Route History

W7 Fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
10.05.69
MH1+
13MBS
8MBS
6MBS


FINSBURY PARK Clifton Terrace - Stroud Green - Crouch Hill - Crouch End Broadway - Park Road - Muswell Hill - MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY - Colney Hatch Lane - MUSWELL HILL Hampden Road ( Garage journeys )
New Daily flat fare OPO route replacing Route 212,

MBS561

MBS561 seen on the stand at Muswell Hill

This image available on the
Single Deck download

Scanned from 1971 Red Book - interesting to note that there was no smoking ban on the MBS's at this time
1970 map
Extracted from 1970 historical map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
26.01.75
MH1+
13DMS
8DMS
6DMS

Converted to double deck operation

01.10.79
MH1+
13DMS
8DMS
6DMS
leaside logo LT divided into 8 districts - W7 part of Leaside
11.06.81
MH1+
12M
9M
9M

DMS type replaced by Metrobus (M)

October 1988
MH1+
12T
9T
9T

Gradual conversion to Titan type completed March 1989

01.04.89
MH1+
12T
9T
9T
logo London Buses was divided into 12 business units - in preparation for sell-off
21.07.90
FY151+
12T
11T
7T

FINSBURY PARK Clifton Terrace - MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY - Colney Hatch Lane - Friern Barnet - NORTH FINCHLEY ( Garage journeys )
Muswell Hill (MH) garage closed - allocation moved to Finchley

T530

T530 struggles in the Arctic conditions

© Peter Horrex

12.08.90
FY151+
12M/T
11M/T
7M/T

Converted to mixed M/T

t802

T802 whilst operating from Finchley (FY)

© Chris Sanders

15.08.92
HT121+
9M
9M
8M

FINSBURY PARK Clifton Terrace - MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY
Finchley (FY) allocation moved to Holloway (HT)
Titan type withdrawn

26.10.94
HT211+
9M
9M
7M
mtl London Northern purchased by MTL
M1150

M1150 Muswell Hill

This image available on the
Metrobus download

01.02.97
HT211+
6M
4V
5M
6V
5M
3V

Volvo Olympian / Northern Counties originally from London Suburban Bus were used when the 91 contract was reassigned to First Capital in 1997

03.07.98
HT211+
9M
5V
5M
6V
5M
3V
MTL London Northern purchased by Metroline
18.11.98
HT211+
14V
11V
8V

Converted to V type

19.08.00
HT121+
13TP
11TP
9TP
metroline logo Contract renewal
Low floor buses introduced shortly after

20.08.05
HT121+
13TP
11TP
9TP
logo Contract renewal
VPL196

VPL196 seen on the stand at Muswell Hill

me This image is available on the Metroline download

21.08.10
HT121+
16TP
12TP
9TP
logo Contract extended for two years
TP46

TP46 seen on the stand at Muswell Hill

me This image is available on the Metroline download

18.08.12
HT121+
16VW
12VW
9VW
logo Contract renewal

W7 times

 

Garages

MH Muswell Hill
Crew Changeover point at Muswell Hill Broadway

FY Finchley
Crew Changeover point at garage

HT Holloway
Crew Changeover point at garage - meal reliefs running to and from garage out of service from MHB

Current stands and turning points