TfL bus celebrates Black History Month
As part of its celebration of Black History Month this October, TfL has put a specially-wrapped double-decker into service.
The bus features a design honouring the Windrush generation, marking the 75th Windrush anniversary year. the vehicle formed part of the TfL, Lagniappe Mas band and Windrush Generation Legacy Association’s float at Notting Hill Carnival. Designed by artist Baraka Carberry, the wrap celebrates the culture, community and colours of the carnival and the 75-year history of Windrush. The bus is in service on route 40, between Clerkenwell Green and Dulwich, with the wrap to remain in place throughout Black History Month and into the New Year, with support from Go Ahead London.
Also as part of its celebrations of Black History Month, a leaflet of poems by Black poets will be available at most London Underground stations. Brixton station will be hosting a photo series celebrating Black women members of TfL staff working across the organisation in a range of areas including Planning, Operations and Communications, while London Overground is putting on four DJ sets over the course of the month.