London Buses route 63
Overview
OperatorAbellio London
GarageWalworth (WL)
Night-timeNight Bus N63
Route
StartHonor Oak
ViaPeckham
Elephant & Castle
Blackfriars
Ludgate Circus
EndKing's Cross

London Buses route 63 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between Honor Oak and King's Cross, it is operated by Abellio London.

History

On 15 September 1954, route 63 was extended from Honor Oak to Crystal Palace as a replacement for the British Railways branch line to Crystal Palace (High Level), which was closed at the same time.[1]

In 2003, route 63 was withdrawn between Honor Oak and Crystal Palace, replaced by route 363.[2]

On 13th November 2021, route 63 passed to Abellio London using brand-new electric double decks.[3][4]

Current route

Route 63 operates via these primary locations:[5]

References

  1. ^ "Crystal Palace High Level branch to close". The Railway Gazette. 101: 124. 1954.
  2. ^ "All change on Route 63". london-se1.co.uk. 18 May 2003.
  3. ^ Lydall, Ross (11 February 2022). "New London buses with skylights and phone chargers officially launched". www.standard.co.uk. Retrieved 13 February 2022.
  4. ^ "Gradual electric bus roll-out continues". Buses Magazine. No. 803. February 2022. p. 24.
  5. ^ Route 63 Map Transport for London