Route History

Route 1 fares

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
28.09.60
AP
5RT
3RT
5RT

HORNCHURCH GARAGE ( Nightly ) - HOLBORN CIRCUS ( Sat night ) - TRAFALGAR SQUARE ( Sun-Fri nights )
Route previously numbered 298

N98 times

01.07.64
AP
5RT
3RT
5RT

ROMFORD STATION ( Nightly ) - HOLBORN CIRCUS ( Sat night ) - TRAFALGAR SQUARE ( Sun-Fri nights )
Withdrawn between Romford and Hornchurch
Sun-Fri meal relief point changed from Seven Kings Garage to Victoria (GM) buses running light from Trafalgar Square
Sat night meal relief point changed from Seven Kings to Liverpool Street - buses running light from Bank

24.08.65
AP
5RT
3RT
5RT

ROMFORD STATION ( Nightly ) - HOLBORN CIRCUS ( Sat night ) - VICTORIA ( Sun-Fri nights )
VICTORIA journeys revised to run in service via Whitehall and Victoria Street

1968 allocation book entry
 
1970 map
Extracted from 1970 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

11.10.75
AP
5RT
3RT
5RT

Journeys towards Victoria revised to run via Victoria Street - Buckingham Palace Road - St Georges Drive - Warwick Way and Wilton Road instead of Vauxhall Bridge Rd and Wilton Road direct. This change was introduced in order that Victoria Station be served more efficiently

28.02.76
AP
5RM
3RM
5RM

Converted to RM operation

09.10.76
BK251+
5RT
3RT
5RT

Allocation moved to Barking (BK)

RT401

The crew of RT401 are probably in GM canteen enjoying a cup of Griffin before departure to Barking Garage

© John Parkin

26.05.78
BK251+
5DMSc
3DMSc
5DMSc

Converted to DMS type but remained crew operated

15.07.78
BK251+
5DMSc
5DMSc
5DMSc

ROMFORD STATION - VICTORIA ( Nightly )
Sat night extended from Holborn Circus to Victoria

17.05.80
NS191+
5Tc
5Tc
5Tc

Allocation moved from Barking (BK) to North Street (NS)

04.09.82
NS191+
5T
5T
5T

Converted to OPO

13.04.84
NS191+
5T
5T
5T

HAROLD HILL - VICTORIA ( Nightly )
Diverted at Romford to Harold Hill via Route 87 instead of Romford Station

N98 times
Extracted from July 1984 Night Owls leaflet

14.07.95
Renumbered N25

Garages

AP Seven Kings
Meal reliefs at garage - Liverpool Street - Victoria

BK Barking
Meal reliefs at Victoria

NS North Street  
Meal reliefs at Victoria

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Saturday, 14.10.17