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Route RV1

Tower Gateway London Bridge South Bank Waterloo Covent Garden

Long term diversion westbound at Waterloo.

Mondays to Fridays Saturdays Sundays

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Route record (places served and roads followed)

Note: This route is classed as high frequency, and as such controllers will endeavour to provide an even service rather than necessarily adhering exactly to the times shown.

RV1 Mondays to Fridays towards Covent Garden          Other direction       Sat       Sun  


Tower Gateway Station                        0600 0620 0640 0658 0718 0736 0753 0808 0827 0846 0905 0925 0945 1005 1025 1045 1105 1125
Tower Bridge Road, Tooley Street             0605 0625 0645 0703 0723 0741 0758 0814 0833 0852 0911 0931 0951 1011 1031 1051 1111 1131
London Bridge Station, Duke Street Hill      0609 0629 0649 0707 0727 0745 0802 0821 0840 0859 0918 0938 0958 1018 1038 1058 1118 1138
Royal Festival Hall                          0619 0639 0700 0720 0740 0800 0820 0839 0858 0917 0936 0956 1016 1036 1056 1116 1134 1154
Covent Garden, Catherine Street              0627 0647 0708 0728 0748 0810 0830 0849 0908 0927 0946 1006 1026 1046 1106 1126 1144 1204

Tower Gateway Station                        1145 Then every     05 25 45       1625 1645 1705 1725 1745 1805 1825 1845 1905 1925 1945
Tower Bridge Road, Tooley Street             1151 20 minutes     11 31 51       1631 1651 1711 1731 1751 1811 1831 1851 1911 1931 1951
London Bridge Station, Duke Street Hill      1158 at these       18 38 58 until 1638 1658 1718 1738 1758 1818 1838 1858 1917 1936 1956
Royal Festival Hall                          1214 minutes        34 54 14       1654 1714 1734 1754 1814 1834 1854 1914 1932 1950 2009
Covent Garden, Catherine Street              1224 past the hour  44 04 24       1704 1725 1745 1805 1825 1845 1905 1924 1942 2000 2018

Tower Gateway Station                        2005 2025 2045 2105 2125 2145 2205 2225 2245 2305 2325 2345 0005
Tower Bridge Road, Tooley Street             2011 2031 2051 2111 2131 2151 2211 2231 2251 2311 2331 2351 0010
London Bridge Station, Duke Street Hill      2015 2035 2055 2115 2135 2155 2215 2235 2255 2315 2335 2355 0014
Royal Festival Hall                          2027 2046 2106 2126 2146 2206 2226 2246 2306 2325 2345 0005 0023
Covent Garden, Catherine Street              2036 2055 2115 2135 2155 2215 2235 2255 2314 2333 2353 0012 0030

RV1 Mondays to Fridays towards Tower Gateway          Other direction       Sat       Sun  


Covent Garden, Catherine Street              0600 0620 0640 0700 0720 0738 0757 0811 0830 0849 0909 0929 0948 1008 1028 1048 1108 1128
Aldwych, St Mary's Church                    0602 0622 0642 0702 0722 0740 0759 0814 0833 0852 0912 0932 0951 1011 1031 1051 1111 1131
Waterloo Station, York Road                  0605 0625 0645 0706 0726 0744 0803 0818 0837 0856 0916 0936 0955 1015 1035 1055 1115 1135
Royal Festival Hall                          0607 0627 0647 0709 0729 0747 0806 0821 0840 0859 0919 0939 0959 1019 1039 1059 1119 1139
London Bridge Station, Duke Street Hill      0617 0637 0658 0722 0742 0802 0822 0837 0856 0916 0936 0956 1016 1036 1056 1116 1136 1156
Tower Bridge Road, Tooley Street             0620 0640 0701 0726 0746 0807 0827 0842 0901 0921 0941 1001 1021 1041 1101 1121 1141 1201
Tower Gateway Station                        0623 0643 0705 0730 0750 0811 0831 0846 0905 0925 0945 1005 1025 1045 1105 1125 1145 1205

Covent Garden, Catherine Street              1148 1208 1228 1248 1308 1328 1348 1408 1425 1445 1505 1525 1545 1605 1625 1646 1706 1726
Aldwych, St Mary's Church                    1151 1211 1231 1251 1311 1331 1351 1411 1428 1448 1508 1528 1548 1608 1628 1650 1710 1730
Waterloo Station, York Road                  1155 1215 1235 1255 1315 1335 1355 1415 1432 1452 1512 1532 1552 1612 1632 1655 1715 1735
Royal Festival Hall                          1159 1219 1239 1259 1319 1339 1359 1419 1436 1456 1516 1536 1556 1616 1636 1659 1719 1739
London Bridge Station, Duke Street Hill      1216 1236 1256 1316 1336 1356 1416 1436 1453 1513 1533 1553 1613 1633 1653 1715 1735 1755
Tower Bridge Road, Tooley Street             1221 1241 1301 1321 1341 1401 1421 1441 1500 1520 1540 1600 1620 1640 1700 1721 1741 1801
Tower Gateway Station                        1225 1245 1305 1325 1345 1405 1425 1445 1505 1525 1545 1605 1625 1645 1705 1725 1745 1805

Covent Garden, Catherine Street              1746 1808 1828 1849 1911 1933 1955 2010 2028 2046 2105 2125 2145 2205 2225 2245 2305 2325
Aldwych, St Mary's Church                    1750 1812 1832 1853 1914 1936 1958 2013 2031 2049 2108 2128 2148 2208 2228 2248 2308 2328
Waterloo Station, York Road                  1755 1816 1836 1857 1918 1940 2002 2017 2035 2053 2112 2132 2152 2212 2232 2252 2312 2332
Royal Festival Hall                          1759 1820 1840 1901 1922 1944 2006 2021 2039 2057 2116 2136 2156 2216 2236 2256 2315 2335
London Bridge Station, Duke Street Hill      1815 1836 1856 1916 1936 1958 2019 2033 2051 2109 2128 2148 2208 2228 2248 2308 2325 2345
Tower Bridge Road, Tooley Street             1821 1842 1902 1921 1941 2003 2023 2037 2055 2113 2132 2152 2212 2232 2252 2312 2329 2349
Tower Gateway Station                        1825 1846 1906 1925 1945 2006 2026 2040 2058 2116 2135 2155 2215 2235 2255 2315 2332 2352

Covent Garden, Catherine Street              2345 0005
Aldwych, St Mary's Church                    2348 0008
Waterloo Station, York Road                  2352 0012
Royal Festival Hall                          2355 0015
London Bridge Station, Duke Street Hill      0005 0025
Tower Bridge Road, Tooley Street             0009 0029
Tower Gateway Station                        0012 0032

RV1 Saturdays and Good Fridays towards Covent Garden          Other direction       Mon-Fri       Sun  


Tower Gateway Station                        0600 0620 0640 0659 0718 0737 0755 0815 0834 0851 0911 0931 0951 1010 1030 1050 1109 1128
Tower Bridge Road, Tooley Street             0604 0624 0644 0705 0724 0743 0801 0821 0840 0857 0917 0937 0957 1016 1036 1056 1115 1134
London Bridge Station, Duke Street Hill      0607 0627 0647 0708 0727 0746 0804 0824 0843 0900 0920 0940 1000 1020 1040 1100 1119 1138
Royal Festival Hall                          0615 0635 0655 0718 0737 0756 0814 0834 0853 0912 0932 0952 1012 1032 1052 1113 1132 1151
Covent Garden, Catherine Street              0622 0642 0702 0725 0744 0803 0821 0841 0901 0921 0941 1001 1021 1041 1102 1123 1142 1201

Tower Gateway Station                        1147 1206 1225 1245 1305 1325 1345 1405 1425 1445 1505 Then every     25 45 05       1805
Tower Bridge Road, Tooley Street             1153 1213 1232 1252 1312 1332 1352 1412 1432 1452 1513 20 minutes     33 53 13       1813
London Bridge Station, Duke Street Hill      1157 1217 1236 1256 1316 1336 1356 1416 1436 1456 1518 at these       38 58 18 until 1818
Royal Festival Hall                          1210 1230 1249 1309 1329 1349 1409 1429 1449 1509 1531 minutes        51 11 31       1831
Covent Garden, Catherine Street              1221 1241 1300 1320 1340 1400 1420 1440 1500 1521 1543 past the hour  03 23 43       1843

