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Abellio London and Abellio Surrey are bus companies operating services in Greater London and Surrey.
The Aldenham Works, or Aldenham Bus Overhaul Works, was the main London Transport bus overhaul works.
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Arriva Kent Thameside is a bus operator based in North-West Kent, England.
Arriva London is a bus company operating services in Greater London.
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Arriva Shires & Essex is a bus operator providing services in Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire and Greater London.
Arriva Southern Counties Arriva Southern Counties Limited formerly Invictaway Limited formerly Einkorn Limited is a bus operator in London, Surrey, West Sussex, East Sussex, Kent and Essex in England.
Articulated buses, popularly called "bendy buses," were introduced to London in October 2001 when six Wright Eclipse Fusion bodied Volvo B7LAs were hired from First Hampshire & Dorset for a trial on 207 between Shepherds Bush and Uxbridge.
Automatic vehicle location (AVL or ~locating; telelocating in EU) is a means for automatically determining and transmitting the geographic location of a vehicle.
Berkshire (or, abbreviated Berks) is a county of south east England, located to the west of London.
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Blue Triangle is a bus company operating services in East London.
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Buckinghamshire (or; archaically the County of Buckingham; abbreviated Bucks) is a ceremonial and non-metropolitan home county in South East England.
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CentreComm is Transport for London's emergency control room based at the Surface Transport and Traffic Operations Centre at Palestra, 197 Blackfriars Road, London.
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Chinese wall is a business term describing an information barrier within an organization that was erected to prevent exchanges or communication that could lead to conflicts of interest.
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Contactless payment systems are credit cards and debit cards, key fobs, smart cards or other devices, including smartphones and other mobile devices, that use radio-frequency identification (RFID) or near field communication (NFC) for making secure payments.
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A credit card is a payment card issued to users (cardholders) as a method of payment.
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Crossrail is a railway line under construction in London and its environs.
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Cycling in London is a popular mode of transport and leisure activity within the capital city of the United Kingdom.
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A debit card (also known as a bank card or check card) is a plastic payment card that provides the cardholder electronic access to their bank account(s) at a financial institution.
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Diesel fuel in general is any liquid fuel used in diesel engines, whose fuel ignition takes place, without spark, as a result of compression of the inlet air mixture and then injection of fuel.
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Docklands Buses is a bus company operating in East London.
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The Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is an automated light metro system opened in 1987 to serve the redeveloped Docklands area of London.
East London Transit (ELT) is a part-segregated bus rapid transit, operated as part of the London Buses network.
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East Thames Buses was a bus operator in London.
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Essex is a county in England, immediately north-east of London.
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Freedom Pass is a concessionary travel scheme, which began in 1973, to provide free travel to residents of Greater London, England who were aged 60 and over (eligibility age increasing by phases to 66 by 2020) or who have a disability.
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Her Majesty's Government (HMG), commonly referred to as the British government, Welsh: Llywodraeth Ei Mawrhydi, is the central government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
London, or Greater London, is a region of England consisting of 33 districts: the 32 London boroughs and the City of London.
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The Greater London Authority Act 1999 (c. 29) is the Act of Parliament that established the Greater London Authority, the London Assembly and the Mayor of London.
Henry Charles Beck (Leyton, London, 4 June 1902 – 18 September 1974), known as Harry Beck, was an English technical draughtsman best known for creating the present London Underground Tube map in 1931.
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HCT Group is a social enterprise providing transport services and community services in London and Yorkshire.
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Hertfordshire (abbreviated Herts) is a county in southern England, bordered by Bedfordshire to the north, Cambridgeshire to the north-east, Essex to the east, Buckinghamshire to the west and Greater London to the south.
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More than 1200 hybrid buses operate in London.
A hybrid electric bus combines a conventional internal combustion engine propulsion system with an electric propulsion system.
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The iBus is an Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) system to improve London's buses using technology installed by Siemens AG.
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Information design is the practice of presenting information in a way that fosters efficient and effective understanding of it.
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Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.
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Every garage operating services that form part of the London bus network is given an official London bus garage code.
This is a list of Transport for London (TfL) contracted bus routes in London, United Kingdom, as well as commercial services that enter the Greater London area (except coaches).
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
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London Central is a bus company operating in South London.
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London General is a bus company operating services in Greater London. It is a subsidiary of the Go-Ahead Group and operates most buses under contract to Transport for London. The company is named after the London General Omnibus Company, the principal operator of buses in London between 1855 and 1933.
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The London Overground (LO) is a suburban rail network in the United Kingdom.
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London Regional Transport (LRT) was the organisation responsible for the public transport network in Greater London, UK from 1984-2000.
London River Services Limited is a division of Transport for London (TfL), which manages passenger transport on the River Thames in London, UK.
London Sovereign is a bus company in North London.
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The London Underground (also known as the Tube or simply the Underground) is a public rapid transit system serving a large part of Greater London and parts of the home counties of Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Essex.
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London United is a bus company operating in Greater London.
The Mayor of London is an elected politician who, along with the London Assembly of 25 members, is accountable for the strategic government of Greater London.
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Metroline is a bus company operating services in Greater London.
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The New Routemaster, originally referred to as the New Bus for London, and colloquially as the Borisbus or Borismaster (a portmanteau of the name of the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson who drove their introduction, and that of the AEC Routemaster that they were designed to replace) is a hybrid diesel-electric bus operated in London.
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The Oyster card is a form of electronic ticketing used on public transport in Greater London in the United Kingdom.
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Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format used to present documents in a manner independent of application software, hardware and operating systems.
The privatisation of London bus services was the process of the transfer of operation of London Buses from public bodies to private companies.
Procurement is the act of acquiring, buying goods, services or works from an external source.
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Quality Line is the trading name of the bus division of Epsom Coaches, and operates over 60 buses throughout the South West London and Surrey area, with many under contract to Transport for London or Surrey County Council.
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The AEC Routemaster is a double-decker bus designed by London Transport and built by the Associated Equipment Company (AEC) and Park Royal Vehicles.
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A spider map is a schematic diagram of bus services serving a particular locality, as used by Transport for London since 2002.
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Stagecoach London is a bus operator in London.
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Sullivan Buses is a bus company based in South Mimms, Hertfordshire, England.
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Surrey is a county in the south east of England, one of the home counties bordering Greater London.
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Tellings-Golden Miller is a charter coach operator in England.
Tower Transit is a Transport for London bus operator.
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A traffic collision, also known as a motor vehicle collision (MVC), traffic accident, motor vehicle accident, car accident, automobile accident, road traffic collision, road traffic accident, wreck, car crash, or car smash occurs when a vehicle collides with another vehicle, pedestrian, animal, road debris, or other stationary obstruction, such as a tree or utility pole.
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Tramlink is a light rail/tram system serving Croydon and surrounding areas in South London, England.
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Transport for London (TfL) is a local government body responsible for most aspects of the transport system in Greater London in England, formerly named "London Transport" (LT).
The Travelcard is an inter-modal travel ticket for unlimited use on the London Underground, London Overground, TfL Rail, Docklands Light Railway, Tramlink, London Buses and National Rail services in the Greater London area.
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The Tube map is a schematic transit map of the lines, stations and services of London's public transit systems.
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Uno (formerly UniversityBus) is a bus service operated by the University of Hertfordshire, serving members of the general public, and also its own students and staff (at a discounted rate).
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