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Previous Service Information


Sunday 8 September 2019 – Royal Navy Wreath Laying

Ceremony – Whitehall – Stop 3 will not be served during ceremony.

Saturday 7 September 2019 – Extinction Rebellion

Procession – Lincoln Inn Fields to Whitehall – Delays possible.

Wednesday 4 September 2019 – Taxi Protest

Demonstration – Parliament Square – Delays possible.

Saturday 31 August 2019 - Filming FF9 - Tothill Street

Filming – Tothill Street – Stop closure.

Stop 18 will not be served on this day.

Nearest alternative stops:
Stop 2, Buckingham Gate, Blue, Red & Lilac routes.
Stop 3, Parliament Street, Blue, Red & Lilac routes.
Stop 19, Buckingham Gate, Blue & Orange routes.

Saturday 17 August 2019 – Animal Rights Protest

March and Rally – Park Lane to Parliament Square – Diversions and delays possible.

Thursday 8 to Thursday 15 August 2019 – Road Works - Tooley Street

Road works – Tooley Street – Bus and Taxi right turn from Tower Bridge Road to Tooley Street will be unavailable.

Orange route will be on diversion, no stops will be affected, but delays possible. 

Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 August 2019 – Prudential Ride London Free Cycle

Major event – Diversions and stop closures all day both days.

Stops 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 17, 18, 30, 31, 32, 33, 67, 68, 69, 70, 76, 78, & 79 will not be served all day on both days.

Thursday 1 August 2019 – Reparation March

March and Rally – Parliament Square – Delays and diversions possible,

Sunday 28 July 2019 – London Triathlon

Major event – Diversions and stop closures possible on both days.

Stops 12, 13, 14, 15, 21, 22, 23, 24, 78 & 79 will not be served until roads re-open.

Sunday 21 July 2019 – British 10k

Major event – Diversions and stop closures all day.

Stops 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 17, 18, 31, 32, 33 & 70 will not be served until roads re-open.

Saturday 20 July 2019 – March for Chang

March and Rally Park Lane to Parliament Square – Diversions and stop closures all day.

Stops 3, 4, 5, 6, 17, 18, 30, 31, 32, 33, 44, 45, 46, 73, 74, 76, 78 & 79 will not be served until roads re-open.

Tuesday 16 July 2019 – Great City Race

Event – City of London – Delays possible,

Saturday 13 July 2019 – Belgian Wreath Laying

Ceremony – Whitehall – Blue, red and Lilac routes on diversion during ceremony.

Stop 3 will not be served during ceremony (0800 to 1200),

Saturday 6 July 2019 – Pride in London


Major event – Diversions and stop closures all day.

Stops 5, 6, 7, 30 & 31 will not be served during road closures.

Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 June 2019 – Closure of St Paul’s Churchyard

Road closure for re-surfacing – St Paul’s – All routes on diversions, delays possible,

Replacement stop nearby or in Duke of Wellington Place, when stop 33 is closed.

Wednesday 26 June 2019 – Climate Coalition – Mass Lobby of Parliament

Protest – Parliament Square – Diversions and delays possible,

Friday 21 June – Youth Climate Protest

Protest - Parliament Square and Whitehall - Diversions and delays possible.

Friday 18 January until further notice – Closure of Hyde Park Corner stop

Construction Works - Piccadilly, Bomber Memorial - Stop 33 closed when works are adjacent..

Sunday 16 June 2019 – Rathayatra Festival

Procession – Hyde Park Corner to Trafalgar Square - Delays and diversions possible.

Sunday 9 June 2019 – Combined Irish Wreath Laying

Ceremony – Whitehall – Blue, red and Lilac routes on diversion during ceremony.

Stop 3 will not be served during ceremony (0700 to 1100),

Sunday 9 June 2019 – World Naked Bike Ride

Event – Central London – Delays possible,

Monday 3 to Wednesday 5 June 2019 – State Visit

State Visit – US President – Security closures and delays possible.

Saturday 1 June 2019 – Federation of Sikhs

Procession – Hyde Park Corner to Trafalgar Square – Delays possible.

