Route History

 

13.08.88
BW101+
3T
4T
3T

BOW CHURCH - Old Ford - Bethnal Green - Shoreditch - Liverpool Street - Bank - Holborn - Tottenham Court Road - Trafalgar Square - Oxford Circus - Marble Arch - Kilburn - Willesden - Neasden - Kingsbury - QUEENSBURY STATION
NEW NIGHT ROUTE

28.10.89
BW101+
4T
5T
4T

BOW CHURCH - Mile End - Limehouse - Isle of Dogs - Poplar - Bromley by Bow - Old Ford - Bethnal Green - Shoreditch - Liverpool Street Station - Bank - Holborn - Tottenham Court Road - Trafalgar Square - Oxford Circus - Marble Arch - Kilburn - Willesden - Neasden - Kingsbury - QUEENSBURY
Extended from Bow Church in a loop via Mile End - Limehouse - Westferry Road - Cubitt Town - Prestons Road - Poplar - Bromley By Bow to BOW CHURCH

21.04.90
BW101+
4T
5T
4T

Rerouted between Bow Church and East India Dock Road via Campbell Road - Devons Road - Violet Road - Morris Road and Chrisp Street instead of via Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach. This routeing had been adopted in 1988 but made official from this date.

18.07.92
BW101+
3T
4T
3T

BOW CHURCH - Mile End - Limehouse - Isle of Dogs - Poplar - Bromley by Bow - Old Ford - Bethnal Green - Shoreditch - Liverpool Street Station - Bank - Holborn - Tottenham Court Road - Trafalgar Square - Oxford Circus - Marble Arch - Hyde Park Corner - VICTORIA
Withdrawn between Marble Arch and Queensbury and diverted instead via Route 16 to Victoria - the withdrawn section replaced by new route N99 Trafalgar Square and Queensbury.

15.07.95
BW101+
5T
5T
5T

TRAFALGAR SQUARE - Charing Cross Road - Tottenham Court Road Stn - Holborn - Bank - Liverpool Street - Bethnal Green Road - Old Ford - Bow Road - Bromley High Street - Stratford - Leytonstone - Wanstead - then either Eastern Avenue - NEWBURY PARK STATION or Hermon Hill - South Woodford - High Road Woodford - Woodford Green - WOODFORD WELLS
Withdrawn between Trafalgar Square and Victoria - and Bow Church to Isle of Dogs loop. The Isle of Dogs area replaced by new N50.
Extended from Bow to Newbury Park or Woodford Wells

11.10.96
BW101+
6T
6T
6T

Rerouted at Bow Interchange to go directly to Stratford instead of via Bromley High Street.

T653

T653 Trafalgar Square

London Buses by Adam

26.06.99
BW101+
8VA
8VA
8VA

VICTORIA - Hyde Park Corner - Piccadilly Circus,Oxford Circus - Tottenham Court Road Stn - Holborn - Bank - Liverpool Street - Bethnal Green Road - Old Ford - Bow Interchange - Stratford - Leytonstone - Wanstead - then either Eastern Avenue - NEWBURY PARK STATION or Hermon Hill - South Woodford - High Road Woodford - Woodford Green - WOODFORD WELLS
Diverted at Oxford Circus via Piccadilly Circus and Hyde Park Corner to Victoria.

29.04.00
BW101+
8VA
12VA
12VA

VICTORIA - Hyde Park Corner - Green Park - Berkeley Square - Oxford Circus - Tottenham Court Road Stn - Holborn - Bank - Liverpool Street - Bethnal Green Road - Old Ford - Bow Interchange - Stratford - Leytonstone - Wanstead - then either Eastern Avenue - NEWBURY PARK STATION or Hermon Hill - South Woodford - High Road Woodford - Woodford Green - WOODFORD WELLS
Diverted at Oxford Circus via day route 8 to Victoria.

26.06.04
BW41+
7TA
14TA
14TA

VICTORIA - Hyde Park Corner - Green Park - Berkeley Square - Oxford Circus - Tottenham Court Road Stn - Holborn - Bank - Liverpool Street - Bethnal Green Road - Old Ford - Bow Interchange - Stratford - Leytonstone - Wanstead,Redbridge - Gants Hill - Barkingside - Hainault Stn - New North Road - HAINAULT The Lowe
Full service from Wanstead now via Gants Hill - Barkingside - to Hainault replacing withdrawn section of Route N25. The Woodford Wells section replaced by revisions to N55 - the Gants Hill to Newbury Park section not replaced.

27.06.09
BW41+
11TA
17TA
17TA

OXFORD CIRCUS - HAINAULT The Lowe
Withdrawn between Oxford Circus and Victoria - this section replaced by C2 night service
The route was subject to many diversions after this date - click here for details

30.06.12
BW41+
10TA
23TA
23TA

Rerouted eastbound at Redbridge direct via Eastern Avenue instead of via Station forecourt

28.06.14
BW41+
11LT
19LT
11LT

Contract renewal with new NBfl type buses

n8 MAP
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map


Garages

BW Bow
Meal reliefs taken at Bow Garage

 

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