Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
08.11.61
NX
22RM+
--
--
    1RT?177
1RT/228
   
 
WN
28RM+
1RM/269
26RM
15RM
TROLLEY BUS REPLACEMENT ROUTE (641) and 179 replacement.

WINCHMORE HILL Green Dragon Lane - Palmers Green - Wood Green - Turnpike Lane - Manor House - Newington Green - Hoxton - MOORGATE Finsbury Square (Sat/Sun) London Wall - Aldersgate Street - Ludgate Circus - Blackfriars Road - Elephant - Old Kent Road - New Cross - Brockley Rise - Stanstead Road - Catford - Downham - GROVE PARK (Mon-Fri)

01.07.64
NX
24RM+
--
--
    2RT/163
1RT/177
   
 
WN
28RM+
22RM
13RM


13.06.66
NX
27RM+
--
--
    1RT/228
1RT/177
   
 
WN
28RM+
22RM
10RM
    1RM/269    


07.09.68
NX
15RM
--
--
 
WN
31RM
14RM
7RM

WOOD GREEN - MOORGATE (Sat/Sun) - GROVE PARK (Mon-Fri)
Withdrawn between Wood Green and Winchmore Hill - replaced by new flat fare Route W4.



25.10.69
NX
18RM
--
8RM
 
WN
28RM
14RM
6RM

WOOD GREEN - GROVE PARK (Mon-Fri)
WOOD GREEN - MOORGATE (Sat/Sun)
NEW CROSS GARAGE - GROVE PARK (Sun)
Sunday service introduced between New Cross & Grove Park.

RM995 Clissold Park

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24.01.70
NX
26RM
--
8RM
 
WN
19RM
13RM
6RM

WOOD GREEN (Mon-Fri except evgs) - TURNPIKE LANE (Mon-Fri evgs) - GROVE PARK (Mon-Fri)
WOOD GREEN - MOORGATE (Sat/Sun)
NEW CROSS GARAGE - GROVE PARK (Sun)

Mon-Fri evenings withdrawn between Turnpike Lane and Wood Green except for garage journeys.


 

RML2461 Wood Green Cinema on a short working

 


01.11.70
NX
26RM
--
5RM
 
WN
9RM
14RM
6RM

WOOD GREEN (Mon-Fri excpt evgs) - TURNPIKE LANE (Mon-Fri evgs) - GROVE PARK (Mon-Fri)
WOOD GREEN - MOORGATE (Sat/Sun)
NEW CROSS GARAGE - CATFORD GARAGE (Sun)
Sunday southern section withdrawn between Catford Garage and Grove Park.

03.09.71
NX
19RM
10RM
5RM
 
WN
17RM
13RM
4RM

WOOD GREEN (Mon-Fri excpt evgs) - TURNPIKE LANE (Mon-Fri evgs) - GROVE PARK (Mon-Fri)
WOOD GREEN - MOORGATE (Sat/Sun)
FARRINGDON STREET - GROVE PARK (Sats)
NEW CROSS GARAGE - CATFORD GARAGE (Sun)
Saturday southern section introduced between Farringdon Street to Grove Park to partly replace withdrawn 141A.


08.01.72
NX
19RM
10RM
--
 
WN
17RM
13RM
4RM

WOOD GREEN (Mon-Fri excpt evgs) - TURNPIKE LANE (Mon-Fri evgs) - GROVE PARK (Mon-Fri)
WOOD GREEN - MOORGATE (Sat/Sun)
FARRINGDON STREET - GROVE PARK (Sats)
Sunday southern section withdrawn - therfore Sunday NX allocation withdrawn.

Mon-Sat schedules remained unchanged

18.11.72
NX1+
16RM+
10RM
--
    1RT/1
2RM/53
   
 
WN
17RM
13RM
4RM

WOOD GREEN (Mon-Fri excpt evgs) - TURNPIKE LANE (Mon-Fri evgs) - GROVE PARK (Mon-Fri)
WOOD GREEN - MOORGATE (Sat/Sun)
FARRINGDON STREET - GROVE PARK (Sats)
RT typw introduced cross linked from Route 1

RT2361 Ludgate Circus

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19.03.77
NX
18DM
10DM
--
 
WN
15DM
13DM
4DM

WOOD GREEN (Mon-Fri excpt evgs) - TURNPIKE LANE (Mon-Fri evgs) - GROVE PARK (Mon-Fri)
SAT Two sections:
WOOD GREEN - FINSBURY SQUARE or
GROVE PARK - ELEPHANT & CASTLE - FARRINGDON STREET Early am journeys

WOOD GREEN -  FINSBURY SQUARE ( Suns ) -

Doored Daimler type replace Routemasters.

DM1179 Finsbury Square

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28.10.78
NX
23DM
10DM
--
 
WN
10DM
12DM
4DM

WOOD GREEN - FARRINGDON STREET (Suns) - GROVE PARK ( Mon-Sat )
Saturday through working introduced and Sunday extended from Moorgate to Farringdon Street.

MD151

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1979

Shillibeer RM2304 New North Road, Hoxton

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08.04.82
NX
23RM
10RM
--
 
WN
12RM
12RM
4RM

WOOD GREEN - FARRINGDON STREET (Suns) - GROVE PARK ( Mon-Sat )
Service reverted to Routemaster operation.

RM1678 Bromley Road, Catford

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27.10.84
NX
16Tc
8Tc
--
 
WN
11RM
11RM
6M

WOOD GREEN - FARRINGDON STREET (Suns) - GROVE PARK ( Mon-Sat )  
Sunday OPO introduced and New Cross Titan Crew Operation introduced.

