Route History

IBUS

Fares

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
03.10.34
AD
6LTL
6LTL
6LTL
double deck section  
2LT
2LT
--

ARNOS GROVE STATION - Bowes Road - Oakleigh Road South - Whetstone - Totteridge Stn - Totteridge lane - Highwood Hill - Lawrence Street - Mill Hill Broadway - Bunns Lane - Woodcroft Avenue - Watling Avenue - BURNT OAK Edgware Road
Double deck section ARNOS GROVE - WHETSTONE
( Mon-Sat journeys )

Route had previously been numbered 551

1934 map
Extracted from 1934 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
17.04.35
AD
6LTL
6LTL
6LTL

ARNOS GROVE - BURNT OAK
Double deck section withdrawn

27.05.36
AD
6LTL
6LTL
6LTL
 
EW
--
1T
--

Saturday Edgware (EW) running introduced

24.03.37
AD
6LTL
6LTL
9LTL

Saturday Edgware (EW) running withdrawn

07.06.39
EW
6LTL
6LTL
6LTL

Palmers Green (AD) withdrawn in favour of Edgware (EW)

11.06.41
EW
6LTL
6LTL
5LTL
 
MH
3LTL
3LTL
4LTL

Daily Muswell Hill (MH) allocation introduced

29.10.41
EW
--
--
4LTL
 
MH
9LTL
9LTL
3LTL

Mon-Sat Edgware (EW) withdrawn

28.10.42
MH
9LTL
9LTL
7LTL

Sunday only Edgware (EW) withdrawn

13.04.49
MH
9TD
9TD
9TD
2LTL

Type change

06.05.53
MH
9TD
6RF
3TD
11TD

Saturday RF introduced.

07.10.53
MH
9TD
8RF
1TD
5RF
4TD

RF introduced on Sundays - (not needed for 210)

19.05.54
MH
9TD
4TD/5RF
11TD

Sunday RF needed for Route 210 - this pattern continued until 1957

01.05.57
MH
9RF
9RF
8RF

Converted to RF on a daily basis - TD withdrawn.

30.04.58
MH
9RF
7RF
7RF
251 times

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27.02.63
EW
9RF
7RF
5RF

Allocation transferred to Edgware (EW)

20.11.63
EW
9RF
7RF
4RF

ARNOS GROVE STN - BURNT OAK - EDGWARE (Sun jnys)
Sunday garage journeys extended from Burnt Oak to Edgware.

27.01.65
EW
11RFo
9RFo
5RFo

Converted to One Person Operation.

07.09.68
EW
14RFo
7RFo
4RFo

ARNOS GROVE STN - BURNT OAK (Suns) - EDGWARE (Sun jnys) Stonegrove - Canons Circus - STANMORE STN ( Mon-Sat )
Mon-Sat extended from Burnt Oak to Stanmore replacing withdrawn section of Route 245.

RF445

 

 

RF445 seen at Highwood Hill

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03.01.77
EW101+
12BL
5BL
4BL

RF type replaced by BL.

BL47

BL47 Lyndhurst Avenue in Mill Hill - its just turned off Bunns Lane.

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04.09.82
EW101+
8BL
4BL
--

ARNOS GROVE STN - EDGWARE (Mon-Sat evgs) - STANMORE STN (MS except evenings)
Sunday service withdrawn Mon-Sat evening service service withdrawn between Edgware and Stanmore.

25.07.87
EW101+
8BL
4BL
--

ARNOS GROVE STN - EDGWARE (mon-Sat evenings) - STANMORE CHURCH (MS except evgs)
Mon-Sat extended from Stanmore Station to Stanmore Church.

24.02.90
EW101+
9BL
5BL
--

Rerouted to double run via Edgware Station - journeys towards Stanmore were made prominent with black on yellow blinds.

10.11.90
EW101+
10DT
7DT
--

ARNOS GROVE STN - STANMORE CHURCH (Mon-Sat)
Evening service extended from Edgware to Stanmore and converted from BL to DT operation.

05.09.92
EW101+
10DR
7DR
2DR

ARNOS GROVE STN (Mon-Sat) - EDGWARE (Sun except evgs) - STANMORE CHURCH** (Mon-Sat/ Sun except evgs)
** Buses arriving at Stanmore between 0830 - 0900 continue via Elm Park College before terminating
** Buses departing Stanmore between 1615 - 1645 also operate via Elm Park College
Sunday service introduced between Edgware and Stanmore - and Elm Park College journeys introduced.

DR94 sporting the yellow blind to shown
Elm Park College journey

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03.07.93
EW861+
8DR
8DR
--

ARNOS GROVE STN - EDGWARE STN ( Mon-Sat )
Withdrawn between Edgware and Stanmore - replaced by re-routed 142.
Sunday service withdrawn.

30.01.94
EW921+
8SR
8SR
--

Star Rider minibus type introduced. ( I am not sure this is the introduction date but it is the first time mentioned in the official allocation book )

SR89

 

 

SR89 Edgware sidecourt

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31.08.96
EW921+
8sd
7sd
3sd

ARNOS GROVE STN - EDGWARE STN
Sunday service introduced and low floor operation.

251 MAP
Scanned from 2001 leaflet
01.09.01
EW301+
8EDR
7EDR
3EDR
logo New timetable introduced and running number sequence change

EDR33

A  late running ED33 seen at Mill Hill Broadway

 

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04.09.04
NW201+
9DLD
9DLD
5DLD

Allocation moved to North Wembley (NW)

DLD141

DLD141 has just left the Arnos Grove stand

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02.09.06
NW201+
11DLD
12DLD
7DLD

Renewal of contract.

04.07
NW251+
11MM
12MM
7MM

Start of phased conversion to new Evolution type buses.

MM780

MM780 approaches the Rising Sun at Highwood Hill

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30.05.09
W201+
10DE
10DE
6DE

North Wembley (NW) closure - allocation moved to Cricklewood (W)

DE1021

DE1021 Edgware

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03.09.11
BT301+
12DE
9DE
6DE
logo Contract renewal

DE59

DE59 Arnos Grove

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29.04.14
BT301+
12DE
9DE
6DE
logo London Sovereign ( Transdev ) taken over by RATP

03.09.16
BT301+
13DE
10DE
6DE

ARNOS GROVE STN - EDGWARE STATION
Contract renewal with existing buses

Operating Garages

MH Muswell Hill
Changeover point ?

AD Palmers Green
Changeover point  Arnos Grove

EW Edgware
Changeover point at garage

When route went direct to Stanmore changeover was at Masons Arms

NW North Wembley
Changeover point  Edgware ?

W Cricklewood
Changeover point  Edgware ?

BT Edgware
Changeover point at garage

Current times live stands  

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© Ian Armstrong 2016
Date of edit   Saturday, 03.09.16

 

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