Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
19.07.61
SF
18RM
20RM
--

LONDON DOCKS Leman Street - Aldgate Gardiners Corner - Commercial Street - Shoreditch - Kingsland Road - Dalston Junction - Stoke Newington - Stamford hill - Tottenham - Lansdowne Road - NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STATION (Mon-Sat)
NEW TROLLEY BUS REPLACEMENT ROUTE replacing Route 647 ( Stamford Hill & London Docks )


01.12.65
SF
18RML
18RML
2RM
--

LONDON DOCKS Leman Street - NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STATION (Mon-Sat)
RML type introduction - and as only 18 available Saturday allocation had to be topped up with 2RM

RML2305 June 1966 © Alan B Cross

RML2305 Commercial Street ?

© Alan Cross

10.07.66
SF
18XA
18XA
2RM
--

LONDON DOCKS Leman Street - NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STATION (Mon-Sat)
Atlantean type introduced

31.12.66
SF
17XA
17XA
2RM
--

WAPPING STN - Wapping Lane - The Highway - Leman Street - Aldgate - Shoreditch --NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STN ( Mon-Sat )
Extended from Leman Street to Wapping.


17.06.67
SF
9XA/8XF
9XA/8XF
2RM
--

WAPPING STATION - NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STN ( Mon-Sat )
Daimler Fleetlines introduced - these were sent from East Grinstead where they were used on Route 424. East Grinstead (EG) was of course still under London Transport ownership.

XF5 has probably been turned short for late running

© Cliff Essex


25.10.69
SF
10XA
7RM
10XA
11RM
--

WAPPING STATION - NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STN ( Mon-Sat )
XF type withdrawn

24.01.70
SF
12RM
13RM
--

WAPPING STATION - NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STN ( Mon-Sat )
XA class withdrawn.

Extracted from 1970 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

Click here for outer London section


04.12.71
SF
11DMS
11DMS
6DMS

WAPPING STN ( Mon-Sat ) -LONDON DOCKS (Suns) - STAMFORD HILL
CONVERTED TO DOUBLE DECK OPO
Withdrawn between Stamford Hill and Northumberland Park - replaced by new 97
Sunday Route introduced between London Docks and Stamford Hill - replacing withdrawn section of Route 243A



31.03.79
AR211+
--
--
3DMS
 
SF1+
10DMS
8DMS
6DMS

ALDGATE EAST Leman Street - Shoreditch - Dalston - Stoke Newington - Stamford Hill - West Green - Turnpike Lane Station - WOOD GREEN Redvers Road
Extended from Stamford Hill to Wood Green.
Withdrawn between Aldgate East and Wapping
Sunday Tottenham (AR) allocation introduced.




31.10.81
AR211+
--
--
3DMS
 
SF1+
10DMS
8DMS
6DMS

ALDGATE Bus Station - WOOD GREEN Redvers Road
Diverted at Aldgate East to Aldgate Bus Station instead of Leman Street


17.06.82
AR41+
--
--
3M
 
SF1+
10M
8M
6M

ALDGATE Bus Station - WOOD GREEN Redvers Road
Daimler DMS replaced by Metrobus.


01.02.86
SF1+
10M
8M
5M
 
WN?
--
--
4M

ALDGATE Bus Station - WOOD GREEN Redvers Road
Sunday only Tottenham (AR) allocation transferred to Wood Green (WN)

11.07.87
AR41+
--
--
7M
 
SF1+
10M
8M
--

ALDGATE Bus Station - WOOD GREEN Redvers Road

Sunday SF and WN allocations moved to Tottenham (AR)

31.10.91
AR41+
--
--
7M
 
SF1+
10M
12M
--

ALDGATE - WOOD GREEN GARAGE
Wood Green terminal changed to WN garage.


09.05.92
SF1+
10M/L
12M/L
7M/L

AlDGATE - WOOD GREEN GARAGE
Sunday only AR allocation transferred to SF.

 


13.05.95
WN1+
11M
12M
8M

AlDGATE - WOOD GREEN GARAGE
Stamford Hill (SF) closure leads to allocation transferred to Wood Green (WN)

27.04.96
NP
10ON
10ON
7ON
Contract reassigned

AlDGATE - WOOD GREEN Redvers Road
Wood Green terminal revised to Redvers Road.


28.04.01
BW201+
12VA
13VA
15VA
Contract reassigned to Stagecoach East London (BW)


29.04.06
NP
15TN
15TN
11TN
Contract reassigned

WOOD GREEN  -  ALDGATE
Contract reassigned

TN32976 Dalston Junction

30.04.11
NP
15VNL
15VNL
11VNL

WOOD GREEN  -  ALDGATE
Contract extended for two years


31.03.12
NP
15PDN
15PDN
11PDN
Contract novated to LG

WOOD GREEN  -  ALDGATE
Operation passed to London General (NP)

PDN4 Wood Green High Road

© Martin ( Flickr )


27.04.13
AR1+
16VW
7VW
6VW
 
SF1+
--
8VW
7VW
New contract with Arriva
Crewed by Stamford Hill (SF) drivers at all times

WOOD GREEN  -  ALDGATE

New Contract


 

DW584 Aldgate Bus Station

© Alisha Juszczyk

 


04.11.17
SF1+
17HV
17HV
14HV

WOOD GREEN  -  ALDGATE
Officially transferred from Tottenham (AR) to Stamford Hill (SF)  

HV43 Aldgate

© Gellico

15.06.19
SF1+
12LT
12LT
10LT

DALSTON JUNCTION  -  WOOD GREEN
Withdrawn between Dalston Junction and Aldgate .
This section replaced by Revised 242

LT136 is seen leaving Dalston Junction Bus Station

© East Londoner


06.06.20
NP601+
12LT
12LT
10LT
Contract reassigned to GAL-London General
Operating from Northumberland Park

DALSTON JUNCTION  -  WOOD GREEN
Contract reassigned

LT876 on the first day 6.6.20  

 

Garages

SF Stamford Hill
Crew Changeover point Stamford Hill / EgertonRoad

NP Northumberland Park
Crew Changeover point Northumberland Park Station
From June 2019 .... Dalston Junction stand

WN Wood Green
Crew Changeover point Wood Green

AR Tottenham
The current arrangement is as follows. All drivers sign on and off at SF garage.
There are 6 buses from the allocation of 16 parked in AR Mon Sat. sun all SF buses.
They get travel time to go and get them from AR
All changeovers are at SF throughout the day.

BW Bow
Crew Changeover point Aldgate Bus Station

 

Live visual Dalston Junction to Wood Green

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Friday, 19.06.20