Route History

Fares

at 03.10.34
AD
62NS
59NS
34NS/5LT
 
J
--
10NS
--
 
WG
4ST
5ST
--
# Joint with 29A
PB
7DL#
9DL#
8DL#

VICTORIA STN - Westminster - Charing Cross - Tottenham Court Road - Camden Town - Holloway - Finsbury Park - Manor House - Turnpike Lane Stn - Wood Green - Palmers Green,  Southgate - Cockfosters - HADLEY WOODS ( Suns ) - POTTERS BAR GARAGE ( Mon-Sat )
Mon-Sat mainly ran in two sections Victoria to Southgate and Turnpike Lane Stn to Potters Bar

Extracted from 1934 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
08.04.36
AD
52NS
50NS
26NS
 
J
--
10NS
11NS
 
WG
5ST/10NS
6ST/10NS
11NS
# Joint with 29A
PB
7DL#
9DL#
--

Sunday Holloway (J) allocation introduced
Sunday Potters Bar (PB) allocation withdrawn

07.10.36
AD
46NS/9LT
38NS/9LT
34NS
 
J
--
10NS
--
 
WG
12NS
17NS
--
AR
--
--
5STL

VICTORIA - HADLEY WOODS
Mon-Sat withdrawn between Hadley Woods and Potters Bar - this section covered by Route 29A which took over the 29 allocation previously being a joint allocation
Potters Bar (PB) allocation withdrawn
Sunday Holloway (J) and West Green (WG) allocations withdrawn
New Sunday only Tottenham (AR) allocation introduced

24.03.37
AD
47NS/9LT
38NS/9LT
37NS
 
J
--
10NS
--
 
WG
12NS
17NS
12NS

Sunday only Tottenham (AR) allocation withdrawn

06.10.37
AD
40STL/14LT
40STL/12LT
38STL
 
WG
12ST
13ST
--

Saturday only Holloway (J) allocation withdrawn
Sunday West Green (WG) allocation withdrawn

23.02.38
AD
54STL
49STL
35STL
 
WG
12ST
13ST
10ST

Sunday West Green (WG) allocation reintroduced

01.02.39
AD
53STL
49STL
36STL
 
WG
12ST
13ST
--

BATTERSEA GARAGE ( Mon-Fri peaks ) - Battersea Bridge - Royal Hospital Road - Pimlico Road - VICTORIA STATION - HADLEY WOODS
Mon-Fri peaks extended from Victoria to Battersea Garage via Route 39

15.11.39
AD
25STL
25STL
14STL
 
CF
--
--
10STL

VICTORIA STATION - HADLEY WOODS
Withdrawn between Victoria and Battersea Garage
Daily West Green (WG) allocation withdrawn
Sunday only Chalk Farm (CF) introduced

20.03.40
AD
25STL
30STL
20STL
 
AR
--
--
7LT

Sunday allocation Chalk Farm (CF) replaced by Tottenham (AR)

20.11.40
AD
25STL
25STL
10STL
   
11PROV
11PROV
 
 
AR
--
--
11LT

EXPRESS SERVICE Introduced between TRAFALGAR SQUARE and TURNPIKE LANE STN using provincial buses at Palmers Green

19.03.41
AD
25STL/11PROV
25STL/11PROV
10STL
 
AR
--
--
11LT

EXPRESS SERVICE withdrawn

29.10.41
AD
15STL
11STL
10STL
 
AR
12LT
16LT
14LT
 
PB
9LT
9LT
8LT

VICTORIA - Hadley Woods - Potters Bar - SOUTH MIMMS White Hart
Daily extended from Hadley Woods to South Mimms
Mon-Sat AR allocation introduced
Daily PB allocation reintroduced

11.02.42
AD
15STL
11STL
10STL
 
AR
12LT
16LT
14LT
 
PB
9LT+
9LT
8LT
    1LT/84    

VICTORIA - Hadley Woods- SOUTH MIMMS White Hart - BOREHAMWOOD Warwck Road ( Mon-Fri journeys )
Mon-Fri journeys extended from South Mimms via Barnet By Pass and Elstree Way to BOREHAMWOOD Warwick Road

25.03.42
AD
15STL
11STL
9STL
 
AR
12LT
16LT
17LT
 
PB
9LT+
9LT
12LT
    1LT/84    

VICTORIA - Hadley Woods- SOUTH MIMMS White Hart - BOREHAMWOOD Warwck Road ( Mon-Sat journeys )
Saturday journeys extended from South Mimms to BOREHAMWOOD Warwick Road

