Abellio London showcases zero emission electric buses to Liverpool Mayor

Abellio London showcases zero emission electric buses to Liv…

Liverpool City Region Mayor Steve Rotheram today (2nd August) visited London to see some of the city’s state-of-the-art electric buses, on a fact-finding mission to see what could be delivered in the Liverpool City Region. On a tour of Abe…

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Abellio London Bus opens the doors of a new depot set to power EV routes in West London.

Abellio London Bus opens the doors of a new depot set to pow…

On 11 July, Abellio London Bus opened the doors on its brand new depot at Dawley Road, in Hayes. This is Abellio’s first fully owned bus depot in London, a purpose built operating centre that houses up to 56 buses. Routes 278, 350, 482, U5,…

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MBE for dedicated fleet manager, Mike Harvey, in the Queen’s Birthday Honour list

MBE for dedicated fleet manager, Mike Harvey, in the Queen’s…

Our Battersea depot has something very special to celebrate, as fleet manager Mike Harvey has received an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire). Mike has been awarded the prestigious honour in the Queen’s Jubilee birthday honours …

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Commemorating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in style

Commemorating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in style

Abellio is proud to commemorate Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with a distinctive new look for one of our buses.    One of our route 270 buses, sporting a very special commemorative wrap, to mark Her Majesty the Queen’s Plati…

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Abellio London sets wheels in motion on two new routes

Abellio London sets wheels in motion on two new routes

On Saturday 30 April Abellio increased its fleet size by 5% in one night as two new Transport for London bus routes came into operation with 41 additional buses.   Abellio commenced operating the 322 (Clapham Common-Crystal Palace) from i…

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Proud smiles and snaps - at last - for Abellio London’s UK Bus & Coach Award Winners

Proud smiles and snaps - at last - for Abellio London’s UK B…

Two Abellio London staff who scooped awards in the Covid-affected 2021 UK Bus & Coach Awards have been recognised at a special mini-ceremony at Transport for London’s (TfL’s) headquarters.   Back in November 2021, Driver Septimus Will…

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Two million miles for Abellio London’s groundbreaking zero-emission buses

Two million miles for Abellio London’s groundbreaking zero-e…

To NZ and back: Kingsford racks up 24,000 electric miles   Abellio London’s Walworth depot has clocked up over two million electric bus miles - cutting emissions of carbon and nitrogen oxides, and improving the safety of passengers at the…

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Abellio MD joins Mayor of London on visit to Wrightbus in Ballymena

Abellio MD joins Mayor of London on visit to Wrightbus in Ba…

On 7th March 2022, Abellio London's Managing Director joined Mayor of London Sadiq Khan on a visit to Wrightbus’ Ballymena factory, to see a fleet of new cutting-edge electric buses being made. He was part of a delegation that visited Wrig…

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New Engineering Director Joins Abellio London

New Engineering Director Joins Abellio London

We’re delighted to welcome aboard Chris Remnant, who has joined Abellio London Bus as our new Engineering Director.   Chris has worked his way up from bus depot to boardroom, starting off as an apprentice mechanic in Chepstow, South Wales…

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Abellio London trials the Caetanobus H2.City Gold Hydrogen Single Deck Bus.

Abellio London trials the Caetanobus H2.City Gold Hydrogen S…

Abellio London trials the Caetanobus H2.City Gold Hydrogen Single Deck Bus.    Abellio London undertook a trial of the Caetano H2.City Gold Hydrogen Fuel Cell zero emissions bus during the week of 19th October 2020.  The H2.City Gold is t…

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Abellio commences operation of new contract for route 315

Abellio commences operation of new contract for route 315

On 1st May 2021, Abellio commenced operation of its latest new TfL route contract, starting route 315.     The commencement of the route was the culmination of the work by the team at Beddington depot to mobilise route 315 using 5 freshly…

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Abellio lauches Electric Bus Fleet

Abellio lauches Electric Bus Fleet

Abellio London are proud to launch two routes featuring the fully electric Caetano e.City Gold bus from Walworth depot. The P5 route went live on 2nd May 2020, with our next fully electric route, C10 converting in June. A great ach…

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Abellio opens brand new bus depot in Southall

Abellio London has opened its newest addition to the London bus network – a purpose-built bus depot in Southall, West London. The depot, which can accommodate 135 buses, began operating on Saturday 13 July.   The depot has six engineering…

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Abellio London Bus wins again

Here at Abellio London Bus, we just cannot stop winning! Following on from our success at the London Transport Awards in March, we have once again come out on top, this time at the London Bus Awards. The awards were held in the Mayor’s Livi…

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Abellio Driver Apprenticeship

Interserve Group Limited wins apprenticeship contract with London bus company Abellio   Interserve Group Limited, the international support services, construction and equipment services group, has won a c.£900k contract with the major bus…

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Abellio London Bus orders 34 Caetano electric buses

Abellio London Bus orders 34 Caetano electric buses

Abellio has confirmed an order for 34 Caetano zero emission, electric buses to strengthen its fleet in London. The new buses will enter service on routes C10 and P5 from March 2020. This will be the first Caetano electric bus for the UK, r…

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Abellio London Bus adopts fingerprint-based drug testing

Abellio London Bus adopts fingerprint-based drug testing

Abellio London Bus adopts fingerprint-based drug testing   Abellio London Bus, one of London’s most innovative public transport companies, has become the first bus operator to adopt new fingerprint based drug testing technology to support…

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Abellio commence operation of routes E10 & E11

Abellio commence operation of routes E10 & E11

On 25th May 2019, Abellio London commenced operation of route E11. The E11 route will operate from Abellio's Southall garage using brand new single decker buses. A week later on 1st June 2019, Abellio London commenced operation of route…

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Abellio wins award for Most Innovative Transport Project at 2019 London Transport Awards

Abellio wins award for Most Innovative Transport Project at …

Abellio London wins the award for Most Innovative Transport Project at the 2019 London Transport Awards, which were held in March 2019.   Abellio worked with TfL and Mobileye to install 10% of it fleet with the Mobileye DriveCam system. T…

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Abellio London helps raise over £2,200 for Comic Relief in 2019.

Abellio supports Comic Relief 2019

Abellio London helped raised over £2,200 for Comic Relief in 2019.   Abellio London along with many other bus operators operated traditional Routemaster buses on Friday 15th March to raise money for comic relief.   Abellio ran RML2735 o…

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