TfL launches first ever 'bus stop top' photographic exhibition

Kurt Cobain Credit: Transport for London

Pictures are to be displayed on top of bus stops along the Strand, as part of Transport for London's celebrations for 'Year of the Bus'.

TfL have teamed up with art gallery Annin Arts to present the first ever public photographic exhibition on the roofs of bus stop shelters during London Fashion Week from February 14 to February 23.

The exhibition, entitled 'Bus Stops', features ten works by celebrated fashion photographer and artist Juergen Teller.

The images feature well known faces from the fashion industry, such as Kate Moss, Yves Saint Laurent and Dame Vivienne Westwood as well as musicians Kurt Cobain and Bjork.

The works are displayed on the top of the bus shelters, giving passengers on the top deck of buses travelling down the Strand exclusive access. This innovative idea enables passengers to enjoy art for free as they makes their everyday journeys on the bus network.

Yves Saint Laurent Credit: Transport for London

Leon Daniels, TfL's Managing Director of Surface Transport, said:

This year sees a number of important anniversaries, including 60 years since the creation of the original and iconic Routemaster, 75 years since the launch of its predecessor the RT-Type bus and 100 years since hundreds of London buses were sent to the Western Front to play a crucial role during the First World War.