 4RH

On a more general matter, please note that the Government has announced a series of measures to tackle the coronavirus. It is essential for London that we continue to provide a safe transport network for essential journeys.

In current circumstances, we are not able to answer FOI requests readily and we ask that you please do not make a request to us at present.

Answering FOI requests will require the use of limited resources and the attention of staff who could be supporting other essential activity. In any event, please note that our response time will be affected by the current situation.

Please see the attached information sheet for details of your right to appeal.

Yours sincerely,

David Wells

FOI Case Officer

FOI Case Management Team

General Counsel

Transport for London

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