Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
30.11.68
HL
12MBS
9MBS
4MBS

GREENFORD Red Lion - Ruislip Road East - Greenford Avenue - Drayton Bridge Road - Sutherland Road - Sutherland Avenue - The Avenue - Gordon Road - Haven Green - Ealing Broadway - Uxbridge Road - Hanwell Broadway - Boston Road - Boston Manor Road - Half Acre - BRENTFORD County Court
NEW FLAT FARE SERVICE : replaced Route 211 and Route 83 between Ealing and Brentford

1968
Part of the allocation book library which is for sale
Allocation Books

17.05.70
HL
12MBS/+1-E2
9MBS
4MBS

GREENFORD Red Lion - Half Acre then BRENTFORD County Court (Mon-Sat / Suns except 1100 - 2100) or London Road - SYON PARK (Suns 1100 - 2100 )
Sunday service extended from Brentford to Syon Park between 1100 and 2100

1970 times
MBS503

MBS503 loading at County Court stand

This image available with the
Single Deck download


07.12.75
HL
14DMS
10DMS
4DMS

Converted to double deck operation.

31.03.79
HL51+
12DMS
9DMS
5DMS

GREENFORD Red Lion - BRENTFORD County Court
Sunday extension to Syon Park withdrawn.

17.01.81
HL51+
12M
9M
5M

Converted from DMS to Metrobus operation

10.11.90
HL51+
RW/5M
RW
RW

GREENFORD Red Lion - EALING BROADWAY STN
Withdrawn between Ealing Broadway and Brentford - the withdrawn section replaced by new E8. The route was converted to minibus operation (RW) and operated jointly with Routes E2 and E8 except for the Mon-Fri peak service which retained full double deck operation with Metrobus. The service was marketed under the name of E-LINE.

07.09.91
HL
RW
RW
RW

Metrobus operation withdrawn.

RW16

RW16 Ealing Broadway Station

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Single Deck download

30.11.91
HL
RW/5M
RW
RW

Metrobus operation reintroduced.

06.02.93
HL
RW
RW
RW
 
ON
5M
--
--

Double deck peak operation transferred to Alperton (ON)

LA52

LA52 Greenford stand

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First London download

27.03.93
HL
RW
RW
RW
 
ON
5dd
--
--

Hanwell (HL) closed - allocation moved to Greenford (G)

London Bus Routes: Route E1: Ealing Broadway - Greenford Broadway &emdash; Route E1, Centrewest, M393, GYE393W 

24.05.97
G
5LA/LN
5LA/LN
DM

Commencement of new Contract - MS converted to double deck operation and Sun converted to low floor operation jointly operated with Route E3

DML644

London Bus Lines livery DML644 seen on a Sunday working at Haven Green

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First London download

25.05.02
G
6TN
6TN
5TN

New Contract - and converted to low floor double deck operation including Sundays.

32994

TN32994 Haven Green

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First London download

30.05.09
G
7DN
5DN
5DN

New contract with new buses

DN33588

DN33588 Haven Green

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First London download


22.06.13
G
7TE
5TE
5TE
logo Contract novated to Metroline West Ltd

TE1745

TE1745 Haven Green

© Jack Marian


31.05.14
WS231+
7EH
5EH
5EH
logo New contract with Abellio
operating from Hayes (WS)

2448

Enviro 2448 Ealing Broadway Station

© Adam Murray


e1 map

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


19.08.16
WS231+
7EH
5EH
5EH
Night service
WS241+
--
2EH
2EH

Fri and Sat night service added

London Bus Routes: Route E1: Ealing Broadway - Greenford Broadway &emdash; Route E1, Abellio London 2528, YX15OWW, Ealing Broadway 

29.07.17
AB231+
8EH
5EH
5EH
Night service
AB241+
--
2EH
2EH

Allocation moved to new garage at Bridge Road, Southall ( AB )

 

 

 

Operating Garages

HL Hanwell
Crew Changeover point outside garage

G Greenford
Crew Changeover point Greenford stand

WS Hayes
Crew Changeover point Greenford stand

ON Alperton
Crew Changeover n/a spreadover buses

 

Current times for Route E1 live E1 stands Tender Specs Route E1 fares

 

 

 

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