Route History

 

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
30.10.71
HD
4MB
5MB
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WATFORD JUNCTION - Watford - Bushey Heath - Harrow Weald - Wealdstone - - HARROW ON THE HILL STATION ( Mon-Sat )
NEW ROUTE: Replacement for Route 182 which was withdrawn between Harrow Weald and Watford Junction.

MB344

MB344 Bushey Heath at a Green Line / Bus Stop

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1973 times
Taken from 1973 Red Book
24.04.76
HD51+
4SMS
5SMS
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SMS type replace MB

SMS

SMS748 Watford Junction

© Paul Davis

 

22.04.78
HD51+
4SMS
5SMS
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WATFORD JUNCTION - HARROW ON THE HILL STN (MS evgs) Bessborough Road - Lower Road - SOUTH HARROW STN (MS except evgs)
Mon-Sat except evenings extended from Harrow to South Harrow replacing special journeys on Route 114.

28.10.78
HD101+
4SMS
5SMS
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Running number sequence changed

20.07.79
HD101+
4LS
4LS
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SMS type replaced by Leyland Nationals.

This has been extracted from the 1982 allocation book and is part of a collection of 20 books which are available for sale
THE 1980,s collection has 20 books - the 1990's collection has 25 books
The collections are £6 each - £5 going to Great Ormonde Street Hospital

Allocation Books


08.03.84
HD101+
4LS
4M
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Saturday converted to double deck Metrobus operation.

M684

M692 South Harrow

© Paul Davis

14.11.87
HD101+
4LS
6M
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WATFORD JUNCTION - HARROW Bus Station (MS evgs) Harrow School - Roxeth - SOUTH HARROW STN (MS except evgs)
Rerouted between Harrow and South Harrow via Harrow School instead of Lower Road replacing withdrawn section of Route 136.

LS400

 

 

LS400 Harrow Weald

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19.01.91
GR
6sd
7sd
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Contract transferred to LUTON & DISTRICT (Garston Garage)


03.07.93
GR
6DC
7DC
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WATFORD JUNCTION - SOUTH HARROW STN ( Mon-Sat )
Extended evenings from Harrow to South Harrow

DC4

DC4 Watford Junction stand

 

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27.01.96
SH
9dart
9dart
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Contract transferred to London Bus Lines (Southall Base)

604

Dart 604 Watford Junction

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15.04.96
SH
9dart
9dart
4dart

WATFORD JUNCTION - SOUTH HARROW STN
Sunday service introduced.

258 map
Scanned from 1996 leaflet
23.01.99
ON
9D
9D
6D

Contract transferred within First group to Centrewest (Alperton Garage) although vehicles in the yellow livery were still used except for the odd rogue appearances as shown below

01.01
ON
9TN
9TN
6TN

New low floor double deckers introduced.

VE953 VTL

 

A rare appearance of VE953 at Harrow

 

 

VTL1222 Watford Market

 

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04.02.06
GR401+
10DW
9DW
5DW

Operation transferred to Arriva The Shires operated from Watford (GR)


05.02.11
GR401+
10DW
9DW
5DW

Contract renewal

6033

Wrightbus Gemini 6033 Watford High Street Stn

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06.02.16
GR401+
10DW
10DW
5DW

Contract extended for two years

29.10.16
GR401+
10DW
10DW
5DW
logo Officially transferred from ATS to
Arriva London North

Operating Garages

HD Harrow Weald
Changeover point garage.

GR Watford
Changeover point WATFORD JUNCTION

SH Southall
Changeover point ?

ON Alperton
Changeover point ?

 
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