Route History

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27.04.02
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LOGO New Route marketed as Riverside Bus

COVENT GARDEN  -  Aldwych  -  Waterloo  -  Royal Festival Hall  -  Southwark Street  -  London Bridge Station  -  Tooley Street  -  Tower Bridge  -  TOWER GATEWAY.

RV1 MAP
Extracted from First Map dated 2002 drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
26.06.04
H
8EC
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Timing change

02.09.06
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8ES
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Journeys towards Covent Garden revised to turn directly right at Tower Bridge to Tooley Street instead of Tanner Street diversion

15.12.07
LI
8ES
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8ES

Hackney (H) garage closure  - allocation moved to Lea Interchange LI

18.12.10
LI 701+
8ES
8ES
8ES

Contract extended for three years

22.06.13
LI 701+
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Contract novated to Tower Transit

 

30.04.16
LI 701+
8WSH
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8WSH

Tower Gateway Station (for Tower Hill Station) - Minories - Goodmans Yard - Mansell Street - Tower Bridge Approach - Tower Bridge - Tower Bridge Road - Tooley Street - Duke Street Hill - London Bridge Station - Borough High Street - Southwark Street - Blackfriars Road - Upper Ground - Royal National Theatre - Royal Festival Hall - Belvedere Road - Concert Hall Approach - Waterloo Station - York Road - Tenison Way - Waterloo Road - Waterloo Bridge - Lancaster Place -Aldwych - Catherine Street - Russell Street - Wellington Street - Tavistock Street - Covent Garden Catherine Street 
Note: When Tower Bridge is closed - buses are diverted between Tower Gateway and London Bridge Station via Aldgate - Fenchurch Street and London Bridge. 

Covent Garden – Waterloo – South Bank – London Bridge – Tower Gateway 
Covent Garden Catherine Street - Catherine Street - Aldwych - Strand - Lancaster Place - Waterloo Bridge - Waterloo Road - Tenison Way - Waterloo Station - York Road - Chichely Street - Belvedere Road - Royal Festival Hall - Royal National Theatre - Upper Ground - Broadwall - Stamford Street - Southwark Street - Borough High Street - London Bridge Station - Borough High Street - London Bridge - King William Street - Monument Station - Eastcheap - Great Tower Street - Byward Street - Tower Hill - Tower Hill Station - Minories - Tower Gateway Station 
Rerouted towards Tower Gateway via London Bridge and Easatcheap

Current times for Route

 

RV1 Photo Gallery

DML41375

DML41725 Waterloo roundabout

This image available on the
First London download

64011

ES64011 Waterloo Bridge

This image available on the
First London download

TN802

TN802 Waterloo Bridge

This image available on the
First London download

WSH

WSH62993 Waterloo Bridge

This image available on the
First London download

 

Garages

H/LI Lea Interchange
Changeover point Tower Gateway

For more info about vehicles etc

Stands and turning points