Crew M1040 New Change
02.02.85
NX
18T
10T
--
 
WN
13M
12M
6M

WOOD GREEN - FARRINGDON STREET (Suns) - CATFORD GARAGE (Sat) - GROVE PARK (M-F)
DAILY OPO OPERATION.
Saturday withdrawn between Catford Garage and Grove Park.

M627 New Change

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16.08.86
NX
5L/T
--
--
 
TL
13T
9T
--
 
WN
12M
12M
6M

WOOD GREEN - FARRINGDON STREET (Suns) - CATFORD GARAGE (Sat) - GROVE PARK (M-F)
Mon-Sat Catford (TL) allocation introduced and Saturday New Cross (NX) allocation withdrawn.

06.06.87
NX
10L/T
9L/T
--
 
TL
8T
--
--
 
WN
12M
12M
6M

WOOD GREEN - FARRINGDON STREET (Suns) - CATFORD GARAGE (Sat) - GROVE PARK (M-F)
Sat Catford (TL) allocation transferred to New Cross (NX).

21.11.87
NX
8L/T
5L/T
--
 
TL
10T
4T
--
 
WN
12M
12M
6M

WOOD GREEN - FARRINGDON STREET (Suns) - CATFORD GARAGE (Sat) - GROVE PARK (M-F)
Sat Catford (TL) allocation re-introduced.

Odd man out LS489 Manor House

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19.11.88
NX
12L/T
9L/T
--
 
TL
6T
--
--
 
WN
12M
14M
6M

WOOD GREEN - FARRINGDON STREET (Suns) - CATFORD GARAGE (Sat) - GROVE PARK (M-F)
Sat Catford (TL) allocation withdrawn.

27.10.90
NX
11L/T
9L/T
--
 
TL
7T
--
--
 
WN
10M
14M
5M

WOOD GREEN - LIVERPOOL STREET (Suns) - CATFORD GARAGE (Sats) - GROVE PARK (Mon-Fri)
R-routed on Sundays at Moorgate to Liverpool Street Station via London Wall and Old Broad Street instead of Farringdon Street.

27.04.91
NX
18L/T
9L/T
--
 
WN
10M
14M
5M

WOOD GREEN - LIVERPOOL STREET (Suns) - CATFORD GARAGE (Sats) - GROVE PARK (Mon-Fri)
Catford (TL) allocation withdrawn.

01.02.92
SH31+
12V
10V
5V
New contract awarded to Grey Green

WOOD GREEN Redvers Road - MOORGATE ( Mon-Sat ) - LIVERPOOL STREET (Suns)
Withdrawn south of Liverpool Street
, withdrawn section replaced by New Route 172

Grey Green 165 Finsbury Square

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10.05.92
SH31+
12V
10V
5V

WOOD GREEN - MOORGATE ( Mon-Sat ) - LIVERPOOL STREET Bus Station (Suns)
Sunday re-routed at Liverpool Street to new Bus Station.

20.06.98
WN
13M
13M
5DBS

WOOD GREEN - MOORGATE ( Mon-Sat ) - LIVERPOOL STREET Bus Station (Suns)
Service transferred with Arriva group to Arriva London North (WN).

 

M1323 crosses London Bridge

 

01.06.02
AD
8M/VA
8M/VA
5M/VA
 
WN
15M/VLW
13M/VLW
8M/VLW

WOOD GREEN - LONDON BRIDGE STATION
Palmers Green (AD) allocation added.
Withdrawn Sundays between Moorgate and Liverpool Street but whole route extended via Route 21 from Moorgate to London Bridge Station

18.01.03
WN51+
23DLA/DLP
18DLA/DLP
11DLA/DLP

WOOD GREEN - LONDON BRIDGE STATION
Palmers Green (AD) allocation withdrawn.

14.01.06
WN51+
24VLW
20VLW
12VLW

PALMERS GREEN GARAGE - LONDON BRIDGE STATION
Extended from Wood Green to Palmers Green via withdrawn section of Route 29

VLW23 crossing London Bridge
15.01.11
WN51+
25VLW
21VLW
13VLW

PALMERS GREEN GARAGE - LONDON BRIDGE STATION
Contract extended for two years

12.01.13
WN51+
25VLW
21VLW
13VLW

PALMERS GREEN GARAGE - LONDON BRIDGE STATION
Contract renewal

8.11.14
AD271+
18VLW
18VLW
14VLW
 
WN51+
7VLW
7VLW
--

PALMERS GREEN GARAGE - LONDON BRIDGE STATION
Most of (WN) allocation moved to Palmers Green as space was now available with the transfer of Route 34 to Metroline

DW499 at Jolly Butchers Hill opposite Wood Green garage
11.04.15
AD271+
29VLW
24VLW
15VLW

PALMERS GREEN GARAGE - LONDON BRIDGE STATION
Wood Green (WN) allocation withdrawn

13.03.21
AD271+
26HV
24HV
15HV

PALMERS GREEN GARAGE - LONDON BRIDGE STATION
Mon-Fri revised running times

2014 Map drawn by Mike Harris
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13.01.18
AD271+
26HV
24HV
15HV

PALMERS GREEN GARAGE - LONDON BRIDGE STATION
Contract renewal with Arriva

Operating Garages

WN Wood Green
Changeover point Wood Green

NX New Cross
Changeover point New Cross Gate

TL Catford
Changeover point at garage.

SH Stamford Hill
Changeover point Wood Green

AD Palmers Green
Changeover point Wood Green

Live visual

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Saturday, 20.03.21