Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
24.03.87
CW
midi
midi
midi

OXFORD CIRCUS Conduit Street - Portland Place - Albany Street - Camden Town - Kentish Town - Highgate Road - PARLIAMENT HILL FIELDS Swains Lane ( Mon-Fri except evenings)
New midi bus route operated by London Country North West operated from a new base at Muswell Hill

04.04.87
CW
midi
midi
midi

OXFORD CIRCUS Conduit Street - PARLIAMENT HILL FIELDS Swains Lane ( daily )
Introduced evenings at all times and Sat/Sun thus daily route replacing Route 53 between Oxford Circus & PHF

05.05.87
CW
midi
midi
midi

OXFORD CIRCUS Conduit Street - PARLIAMENT HILL FIELDS Swains Lane ( daily ) + garage journeys extended via Highgate West HillNorth Road - Castle Yard ( return direct ) - Southwood Lane - Muswell Hill Road - Fortis Green Green Road - Tetherdown - and Coppetts Road to COPPETTS WOOD
Garage journeys made live

26.06.88
VB
21OV
18OV
6OV

OXFORD CIRCUS Conduit Street - PARLIAMENT HILL FIELDS Swains Lane
Contract reassigned to London General thus Coppetts Wood journeys withdrawn

SR36

SR36 Parliament Hill Fields

This image available on the
Single Deck download

29.01.94
HT271+
21SR
20SR
8SR

Contract reassigned to London Northern operated from the Holloway Garage

25.06.94
HT271+
21DNL
20DNL
9DNL

Upgraded to DNL type

DNL103

Route branded DNL103 at
Parliament Hill Fields

This image available on the
Single Deck download

29.04.00
HT271+
16DLD
16DLD
11DLD

Contract renewal

DLD137

DLD137 Conduit Street stand

This image is available on the Metroline download

02.02.02
HT271+
16TP
16TP
11TP

Converted to double deck

14.04.07
HT271+
15TP
14TP
10TP
Night service
HT831+
3TP
3TP
3TP

All night service introduced making C2 24hr

27.06.09
HT271+
19TP
20TP
14TP
Night service
HT831+
3TP
3TP
3TP

VICTORIA Buckingham Palace Road - Grosvenor Place - Hyde Park Corner - Piccadilly - Berkeley Square - Conduit Street - Oxford Circus- PARLIAMENT HILL FIELDS Swains Lane
Extended from Conduit Street to Victoria via withdrawn section of Route 8  and N8

TP35

TP35 Grosvenor Place

This image is available on the Metroline download

28.04.12
QB401+
19ED
17ED
12ED
Night service
QB421+
4ED
4ED
4ED

New contract awarded to Abellio - operated from Battersea (QB) base

9554

I took this shot of 9554 whilst on a tour of Broadcasting House.

I would recommend the tour

This image is part of a download available on the Abellio download

 

Garages

HT Holloway
Crew Changeover point at  Archway

CW Coppetts Wood
Crew Changeover point at ?

VB Victoria Basement
Crew Changeover point at ?

QB Battersea
Crew Changeover point at Victoria

Stands and turning points