Challenge

  • Innovating to help improve air quality.
  • Offering the best possible quality of service to passengers.
  • Fulfilling and anticipating the requirements of the transit authority.

 

246

hybrid buses

2

all-electric routes as of 2018

271

million passengers transported per year

Solution

RATP Dev London covers London United Busways, London Sovereign and Quality Line. These three companies operate 12% of the London bus market, and transport 271 million passengers every year.

More than 3,300 employees work with RATP Dev London, delivering the highest possible quality service to the passengers of its 70 routes, which exemplify the values of reliability, safety and regularity.

 

Video telemetry for passenger safety

With the aim of further enhancing the safety and integrity of people and equipment, and in compliance with the commitments made to Transport for London, RATP Dev London introduced a video telemetry system at the beginning of 2017 to help analyze and anticipate causes of incidents that may affect its routes.

RATP Dev London uses this data to improve information for passengers and adapt driver training, with the direct result of a 43% decline in incident numbers.

 

London’s red buses turn green

RATP Dev London already operates 246 hybrid buses in London, but wants to extend this by proposing to TfL that the C1 and 70 routes switch to all-electric in 2018. TfL welcomed this voluntary initiative from an operator with the requisite technical and commercial credentials to implement this change successfully.

In all, 36 zero-emissions electric buses will service the two routes, C1 and 70. RATP Dev is carrying out the relevant adaptations to the infrastructure at its Shepherd’s Bush depot, including installing recharging systems, in order to deliver this future service. RATP Dev aims to gradually turn Shepherd’s Bush into a depot with an all-electric fleet, which would make it the first zero-emissions bus garage in London.

RATP De London bus

"We're delighted to work with RATP Group to offer more eco-friendly buses for London, which will help improve air quality and provide customers with a better passenger experience."

Leon Daniels
Director, Transport for London

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RATP Dev London

Fiona Taylor

CEO

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