1943 map
Extracted from 1943 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
19.04.44
AD
13STL
11STL
10STL
 
WG
15LT
13LT
14LT
 
PB
13LT
13LT
10LT

Daily Tottenham (AR) allocation replaced by West Green (WG)

12.11.47
WG
34LT+
33LT
31LT
    1LT/144B    
 
PB
13ST+
8ST/8LT
10LT
    1LT/134    

Palmers Green (AD) allocation withdrawn

13.04.49
WG
35RTL
33RTL
31RTL
 
PB
13RT+
16RT
16RT
    1RT/134
1RT/84(Weds
   

RT and RTL type introduced

26.10.49
WG
35RTL
33RTL
30RTL
 
PB
14RT+
17RT
13RT
    2/84 Weds    

VICTORIA - Hadley Woods- SOUTH MIMMS White Hart - BOREHAMWOOD Warwck Road ( Mon-Fri journeys )
Saturday journeys withdrawn between South Mimms and BOREHAMWOOD Warwick Road

03.05.50
AD
--
--
5RTW
 
PB
14RT
17RT
24RT
 
WG
35RTL
33RTL
28RTL

Sunday only Palmers Green (AD) allocation introduced for summer season

11.10.50
PB
14RT
17RT
17RT
 
WG
35RTL
33RTL
30RTL

Sunday only Palmers Green (AD) allocation withdrawn

02.05.51
AD
--
--
14RTL
 
PB
14RT
17RT
22RT
 
WG
35RTL
33RTL
22RTL

Sunday only Palmers Green (AD) allocation introduced.

25.07.51
AD
--
--
14RTL
 
PB
14RT
17RT
22RT
 
WG
35RTL
33RTL
22RTL

VICTORIA STATIONSOUTH MIMMS Blanch Lane -: Barnet Way - Elstree Road - BOREHAMWOOD Elstree Way Hotel  (Mon-Fri peak journeys)
Borehamwood terminal change.

22.10.52
PB
13RT
17RT
16RT
 
WG
35RTL
33RTL
23RTL

Sunday only Palmers Green (AD) allocation withdrawn.

11.03.53
PB
13RT
17RT
16RT
 
WG
35RTL
33RTL
23RTL

VICTORIA STATIONSOUTH MIMMS Blanch Lane -: CLARE HALL HOSPITAL (Sun,Tue,Thu,Sat journeys) -  BOREHAMWOOD Elstree Way Hotel  (Mon-Fri peak journeys)
Clare Hall Hospital journeys introduced.

06.05.53
AD
--
--
14RT
 
PB
13RT
17RT
22RT
 
WG
35RTL
33RTL
22RTL

Sunday only Palmers Green (AD) allocation introduced.

07.10.53
PB
13RT
17RT
16RT
 
WG
35RTL
33RTL
23RTL

Sunday only Palmers Green (AD) allocation withdrawn. This pattern of Palmers Green doing Summer Sundays only continued until October 1956 then:

17.10.56
AD
--
3RT
--
 
PB
13RT
11RT
13RT
 
WG
27RTL
28RTL
23RTL

VICTORIA STATIONPOTTERS BAR Cranbourne Road (Mon-Fri) - SOUTH MIMMS Blanch Lane (Suns) -: CLARE HALL HOSPITAL (Sun,Tue,Thu,Sat journeys) -   BOREHAMWOOD Elstree Way Hotel  (Mon-Fri peak journeys)
Mon-Fri withdrawn between Potters Bar and South Mimms except for occasional journeys to Clare Hall.

Sunday only Palmers Green (AD) allocation withdrawn BUT new Saturday AD introduced.

23.01.57
AD
--
3RT
--
 
PB
13RT
11RT
13RT
 
WG
27RTL
28RTL
23RTL

VICTORIA STATIONSOUTH MIMMS Blanch Lane -: CLARE HALL HOSPITAL (Sun,Tue,Thu,Sat journeys) -   BOREHAMWOOD Elstree Way Hotel  (Mon-Fri peak journeys)
Mon-Fri Route to South Mimms restored.

01.05.57
AD
--
3RT
10RT
 
PB
13RT
11RT
16RT
 
WG
27RTL
28RTL
29RTL

Sunday Palmers Green (AD) allocation introduced.

