Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
02.06.84
W181
1M/32
1M
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WILLESDEN GARAGE - Church End - Craven Park - Harlesden - Acton Lane - Park Royal Asda - Acton Lane - Harlesden Station - Winchelsea Road - Knatchbull Road - Brentfield Road - Besant Way - Pitfield Way - ST RAPHAEL'S ESTATE ( Mon-Fri between peaks / Sat shopping hours )
New Route

205 fares
Note the fares using the double run
27.04.85
W181
1M/32
1M
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PARK ROYAL Asda - Acton Lane - Harlesden High Street - Craven Park - Brentfield Road - Besant Way - Pitfield Way - ST RAPHAEL'S ESTATE
( Mon-Fri between peaks / Sat shopping hours )
Revised to run between St Raphaels and Park Royal and diverted in Harlesden via High Street thus withdrawn from Winchelsea Road.
Withdrawn between Willesden and Harlesden

23.10.88
W181
1M
1M
1M

PARK ROYAL Asda - ST RAPHAELS'S ESTATE ( Mon-Fri between peaks / Sat shopping hours ) - Great Central Way - WEMBLEY ARENA  ( Sun mid-day )
Sunday mid-day service introduced between Park Royal and Wembley

06.05.90
W181
1M
1M
--
X
--
--
1MA

Sunday service contract passed to Centrewest (X) using midibuses

MA42

The Sunday version seen here MA42

This image available on the
Single Deck download

22.09.90
W181
1M
1M
--
X
--
--
1MA

PARK ROYAL Asda - Acton Lane - Harlesden Station - Winchelsea Road - Knatchbull Road - Brentfield Road - Besant Way - Pitfield Way - ST RAPHAEL'S ESTATE
( Mon-Fri between peaks / Sat shopping hours )
PARK ROYAL Asda - Acton Lane - Harlesden High Street - Craven Park - Brentfield Road - Besant Way - Pitfield Way - St Raphaels- Great Central Way - WEMBLEY ARENA  ( Sun mid-day )
Mon-Sat rerouted in Harlesden via Winchelsea Road instead of High Street
Sunday routeing remained unchnaged

01.12.90
W181
1M
1M
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ON
--
--
1DW

Sunday allocation transferred fom Westbourne Park (X) to Alperton (ON)

27.04.91
AC401+
ex DT 206
ex DT 206
--
ON
--
--
1DW

PARK ROYAL Asda - Acton Lane - Harlesden High Street - Craven Park - Brentfield Road - Besant Way - Pitfield Way - ST RAPHEAL'S ( Mon-Fri between peaks / Sat shopping hours ) -
Great Central Way - WEMBLEY ARENA  ( Sun mid-day )
Mon-Sat reverted to Harlesden High Street routeing - withdrawn section was covered by  Route 206,
Mon-Sat converted to midibus and jointly operated with Route 206 operating from Willesden (AC)

30.05.92
AC401+
ex DT 206
ex DT 206
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ON
--
--
1DW

Sunday service altered to run via Neasden Tesco as per Mon-Sat

DT89

DT89 at the Asda stand complete with " Skipper " branding

This image available on the
Single Deck download

30.01.93
AC401+
2DT/206
2DT
--
ON
--
--
1DW

Saturday revised to have seperate allocation from Route 206

10.04.93
AC401+
2DT/206
2DT
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PARK ROYAL Asda - ST RAPHEAL'S ( Mon-Fri between peaks / Sat shopping hours )
Sunday service withdrawn

Extracted from 1995 map drawn by Mike Harris

The Greater London Bus Map

13.10.95
Last day of operation - route not necessary since the introduction of Route PR2

Operating Garage

W Cricklewood
Changeover at ? - garage journeys out of service

AC Willesden
Changeover at ?,

X Westbourne Park
Changeover at ? - garage journeys out of service

ON Alperton
Changeover at ? - garage journeys out of service

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