Route History

26.04.75
SW231+
1RM
1RM
--
 
WD141+
1RM
--
--

WANDSWORTH Armoury Way - Clapham Junction - Wandsworth Road - Vauxhall - - Albert Embankment - Lambeth Bridge - Parliament Square - Whitehall - Trafalgar Square - Strand - Aldwych - Ludgate Circus then FARRINGDON STREET
The night service on Route 168 was diverted via Trafalgar Square and Aldwych instead of Victoria Embankment therefore renumbered N68

24.10.75
SW231+
1DM
1DM
--
 
WD141+
1DM
--
--

Converted to DM operation

01.11.75
SW231+
1DM
1DM
--
 
WD141+
1DM
--
--

WANDSWORTH Armoury Way - Clapham Junction - Wandsworth Road - Vauxhall - VICTORIA ( Sat night journey towards Wandsworth ) - Albert Embankment - Lambeth Bridge - Parliament square - Whitehall - Trafalgar Square - Strand - Aldwych - Ludgate Circus then FARRINGDON STREET
Saturday night journey introduced from Victoria to Wandsworth this being the second half of an N81 duty

06.03.76
SW231+
1DM
1DM
--
 
WD141+
1DM
--
--

WANDSWORTH Armoury Way - Clapham Junction - Wandsworth Road - Vauxhall - VICTORIA ( Sat night journey towards Wandsworth ) - Albert Embankment - Lambeth Bridge - Parliament Square - Whitehall - Trafalgar Square - Strand - Aldwych - Ludgate Circus then FARRINGDON STREET or Bank - LIVERPOOL STREET ( Sun-Thu meal relief journey)
The Sun/Fri night meal relief journey that ran dead from Ludgate Circus to Liverpool Street was adjusted to run in service ( returning as an N88 )

 
23.10.83
WD141+
1Dc
1Dc
1Dc

Converted to crew operated D operation

23.11.83
WD141+
1Mc
1Mc
1Mc

Converted to crew operated Metrobus operation

13.04.84
WD141+
1M
1M
1M

Converted to OPO operation

27.04.85
WD141+
2M
2M
2M

FARRINGDON STREET - Trafalgar Square - Westminster - Lambeth Bridge - Vauxhall - Clapham Junction - Wandsworth - Southfields - Durnsford Road - Wimbledon - South Wimbledon - Morden - St Helier Avenue - Rose Hill,Sutton High Street - SUTTON STATION
Withdrawn between Trafalgar Square and Liverpool Street
Extended from Wandsworth to Sutton via 156. 80 and 164

M974

M974 (WD) on the first night at Sutton Station

© John Parkin

11/12.07.86
WD141+
2M
2M
2M

N68 times
n68 map Click for central section
 
11.07.87
A71+
2D
2D
2D

FARRINGDON STREET - Trafalgar Square -  Westminster - Lambeth Bridge - Vauxhall - Clapham Junction - Wandsworth - Southfields - Durnsford Road - Wimbledon - South Wimbledon - Morden - St Helier Avenue - Rose Hill - Bushey Road - Collingwood Road,Crown Road - SUTTON STATION
Rerouted in Sutton and allocation transferred from Wandsworth (WD)
Reverted to D operation

1987 ENTRY
 
31.10.87
A71+
2D
2D
2D

FARRINGDON STREET - SUTTON STATION  -: Belmont - BANSTEAD
One late night journey revised to start from Banstead instead of Sutton via Route 164

13.12.91
A71+
2M
3M
3M

Converted to Metrobus M

17.08.95
Last night of operation - replaced by Routes N77 - N44 and N155

 

Garages

WD Wandsworth
Meal reliefs taken at Liverpool Street

A Sutton
Meal reliefs taken at Sutton Garage

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Sunday, 19.03.17