Bus

London bus stop made out of LEGO bricks

Posted on July 8, 2014

Photos courtesy Transport for London
Photos courtesy Transport for London
To celebrate Transport for London's (TfL) promotional campaign celebrating the 'Year of the Bus', LEGO has recreated a full size bus-shelter and bus stop out of LEGO bricks.

RELATED: Pepsi adds ‘augmented reality’ panels to U.K. bus stop

More than 100,000 LEGO bricks were used for the shelter located near the iconic London-based toy store, Hamleys, on Regent Street.

Bus Stop Statistics

  • Built with around 100,000 LEGO Bricks
  • Created by the U.K.'s only Certified LEGO Professional, Duncan Titmarsh
  • It took 14 days to build    
  • The LEGO Bus Stop can be found in Regent Street, London W1 close to Hamleys until July 15th
  • Shell and installation been provided by Trueform Engineering, TfL's contractor responsible for the supply, installation and maintenance of bus stops, shelters and Real Time Bus Information signs


"Many thousands of people pass along Regent Street each day and we hope the new shelter will bring a smile to the face of even a hardened commuter," said Leon Daniels, TfL's Managing Director of Surface Transport.

Year of the Bus

2014 marks a number of important bus-related anniversaries including the 60th anniversary of the iconic Routemaster and 75th anniversary of the RT-type bus.

It's also 100 years since hundreds of London buses were sent to the Western Front to play a crucial role during the First World War.  

Throughout 2014, TfL — working in partnership with London Transport Museum — is hosting a number of engaging events, exhibitions, recreations and other activities aimed at re-connecting Londoners with their bus network and reminding the world of the role that London buses, the bus drivers and the staff who support them, play in keeping the city moving throughout the year.



View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

B.C. Transit adding 68 New Flyer CNG Xcelsiors

The announcement follows the July launch of BC Transit’s low carbon program.

CCW delivers first buses with newly developed HVAC systems

The solution will benefit Montebello and its passengers by contributing to a comfortable experience.

Pace to add 75 clean-diesel New Flyer buses

The new fleet will replace older buses currently in operation, while growing the agency’s service footprint to support its Vision 2020 strategic plan.

Connecticut DOT adding 50 New Flyer clean-diesel buses

The new buses, operating under the CTtransit name, replace older vehicles in the fleet with newer, more fuel-efficient buses.

Omaha Metro adding 10 New Flyer CNG buses

The order bolsters its vision to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while supporting the launch of its new BRT route known.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation