Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Sun-Thur
nights
Friday
night
Saturday
night
27.04.96
NX67,69
2T
2T
2T
LC logo New service

TRAFALGAR SQUARE - Aldwych - Waterloo - Elephant & Castle - Camberwell Green - Peckham - New Cross - Brockley Cross - Brockley Rise - Stanstead Road - Catford Bridge - Catford - Sangley Road - HITHER GREEN STATION ( Nightly )
New route replaces most of withdrawn N71 and Catford to Hither Green section of N79

London Bus Routes: Route N171: Hither Green - Tottenham Court Road &emdash; Route N171, London Central, T806, OHV806Y, Hither Green 

28.04.00
NX67,69
2NV
2NV
2NV

TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD STATION - Holborn - Kingsway - Aldwych - Waterloo - Elephant & Castle - Camberwell Green - Peckham - New Cross - Brockley Cross - Brockley Rise - Stanstead Road - Catford Bridge - Catford - Sangley Road - HITHER GREEN STATION ( Nightly )
Rerouted at Aldwych to TCR instead of Trafalgar Square

2000 entry
Taken from April 2000 allocation book
27.04.01
NX51+
4PVL
4PVL
4PVL

Converted to low floor - frequency increase and running number sequence altered

171 leaflet
Click image for Route Diagram
28.04.06
NX51+
4PVL
4PVL
4PVL

TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD STATION - Holborn - Kingsway - Aldwych - Waterloo - Elephant & Castle - Camberwell Green - Peckham - New Cross - Brockley Cross - Brockley Rise - Stanstead Road - Catford Bridge - Catford -  CATFORD GARAGE ( Nightly )
Rerouted at Catford Town Centre to Catford Garage instead of Hither Green - section between Catford and Hither Green left unserved during the night

29.04.11
NX71+
4WVL
4WVL
4WVL
go logo Contract renewal

TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD STATION - Holborn - Kingsway - Aldwych - Waterloo - Elephant & Castle - Camberwell Green - Peckham - New Cross - Brockley Cross - Brockley Rise - Stanstead Road - Catford Bridge - Catford - Sangley Road - HITHER GREEN STATION ( Nightly )
Reverted to work to Hither Green instead of Catford Garage
Contract renewal

London Bus Routes: Route N171: Hither Green - Tottenham Court Road &emdash; Route N171, Go Ahead London, WVL386, LX11CVL, Hither Green 

30.04.16
NX71+
4WVL
5WVL
5WVL
All buses are ex 171 and thus running numbers are not in sequence

Contract extended for two years

23.07.16
NX71+
4WVL
5WVL
5WVL
All buses are ex 171 and thus running numbers are not in sequence

HOLBORN  -  HITHER GREEN STN
Withdrawn between Holborn and Tottenham Court Road ( temporary )

2017 map
Taken from Greater London Bus Map 36, July 2017
Drawn by © Mike Harris

 

 

 

 

 

Garage

NX New Cross
Meal reliefs at garage

times live stands Tender Specs

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Monday, 23.10.17