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New Whitehall cut – 53 bus to stop short at Lambeth North again

More bad news for users of the number 53 bus – the service, which usually runs to Whitehall, is being cut back to Lambeth North again from Monday, as a result of roadworks at Parliament Square. The cut to the … Continue reading

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53 to be fixed: Whitehall bus link restored from 23 July

Good news for bus passengers in Charlton, as well as Plumstead, Woolwich, Blackheath and Greenwich – route 53 will finally run to Whitehall again from 23 July. The daytime service was suddenly cut back to Lambeth North in January 2015 … Continue reading

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Fix the 53: Greenwich councillors turn bus motion into political squabble

Greenwich councillors passed a motion last night calling on Transport for London to restore the 53 bus service to Whitehall – but added digs at Tory mayor Boris Johnson at the same time. The bus has been running short from … Continue reading

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Fix the 53: Charlton Society launches petition to restore full bus service to Whitehall

If you use buses regularly, you’ll have noticed January’s sudden cut to route 53 caused by roadworks by Westminster Bridge. The service stopped running the full length of its route to Whitehall, depriving many local workers, from cleaners to civil … Continue reading

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