Route History

27.04.85
NX311
1T
1T
1T
S101
1M
1M
1M
Joint operation with Route N51

LADBROKE GROVE Eagle - Westbourne Grove - Paddington - Edgware Road - Marble Arch - Park Lane - Hyde Park Corner - Victoria - Victoria Street  -  Parliament Square  - Westminster Bridge  - Whitehall - Trafalgar Square - Northumberland Avenue  -  Victoria Embankment  -  Westminster Bridge  -  York Road  -  Waterloo Taxi Road  -  Mepham Street  -  Waterloo Bridge  - Aldwych - Holborn - Russell Square - Euston - KINGS CROSS >> this direction only
New night service partly replacing inter station night route which was withdrawn - this direction only - the reverse was numbered N50

1985 entry
n51 times
Taken fromMay 1985 Bus for Night Owls booklet
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02.11.85
AG151
1T
1T
1T
NX311
1T
1T
1T
S101
1M
1M
1M
Joint operation with Route N51 - AG also op on Route N56

GREENFORD Red Lion - Ruislip Road - Pitshanger Lane - Ealing - Acton - East Acton Lane - Ducane Road - St Marks Road - Ladbroke Grove Station - Westbourne Grove - Paddington - Edgware Road - Marble Arch - Park Lane - Hyde Park Corner - Victoria - Horseferry Road - Lambeth Bridge - Lambeth Palace Road - County Hall Roundabout  -  Waterloo Taxi Road  -   York Road  -  Westminster Bridge  - Victoria Embankment -  Northumberland Avenue  - Trafalgar Square - Strand - Aldwych - Holborn - Russell Square - Euston Station - KINGS CROSS >>This direction only - Route N50 was the reverse
Three journeys revised to start from Greenford as per map below
Rerouted between Victoria and Aldwych as map shows

Ash Grove (AG) allocation introduced

1985 entry
n51 central N51 map
Taken from November 1985 map drawn by Darius Grigg
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21.06.86
Route now runs in both directions thus renumbered N50

Garages

NX New Cross
Meal reliefs taken at Waterloo

AG  Ash Grove
Meal reliefs taken at Waterloo

S Shepherds Bush
Meal reliefs taken at Waterloo
As can be seen from the timetable above the first journey ran in service via Route 295