Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
03.10.34
WG
6T
6T
4T

FINSBURY PARK - Stroud Green Road - Stapleton Hall Road - Ferme Park Road - Tottenham Lane - Middle Lane - Priory Road - MUSWELL HILL Victoria
Prior to this date the route was numbered 154

1934 map
Extracted from 1934 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
01.06.38
WG
12Q
12Q
7Q

FINSBURY PARK, Stroud Green - Hornsey - Alexandra Park - WOOD GREEN LT Station
Extended from Muswell Hill to Wood Green via private Road through Alexandra Park

26.10.49
WG
17Q
16Q
11Q

FINSBURY PARK Wells Terrace - Stroud Green - Stapleton Hall Road - Ferme Park Road - Middle Lane - Priory Road - Private Road through Alexander Park grounds - Bedford Road - Bridge Road - Buckingham Road - Station Road - Wood Green - Lordship Lane - Perth Road - White Hart Lane - Creighton Road - High Road Tottenham - Northumberland Park - NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STATION
Extended from Wood Green to Northumberland Park

1952 map
Extracted from 1952 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
06.05.53
WG
22RF
21RF
21RF

RF type introduced.

07.09.55
WG
16RF
17RF
19RF
dd  
6RTL
5RTL
 

Mon-Sat double deck section introduced between Muswell Hill and Finsbury Park.

18.03.59
WG
18RTL
17RTL
8RTL

Daily converted to double deck operation.

233 times


Scanned from April 1958 Red Book, the complete book is available from the Sales List

A careful study of the timetable reveals that garage journeys left or joined line of route at Wood Green or Middle Lane / Priory Road

03.01.62
WN
18RT
15RT
9RT

West Green closure - allocation transferred to Wood Green (WN) with RT type.

07.09.68
Converted to One Man flat fare operation and renumbered W3

Operating Garages

WG West Green
Changeover point Wood Green

WN Wood Green
Changeover point Wood Green