On the buses with Boris

Boris unveils the new Routemaster Other Boris stories: Boris’ sticky situation means cleaner air for London New routemaster hits the streets Wind rescued from “potentially disastrous” planning laws London trials wireless electric car charging

New routemaster hits the streets

The new Boris bus finally hit the streets of London this morning. The new routemaster bus, part of the Mayor’s electoral pledge, has taken two years from drawing board to the tarmac and the first one will be in service from February. Mr Johnson was of course the first passenger as the bus was driven […]

Boris drives London’s new hybrid bus

A new hybrid bus that could replace the Routemaster on the roads of the capital has been taken for a test ride in Ireland by London Mayor Boris Johnson. The prototype is the first of eight to be built by specialist engineers at the Wrightbus factory in Northern Ireland. The Mayor first unveiled the New […]

New green bus for London

Boris test drives the next generation routemaster