Tower Gateway Station                        1825 1845 1905 1925 1945 2005 Then every     25 45 05       2245 2305 2325 2345 0005
Tower Bridge Road, Tooley Street             1833 1853 1913 1933 1953 2011 20 minutes     31 51 11       2251 2311 2331 2351 0011
London Bridge Station, Duke Street Hill      1838 1858 1918 1937 1957 2015 at these       35 55 15 until 2255 2315 2335 2355 0015
Royal Festival Hall                          1851 1911 1931 1949 2008 2026 minutes        46 06 26       2306 2325 2345 0005 0025
Covent Garden, Catherine Street              1902 1922 1942 2000 2017 2035 past the hour  55 15 35       2315 2333 2353 0013 0033

RV1 Saturdays and Good Fridays towards Tower Gateway          Other direction       Mon-Fri       Sun  


Covent Garden, Catherine Street              0600 0620 0640 0700 0720 0740 0800 0820 0838 0856 0916 0935 0955 1015 1034 1054 1114 1134
Aldwych, St Mary's Church                    0602 0622 0642 0702 0722 0742 0802 0822 0840 0859 0919 0938 0958 1018 1037 1057 1117 1137
Waterloo Station, York Road                  0605 0625 0645 0705 0725 0745 0805 0825 0843 0902 0922 0941 1001 1021 1040 1100 1121 1141
Royal Festival Hall                          0608 0628 0648 0708 0728 0748 0808 0829 0847 0906 0926 0945 1005 1025 1044 1104 1125 1145
London Bridge Station, Duke Street Hill      0617 0637 0657 0717 0737 0757 0817 0839 0858 0918 0938 0957 1017 1037 1056 1118 1139 1159
Tower Bridge Road, Tooley Street             0620 0640 0700 0720 0740 0800 0820 0842 0902 0922 0942 1001 1021 1041 1100 1122 1143 1203
Tower Gateway Station                        0623 0643 0703 0723 0743 0803 0823 0845 0906 0926 0946 1005 1025 1045 1105 1128 1148 1208

Covent Garden, Catherine Street              1154 Then      14 34 54       1534 1554 1614 1634 1654 1714 1734 1754 1814 1834 1854 1914
Aldwych, St Mary's Church                    1157 every 20  17 37 57       1537 1557 1617 1637 1657 1717 1737 1757 1817 1837 1857 1917
Waterloo Station, York Road                  1201 minutes   21 41 01       1541 1601 1622 1642 1702 1722 1742 1802 1822 1842 1901 1921
Royal Festival Hall                          1205 at these  25 45 05 until 1545 1606 1627 1647 1706 1726 1746 1806 1826 1846 1905 1925
London Bridge Station, Duke Street Hill      1219 minutes   39 59 19       1559 1620 1641 1701 1719 1739 1759 1819 1839 1859 1917 1937
Tower Bridge Road, Tooley Street             1223 past      43 03 23       1603 1624 1645 1705 1723 1743 1803 1823 1843 1903 1920 1940
Tower Gateway Station                        1228 the hour  48 08 28       1608 1629 1650 1709 1727 1747 1807 1827 1847 1908 1925 1945

Covent Garden, Catherine Street              1934 1952 2010 2028 2046 2105 2125 2145 2205 2225 2245 2305 2325 2345 0005
Aldwych, St Mary's Church                    1937 1955 2012 2030 2048 2107 2127 2147 2207 2227 2247 2307 2327 2347 0007
Waterloo Station, York Road                  1941 1959 2016 2034 2052 2111 2131 2151 2211 2231 2251 2311 2331 2351 0011
Royal Festival Hall                          1945 2003 2020 2038 2056 2115 2135 2155 2215 2235 2255 2314 2334 2354 0014
London Bridge Station, Duke Street Hill      1957 2014 2031 2049 2107 2126 2146 2206 2226 2246 2306 2324 2344 0004 0024
Tower Bridge Road, Tooley Street             2000 2017 2034 2052 2110 2129 2149 2209 2229 2249 2309 2327 2347 0007 0027
Tower Gateway Station                        2005 2021 2038 2056 2114 2133 2153 2213 2233 2253 2313 2331 2351 0011 0031

