A new bus service to provide school time journeys between Muswell Hill and Swiss Cottage starts on Monday 12th January, London Buses announced today.
Route 603 will run between Muswell Hill Broadway and Swiss Cottage Station via Hampstead using low floor accessible double deck buses Mondays to Fridays.
Mayor of London Ken Livingstone said:
"I hope that this new link will introduce a new generation of schoolchildren to public transport and reduce car journeys in the area. I wish it every success."
The service will run from Muswell Hill at 07.30, 07.50, 14.40 and15.10 and will run from Swiss Cottage at 08.30, 08.50, 15.40 and 16.10.
The service welcomes all passengers and is not exclusive to schoolchildren.
The service will be reviewed after six months of operation.
- Route 603 will be operated by Metroline on behalf of London Buses.
- London Buses manages bus services in London for the Mayor's Transport for London. It plans routes, specifies service levels and monitors service quality. It is also responsible for bus stations, bus stops, security initiatives and passenger information. The bus services are operated by private operators, which work under contract to London Buses.
- The London bus network is one of the largest and most comprehensive urban systems in the world. Each weekday 7,500 London buses carry 5.4 million passengers on more than 700 different routes.
For more information contact the TfL press office on 020 7941 4881 or 7941 4141 (and for out of hours).