Defective Bells on the New Bus for London

Meeting: 
MQT on 2016-02-22
Session date: 
February 22, 2016
Reference: 
2016/0496
Question By: 
Valerie Shawcross
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

I have had more than one complaint about the bells to alert the driver to stop at bus stops have not been working on some New Bus for London vehicles, which, at busy times, has led to passengers missing their stop. Please could this be investigated?

Answer

Answer for Defective Bells on the New Bus for London

Answer for Defective Bells on the New Bus for London

Answered By: 
The Mayor

TfL is aware of the failure of a small number of wireless bell pushers on some of the New Routemasters and is working with both the manufacturer and the operators to ensure these are replaced as quickly as possible.