RV1 Sundays and Public Holidays (excluding Christmas Day) towards Covent Garden          Other direction       Mon-Fri       Sat  


Tower Gateway Station                        0600 0620 0640 0700 0720 0740 0800 0820 0840 0857 0915 0933 0949 1006 1026 1046 1106 1126
Tower Bridge Road, Tooley Street             0604 0624 0644 0706 0726 0746 0806 0826 0846 0903 0921 0939 0955 1013 1033 1053 1113 1133
London Bridge Station, Duke Street Hill      0607 0627 0647 0709 0729 0749 0809 0829 0849 0906 0924 0942 0959 1017 1037 1057 1117 1137
Royal Festival Hall                          0615 0635 0655 0719 0739 0759 0819 0839 0859 0917 0935 0953 1011 1029 1049 1109 1129 1149
Covent Garden, Catherine Street              0622 0642 0702 0726 0746 0806 0826 0846 0906 0925 0943 1001 1020 1038 1058 1118 1138 1158

Tower Gateway Station                        1146 1206 1226 1245 Then every     05 25 45       1545 1605 1625 1645 1705 1725 1745 1805
Tower Bridge Road, Tooley Street             1153 1213 1233 1252 20 minutes     12 32 52       1552 1613 1633 1653 1713 1733 1753 1813
London Bridge Station, Duke Street Hill      1157 1217 1237 1256 at these       16 36 56 until 1556 1617 1637 1657 1717 1737 1757 1817
Royal Festival Hall                          1209 1229 1249 1309 minutes        29 49 09       1609 1630 1650 1710 1730 1750 1809 1828
Covent Garden, Catherine Street              1218 1238 1258 1319 past the hour  39 59 19       1619 1640 1700 1720 1740 1800 1818 1837

Tower Gateway Station                        1825 1845 1905 1925 1945 2005 2025 2045 2105 2125 2145 2205 2225 2245 2305 2325 2345 0005
Tower Bridge Road, Tooley Street             1833 1853 1913 1933 1953 2013 2033 2053 2110 2130 2150 2210 2230 2250 2309 2329 2349 0009
London Bridge Station, Duke Street Hill      1837 1857 1917 1937 1957 2016 2036 2056 2113 2133 2153 2213 2233 2253 2312 2332 2352 0012
Royal Festival Hall                          1848 1908 1928 1948 2007 2026 2046 2106 2123 2143 2203 2223 2243 2302 2320 2340 0000 0020
Covent Garden, Catherine Street              1857 1916 1936 1956 2015 2034 2054 2114 2131 2151 2211 2231 2251 2310 2328 2348 0008 0028

RV1 Sundays and Public Holidays (excluding Christmas Day) towards Tower Gateway          Other direction       Mon-Fri       Sat  


Covent Garden, Catherine Street              0600 0620 0640 0700 0720 0740 0800 0820 0840 0900 0920 0940 0958 1018 1038 1058 1118 1137
Aldwych, St Mary's Church                    0602 0622 0642 0703 0723 0743 0803 0823 0843 0903 0923 0943 1001 1021 1041 1101 1121 1140
Waterloo Station, York Road                  0605 0625 0645 0706 0726 0746 0806 0826 0846 0906 0926 0946 1004 1024 1044 1104 1124 1143
Royal Festival Hall                          0607 0627 0647 0709 0729 0749 0809 0829 0849 0909 0929 0949 1007 1027 1047 1107 1127 1147
London Bridge Station, Duke Street Hill      0616 0636 0656 0718 0738 0758 0818 0838 0858 0919 0939 0959 1019 1039 1059 1119 1139 1159
Tower Bridge Road, Tooley Street             0619 0639 0659 0721 0741 0801 0821 0841 0901 0923 0943 1003 1023 1043 1103 1123 1143 1203
Tower Gateway Station                        0622 0642 0702 0724 0744 0804 0824 0844 0904 0926 0946 1006 1027 1047 1107 1127 1147 1207

