Over two millennia ago, at the furthest downstream location that a bridge could be built across the River Thames, London was born. Continuing our occasional series on the river’s relationship with transport in London, we look at how River Buses have grown from a single boat carrying 60 passengers a day, to a network of six routes, carrying over 4.4 million commuters and tourists a year. Our curiosity has long been piqued by the success of River Buses. Similar companies failed in the ...
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