Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
25.10.39
N
16LT
16LT
15LT

CHALK FARM STATION - Camden Town - Euston - Holborn - Aldwych - Waterloo - Elephant & Castle - Walworth - Camberwell Green - Denmark Hill - Herne Hill - Tulse Hill - West Norwood - Upper Norwood - NORWOOD JUNCTION

20.11.40
CF
--
--
8STL
N
16LT
16LT
7LT

Part of Sunday Norwood (N) allocation moved to Chalk Farm (CF)

02.04.41
N
16LT
16LT
18LT

Sunday only Chalk Farm (CF) allocation withdrawn

25.03.42
CF
--
--
14STL
N
16LT
16LT
--

Sunday only  Chalk Farm reintroduced
Sunday Norwood (N) withdrawn

22.04.42
CF
--
--
@STL
N
@LT
@LT
--

Jointly allocated with Route 68

28.10.42
CF
--
--
14STL
N
16STL
16STL
--

Joint allocation withdrawn,
STL type introduced at Norwood (N)

24.04.43
CF
--
--
14STL
N
@STL
16STL
--

Mon-Fri Norwood (N) allocation jointly operated with Route 68

01.12.43
N
@STL
@STL
15STL

Sunday only Chalk Farm (CF) allocation withdrawn
Sat joint operation introduced

13.02.46
N
11STL
5ST
15STL+
17STL
      1STL/68  

Joint operation withdrawn - ST type introduced

68A map 1946 Central London section
Extracted from 1946 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
22.05.46
N
16STL
16STL
16STL

ST type withdrawn

Scanned from 11.10.50 Red Book
02.05.51
N
7RT
8RT
7RT
Q
13RTL
8RTL+
10RTL
      2RTL/40  

RT/RTL type introduced
Daily Camberwell (Q) introduced

09.07.51
Last day of operation - replaced by Revised 196

Garages

N Norwood
Changeover point outside garage

Q Camberwell
Changeover point Denmark Hill - Camberwell Green

CF Chalk Farm
Changeover point Harmood Street ?