Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
14.10.72
HT
4FS
4FS
--
lt New flat fare minibus service - for route details see below

ARCHWAY STATION - CRICKLEWOOD BROADWAY ( Mon-Sat )

1972 times

25.11.72
HT
5FS
5FS
--

C11 times
Scanned from  Feb 1973 Red Book - note that the PVR was increased within 1 month of route introduction
16.10.76
HT421+
5BS
5BS
--

ARCHWAY STATION - WILLESDEN GREEN ( Mon - Sat )
Extended from Cricklewoood to Willesden Green

C11 April 1978 times
Scanned from April 1978 Red Book showing extension to Willesden Green
30.03.81
HT421+
5BL
5BL
--

Bristol type introduced giving more capacity

London Bus Routes: Route C11: Brent Cross - Archway &emdash; Route C11, London Transport, BS5, GHV505N, Highgate 

04.09.82
HT421+
7BL
6BL
--

WEST HAMPSTEAD West End Green - ARCHWAY STATION ( Mon-Sat evenings ) - Junction Road - Brecknock Road - York Way - KINGS CROSS ( Mon-Sat except evenings )
Convert to conventional fare stage system.
Withdrawn between West Hampstead and Willesden Green
Extended via Junction Road and withdrawn 239 from Archway to Kings Cross except evenings

29.01.83
HT421+
7BL
5BL
--

SHOOT UP HILL ( except early am and late pm ) - WEST HAMPSTEAD West End Green - KINGS CROSS
Extended from Archway to Kings Cross evenings

London Transport: DMB1 (C760YBA) from Holloway Garage at the Archway Tavern on Route C11 

31.03.84
HT421+
7BL
5BL
--

SHOOT UP HILL Minster Road ( except early am and late pm ) - WEST HAMPSTEAD West End Green - KINGS CROSS
Extended from West Hampstead to Shoot Up Hill (except early am and late evenings)

C11 leaflet
27.10.84
HT171+
8BL
8BL
--

BRENT CROSS ( Mon-Sat except evgs) - Claremont Road - Cricklewood Lane - CRICKLEWOOD BROADWAY ( Mon-Sat evgs) - Mill Lane - West Hampstead - Swiss Cottage - Hampdtead Heath - Parliament Hill Fields - Archway - Tufnell Park - KINGS CROSS ( Mon-Sat )
Extended from Shoot Up Hill to Brent Cross except evenings when curtailed at Cricklewood BRoadway
Running number sequence change

C11 leaflet
 
24.04.85
HT171+
8BL
8BL
--

BRENT CROSS ( Mon-Sat except evgs and early am)- CRICKLEWOOD BROADWAY ( Mon-Fri early am / Sat early evening) - WEST HAMPSTEAD Sheriff Road (Mon-Sat evgs)- - KINGS CROSS
Diverted at Cricklewood via Lichfield Road instead of Shoot up Hill

25.10.86
HT171+
8BL
7BL
4BL

BRENT CROSS ( Mon-Sat except evgs)- CRICKLEWOOD BROADWAY ( Mon-Sat evgs ) - WEST HAMPSTEAD Sheriff Road ( Sunday )- ARCHWAY STATION ( Sunday ) - KINGS CROSS
Sunday service introduced between Archway & West Hampstead

BL84

BL84 Kings Cross

This image available with the
Single Deck download


06.06.87
HT171+
8BL
7BL
4BL

BRENT CROSS ( Mon-Sat except evgs)- CRICKLEWOOD BROADWAY ( Mon-Sat evgs ) - WEST HAMPSTEAD West End Green ( Sunday )- ARCHWAY STATION ( Sunday ) - KINGS CROSS
Sunday extended from Sheriff Road to West End Green in West Hampstead

29.11.87
HT171+
8BL
7BL
4BL

BRENT CROSS ( Mon-Sat except evgs)- CRICKLEWOOD BROADWAY ( Mon-Sat evgs,Sundays - KINGS CROSS ( daily )
Sunday extended from West End Green to Cricklewood BRoadway and from Archway to Kings Cross

1987 entry
Part of the allocation book library which is for sale
Allocation Books

03.04.88
HT171+
8BL
7BL
4BL

BRENT CROSS ( Mon-Sat except evgs)- CRICKLEWOOD BROADWAY ( Mon-Sat evgs,Sunday )-ARCHWAY STATION ( Sunday ) - KINGS CROSS ( Mon-Sat )
Sunday withdrawn between Archway and Kings Cross

21.07.90
NA11+
12DT
12DT
6DT
C11/C12 joint allocation
logo New contract - now operated by R & I coaches from a base at North Acton.

