Route 9 gets new 'Boris bus'

Route 9 will become the 3rd route to operate entirely with the New Bus for London from Saturday.

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Route will be 3rd to run entirely with New Bus

The New Bus for London Credit: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Route 9 will be served by the New Bus for London - also known as the 'Boris Bus' - which has a conductor and the same hop-on hop-off feature as the old Routemaster.

The route - which runs from Hammersmith to Aldwych will get 22 of the new buses from Saturday. 16,000 people use the route every day.

Route 9 joins routes 24 and 11 which are already run entirely with a fleet of New Buses.

Route 390 will become part of the exclusive group on 9 December.

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