Covent Garden, Catherine Street              1156 1215 Then      35 55 15       1835 1855 1915 1935 1955 2010 2028 2046 2105 2125 2145
Aldwych, St Mary's Church                    1159 1218 every 20  38 58 18       1838 1858 1918 1938 1957 2012 2030 2048 2107 2127 2147
Waterloo Station, York Road                  1203 1222 minutes   42 02 22       1842 1902 1922 1942 2001 2015 2033 2051 2110 2130 2150
Royal Festival Hall                          1207 1226 at these  46 06 26 until 1846 1906 1926 1946 2005 2019 2037 2055 2114 2134 2154
London Bridge Station, Duke Street Hill      1219 1238 minutes   58 18 38       1858 1917 1938 1958 2016 2029 2047 2105 2123 2143 2203
Tower Bridge Road, Tooley Street             1223 1242 past      02 22 42       1902 1921 1941 2001 2019 2032 2050 2108 2126 2146 2206
Tower Gateway Station                        1227 1246 the hour  06 26 46       1906 1925 1945 2005 2023 2036 2054 2112 2130 2150 2210

Covent Garden, Catherine Street              2205 2225 2245 2305 2325 2345 0005
Aldwych, St Mary's Church                    2207 2227 2247 2307 2327 2347 0007
Waterloo Station, York Road                  2210 2230 2250 2310 2330 2350 0010
Royal Festival Hall                          2214 2234 2254 2313 2333 2353 0013
London Bridge Station, Duke Street Hill      2223 2243 2303 2322 2342 0002 0022
Tower Bridge Road, Tooley Street             2226 2246 2306 2325 2345 0005 0025
Tower Gateway Station                        2230 2250 2310 2328 2348 0008 0028

Note: On Boxing Day, a Sunday service operates. There is no service on Christmas Day. On working Mondays to Fridays around Christmas and New Year, a Saturday service operates. The precise dates of operation depend on the day of the week on which Christmas Day falls.

Please see the Christmas and New Year page for details of the general service pattern applying from year to year (some routes may show additional variations).

Operated by Tower Transit for London Buses.

Timetable revised 05/03/18. Long term Waterloo diversion continued.

Route record

Tower Gateway London Bridge South Bank Waterloo Covent Garden
Tower Gateway Station (for Tower Hill Station) - Minories - Goodmans Yard - Mansell Street - Tower Bridge Approach - Tower Bridge - Tower Bridge Road - Tooley Street - Duke Street Hill - London Bridge Station - Borough High Street - Southwark Street - Blackfriars Road - Upper Ground - Royal National Theatre - Royal Festival Hall - Belvedere Road - Concert Hall Approach - Waterloo Station - York Road - Tenison Way - Waterloo Road - Waterloo Bridge - Lancaster Place - Aldwych - Catherine Street - Russell Street - Wellington Street - Tavistock Street - Covent Garden Catherine Street
Note: When Tower Bridge is closed, buses are diverted between Tower Gateway and London Bridge Station via Aldgate, Fenchurch Street and London Bridge.
The section in green shows the long term diversion routeing. The normal routeing is via a longer section of Belvedere Road - Chichely Street and a longer section of York Road.

Covent Garden Waterloo South Bank London Bridge Tower Gateway
Covent Garden Catherine Street - Catherine Street - Aldwych - Strand - Lancaster Place - Waterloo Bridge - Waterloo Road - Tenison Way - Waterloo Station - York Road - Chichely Street - Belvedere Road - Royal Festival Hall - Royal National Theatre - Upper Ground - Broadwall - Stamford Street - Southwark Street - Borough High Street - London Bridge Station - Duke Street Hill - Tooley Street - Tower Bridge Road - Tower Bridge - Tower Bridge Approach - Tower Hill - Tower Hill Station - Minories - Tower Gateway Station
Note: When Tower Bridge is closed, buses are diverted between London Bridge Station and Tower Gateway via London Bridge and Lower Thames Street.

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