Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
at 03.10.34
EW
5ST
5ST
--
 
HD
7ST
2Q
8ST
2Q
11ST
2Q

SOUTH HARROW STATION - Harrow - Wealdstone - Harrow Weald - Stanmore - Canons Park - Edgware - MILL HILL Green Man

Extracted from 1934 historical map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
30.01.35
EW
5ST
5ST
--
 
HD
8ST
9ST
12ST

SOUTH HARROW STATION - Harrow - Wealdstone - Harrow Weald - Stanmore - Canons Park - EDGWARE STATION
Withdrawn between Edgware and Mill Hill

17.04.35
EW
4ST
4ST
3ST
 
HD
11ST
11ST
11ST

RAYNERS LANE STATION - Kings Road - Eastcote Lane - South Harrow - Harrow - Wealdstone - Harrow Weald - Stanmore - Canons Park - EDGWARE STATION
Extended from South Harrow to Rayners Lane Stn replacing single deck Route 206
Sunday Edgware (EW) allocation introduced

11.06.41
EW
--
--
6STL
 
HD
15STL
15STL
9STL

Mon-Sat Edgware (EW) allocation withdrawn

29.10.41
HD
15STL+
16STL
15STL
   
1STL/158
--
--

Sunday only Edgware (EW) allocation withdrawn

15.02.46
HD
17STL
21STL
11STL

Taken from February 1946 Red Book
03.05.50
HD
17SRT
5STL
19SRT
5STL
14SRT

RAYNERS LANE STN  -  EDGWARE STATION
SRT type introduced

Taken from August 1949 Red Book
11.10.50
HD
22RTW
24RTW
14RTW

Vehicle type changed to RTW

02.05.51
HD
22RT
24RT
14RT

Vehicle type changed to RT.

23.01.57
HD
22RT
22RT
15RT

RAYNERS LANE STN - Kings Road - Eastcote Lane - South Harrow - Porlock Avenue - Harrow - Wealdstone - Stanmore - Canons Park - EDGWARE STN
Diverted at Roxeth via Porlock Avenue.

RT3271 RT3271 Harrow
30.04.58
HD
22RT
22RT
15RT
Scanned from April 1958 Red Book - the complete book is available from the Sales List

23.01.66
EW
16RT
16RT
3RT
 
HD
9RT
7RT
4RT

RUISLIP LIDO - Ruislip - Victoria Road - Eastcote Lane - South Harrow - Lower Road - Harrow - Wealdstone - Harrow Weald - Stanmore - Marsh Lane - Canons Park - EDGWARE
Diverted at Eastcote Lane to Victoria Road and Ruislip Lido to replace withdrawn section of service 158 and also reverted to Lower Road routeing at South Harrow. Rayners Lane section covered by amended 158.
Daily EW allocation added.

 RT3965 Harrow

 

 

RT3965 Harrow

 


13.06.70
HD
13RT
9RT
11RT

RUISLIP LIDO ( Daily except late evenings ) - RUISLIP STATION ( Daily late evenings )  - HARROW WEALD GARAGE  -   HARROW WEALD Halls Corner ( Monday-Friday peak journeys )
Withdrawn between Harrow Weald and Edgware - this section replaced by new Route 286.

114 Map January 1970
Extracted from 1970 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
30.10.71
HD
20SMS
16SMS
9SMS

RUISLIP LIDO - Ruislip - Victoria Road - Eastcote Lane - South Harrow - Porlock Avenue - Harrow - Wealdstone - HARROW WEALD GARAGE - HARROW WEALD Masefield Avenue (Monday-Friday peaks)
Mon-Fri peak journeys extended from Halls Corner to Masefiled Avenue
Diverted again at Roxeth via Porlock Avenue.
Converted to single deck One Man Operation.