16.10.57
AD
--
3RT
--
 
PB
13RT
11RT
13RT
 
WG
27RTL
28RTL
23RTL

Sunday AD allocation withdrawn

30.04.58
AD
--
3RT
9RT
 
PB
13RT
11RT
14RT
 
WG
27RTL
28RTL
23RTL

Sunday AD allocation re-introduced.

1958 times


Scanned from April 1958 Red Book, the complete book is available from the Sales List

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26.11.58
AD
--
5RT
--
 
PB
11RT
9RT
16RT
 
WG
21RTL
21RTL
19RTL

Sunday AD allocation withdrawn

13.05.59
AD
--
5RT
9RT
 
PB
11RT
9RT
14RT
 
WG
21RTL
21RTL
23RTL

Sunday AD allocation re-introduced.

14.10.59
AD
--
5RT
--
 
PB
11RT
9RT
16RT
 
WG
21RTL
21RTL
19RTL

Sunday AD allocation withdrawn

11.05.60
AD
--
5RT
9RT
 
PB
11RT
9RT
15RT
 
WG
21RTL
21RTL
21RTL

Sunday AD allocation re-introduced.

12.10.60
AD
--
5RT
--
 
PB
11RT
9RT
16RT
 
WG
21RTL
21RTL
19RTL

Sunday AD allocation withdrawn

26.04.61
AD
--
5RT
9RT
 
PB
11RT
9RT
16RT
 
WG
18RTL
19RTL
15RTL

Sunday AD allocation re-introduced.

11.10.61
AD
--
5RT
--
 
PB
11RT
9RT
17RT
 
WG
18RTL
19RTL
17RTL

Sunday AD allocation withdrawn.

03.01.62
AD
--
5RT
--
 
PB
11RT
9RT
17RT
 
WN
18RT
19RT
17RT

West Green garage closed - allocation transferred to Wood Green (WN) using RT type.

09.05.62
AD
--
5RT
11RT
 
PB
11RT
9RT
19RT
 
WN
18RT
19RT
10RT

Sunday AD allocation re-introduced.

10.10.62
AD
--
5RT
6RT
 
PB
8RT
9RT
17RT
 
WN
17RT
19RT
11RT

Mon-Fri PB allocation reduced with the introduction of new 29B.

21.11.62
AD
--
5RT
6RT
Joint with 29B Mon-Fri
PB
11RT
9RT
17RT
 
WN
17RT
19RT
11RT

Mon-Fri PB allocation joint with 29B now.

27.02.63
AD
--
--
6RT
Joint with 29B Mon-Fri
PB
11RT
9RT
17RT
 
WN
17RT
19RT
11RT

Saturday AD allocation withdrawn.

RT3334

RT3334 (AD) Trafalgar Square

This image available on the
RT download

07.09.68
AD
--
--
6RT
 
HT
22RM
16RM
6RM
 
PB
--
--
7RM
 
WN
24RM
17RM
6RM

VICTORIA STN - SOUTHGATE STN (Mon-Sat) - COCKFOSTERS STN (Mon-Fri peaks) - SOUTH MIMMS (Suns) - CLARE HALL HOSPITAL (Sunday afternoons)
Mon-Sat Route north of Southgate replaced by new 298.
Mon-Sat PB allocation transferred to
new 298.
New daily HT allocation introduced with Routemasters.

22.03.69
AD
--
--
6RM
 
HT
22RM
16RM
6RM
 
PB
--
--
7RM
 
WN
24RM
17RM
6RM

Palmers Green (AD) allocation converted to Routemaster operation.

24.01.70
AD
--
--
7RM
 
HT
17RM
15RM
--
 
WN
17RM
8RM
4RM

VICTORIA STN - WOOD GREEN -: PALMERS GREEN Triangle (Mon-Sat pm late journeys) - SOUTHGATE STATION (Sundays)
Sunday withdrawn between Southgate and South Mimms - replaced by new 299.

16.01.71
AD
--
--
7RM
 
HT
10RM
11RM
--
 
WN
24RM
11RM
4RML

Sunday RML introduced at Wood Green (WN)

17.04.71
AD
--
--
7RM
 
HT
10RM
11RM
--
 
WN
24RM
11RM
4RM

Sunday allocation reverted to RM.

14.12.75
AD
--
--
7RM
 
HT
12DM
18DM
--
 
WN
17DM
5DM
5DM

Daimler DM type introduced.

