Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
28.02.98
CT1+
18L
16L
10L

TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD STN - Bloomsbury Way - High Holborn - Holborn Circus - Holborn Viaduct - Poultry - Bank - Threadneedle Street - Bishopsgate - Shoreditch - Kingsland Road - Dalston Junction - Graham Road - Hackney Central Station - Amhurst Road - Hackney Downs Station - Dalston Lane,Lower Clapton Road - Powerscroft Road - Millfields Road - Mandeville Street - Daubeney Road - Clapton Park - Redwald Road - Glyn Road - Clifden Road - Brooksby's Walk - Homerton Grove - HOMERTON HOSPITAL Homerton Grove
NEW ROUTE:
replaces most of Routes 22A and 22B.

L344

L344 crosses Holborn Circus junction. The blind was unusual in that 3 via points were on the centre line.

 

This image available on the
Leyland Olympian download

05.11.98
CT1+
18DLA
16DLA
9DLA

Start of phased conversion from double deck to low floor double deck operation.

DLA21

DLA21 Holborn

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Arriva download

01.02.03
CT1+
26DLA
23DLA
13DLA

Contract renewal and introduction of all night service numbered N242.

24.04.04
CT71+
26DLA
23DLA
13DLA
 
CT201+
4DLA
4DLA
4DLA

Night service renumbered 242 as per day service.

05.03.05
CT71+
26DLA
23DLA
13DLA
 
CT201+
4DLA
4DLA
4DLA

TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD STN - HOMERTON HOSPITAL Wardle Street
Homerton stand changed from Homerton Grove to Wardle Street

01.04.06
SF71+
26DLA
23DLA
13DLA
 
SF201+
5DLA
5DLA
5DLA

Clapton (CT) closed - allocation moved to Stamford Hill

19.04.08
SF71+
26DLA
23DLA
14DLA
 
AR281+
6DLA
8DLA
9DLA

Night service transferred to Tottenham (AR)

14.11.09
CT71+
28DLA
23DLA
14DLA
 
CT1+
6DLA
9DLA
9DLA

Tottenham (AR) and Stamford Hill (SF) allocation moved to Clapton (CT)

27.02.10
CT71+
28DW/T
23DW/T
14DW/T
 
CT1+
6DW/T
9DW/T
9DW/T

Contract renewal

DW222

DW222 Holborn

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Arriva download

28.02.15
CT1+
24DW
25DW
15DW
Night service
CT31+
8DW
9DW
9DW

Contract extended for two years

242 map
Extracred from 2015 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
25.02.17
CT1+
25HV
22HV
17HV
Night service
CT31+
6HV
8HV
8HV

Contract renewal which includes the curtailment back to St Pauls in July but until then provision is made for an extra 4 buses
New hybrid bus introduced

17.06.17
CT1+
20HV
17HV
13HV
Night service
CT31+
6HV
6HV
6HV

HOMERTON HOSPITAL  -  ST PAULS
Withdrawn between St Pauls and Tottenham Court Road

 

Operating Garages

CT Clapton
Changeover outside garage

SF Stamford Hill
Changeover Hackney Central

 

Current times for Route live stands Tender Specs Route 1 fares

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Tuesday, 20.06.17