Route History

28.04.01
T121+
4TA
4TA
4TA

OXFORD CIRCUS - Centre Point - Holborn - Theobalds Road - Clerkenwell Road - Old Street - Hackney Road - Cambridge Heath - Hackney - Clapton Pond - Lea Bridge Road - Bakers Arms - WHIPPS CROSS
New Night route following daytime Route 55

25.06.04
T131+
5TA
5TA
5TA

OXFORD CIRCUS Vere Street - Oxford Street - Oxford Circus Station - Oxford Street - Tottenham Court Road Station - New Oxford Street - Bloomsbury Way - Vernon Place (for Holborn Station) - Theobalds Road - Clerkenwell Road - Old Street - Old Street Station - Old Street - Shoreditch - Hackney Road - Cambridge Heath Station - Cambridge Heath Road - Mare Street - Hackney Central Station - Amhurst Road - Hackney Downs Station - Dalston Lane - Lower Clapton Road - Clapton - Lea Bridge Road - Leyton - Lea Bridge Road - Whipps Cross - Whipps Cross Road - Leytonstone Green Man Roundabout - - Cambridge Park - Wanstead High Street - Hermon Hill - George Lane - Mulberry Way - The Viaduct - South Woodford - George Lane - High Road - High Road Woodford Green - WOODFORD WELLS Horse and Well
Extended from Whipps Cross to Woodford Wells via Wanstead and Woodford Green replacing lost section of Route N8

05.01.13
T131+
5TA
11TA
11TA

WOODFORD WELLS Horse and Well - High Road - Woodford Green - High Road - George Lane - The Viaduct - South Woodford Station - Mulberry Way - Daisy Road - Cowslip Road - George Lane - Hermon Hill - High Street - Wanstead Station - Cambridge Park - Blake Hall Road - Bush Road - Leytonstone Green Man Roundabout - Whipps Cross Road - Whipps Cross - Lea Bridge Road - Leyton - Lea Bridge Road - Clapton - Lower Clapton Road - Dalston Lane - Hackney Downs Station - Amhurst Road - Hackney Central Station - Mare Street - Cambridge Heath Road - Hackney Road - Shoreditch - Old Street - Old Street Station - Old Street - Clerkenwell Road - Theobalds Road - Drake Street - Proctor Street - High Holborn - Holborn Station - High Holborn - New Oxford Street - Tottenham Court Road Station - Oxford Street - Oxford Circus Station - Regent Street - Hanover Street - Hanover Square - OXFORD CIRCUS Harewood Place
Rerouted between Wanstead and Leytonstone via Blake Hall Road and Bush Road instead of Cambridge Road and Hollybush Hill

N55 map
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
Click map to enlarge

28.02.15
T131+
5LT
15LT
15LT

Contract renewal with new LT type

Garages

T Leyton
Meal reliefs taken at garage - buses running light from end of route

N55 times N55 live stands Tender Specs  

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Thursday, 16.02.17