BRENT CROSS ( Mon-Sat except evgs)- CRICKLEWOODPennine Drive ( Mon-Sat evgs )- WEST END GREEN ( Sunday ) - ARCHWAY STATION
Withdrawn between Archway and Kings Cross - this section replaced by New route C12
Sunday withdrawn between West Hampstead and Cricklewood

G121

New Dart G121RGT at Brent Cross

This image is available with the Metroline download

27.03.93
NA
12DT
12DT
6DT
C11/C12 joint allocation

BRENT CROSS ( Mon-Sat except evgs)- NORTH CRICKLEWOOD Tilling Road( Mon-Sat evgs )- WEST END GREEN ( Sunday ) - ARCHWAY STATION
Mon-Sat evegs extended from Pennine Drive to North Cricklewood

London Bus Routes: R & I Buses &emdash; Route C11, R&I Buses, G208LGK, Brent Cross 

30.10.94
NA
12DT
12DT
6DT
C11/C12 joint allocation
logo R & I Coaches purchased by
MTL London on 26.10.94

BRENT CROSS ( except evgs)- NORTH CRICKLEWOOD Tilling Road( Mon-Sat evgs ) - ARCHWAY STATION
Sunday service extended from West Hampstead to Brent Cross

London Bus Routes: Route C11: Brent Cross - Archway &emdash; Route C11, MTL London, DRL18, K818NKH, Brent Cross 

27.04.96
HT341+
7DRL
6DRL
6DRL

BRENT CROSS ( except evgs)- NORTH CRICKLEWOOD Tilling Road( Mon-Sat evgs ) - ARCHWAY STATION
Allocation moved from North Acton (NA) to Holloway (HT)

235

MTL Dart 235 at Brent Cross

This image is available with the Metroline download


25.07.98
HT341+
13DML
13DML
7DML
logo MTL purchased by Metroline

Increased frequencies to compensate for Route C12 withdrawal - and converted to low floor single deck

12.10.02
W101+
15DML
16DML
10DML

Allocation moved from Holloway (HT) to Cricklewood (W)

01.02.03
W101+
16DML
14DML
11DML

BRENT CROSS - ARCHWAY STATION
I
ncreased frequencies to compensate for Route C12 withdrawal - and converted to low floor single deck
Extended evenings from North Cricklewood to Brent Cross

DLD60

DLD60 Vorley Road stand

This image is available with the Metroline download


26.07.03
HT321+
16DML
14DML
11DML

Allocation moved from Cricklewood back to Holloway (HT)

DML44

DML44 turns into Macdonald Road from Highgate Hill

This image is available with the Metroline download


05.02.05
PA101+
16DML
16DML
13DML
logo Contract reassigned to Thorpes at
Perivale (PA)

DLF88

DLF88 Thorpes livery at Brent X

This image is available with the Metroline download


06.01.07
PA101+
17DLF
13DLF
14DLF
Contract formally transferred to
Metroline Travel.

24.07.10
PA101+
20DE
19DE
14DE

Contract renewal

01.10.11
W301+
20DE
17DE
11DE

Allocation moved from Perivale (PA) to Cricklewood (W)

DE1136

DE1136 Vorley Road

This image is available with the Metroline download


25.07.15
W301+
20DE
17DE
11DE

Contract extended for two years

C11 Map
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

22.07.17
W301+
20DE
18DE
13DE

Contract renewal

 

Garages

W Cricklewood
Changeover point at Brent Cross

HT Holloway
Crew Changeover point at Vorley Road stand

NA North Acton
Changeover point at Brent Cross

PA Perivale
Changeover point at Brent Cross

 

 

 

 

 

C11 times live stands Tender Specs

 

© Ian Armstrong 2018
Date of edit   Wednesday, 20.12.17