10.09.72
HD
20SMS
16SMS
7SMS

Sunday service reduced

SMS720 South Harrow Station

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18.11.72
HD
20SMS
16SMS
6SMS

RUISLIP LIDO ( Daily except late evening ) - RUISLIP STATION ( Daily after 2030 ) - Victoria Road - Eastcote Lane - South Harrow - Porlock Avenue or Mon-Sat journeys via Lower Road and Bessborough Road - Harrow - Wealdstone - HARROW WEALD GARAGE - HARROW WEALD Masefield Avenue (Monday-Friday peaks)
Monday-Saturday journeys bifurcated via Lower Road (Yellow Blinds to distinguish these journeys)

23.06.73
HD
20SMS
17SMS
6SMS

SMS662 has just left Harrow Bus Station

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22.04.78
HD71+
15SMS
14SMS
7SMS

RUISLIP LIDO ( Daily except late evening ) - RUISLIP STATION ( Daily after 2030 )  - Victoria Rd - Eastcote Lane - S Harrow - Porlock Avenue - Harrow - Wealdstone - Harrow Weald - HARROW WEALD GARAGE - HARROW WEALD Masefield Avenue (Monday-Friday peaks)
Monday-Saturday journeys via Lower Road withdrawn - replaced by revised 258

02.08.79
HD71+
15LS
14LS
7LS

Vehicle change from SMS to LS.

LS338 Ruislip Lido

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23.04.83
HD71+
18LS
14LS
7LS

RUISLIP LIDO - Ruislip - Victoria Rd - Eastcote Lane - S Harrow - Porlock Avenue,Harrow - Kenton - Queensbury - Burnt Oak - MILL HILL BROADWAY STN - Bunns Lane - MILL HILL EAST STN (Monday-Friday peak journeys)
Route diverted at Harrow to follow withdrawn section of service 140 to Mill Hill

LS317 Ruislip Lido

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08.03.84
HD71+
15LS/3M
7LS/8M
7M

Metrobus type introduced.

14.11.87
HD71+
12M/V
11M/V
7M/V
New operator

RUISLIP LIDO (Suns) - RUISLIP STN ( Mon-Sat ) - MILL HILL BROADWAY STN - MILL HILL EAST STN (Mon-Fri peak jnys)
Route withdrawn between Ruislip Station and Ruislip Lido on Monday-Saturday.
Withdrawn section covered by new H13

19.01.91
BT71+
13L
13L
10L

RUISLIP LIDO (Suns) - RUISLIP STN ( Mon-Sat ) - MILL HILL BROADWAY STN
W
ithdrawn between Mill Hill Broadway and Mill Hill East - and operator changed to BTS.

19.03.94

BT71+

13L

13L

10L


RUISLIP LIDO
(Suns) - RUISLIP STN ( Mon-Sat ) - MILL HILL BROADWAY STN

Buses from Mill Hill rerouted via Bunns Lane and Woodcroft Avenue instead of Lyndhurst Avenue and Eversfield Gadens

10.08.94

BT71+

13L

13L

10L

BTS taken over by Sovereign

H143 Harrow Bus Station

H143GGS Harrow Bus Station

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03.12.95
BT71+
13L
13L
8L

RUISLIP STATION  - MILL HILL BROADWAY STN
Sunday withdrawn between .Ruislip Station and Ruislip Lido.

02.05.98
BT71+
13L
13L
8L

See map below

01.09.00
BT71+
13L
13L
8L

New Contract commenced with LF double deck buses

03.11.02
BT71+
13L
13L
8L
Operation transferred to LONDON UNITED (Sovereign)


04.09.04
BT71+
18VLE
19VLE
8VLE

RUISLIP STATION - MILL HILL BROADWAY
Contract renewal

05.09.09
BT71+
17VLE
18VLE
14VLE

RUISLIP STATION - MILL HILL BROADWAY
Contract renewal

VH19 takes a break from normal duties on Route 13 and is seen in Harrow a week before the route is transferred to Metroline
Click photo to enlarge

 

© Ian Armstrong


29.04.14
BT71+
17VLE
18VLE
14VLE
Contract novated to RATP from Transdev

03.09.16
UX201+
18VWH
20VWH
17VWH
Contract reassigned

 

Advertless VWH2361 seen here on the Ruislip stand

© ultradude973

 


08.10.16
UX201+
18VWH
20VWH
17VWH
 
UX241+
--
4VWH
4VWH

Fri/Sat night service introduced coinciding with night service on Jubillee Line

Taken from Mike Harris map dated 15.06.19
Greater London Bus Map

Operating Garages

EW Edgware
Changeover point Edgware Station

HD Harrow Weald
Changeover point Harrow Bus Station or garage pre 1983.

Sovereign (Edgware)
Changeover point at garage buses running light from Mill Hill

UX Uxbridge
Changeover point at Ruislip , crews using Met/Piccadilly Line