Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Sun-Thur
nights
Friday
night
Saturday
night
03.09.93
SF221+
4L
4L
4l
leaside logo New Service

ALDGATE - Whitechapel - Bethnal Green - Hackney - Clapton - Stamford Hill - Amhurst Park - Manor House - Finsbury Park - Holloway - Camden Town - EUSTON Bus Station
NEW ROUTE

N253 entry 2003
Taken from 4.12.93 allocation book

25.11.94
SF221+
5L
5L
5L

ALDGATE - Whitechapel - Bethnal Green - Hackney - Clapton - Stamford Hill - Amhurst Park - Manor House - Finsbury Park - Holloway - Camden Town -Euston - Gower Street - Charing Cross Road - TRAFALGAR SQUARE
Extended from Euston to Trafalgar Square

12.05.95
CT221+
5L
5L
5L

Allocation moved from Stamford Hill (SF) to Clapton (CT)

London Bus Routes: Route N253: Aldgate - Tottenham Court Road &emdash; Route N253, Cowie Leaside, L343, J343BSH, Trafalgar Square 

29.05.98
CT221+
5L
6L
6L

ALDGATE - TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD STATION
Withdrawn between TCR and Trafalgar Square

19.07.02
CT221+
5DLA
5DLA
5DLA

Converted to low floor operation

31.03.06
SF221+
8DLA
8DLA
8DLA

Allocation moved from Clapton (CT) to Stamford Hill (SF)

04.09.09
SF221+
11VLW
13VLW
13VLW

Prior to this date had been mixed DLA/VLW

29.06.12
SF221+
11DW
13DW
13DW

Converted to DW type

06.06.15
SF221+
9HV
14HV
14HV

ALDGATE  - TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD STN
Contract renewal

2017 map for N253
Taken from Greater London Bus Map 36, July 2017
Drawn by © Mike Harris


Garage

CT Clapton
Meal reliefs at Aldgate Bus Station

SF Stamford Hill
Meal reliefs at   Aldgate Bus Station

 

 

 

 

 

N253 times live stands Tender Specs

 

© Ian Armstrong 2018
Date of edit   Tuesday, 31.10.17