Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
18.07.92
RA
9GLS
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logo New Service

WATERLOO Colonnade - Waterloo Bridge - Aldwych - Kingsway - Holborn - Holborn Circus - St Paul's Station - New Change - Cannon Street - LONDON BRIDGE STATION (Mon-Fri peaks)
NEW RED ARROW ROUTE replaces London Bridge to St Pauls section of Route 513 which was withdrawn and the Waterloo to St Pauls shorts on the 501

GLS487

GLS487 Kingsway sports an old RM registration

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15.04.96
RA
10GLS
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WATERLOO - Waterloo Bridge -  Kingsway Tunnel ( northbound )  -  Aldwych - Kingsway - Holborn - Holborn Circus - St Paul's Station - New Change - Cannon Street - LONDON BRIDGE STATION (Mon-Fri peaks)
Diverted northbound via Kingsway Tunnel instead of Aldwych

05.06.02
RA
19MAL
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WATERLOO - Waterloo Bridge -  Kingsway Tunnel ( northbound )  -  Aldwych - Kingsway - Holborn - Holborn Circus - St Paul's Station - New Change - Cannon Street - LONDON BRIDGE STATION (Mon-Fr except evenings)
New contract with Mercedes bendy buses.
Introduced between peaks

MAL3

MAL3 Waterloo roundabout

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02.04.07
RA
19MAL
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WATERLOO - Waterloo Bridge - Aldwych - Kingsway - Holborn - Holborn Circus - St Paul's Station - New Change - Cannon Street - LONDON BRIDGE STATION (Mon-Fri )
Evening service introduced

01.09.09
RA1+
25MEC
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MW201+
6MEC
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logo New contract with conventional single deckers - artics withdrawn

Mon-Fri Mandela Way (MW) allocation added

MEC26

MEC26 Waterloo Bridge

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GO-AHEAD London download

 

27.08.16
RA1+
25MEC
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MW201+
6MEC
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WATERLOO - LONDON BRIDGE STATION (Mon-Fri )
Contract renewal

521 map
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

 

Operating Garages

RA Waterloo
Crew Changeover point at Waterloo

MW Mandela Way
Crew Changeover point at Waterloo

521 times live stands  

Garages

RA Waterloo
Changeover point Waterloo

MW Mandela Way
Changeover point at garage  

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