Route History

 

 

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
07.10.36
P
5C
5C
--

VICTORIA  -  PADDINGTON  -  MARYLEBONE  - EUSTON  -  ST PANCRAS  - KINGS CROSS ( Mon-Sat )
New Mon-Sat route

19.04.37
P
7C
7C
--

Inreased service

03.05.37
P
7C
2T
7C
3T
5c

VICTORIA  -  PADDINGTON  -  MARYLEBONE  - EUSTON  -  ST PANCRAS  - KINGS CROSS ( Daily )
Sunday service introduced

16.09.39
Last day of operation, suspended until 1943

20.12.43
P
4C
1ST
4C
1ST
4C
1ST

WATERLOO  -  VICTORIA  -  PADDINGTON  -- EUSTON  -  ST PANCRAS  - KINGS CROSS  -  WATERLOO ( PM and night service )
Reinstted and Waterloo added

02.05.45
P
5ST
5ST
5ST

Converted to double deck operation

22.05.46
P
5ST
5ST
5ST

WATERLOO  -  VICTORIA  -  PADDINGTON  -- EUSTON  -  ST PANCRAS  - KINGS CROSS  -  WATERLOO (Evening and Night service )
Afternoon service withdrawn

09.10.46
P
2ST
3C
2ST
3C
2ST
3C

C Type reintroduced

30.04.47
P
5C
5C
5C
1950 entry
This May 1950 allocation book is in pdf form and has been photo copied - it is not the best reproduction but all the routes are included that were in service at the time
21.11.50
P
1RT
1RT
1RT

WATERLOO  -  VICTORIA  -  PADDINGTON  -- EUSTON  -  ST PANCRAS  - KINGS CROSS  -  WATERLOO ( Night service )
Evening service withdrawn
RT type introduced

26.11.58
NX
1RT
1RT
3RT

Allocation moved to New Cross (NX) with the closure of Old Kent Road (P)

06.09.64
NX
--
--
3RM

RT type replaced by RM - service reduced to Sunday Night - Monday morning

18.06.65
NX
Fri  1RM
1RM
2RM

Fri/Sat night introduction - this pattern of operation continued until 1980 whereas June to September where as a service operated Fri,Sat and Sun nights and September to June Sunday night only

This timetable scanned from March 1977 Red Book - the observant reader will notice that each journey has a specific blind display as shown above

June 1977 RML operated
November 1979 MD operated
January 1981 DM operated
November 1983 T operated

25.04.85
Last night of operation, partly replaced by new routes N50 and N51

Garages

P Old Kent Road
Meal relief taken at Gillingham Street (GM)

NX New Cross
Meal relief taken at Gillingham Street (GM)