Following through on one of his campaign pledges, Boris Johnson will get rid of the Bendy Bus today.
The nine vehicles, operating on Route 507, will be replaced by new buses after their final day of service.
He pledged to scrap the “much-loathed” buses last year, saying they were dangerous and enabled fare evasion.
But passenger group London TravelWatch and the London Assembly’s Labour group said there was no evidence bendy buses caused more accidents.
Removing bendy buses was one of Mr Johnson’s key pledges during last year’s mayoral election, and he plans to phase them all out by 2011.
It’s quite a controversial vehicle – does it make the bus operation more efficient, or does it inconvenience other motorists on narrow London streets? Is it an eyesore or a step into the future?