Monday 27 May 2019 – Vitality London 10k


Major event – Diversions and stop closures all day.

Stops 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 17, 18 & 76 will not be served until after 1400 hrs when roads re-open.

Thursday 23 May 2019 – UN Peacekeepers Wreath Laying

Ceremony – Whitehall – Blue, Red and Lilac routes on diversion during ceremony.

Stop 3 will not be served during ceremony (1100 to 1500),

Saturday 18 May 2019 – Tamil March – Piccadilly to Richmond Terrace

March & Rally – Piccadilly to Whitehall – Delays possible.

Monday 13 to Friday 17 May 2019 – Road closure – Charing Cross Road

Road works – Charing Cross Road closed southbound between Litchfield Street and Great Newport Street – Orange route on diversion.

Stop 70 will not be served during this closure.

Sunday 12 May 2019 – Road closure - Strand

Road works – Strand closed eastbound between Trafalgar Square and Lancaster Place – Blue, Red & Orange routes on diversion.

Stop 7, Trafalgar Square, Duncannon Street will not be served during closure.

Saturday 11 May 2019 – March for Life – Parliament Square

Rally – Parliament Square – Delays possible.

Saturday 11 May 2019 – Palestine March – Portland Place to Whitehall

March – Portland Place to Whitehall – Delays possible.

Wednesday 8 May 2019 – Taxi Demonstrations

Protest – Parliament Square and Central London – Delays possible.

Saturday 4 May 2019 – Tweed Run Bike Ride

Event – Westminster Bridge to Aldwych – Delays possible.

Friday 3 May 2019 – Climate Strike Protest

Protest – Parliament Square – Delays possible in area.

Friday 3 May 2019 – Royal Navy S50

Service – Westminster Abbey – Broad Sanctuary closed 1300 to 1330 approx. Diversions and stop closures possible during closure.

Wednesday 1 May 2019 – May Day March & Rally

March & Rally – Clerkenwell Green to Trafalgar Square – Diversions and stop closures possible.

Sunday 28 April 2019 – London Marathon

Major event – Diversions and stop closures all day.

All routes on diversion.

Stops 3, 4, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 76, 78 & 79 will not be served all day.

Thursday 25 2019 – Anzac Day Wreath Laying

Ceremony – Whitehall – Blue, red and Lilac routes on diversion during ceremony.

Stop 3 will not be served during ceremony (0830 to 1130),

Monday 22 April 2019 – St George Wreath Laying

Ceremony – Whitehall – Blue, red and Lilac routes on diversion during ceremony.

Stop 3 will not be served during ceremony (0930 to 1130),

Monday 15 April 2019 – On-going - Extinction Rebellion Week of Action

Demonstrations – Central London – Delays possible.

Friday 12 April 2019 – Youth Strike 4 Climate

Demonstrations – Parliament Square – Diversions and delays possible.

Sunday 7 April 2019 – Adidas City Run

Event – City – All routes on diversion.

Stops 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 & 41 will not be served all day.

Saturday 6 April 2019 – Sudan Protest

March & Rally – Pall Mall and Trafalgar Square – Delays possible.

Sunday 24 March 2019 – London Landmarks Half-Marathon

Major event – Diversions and stop closures all day.

Stops 3, 4, 5, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30 36, 44 and 70 will not be served until roads re-open.

Sunday 24 March 2019 – Crane operation – Holland Park Avenue

Road closure – Holland Park Avenue – Yellow route on diversion.

Stops 61 will not be served after 0800 during road closure.

Saturday 23 March 2019 – March for a Peoples Vote

March – Park Lane to Parliament Square – diversions and delays..

Stops 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 16, 20, 21, 22, 32, 33, 38, 46 & 48 will not be served during road closure.

Sunday 17 March 2019 – St Patrick’s Day - Parade


Parade - Central London - Blue and Red routes on diversion.

Stops 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 20, 21, 32, 33 and 38 will not be served from 1130 until 1500 approximately.

Saturday 16 March 2019 – Stand up to Racism March and Free Syrian Movement

March - Westminster area - Delays possible.

Friday 15 March 2019 – Climate Change Protest

Protest - Westminster area - Delays possible.

