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This farechart is part of a set that can be purchased 298 map 298 record

07.09.68
PB
12RT
11RT
--

TURNPIKE LANE STATION, Wood Green, Palmers Green, Southgate, Cockfosters, Potters Bar, then Cranbourne Road, CRANBOURNE RD INDUSTRIAL ESTATE (Mon-Fri peaks) or Cecil Road, SOUTH MIMMS Blanche Lane (Sats) CLARE HALL HOSPITAL (Mon-Fri/Sat jnys) Barnet Way, Elstree Way, BOREHAMWOOD Chester Road (Mon-Fri am/pm jny)
NEW SERVICE REPLACING PART OF 29 AND ALL OF 29B.

24.01.70
AD
--
8RM
--
 
WN
14RM
6RM
--

FINSBURY PARK STATION, Manor House, Turnpike Lane, Wood Green, Palmers Green, Southgate, COCKFOSTERS STATION (Mon-Sat)
Withdrawn north of Cockfosters, replaced by new service 299
New Saturday Palmers Green (AD)  and Mon-Fri Wood Green (WN) allocation introduced.

RM513 seen ?

13.06.70
AD
7RM
8RM
--
 
WN
7RM
6RM
--

Part of Mon-Fri WN allocation transferred to Palmers Green (AD)

16.01.71
AD
7RM
6RM
--

Wood Green allocation withdrawn.

16.06.73
AD
5RM
5RM
--

TURNPIKE LANE STATION, COCKFOSTERS STATION (Mon-Sat)
Withdrawn between Finsbury Park and Turnpike Lane

14.06.75
AD
7RM
6RM
--

FINSBURY PARK STATION, COCKFOSTERS STATION (Mon-Sat)
Service restored between Finsbury Park and Turnpike Lane.

19.03.77
AD71+
5RM
5RM
3RM

TURNPIKE LANE STATION, SOUTHGATE STATION (Suns), COCKFOSTERS STATION (Mon-Sat)
Withdrawn between Finsbury Park and Turnpike Lane.
Sunday service introduced between Turnpike Lane Station and Southgate Station replacing withdrawn section of service 29 

27.09.80
PB41+
5DMS
4DMS
2DMS
 
WN71+
5DMS
5DMS
2DMS

TURNPIKE LANE STATION, CRANBOURNE RD INDUSTRIAL ESTATE (Mon-Fri peak journeys), CLARE HALL HOSPITAL

DMS876 - Peter Horrex

ONE PERSON OPERATION COMMENCED
Extended to South Mimms replacing withdrawn service 299.
Palmers Green allocation withdrawn in favour of Potters Bar (PB) and Wood Green (WN).

19.09.81
PB41+
5DMS
4DMS
2DMS
 
WN71+
5M
5M
2M

Metrobus operation introduced at Wood Green (WN)

DMS2061 Palmers Green

19.12.81
PB41+
5M
4M
2M
 
WN71+
5M
5M
2M

Metrobus operation introduced at Potters Bar (PB)

04.09.82
PB41+
--
--
2M
 
WN71+
9M
7M
--

Mon-Sat PB allocation withdrawn, and Sunday Wood Green (WN) allocation withdrawn.

23.04.83
PB41+
9M
6M
4M

Wood Green (WN) allocation withdrawn.

21.06.86
LC
dd
dd
dd

Operated by LONDON COUNTRY

LR81

22.02.88
SH
7dd
7dd
3dd

Operated by GREY GREEN

An example of double deck operation with Grey Green, seen at Southgate

01.02.90
NP221+
3midi
3midi
2midi


CLARE HALL HOSPITAL
, Blanche Lane, South Mimms, Cecil Road, Potters Bar, Cockfosters, Chase Side, SOUTHGATE STATION
Operated by Capital Citybus
Withdrawn between Southgate and Turnpike Lane and converted to Mercedes midibus operation

Capital Citybus 616 at Southgate Station These vehicles were bought from Red Admiral Portsmouth

10.03.97
AD
4DRL
4DRL
3DRL

CLARE HALL HOSPITAL, Blanche Lane, South Mimms, Cecil Road, Potters Bar Stn (double run) Potters Bar, Cockfosters, Chase Side, SOUTHGATE STATION
Operated by Arriva North
Diverted to serve Potters Bar Station.

LDR19 Potters Bar Station

31.01.98
WN301+
4LDR
4LDR
3LDR

Palmers Green (AD) allocation transferred to Wood Green (WN)

LDR49 Potters Bar Station DRL49 Southgate Odd working M1407 at Southgate

02.02.02
WN301+
6LDR
6LDR
4LDR

POTTERS BAR Cranbourne Road Industrial Estate, Potters Bar Stn (double run) Potters Bar, Cockfosters, Chase Side, Southgate, Waterfall Road, ARNOS GROVE STATION
Withdrawn between Potters Bar and South Mimms, this section covered by new 398 Potters Bar and Borehamwood but extended from Southgate to Arnos Grove Station via High Street, Waterfall Road and Bowes Road.

03.02.07
WN301+
5DWL
6DWL
4DWL

Contract renewed.

DWL31 Potters Bar station DWL43 Arnos grove

04.02.12
SM1+
5AE
4AE
3AE

Contract reassigned to Sullivan;s Buses operating from their South Mimms base

AE13 Potters Bar Station

298 Potters Bar section 298 Potters Bar - Cockfosters Cockfosters to Arnos Grove

298 times

Operating Garages

SM South Mimms
Changeover point at ?

AD Palmers Green
Changeover point garage.

WN Wood Green
Changeover point garage up to 1990
From 1998 changeover at Arnos Grove, crews using Piccadilly Line

PB Potters Bar
Changeover point at Lion

NP Northumberland Park
Changeover point at ?

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