TQ2879 : Boris Bus at Stand D, Victoria Bus Station

taken 6 years ago, near to Westminster, Great Britain

Boris Bus at Stand D, Victoria Bus Station
Boris Bus at Stand D, Victoria Bus Station
This is one of the eight new NB4L Wright Gemini 2's that have been
bought for Route 38 (between Victoria and Hackney Central).

It is now at the front of the queue (with other older Route 38 buses) at Victoria Bus Station.
(Wonder how many times they have to put up with photographers!?)

The bus is also known as Boris Bus to replace the 'hated' bendy buses.

The port-a-cabins above are part of the Crossrail Construction works taken place at the nearby railway station.
Boris Bus
This is a 21st century replacement of the iconic Routemaster as a bus built specifically for use in London. Designed by Heatherwick Studio, it is built by Wrightbus, and features the 'hop-on hop-off' rear open platform of the original Routemaster, but meets the requirements for modern buses to be fully accessible. The first bus entered service on 27 February 2012.

See LinkExternal link for more specific details on the bus.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 3 February, 2013   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 5 February, 2013
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Roads, Road transport 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2895 7909 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.7632N 0:8.6284W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2897 7909
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