Route History

Route 1 fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
03.10.34
MH
3LTL
3LTL
3LTL


MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY  - Bounds Green - Southgate - WINCHMORE HILL Chase Side Tavern
Prior to this date this single deck route had been numbered 603

Extracted from 1934 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

27.10.43
MH
6LTL
5LTL
4LTL

MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY  - Bounds Green - Southgate - WINCHMORE HILL Chase Side Tavern ( Daily )  -  Green Dragon  Lane - WINCHMORE HILL Capitol Cinema (  Daily journeys _
Daily journeys projected from Chase Side Tavern to Capitol Cinema

19.04.44
MH
3LTL
3LTL
3LTL

MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY  - WINCHMORE HILL Chase Side Tavern ( Daily evenings ) -  Northern Hospital ( Daily except evenings ) - Capitol Cinema ( Daily journeys except evenings )
Part of service extended from Chase Side Tavern to Northern Hospital except evenings

12.11.47
MH
6LTL+
7LTL
6LTL
    2TD/212    

MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY  - WINCHMORE HILL Capitol Cinema
Regular service introduced over the whole route

1948
During 1948 after the introduction of the NHS - the Northern Hospital was renamed Highlands Hospital to avoid confusion with Royal Northern Hospital

14.05.52
MH
6Q+
9Q
8Q
    2TD/212    

Type change

TD26 Muswell Hill

This wonderful shot of TD26 at Muswell Hill, the driver is probably having a cup of Griffin Tea in the mobile canteen

© Red RF


06.05.53
MH
6RT
7RT
7RT

Converted to double deck (RT) operation

06.10.54
MH
8RT
5RT
5RT

ARCHWAY STATION (Mon-Fri peaks) Archway Road - - MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY - WINCHMORE HILL Capitol Cinema
Mon-Fri peaks extended from Muswell Hill to Archway.

RT3031 RT3031 Muswell Hill stand
This image available with the RT.RTL.RTW download at Bus Photos

30.04.58
MH
7RT+
5RT
5RT
    1RT/43    

1958 map
Extracted from 1958 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
26.11.58
MH
7RT
5RT
--

ARCHWAY STATION (Mon-Fri peaks) - MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY - WINCHMORE HILL Capitol Cinema ( Mon-Sat )
Sunday service withdrawn.

RT3308

RT3308 The Green, Southgate

© Malcolm Allan


25.10.69
MH
9RT
5RM
--

Saturday Routemaster operation introduced.

RM1973

RM1973 at the Muswell Hill stand, unusual to see a car on the stand

Part of Jeff Lloyd Collection


16.01.71
MH
6SMS
3SMS
--

GOLDERS GREEN STN (Mon-Fri peaks) Finchley - Falloden Way - The Bishops Avenue - East Finchley - Fortis Green - MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY (MS) Bounds Green - SOUTHGATE STN (MS) - HIGHLANDS HOSPITAL (Mon-Fri peaks)
Converted to single deck OPO operation.
Withdrawn between Muswell Hill and Archway but diverted to Golders Green instead via Route 102.
Withdrawn between Southgate and Winchmore Hill except for Mon-Fri peak service to Highlands Hospital.

17.04.71
MH
6SMS
3SMS
--

GOLDERS GREEN (Mon-Fri peaks) - MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY ( Mon-Sat ) - SOUTHGATE STN ( Mon-Sat )
The Mon-Fri peak extension from Southgate to Winchmore Hill withdrawn - this section was covered by Route 125

1971 times
14.02.76
MH41+
6MB
3MB
--

Vehicle type change.

MB366

MB366 Muswell Hill

© Paul Davis

24.10.76
MH41+
6SMS
4SMS
--

Reverted to SMS.

SMS835

SMS835 Southgate Station

© Paul Davis

18.06.78
MH41+
6DMS
4DMS
--

Double Deck operation re-introduced.

DMS38

DMS38 Southgate Station

© Paul Davis


25.06.79
MH41+
5LS
2LS
--

Leyland Nationals introduced.
Interesting to note that each version of the 244 operated Leyland Nationals

30.01.82
MH41+
5LS
2M
--

Saturday Metrobus operation introduced.

24.04.82
Route withdrawn
- partly replaced by revised W9

Operating Garage

MH Muswell Hill
Changeover point Muswell Hill Broadway