Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
30.11.68
HW
13MB
10MB
9MB

MOUNT VERNON HOSPITAL ( see below ) - NORTHWOOD STATION - GREENFORD Red Lion
Replaced withdrawn section of Route 232

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282 TIMES
Scanned from 1970 Red Book
MBS341

 

MBS431 is taking on a good load at Greenford Broadway - no doubt a few will have to stand in what these buses were dubbed " cattle trucks "

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27.07.74
HW
13DMS
10DMS
9DMS

Converted to double deck operation.

DMS672

 

DMS672 seen here a a deserted Eastcote

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01.03.75
HW
13DMS
10DMS
9DMS

MOUNT VERNON HOSPITAL (Mon-Fri &early evg/Sat except evgs/Sun afts) - NORTHWOOD STN - GREENFORD
Mount Vernon journeys increased as above.

31.03.79
HW21+
13DMS
8DMS
5DMS

MOUNT VERNON HOSPITAL - SOUTHALL GARAGE
Extended from Northwood to Mount Vernon Hospital at all times and also from Greenford to Southall Garage.

28.09.79
HW21+
13M
8M
5M

Converted from Daimler to Metrobus operation.

09.08.86
HL121+
11M
7M
5M

MOUNT VERNON HOSPITAL - HANWELL BROADWAY
Extended from Southall Garage to Hanwell Garage and also allocation transferred to Hanwell (HL) with garage closure.

26.09.87
HL121+
13M
8M
5M

Rerouted to double run via Ealing Hospital.

M217

 

M217 seen running to the home shed

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03.03.90
hl121+
12RW/3M
11RW
5RW

MOUNT VERNON HOSPITAL - EALING HOSPITAL - HANWELL BROADWAY (garage jnys)
NORTHWOOD STN - HANWELL BROADWAY (SDO jnys) M operated

Withdrawn between Ealing Hospital and Hanwell Broadway except for garage journeys.
Service converted to midibus operation except for SDO journeys.

06.02.93
HL
12RW
12RW
4RW
 
ON
2M
--
--

Double deck SDO allocation transferred to Alperton (ON)

06.03.93
G
12RW
12RW
4RW
 
ON
2M
--
--

Hanwell garage closed - allocation transferred to Greenford (G).

RW45

 

 

RW45 seen here on the Ruislip Road at Yeading

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22.05.93
G
12RW
12RW
4RW
 
ON
3M/105
--
--

Metrobus operation now ex105 instead of standalone.

LA26

 

 

LA26 shows here why double deck journeys were necessary

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07.03.98
G
12DM
3M
10DM
6DM

Metrobus operation transferred to Greenford (G).
New contract starts with low floor buses.

DM128

 

 

DM128 demonstrates the new order at Yeading

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19.04.03
G
16TN
12TN
9TN

Start of phased introduction of low floor double deck operation

TN33159

 

 

TN33159 shows off the very clear blind display

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06.03.10
G
16TN
12TN
9TN

Contract renewal

282 map

22.06.13
G
16TN
12TN
9TN
logo Contract novated to Metroline West - no change to operation

TP1523

 

 

 

TN33292was transferred to Metroline when First pulled out and was renumbered TP1523. Seen here at the new Mount Vernon bus stand

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07.03.15
G
16TE
12TE
9TE

Contract renewal

 

A mix of new Enviroros and Trident is seen on most days. TE1740 is seen on the stand at Mount Vernon with a misleading destination

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Operating Garages

HW Southall
Changeover point at garage or Greenford

HL Hanwell
Changeover point at garage

G Greenford
Changeover point at garage

ON Alperton
Changeover point at garage

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current times for Route 282  282 live  282 stands Tender Specs Route 282 fares

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Friday, 17.11.17