Route History

Route N90 fares

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri

Sat

Sun
28.09.60
AR
3RTL
--
3RTL

PIMLICO Grosvenor Road - EDMONTON Park Road ( except Sat night )
This Route was previously numbered 290 but was part of a scheme to renumber all night routes in the "N" series to make available the numbers for the trolleybus replacement routes although  this number remained vacant until 1968 and was used for a local route in the Richmond area

N90 times
A study of the timetable reveals that meal breaks were taken at Victoria Garage (GM)
19.07.61
AR
3RTL
--
3RTL

PIMLICO Grosvenor Road - LOWER EDMONTON STATION - EDMONTON Tramway Avenue ( one journey )( except Sat night )
Extended from Park Road to Lower Edmonton Station with one journey further projected to (EM)

12.12.62
AR
3RM
--
3RM

Converted to RM type which was possible because of Route 73 conversion

31.12.66
AR
3RM
--
3RM

PIMLICO Grosvenor Road - LOWER EDMONTON STATION - WALTHAM CROSS ( except Sat night )
Extended from Lower Edmonton Station Waltham Cross

N90 times
 
11.10.75
AR91+
3RM
--
3RM

Diverted between Camden Town and Euston via Pancras Road and Kings Cross instead of Eversholt Street
Diverted between Victoria and Pimlico via Buckingham Palace Road - Elizabeth Bridge and St Georges Road instead of Wilton Road
These moves were designed to serve the main line stations with a more convenient service

27.09.80
AR91+
3RM
3RM
3RM

Saturday night introduction

RM1243

RM1243 at the end of a shift - waiting for the wash no doubt

© John Parkin

26.04.81
AR91+
3RML
3RML
3RML

RML type now used spare from ROUTE 243

04.09.82
AR91+
3RM
3RM
3RM

RM type now used

13.04.84
E51+
2M
2M
2M
 
EM61+
2M
2M
2M

VICTORIA - HAMMOND STREET ( Nightly )
One early am southbound journey bifurcated via Waltham Abbey ( double run )
Extended from Waltham Cross to Hammond Street via Route 279
Withdrawn between Victoria and Pimlico - this section replaced by Revised Route N92
Tottenham (AR) allocation replaced by Enfield (E) and Edmonton (EM)

N90 times
n90 map

Taken from 1984 map drawn by © Darius Grigg
Click map to enlarge

N90 entry

01.02.86
E51+
4M
5M
4M

Edmonton (EM) closes thus allocation moved to Enfield (E)

26.09.87
E51+
4M
7M
4M

VICTORIA - HAMMOND STREET
Bifurcated journey via Waltham Abbey withdrawn - replaced by night journeys on Route 279 to Upshire
*** I am not sure if a special blind display was used for this journey ***

01.02.92
E51+
5M
8M
4M

Service increased to partly compensate for withdrawn night journeys on Route 279

26.04.96
Withdrawn - replaced mainly by New Route N279

Garages

AR Tottenham
Changeover point Victoria

EM Edmonton
Changeover point Victoria

E Enfield
Changeover point Victoria