Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
03.10.34
AE
8STL
6STL
--


HENDON CENTRAL STATION - Watford Way - MILL HILL BROADWAY ( Mon-Sat )
Route had previously been numbered 214

30.01.35
AE
8STL
6STL
6STL
 
W
3LT
3LT
--

HENDON CENTRAL STATION - Watford Way - Mill Hill Broadway - Hale Lane - Edgware - Canons Park Station - CANONS PARK Honeypot Lane
Extended from Mill Hill to Canons Park
Sunday service introduced
Mon-Sat Cricklewood (W) introduced

17.04.35
AE
8STL
8STL
--
 
W
3LT
3LT
6LT

Sunday Hendon (AE) replaced by Cricklewood (W)

02.10.35
AE
6STL
9STL
1ST
--
 
W
6LT+
2LT/2
5LT
    2LT/2    

HENDON CENTRAL - EDGWARE STN ( Mon-Fri / Suns ) - CANONS PARK ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sats )
Withdrawn between Edgware and Canons Park outside Mon-Fri peaks and Suns

08.04.36
AE
6STL
9STL
1ST
--
 
W
6LT+
3LT/2
5LT
    2LT/2    

HENDON CENTRAL - EDGWARE STN ( Mon-Fri ) - CANONS PARK ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sats / Suns)
Sunday extended from Edgware to Canons Park

04.11.36
AE
7STL
9STL
1ST
--
 
W
6LT+
3LT/2
--
    2LT/2    

HENDON CENTRAL - EDGWARE STN ( Mon-Fri ) - CANONS PARK ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sats)
Sunday service withdrawn - replaced by extending Route 121 from Hendon Central to Canons Park

20.10.37
AE
6STD
10STD
--
 
W
8STL+
3STL/2
--
    2LT/2    

HENDON CENTRAL - EDGWARE STN ( Mon-Fri ) - CANONS PARK St Andrew's Drive ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sats)
Extended in Canons Park from Honeypot Lane to St Andrew's Drive

18.10.39
AE
18STD
18STD
12STD

OXFORD CIRCUS - Baker Street - St John's Wood - Finchley Road Stn - Hendon Way - Hendon Central - Watford Way - Mill Hill Broadway - Hale Lane - EDGWARE STN ( Mon-Fri / Sun ) - Canons Park Station - CANONS PARK St Andrew's Drive ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sats)
Additional service MILL HILL Station Road - HENDON CENTRAL - OXFORD CIRCUS ( odd journeys )
Extended from Hendon Central to Oxford Circus partly replacing Route 121 which was withdrawn
Sunday service introduced which partly replaced Sunday only Route 3A  which was withdrawn

10.04.40
AE
21STD
18STD
12STD

Rerouted at Mill Hill via Apex Corner and Edgwarebury Lane instead of Hale Lane

07.11.40
AE
22STD
15STD
12STD
   
9PROV
9PROV
 

OXFORD CIRCUS - - EDGWARE STN ( Mon-Fri / Sun ) - CANONS PARK St Andrew's Drive ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sats)
Additional service MILL HILL Station Road - HENDON CENTRAL ( Mon-Sat ) - OXFORD CIRCUS ( Mon-Sat journeys )
EXPRESS : OXFORD CIRCUS - MILL HILLL ( Mon-Sat peaks)
Express service introduced

19.02.41
AE
24STD
19STD
13STD

OXFORD CIRCUS - EDGWARE STN
Additional service MILL HILL Station Road - HENDON CENTRAL ( Mon-Sat ) - OXFORD CIRCUS ( Mon-Sat journeys )
Withdrawn between Edgware and Canons Park - this section replaced by Route 18
Express service withdrawn

25.10.44
AE
18STD
6ST
23STD
13STD

OXFORD CIRCUS - EDGWARE STN
Additional service MILL HILL Station Road - HENDON CENTRAL - OXFORD CIRCUS ( Mon-Sat journeys )
Additional service introduced on Sundays

02.05.45
AE
23STD
6ST
26STD
3ST
16STD

OXFORD CIRCUS - EDGWARE STN
Additional service MILL HILL Station Road - HENDON CENTRAL ( Mon-Sat ) - OXFORD CIRCUS ( Mon-Sat journeys )
Additional service withdrawn on Sundays

14.05.52
AE
34STD
20STD
9RT
20RT

RT type introduced.

