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Modified 16-Apr-24
Created 18-Mar-11
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London Bus Route 343 - Aldgate - Tower Bridge - London Bridge - Borough - Elephant & Castle - Walworth - North Peckham - Peckham - Nunhead - Brockley - New Cross Gate. (8 Miles)
Operated By Go Ahead London: London Central
Garage: New Cross NX

Past Timetables: Sep 2002, Feb 2005

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Route History:
  • On the 3rd November 2001, the 343 was introduced to replace the P3 and provided a service between New Cross Garage and London Bridge Station. The contract was awarded to London Central from New Cross NX Garage. The current PVR was Monday to Saturday 14PVL and Sunday 9PVL.
  • On the 21st September 2002 the 343 was withdrawn from London Bridge Station and re-routed from Borough High Street to London Bridge (Tooley Street), with an additional frequency increase. The current PVR from NX was Monday to Friday 20PVL, Sat 19PVL & Sun 11PVL.
  • On the 4th February 2006, the contract was awarded to Abellio London from Walworth Garage (WL) and the London Bridge Terminus was re-routed to St Thomas Street. The current PVR was Monday to Friday 19V, Saturday 18V and Sunday 11V.
  • On the 21st October 2006, the St Thomas Street Terminus was replaced by the City Hall in Queen Elizabeth Street.
  • On the 5th February 2011, the contract was retained by Abellio from Walworth Garage (WL). The current PVR was Monday to Friday 22V, Saturday 20V and Sunday 12V.
  • On the 10th May 2014 there was a frequency increase to the 343, Monday to Friday 24V, Saturday 21V and Sunday 13V.
  • On the 6th February 2016, the contract with Abellio was extended for two years using Enviro 400’s from Walworth Garage (WL). The current PVR Monday to Friday 25E, Saturday 22E and Sunday 14E.
  • On the 3rd February 2018 the contract was awarded to Go Ahead London (London Central) from its existing home New Cross Garage (NX). The current PVR Monday to Saturday 22EH and Sunday 15EH.
  • On the 15th June 2019 the 343 was extended from City Hall to Aldgate due to the withdrawn RV1. The PVR was increased to Monday to Friday 24EH, Saturday 18EH and Sunday 14EH.
  • On the 4th February 2023 the contract was extended for 2 years with Go Ahead London. The current PVR is Monday to Friday 23EH, Saturday 18EH and Sunday 14EH.

Route 343, Abellio London 2402, SN61DFO, Elephant & Castle

Route 343, Abellio London 2402, SN61DFO, Elephant & Castle

Route 343, Abellio London 2430, SN61CYO, Borough

Route 343, Abellio London 2430, SN61CYO, Borough

Route 343, Abellio London 9001, BX54DHJ, Borough

Route 343, Abellio London 9001, BX54DHJ, Borough

Route 343, Abellio London 9009, BX54DHY, Peckham

Route 343, Abellio London 9009, BX54DHY, Peckham

Route 343, Abellio London 9016, BX54DJO, Elephant & Castle

Route 343, Abellio London 9016, BX54DJO, Elephant & Castle

Route 343, Abellio London 9018, BX54DJV, Elephant & Castle

Route 343, Abellio London 9018, BX54DJV, Elephant & Castle

Route 343, Abellio London 9028, BX55XMA, Elephant & Castle

Route 343, Abellio London 9028, BX55XMA, Elephant & Castle

Route 343, Abellio London 9037, BX55XML, Elephant & Castle

Route 343, Abellio London 9037, BX55XML, Elephant & Castle

Route 343, Abellio London 9050, LF55CYX, Elephant & Castle

Route 343, Abellio London 9050, LF55CYX, Elephant & Castle

Route 343, Abellio London 9053, LF55CZB, Borough

Route 343, Abellio London 9053, LF55CZB, Borough

Route 343, Abellio London 9055, BX55XNJ, London Bridge Stn

Route 343, Abellio London 9055, BX55XNJ, London Bridge Stn

Route 343, Abellio London 9056, BX55XNK, London Bridge

Route 343, Abellio London 9056, BX55XNK, London Bridge

Route 343, Abellio London 9752, YN51KVJ, New Cross

Route 343, Abellio London 9752, YN51KVJ, New Cross

Route 343, Abellio London 9815, LG52XWE, Elephant & Castle

Route 343, Abellio London 9815, LG52XWE, Elephant & Castle

Route 343, Abellio London 9836, KN52NDJ, London Bridge

Route 343, Abellio London 9836, KN52NDJ, London Bridge

Route 343, Go Ahead London, EH114, SN66WNZ, Elephant & Castle

Route 343, Go Ahead London, EH114, SN66WNZ, Elephant & Castle

Route 343, Go Ahead London, EH171, YY67UPX, Elephant & Castle

Route 343, Go Ahead London, EH171, YY67UPX, Elephant & Castle

Route 343, Go Ahead London, EH171, YY67UPX, Peckham Rye

Route 343, Go Ahead London, EH171, YY67UPX, Peckham Rye

Route 343, Go Ahead London, EH177, YY67URF, Elephant & Castle

Route 343, Go Ahead London, EH177, YY67URF,  Elephant & Castle

Route 343, Go Ahead London, EH180, YY67URJ, Elephant & Castle

Route 343, Go Ahead London, EH180, YY67URJ, Elephant & Castle

Categories & Keywords
Category:Transportation
Subcategory:Buses
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:Abellio, Arriva, Blue Triangle, Buses, CT Plus, Capital Citybus, Docklands Buses, First London, London Buses, London Central, London General, London United, MCW, Metrobus, Metroline, Olympians, Photographs, Photos, Stagecoach, Transdev