Sunday 10 March 2019 – The Big Half Marathon - Event

Event - Tower of London to Greenwich - All routes on diversion until approximately 1230.

29, 30, 36, 37, 39, 42 & 43 will not be served until after 1230 approximately, when roads re-open.

Alternative stop for Tower of London, (stop 26), London Bridge, King William Street, Stop E.


Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 March 2019 – Road Closure - Fleet Street

Road Closure - Fleet Street eastbound between 0830 and 1600 - All routes on diversion.

Between Aldwych and St Paul’s, buses will divert via Victoria Embankment, no stops are affected, but delays possible.


Saturday 9 March 2019 – Million Women Rise - March

March - Oxford Street to Trafalgar Square - Delays possible.

Friday 8 to Tuesday 12 March 2019 – Road closure A41 near Elstree

Road closure - A41 between Sandy Lane and Sandy Lodge Lane - Nightly from 2200 to 0500.

Last departure from Leavesden studios may have to divert.


Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 March 2019 – Road Closure - Fleet Street

Road Closure - Fleet Street eastbound between 0830 and 1600 - All routes on diversion.

Between Aldwych and St Paul’s, buses will divert via Victoria Embankment, no stops are affected, but delays possible.


Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 March 2019 – Road Closure - Horseferry Road

Road Closure - Horseferry Road between Greycoat Place and Regency Street - Minor Delays possible.

Yellow & Lilac routes diverted via Petty France, Tothill Street, Great Smith Street and Marsham Street, no stops affected.


Wednesday 20 to Sunday 24 February 2019 – Gloucester Place closed

From Wednesday 20th to Sunday 24th February 2019, Gloucester Place will be closed between Oxford Street and Park Road

Harry Potter service will be on diversion, Gloucester Place / Baker Street pick up and set down will not be available.


Monday 18 to Friday 22 February 2019 – Road Closure - Pall Mall

Road Closure - Pall Mall and St James Street closed - Road re-surfacing.

Lilac routes diverted via Piccadilly Circus. Stop 38 will not be served during this period, alternative stops 5 & 6 in Piccadilly.


Friday 15 to Sunday 17 February 2019 – Road Closure - Horseferry Road

Road Closure - Horseferry Road between Dean Ryle Street and Millbank - Minor Delays possible.

Yellow & Lilac routes diverted via Petty France, Tothill Street, Parliament Street and Abingdon Street, no stops affected.


Sunday 10 February 2019 – Chinese New Year

On Sunday 10th February 2019, the Chinese New Year Celebrations will take place. An area surrounding China Town will be closed to traffic all day.

Stops 20, 21, 22 and 44 will not be served all day.

Alternative stop for passengers from above stops will be Whitehall stop 4.


Sunday 3 February 2019 – Winter Run

Major Event – Westminster and City - All routes on diversion.

Stops 22, 23, 24, 24, 41, 42, 43, 44, 70, 73 and 74 will not be served until 1330 approx.

Stops 3, 4, 5 and 38 will not be served until 1630 approx.


Saturday 2 February 2019 – Waitangi Day

Broad Sanctuary will be closed from 1600 to 1700 approx. for New Zealand Haka performance.

All routes between Parliament Square and Buckingham Gate will divert in both directions via Buckingham Gate, Artillery Row, Greycoat Place, Horseferry Road, Millbank, Abingdon Street, Old Palace Yard, St Margaret Street to Parliament Square.

Stop 33 will not be served during road closure.

Friday 11 January to Tuesday 5 February 2019 – Pall Mall closed

Pall Mall closed - St James Palace - Stop 38 closed.

Lilac route on diversion via Piccadilly Circus and Piccadilly alternative stops 5 and 6..


Saturday 19 January 2019 – Women’s March Against Austerity

March & Rally - Portland Place to Trafalgar Square - Delays possible.

Saturday 19 January 2019 – Gordons School Memorial Parade

Ceremony - Horse Guards Avenue - Possible short delays on Whitehall.

Saturday 12 January 2019 – ‘Britain is Broken’ March and Rally


March & Rally - Portland Place to Trafalgar Square - Delays possible

Tuesday 1 January 2019 - New Year Day Parade

On Tuesday 1st January 2018 large areas of Central London closed to traffic all day to facilitate the New Year Day Parade.