19.05.54
AE
34RT
26RT
20RT

STD type withdrawn in favour of RT

18.12.62
AE
28RT
21RT
8RM

Sunday Routemaster operation introduced.

01.09.66
AE
22RM
11RM
6RM

Daily Routemaster operation introduced.

19.07.69
AE
22RM
11RM
4RM

EDGWARE STN - SWISS COTTAGE (Suns) - OXFORD CIRCUS ( Mon-Sat )
Sunday withdrawn between Swiss Cottage and Oxford Circus.

RM906

RM906 advertising Everton Mints rests at Edgeware before setting off for Swiss Cottage therefore this shot was probably taken on a Sunday

Part of Jeff Lloyd collection

04.01.75
AE
19RM
10RM
6RM

EDGWARE STN - OXFORD CIRCUS
Sunday re-instated between Swiss Cottage and Oxford Circus.

RM2008

RM2008 outside Allsop Arms - Gloucester Place

Part of Jeff Lloyd collection

31.01.76
AE
19RM
10RM
6RM

EDGWARE STN - OXFORD CIRCUS
Additonal service (Mon-Sat jnys) EDGWARE STN - BRENT CROSS Shopping Centre

28.02.76
AE1+
19RML
10RML
6RML

RML type introduced.

1982 entry
 
02.11.85
AE1+
16RML
11RML
8RML

EDGWARE (Mon-Fri peaks & evgs/Sat evgs/Suns) - MILL HILL Apex Corner ( Mon-Sat ) - OXFORD CIRCUS
Service between Mill Hill and Edgware restricted as above and Brent Cross shopping centre journeys withdrawn - replaced by 186 extension from Edgware to Brent Cross.

RML2595

Traditional red London Bus RML2595 stands next to a newcomer to the London scene at Edgware Station

This image available with the RML download

25.10.86
AE1+
20M
15M
9M

Converted to one man double deck.

06.06.87
EW201+
21M
19M
11M

EDGWARE STN - OXFORD CIRCUS
Hendon (AE) closes - allocation transferred to Edgware (EW)

M1208

M1208 Edgware showing off a blue skirt

This image available on the
Metrobus download

06.03.93
W711+
19M
15M
9M

Edgware (EW) allocation transferred to Cricklewood (W)

02.10.93
W711+
19LN
18LN
12LN

Single Deck operation commenced

LN24

LN24 Oxford Street

This image available on the
Single Deck download

11.10.97
W711+
19M
18M
12M

Reverted to Metrobus operation.

DLD51

DLD51 subs for a Metrobus

This image is available on the Metroline download

05.12.98
EW711+
19M
18M
9M

Re-allocated to Edgware (EW) garage.

10.01
EW101+
18PVL
16PVL
8PVL
VPL209

VPL209 approaches the Station in Edgware - the running number plate now placed in the windscreen

This image is available on the Metroline download


02.04.05
EW101+
19PVL
16PVL
8PVL

New contract commenced - retained by Metroline (EW)

TPL225

TPL225 John Princes Street

This image is available on the Metroline download

07.11.09
EW101+
18TE
15TE
8TE

EDGWARE STATION - MARBLE ARCH
Diverted at Selfridges to Marble Arch instead of Oxford Circus

TE828

TE828 parked on the Edgware stand

This image is available on the Metroline download

03.04.10
EW101+
18TE
15TE
8TE

Contract extended for two years

31.03.12
EW101+
18TE
15TE
8TE

Contract renewal - night service added - Oxford Circus and then 13 to Trafalgar Square but numbered N113

113 map
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
Click map to enlarge
01.04.17
EW101+
32TEH
27TEH
18TEH

EDGWARE  -- OXFORD CIRCUS
Diverted at Selfridges to Oxford Circus
Contract renewal with frequency increase to partly compensate for loss of Route 82

TEH1237
The TEH type became available when Route 139 was reassigned to London Sovereign. TEH1237 at Baker Street resuming the traditional terminal in Central London
© Ian Armstrong

Operating Garages

EW Edgware
Changeover point Edgware Station.

W Cricklewood
Changeover point Cricklewood Lane ?

AE Hendon
Changeover point Hendon Central

 

Current times for Route 113 live 113 stands Tender Specs Route 1 fares

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Monday, 05.06.17