DM810

DM810 (HT)

This image available on the
Nostalgia 2 download

19.03.77
AD141+
15RM
8RM
8RM
 
HT301+
18RM
14RM
5RM
 
WN111+
19RM
12RM
7RM

VICTORIA STATION - Westminster - Trafalgar Square - Charing Cross Road - Tottenham Court Road - Camden Town - Holloway - Finsbury Park - Manor House - Green Lanes - Turnpike Lane Stn - Wood Green - Palmers Green - Winchmore Hill - ENFIELD TOWN Palace Gardens
Daily Route diverted via Winchmore Hill to Enfield.
Revised to operate daily from AD HT and WN with Routemasters.

23.04.83
AD141+
23RM
13RM
7Mc
 
HT301+
11RM
13RM
3RM
 
WN111+
12RM
4RM
4RM

Metrobus crew operation introduced at Palmers Green (AD) on Sundays.

RM1237

RM1237 is sponsored by Wisdom toothbrushes and is seen at Winchmore Hill ? at a dual Green Line / Bus Stop

This image available with the Routemaster download

27.10.84
AD141+
18RM
13RM
7RM
 
HT301+
10RM
13RM
5RM
 
WN111+
12RM
4RM
5RM

Metrobus crew operation withdrawn.

07.02.87
AD141+
17RM
16RM
6M
 
HT301+
9RM
9RM
--
 
WN111+
10RM
5RM
13M

Sunday One Person Operation introduced. Sunday HT allocation withdrawn.


05.11.88
AD141+
22M
20M
9M
 
CF1+
24T
18T
--
 
WN111+
--
4M
13M

DAILY ONE PERSON OPERATION
Holloway (HT) withdrawn. Mon-Sat Chalk Farm allocation introduced (to compensate for loss of Route 24 to Grey Green). Mon-Fri Wood Green withdrawn.

10.02.90
AD141+
21M
20M
9M
 
CF1+
24T
18T
--
 
WN111+
--
4M
13M

VICTORIA STN - ENFIELD TOWN -: ENFIELD GARAGE (Mon-Sat early am journey)
Early morning journey introduced to Enfield Garage via Route 107.

21.07.90
AD141+
21M
20M
--
 
CF1+
24T
18T
--
 
WN111+
--
4M
22M

Sunday (AD) allocation transferred to Wood Green (WN) although still worked by AD drivers.

16.11.91
AD141+
20M
19M
--
 
CF1+
20T
16T
--
 
WN111+
--
5M
20M

TRAFALGAR SQUARE - ENFIELD TOWN -: ENFIELD GARAGE (Mon-Sat early am journey)
Withdrawn between Trafalgar Square and Victoria.

01.02.92
WN111+
26M
27M
13M

TRAFALGAR SQUARE - PALMERS GREEN GARAGE.
Withdrawn between Palmers Green and Enfield replaced by new Route 329
Journeys terminating at AD Garage Mon-Sat evenings and all day Sunday terminated at EDMONTON Cambridge (running out of service via North Circular Road)

M753

M753 Trafalgar Square

This image available on the
Metrobus download

01.02.02
WN111+
26DLA
27DLA
13DLA

Gradual conversion to low floor double deck operation

DLP74 VLW18
DLP74 Trafalgar Square VLW18 with an untidy blind
31.08.02
AD301+
7DLP
8DLP
7DLP
 
WN111+
24DLP
23DLP
20DLP

Palmers Green (AD) allocation re-introduced.

14.01.06
EC321+
29MA
29MA
23MA

WOOD GREEN - TRAFALGAR SQUARE
Converted to single deck artic operation and allocation transferred to Edmonton.
Withdrawn between Wood Green and Palmers Green - this section replaced by revised 141

MA138

Artic MA138 at Mornington Crescent

This image available on the
Arriva download

15.01.11
EC321+
29MA
29MA
26MA

Contract extended for two years.

26.11.11
WN1+
42DW
35DW
33DW

Converted to conventional double deck from artic (bendy bus) and reallocated to Wood Green (WN)

DW487 HV110
DW487 Trafalgar Square Hybrid HV110 Parkhurst Road

Operating Garages

EC Edmonton
Changeover point Wood Green ?

PB Potters Bar
Changeover point POTTERS BAR Lion

AD Palmers Green
Changeover point outside garage.

WN Wood Green
Changeover point outside garage

WG West Green
Changeover point Turnpike Lane Station.

HT Holloway
Changeover point Holloway Nags Head or Tollington Road.

CF Chalk Farm
Changeover point CAMDEN TOWN

Current stands and turning points

Current times for Route

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