Press Release by Passengers First Alliance

A consortium of sixteen London Borough of Bromley councillors and community organisations submitted a petition yesterday 23.12.2014 to Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, calling for a Sunday service on the 354 bus route.

The submission letter and supporting documents may be viewed here:

Key facts about the 354 bus route

  • Runs from Bromley to Penge via Beckenham.
  • Serves local communities that are otherwise remote (up to a mile distant) from the bus network.
  • Covers seven route miles for a point-to-point distance of three miles by main road.
  • Provides over 670,000 passenger journeys per year (2012/13).
  • The most cost efficient route of its type.

o   Achieves the best per passenger cost of all TfL low frequency bus routes that do not operate a Sunday service. (£1.23 per passenger journey)

  • More cost efficient than many routes that operate seven day services.

o   Achieves lower per passenger costs than many TfL low frequency routes that operate a seven day service, including all four routes that terminate in Bromley town centre.

About pengeandcatorcouncillors

This blog is maintained by Cllr Kathy Bance MBE, Cllr Peter Fookes and Cllr Kevin Brooks, the Labour Party councillors for Penge & Cator ward on Bromley Council.
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