Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
02.06.84
HT191+
3M
4M
--

ARCHWAY STATION - Holloway Road - Liverpool Road - Mackenzie Road - Westbourne Road - Offord Road - Hemingford Road - Copenahgen Street - Liverpool Road - ISLINGTON Angel( Mon-Sat except late evenings)
NEW ROUTE

24.11.84
HT191+
3M
4M
--

ARCHWAY STATION - Holloway - Barnsbury - Angel - Rosebery Avenue - Holborn - New Oxford Street - TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD STN ( Mon-Sat except late evgs)
Extended from Angel to Tottenham Court Road Station via Route 19.

04.04.87
CW31+
mini
mini
--
LCNW logo Contract reassigned

ARCHWAY STATION - Holloway Road - Liverpool Road - Mackenzie Road - Westbourne Road - Offord Road - Hemingford Road - Copenahgen Street - Liverpool Road - ISLINGTON Angel( Mon-Sat )
Withdrawn between Angel and Tottenham Court Road Station and converted to midibus operation. Late evening service introduced.
Operated by London Country North West from a base at Coppetts Wood.

26.06.88
VB
5MBV
5MBV
--

ARCHWAY  -- ISLINGTON Angel
Operation transferred to LONDON BUSES operated from Gillingham Street basement.

20.02.89
VB
5OV
5OV
--

ARCHWAY  -- ISLINGTON Angel
Vehicle type change.

OV31 Archway SR115 Holloway Road
01.02.92
NP201+
midi
midi
--
Contract reassigned to Capital CItybus

FINSBURY PARK STATION - Holloway - Barnsbury Estate - Angel - St John Street - SMITHFIELD White Bear ( Mon-Sat )
Diverted at Holloway to Finsbury Park and extended at Islington to Smithfield.

Extracted from March 1994 map drawn by
© Darius Grigg
09.11.96
NP201+
7midi
5midi
3midi

FINSBURY PARK STATION - SMITHFIELD White Bear
Sunday service introduced.

31.01.98
H201+
7midi
6midi
4midi

FINSBURY PARK STATION - SMITHFIELD White Bear
Reallocated to Hackney (H)

Part of the allocation book library which is for sale
Allocation Books
04.03.00
NP201+
7midi
6midi
4midi

FINSBURY PARK STATION - SMITHFIELD White Bear
Allocation moved back to Northumberland Park (NP)

03.02.01
HK1+
9SLF
8SLF
6SLF
OPERATION BY HACKNEY COMMUNITY TRANSPORT operated by Dennis Dart Caetano Nimbus 10.5m

FINSBURY PARK STATION - Holloway - Barnsbury Estate - Angel - St John Street - Clerkenwell Road - Goswell Road - Beech Street - Moorgate - LIVERPOOL STREET STATION
Extended from Clerkenwell to Liverpool Street - the short section of St John Street to Smithfield withdrawn.

04.02.06
HK1+
9HDC
9HDC
7HDC

FINSBURY PARK STATION - LIVERPOOL STREET Bus Station
Contract renewal

HDC3 Barnsbury HDC8 Unknown location
05.02.11
HK1+
9HDC
9HDC
7HDC

FINSBURY PARK STATION - LIVERPOOL STREET Bus Station
Contract extended for two years

02.02.13
HK1+
10DA
9DA
8DA

FINSBURY PARK STATION - LIVERPOOL STREET Bus Station
Contract renewal

 

 

DA3 Liverpool Street Bus Station

 

 

22.07.13
HK1+
10DA
9DA
8DA

FINSBURY PARK STATION  -  FINSBURY SQUARE
Temporarily withdrawn between Finsbury Square and Liverpool Street

Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

03.01.18
NP501+
11SEe
10SEe
9SEe
New Contract operating from
Northumberland Park NP

FINSBURY PARK STATION  -  FINSBURY SQUARE
New operator with new electric single deckers

05.12.20
NP501+
11SEe
10SEe
9SEe

FINSBURY PARK STATION  -  LIVERPOOL STREET Bus Station
Extended from Finsbury Square to Liverpool Street Bus Station via Moorgate, Eldon Street,  Blomfield Street returning via Old Broad Streeet, London Wall and Moorgate

SEe116

SEe116 seen at Old Broad Street on the recent extension

©2busesfull

 

Operating Garages

HT Holloway
Changeover point ?

CW Coppetts wood
Changeover point ?

VB Victoria Basement
Changeover point ?

NP Northumberland Park
Changeover point  Finsbury Park Station stand

H Hackney
Changeover point ?

HK Ash Grove
Changeover point at Tolpuddle Street - Islington

 

 

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Thursday, 04.02.21