Stops 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 18, 20, 21, 22, 32, 33 & 44 will not be served until roads re-open.

Monday 31 December 2018 – New Year’s Eve Celebrations & Fireworks.

On Monday 31st December 2018, the New Year Eve Fireworks display will be held. Large areas of Central London will be closed to traffic in stages from 1400 hrs.

Stops 3, 4, 5, 32 & 33 will not be served after 1400.

Saturday 22 December 2018 – Bikestormz

Protest – Tooley Street to Whitehall - Delays possible.

Tooley Street closed from approx. 1000 to 1400, stops 26, 27, 28, 37, 39 & 40 will not be served during this period.

Whitehall will be closed from approx. 1300 onwards for a rally, stop 3 will not be served during this closure.

Friday 21 December 2018 – Extinction Rebellion

Protest – Oxford Circus and possible other areas - Delays may be possible.

Monday 12 November to Friday 14 December 2018 – Closure of Bridge Street

Road Works – Bridge Street – All routes on diversion.

The following stops will have no service during this closure: 32, 33 & 43.

Tuesday 11 December 2018 – Vote Down May’s Deal

Protest– Parliament Square - Diversions & delays possible.

Sunday 9 December 2018 – Brexit Betrayal March & Rally

March – Park Lane to Parliament Square - Delays possible.

Saturday 8 December 2018 – Falkland Island Wreath Laying

Ceremony – Whitehall - Blue, Red & Lilac routes on diversion.

Stop 3 will not be served during closure.

Friday 7 December 2018 – Taxi Demonstration

Protest – Bank Junction - Delays possible.

Saturday 1 December 2018 – Together for Climate Justice

March – Portland Place to Whitehall - Delays possible.

Friday 30 November 2018 – Taxi Demonstration

Taxi demonstration – London Bridge – Delays possible.

No stops affected, delays possible

Wednesday 28 to Friday 30 November 2018 – Road Closure

Caxton Street will be closed between Buckingham Gate and Broadway – Blue and Orange routes on diversion.

No stops affected, delays possible.

Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 November 2018 – Crane operation

Road closure – Great Tower Street – Orange route on diversion.

Stops 36 & 41 will not be served on these days.

Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 November 2018 – Road Closure - City

Crane Operation - King William Street - All routes on diversion, no stops affected, delays possible.

Sunday 18 November 2018 – Mutiple Wreath Layings

Closure of Whitehall - Parliament Square to Trafalgar Square – diversions in force all day.

Stops 3 and 4 will not be served all day.

Saturday 17 November 2018 – UAF March

March – Portland Place to Trafalgar Square - Delays possible.

Limited service to stops 3, 4, 5, 20, 21, 22 & 38 while march passes.

Thursday 15 to Friday 16 November 2018 – Closure of Sussex Gardens

Road Works – Sussex Gardens – Orange route on diversion.

Tuesday 13 November 2018 – Closure of Tothill Street

Road works – Tothill Street – Stop closure.

Stop 33 will not be served all day.

Sunday 11 November 2018 – Remembrance Sunday

Closure of Whitehall – diversions in force during closure.

Numerous other ceremonies taking place during the day at other locations.

The following stops will have no service on this day: 3, 4, 5, 32, 33, 38, 42 & 43.

Stop 22 Duncannon Street will only be served by Blue and Orange route buses.

Sunday 11 November 2018 – Remembrance Parade

Parade – St Paul’s to Bank – Delays possible.

Saturday 10 November 2018 - Lord Mayors Show

Large Procession - Road Closures in City - Diversions on all Tours.

The following stops will have no service until after 1500 approximately: 22, 23, 24, 25 & 26.

Saturday 10 November 2018 – War Widows Wreath Laying

Ceremony - Whitehall - Diversion Blue, Red and Lilac routes.

Stop 3 will not be served during ceremony.

Saturday 10 November 2018 – Royal Albert Hall

Festival of Remembrance – Royal Albert Hall - Red route on diversion all day.

