Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
03.10.34
J
5LTL
5LTL
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KINGS CROSS Albion Street  - York Way - Brecknock Road - Tufnell Park Station - Tufnell Park Road - TUFNELL PARK Hotel (Mon-Sat)
Prior to this date had been numbered 297

1934 map
Extracted from 1934 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
20.03.40
J
5T
5T
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Type change

15.05.40
J
4LTL
4LTL
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Reverted to LTL

07.03.45
J
3ST
2ST
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Converted to double deck

13.02.46
J
3ST
2ST
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1946 times
Scanned from 13.02.46 Red Book although it is yellow !
20.10.48
J
3STL
3STL
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STL type introduced

13.04.49
J
3ST
3ST
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Reverted to ST type

03.05.50
J
3STL
3STL
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STL type reintroduced

10.10.50
Last day of operation - replaced by New Route 196

Garages

J Holloway
Changeover point not known.
I think garage journeys were via Junction Road - Pemberton Gardens and Holloway Road and possibly meal breaks were taken at Highgate Depot (HT)