Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
21.11.87
LB
5DMS
5DMS
--
lbl logo New route operated by LBL

EDGWARE STATION - Canons Park Stn - Queensbury - Kingsbury - The Mall - Preston Road - Wembley - ALPERTON STN ( Mon-Sat )
Route 79A renumbered

DM1007 DM1007 looking very smart in London Bus Lines livery
03.09.91
LB
5ON
5ON
--

EDGWARE STATION - ALPERTON [Sainsbury's] ( Mon-Sat )
Extended to Alperton Sainsbury 's

20.03.96
LB
5ON
5ON
--
Centre West London Buslines purchased by Centre West
LN26

LN26 at the new terminal at Alperton

This image available on the
First London download

23.11.96
NA71+
8MM
8MM
6MM
ON
1M
--
--
  Centre West

EDGWARE STATION - ALPERTON [Sainsbury's]
Contract reassigned to MTL London (NA) - Two schoolday only journeys allocated to Centrewest.
Sunday service introduced.

1996 entry
 
MM272

MM272 Edgware

This image is available on the Metroline download

19.02.97
NA71+
8MM
8MM
6MM
ON
1M
--
--
logo challenger logo

Centrewest purchased by First

03.07.98
NA71+
8MM
8MM
6MM
ON
1M
--
--
metroline logo challenger logo

MTL purchased by Metroline

09.09.99
NA71+
9EDR
8EDR
6EDR
ON
1ON
--
--

Main allocation transferred from North Acton base to North Wembley base.

24.11.01
ON
10TN
9TN
7TN

New Contract awarded to Centrewest (ON) operated by low floor double deck buses.

VNE32052

VNE32052 East Lancs Vyking 10.2m - the only vehicle of this type in the First fleet which was route bound to the 79 because of a blind problem. This view also shows an unusual blind display
"PART ROUTE ONLY" as destination fell short of Alperton

This image available on the
First London download

25.11.06
ON
11VNW
10VNW
7VNW
LOGO Contract renewal with First (ON)
VNW32361

VNW32361 Wrightbus Eclipse Gemini 10.1m is seen in
Edgware High Street

This image available on the
First London download

26.11.11
PV51+
11VW
11VW
10VW
Contract now with Metroline operating from Perivale West (PV)
23.06.12
PA401+
11VW
11VW
11VW

Metroline Perivale West (PV) garage closed - allocation moved to Perivale West

2014 map
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
06.08.16
PV401+
11VW
11VW
11VW

Allocation moved back to Perivale East PV)

VW1176

VW1176 Edgware stand

This image is available on the Metroline download

 

26.11.16
PV401+
11VW
11VW
11VW

Contract extended for two years

Current times for Route live stands Tender Specs

 

Operating Garages

Alperton
Changeover point at garage.

NA North Acton
Changeover point at  Alperton

NW North Wembley
Changeover point East Lane

PV Perivale East
Changeover point at garage

PA Perivale West
Changeover point Alperton Sainsbury's

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2016
Date of edit   Tuesday, 13.12.16

 

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