Stop 10 will not be served all day.

Thursday 8 November 2018 – Field of Remembrance

Ceremony – Broad Sanctuary - All routes on diversion.

Stops 33 & 34 will not be served between 0700 to 1300.

Monday 5 November 2018 – Million Masked March

March and Rally – Trafalgar Square to Parliament Square – diversions and delays possible 1700 to 2000.

Sunday 4 November 2018 – Arbaeen Procession

Procession – Marble Arch to Park Lane and return – delays possible in afternoon on Red route.

Saturday 3 November 2018 – UNISON Libraries Demonstration

March and demonstration – British Library to Parliament Square – diversions and delays possible.

Saturday 27 October to Sunday 4 November 2018 – Road Closure

Road closure – Eastcheap - Orange route on diversion, stop 41 will not be served during these works.

Tuesday 30 October 2018 – UBER Demonstration

March – Blackfriars Road to Royal Courts of Justice - Delays and diversions possible.

Monday 29 October 2018 – Sierra Leonean Demonstration

March – Newington Butts to Downing Street - Delays and diversions possible.

Monday 29 to Tuesday 30 October 2018 – Road closure Paddington

Road closure – Sussex Gardens closed between Westbourne Terrace and Spring Street – Yellow route diverted via Westbourne Terrace, Bishops Bridge Road and Eastbourne Terrace to Praed Street.

No stops will be affected, but delays possible.

Sunday 28 October 2018 – Diwali

Celebration – Trafalgar Square - Delays possible.

Sunday 28 October 2018 – 40 Days of Iman Hussain

Procession – Marble Arch to Paddington Green - Delays possible.

Sunday 21 October 2018 – Sea Cadets Parade

Parade – Horse Guards Parade to Trafalgar Square and return - Minor delays while Parade enters and leaves Trafalgar Square.

Sunday 21 October 2018 – 40 Days of Iman Hussain

Procession – Marble Arch to Paddington Green - Diversions and delays possible.

Saturday 20 October 2018 – People’s Vote Campaign

March – Park Lane to Parliament Square - Diversions and delays possible.

Stops 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 16, 20, 21, 22, 32, 33, 38 & 46 will not be served during road closures.

Saturday 20 October 2018 – PSTD Veterans March

March – Leicester Square to New Scotland Yard - Diversions and delays possible.

Stops 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 16, 20, 21, 22, 32, 33, 38 & 46 will not be served during road closures.

Wednesday 17 October 2018 – UCU March and Rally

March – Waterloo Place to Parliament Square – Delays possible.

From 1300 approx. until roads re-open, stops 3, 4, 20, 21 22, 32, 33 38 & 43 will not be served.

Sunday 14 October 2018 – Royal Parks Half-Marathon

Major event – Diversions and stop closures all day.

Stop closures: The following stops will have no service during the event, up to 1300 approximately: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 33, 34, 43, 44 & 46.

From 1300 approx. normal service will operate, and all stops will be served

Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 October 2018 – Tothill Street closed

Roadworks – Tothill Street closed – Blue, Red, Orange and Green routes on diversion.

Stop 33 & 34 will not be served on these days

Saturday 13 October 2018 – Rosary Crusade

Procession – Westminster Cathedral to Brompton Oratory – Delays possible in Victoria area.

Saturday 13 October 2018 – Stop Killing Cyclists

Demonstration – Lincolns Inn Field to Parliament Square – Delays possible.

Saturday 13 October 2018 – Football Lads Alliance

March – Hyde Park to Parliament Square – Delays possible.

Stop closures: The following stops will have no service from 1300 approximately until roads re-open: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 16, 17, 20, 21, 33, 34 & 46.

Wednesday 10 October 2018 – Military March

March – Parliament Square – Delays possible.

Sunday 7 October 2018 – Wooferendum

March – Waterloo Place to Parliament Square – Diversions and delays possible.

Stops 3, 4, 5 and 38 will not be served while march passes.

Saturday & Sunday 6 & 7 October 2018 – Tothill Street closed

Roadworks – Tothill Street closed – Blue, Red, Orange and Green routes on diversion.

Stop 33 will not be served on these days.