Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
06.10.54
AR
--
3RTL
--
 
E
7RT
7RT
5RT

CHINGFORD HATCH - Chingford Mount - Hall Lane - Edmonton - LOWER EDMONTON STN (Suns) Hertford Road - Bounces Road - LOWER EDMONTON Goodwin Road (Mon-Sat)
New service


16.10.57
AR
--
3RTL
4RTL
 
E
7RT
6RT
--

CHINGFORD HATCH  -  LOWER EDMONTON STN ( Suns )  -  LOWER EDMONTON GOODWIN ROAD ( Mon-Sat )
Sunday allocation moved from Enfield (E) to Tottenham (AR)



Extracted from 1958 historical map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk

05.10.58
AR
--
3RTL
--
 
E
7RT
6RT
--

CHINGFORD HATCH - LOWER EDMONTON Goodwin Road (Mon-Sat)
Sunday service withdrawn - mainly replaced by new Sunday only 102A.


27.02.63
AR
--
8RTL
--
 
E
7RT
--
--

CHINGFORD HATCH - LOWER EDMONTON Goodwin Road (Mon-Sat)
Saturday Enfield (E) allocation withdrawn in favour of an increase at Tottenham (AR) and converted to RTW on that day.

01.02.64
AR
--
6RM
--
 
E
7RT
--
--

CHINGFORD HATCH - LOWER EDMONTON Goodwin Road (Mon-Sat)
Saturday service converted to Routemaster operation.

23.01.66
AR
--
7RM
--
 
E
7RT
--
--

CHINGFORD HATCH - Chingford Mount - Edmonton - Lower Edmonton - Nightingale Rd - Ponders End - ENFIELD TOWN (Mon-Sat)
Extended via Nightingale Road and Ponders End to Enfield Town.


31.12.66
AR
--
8RTL
--
 
E
7RT
--
--

CHINGFORD HATCH - LOWER EDMONTON (Sat) - ENFIELD TOWN (Mon-Fri/Sat shop hrs)
Sat withdrawn between Lower Edmonton and Enfield Town outside shopping hours. Saturday reverted to RTL type..

RTL428 (AR) waits at the Bounces Road stand

© Mick Webber


07.09.68
AR
--
9RM
--
 
E
8RT
--
--

CHINGFORD STN - Friday Hill - Chingford Hatch - Chingford Mount - Edmonton - LOWER EDMONTON (Sat) - ENFIELD TOWN (Mon-Fri/Sat shop hrs)
Extended from Chingford Hatch to Chingford Station via Friday Hill, replacing Route 35B which was withdrawn

Tottenham (AR) allocation converted to RM type

 

RM268 (E) Ponders End Garage

© Malcolm Allan


'Extracted from 1970 historical map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk

16.01.71
E
8RT
7RT
--

CHINGFORD STN - LOWER EDMONTON (Sat) - ENFIELD TOWN (Mon-Fri/Sat shop hrs)
Tottenham (AR) allocation withdrawn.


RT2665 Chingford Hatch


23.03.74
E
8DMS
8DMS
--

CHINGFORD STN - PONDERS END GARAGE  ( Sat except shopping hours ) - ENFIELD TOWN (Mon-Fri / Sat shopping hours)
Converted to double deck one person operation.


01.03.75
E121+
8DMS
8DMS
--

CHINGFORD STN - ENFIELD TOWN (Mon-Sat )
Saturday evenings extended from Ponders End Garage to Enfield Town


DMS431 Chingford Hatch

busmap.co.uk


20.08.77
E121+
--
6DMS
--
 
EM131+
8DMS
4DMS
--

CHINGFORD STN - ENFIELD TOWN (Mon-Sat)
Edmonton (EM) allocation added.
Mon-Fri E allocation withdrawn.

31.01.81
E121+
--
5DMS
--
 
EM131+
6DMS
--
--

CHINGFORD HATCH - ENFIELD TOWN (Mon-Sat)
Withdrawn between Chingford Hatch and Chingford Station - this section replaced by new 212.
Saturday EM allocation withdrawn.

24.03.82
E121+
--
5M
--
 
EM131+
6M
--
--

CHINGFORD HATCH - ENFIELD TOWN (Mon-Sat)
Converted to Metrobus Operation.

04.09.82
E121+
6M
4M
--

LOWER EDMONTON Bus Station - Nightingale Road - Ponders End - Enfield Town - Chase Side - Forty Hill - CARTERHATCH (Mon-Sat)
Withdrawn between Lower Edmonton and Chingford but extended from Enfield town to Carterhatch via withdrawn 135.


02.11.85
E121+
8M
6M
1M

LOWER EDMONTON ( Mon-Sat ) Nightingale Road - Ponders End - ENFIELD TOWN (Suns) Chase Side - Forty Hill - Carterhatch Lane - Hertford Road - Bell Lane - Brimsdown Road - BRIMSDOWN STATION
Extended from Carterhatch to Brimsdown replacing withdrawn section of Route 231.
Sunday service re-introduced between Enfield Town & Brimsdown.

06.06.87
E121+
8M
6M
--

LOWER EDMONTON - BRIMSDOWN STN (Mon-Sat)
Sunday service withdrawn

M737 at Enfield Town

busmap.co.uk


29.09.90
E121+
7M
8M
--

LOWER EDMONTON STN - Nightingale Road - Hertford Road - South Street - Alma Road - Durants Road - Alexandra Road - Nags Head Road (return via Ponders End High Street) ,Ponders End - Enfield Town - Chase Side - Forty Hill - Carterhatch Lane - Hertford Road - Bell Lane - Brimsdown Road - BRIMSDOWN STATION (Mon-Sat)
Re-routed in the Ponders end area.


10.09.94
E121+
7M
8M
5SR

LOWER EDMONTON - BRIMSDOWN STN
Sunday midibus service introduced

 

SR36 Brimsdown stand

 


04.05.96
PE
14midi
12midi
7midi
Operation transferred to Thamesway

LOWER EDMONTON - BRIMSDOWN STN
New operator

 

Thamesway Plaxton Pointer Dart 980 is seen in Enfield Town

 


28.03.98
PE
13midi
12midi
7midi

EDMONTON GREEN - BRIMSDOWN STATION
Revised stand at Edmonton.

774 Edmonton

26.09.98
PE
12midi
11midi
6midi
 
NP58
1dd
--
--
Contract reassigned to First Capital

EDMONTON GREEN - BRIMSDOWN STATION
New operator

First Capital 209 Edmonton


07.04.01
NP191+
12DP/1dd
11DP
5DP

EDMONTON GREEN - BRIMSDOWN STATION
Allocation moved to Northumberland Park (NP)

Scanned from 2001 leaflet
Click image to enlarge

31.08.01
NP191+
15TN
14TN
6TN

EDMONTON GREEN - BRIMSDOWN STATION
Converted to double deck low floor operation.

TN868 Edmonton Green

01.04.06
NP
15TN
14TN
10TN
Contract extended for two years.

EDMONTON GREEN - BRIMSDOWN STATION
Contract extended for two years


First Capital TN867can be seen in Enfield Town with the new style unhelpful intermediate blind


03.05.08
NP
15TN
14TN
10TN

EDMONTON GREEN - BRIMSDOWN STATION
Contract renewal

DN33153 Edmonton Green

19.07.08
NP
15DN
14DN
8DN

EDMONTON GREEN - BRIMSDOWN STATION
Rerouted eastbound at Ponders End via Nags Head Road and Alexandra Road instead of full length of Durants Road

DN33523 Enfield Town

31.03.12
NP
15EN
14EN
8EN
Contract novated to London General

EDMONTON GREEN - BRIMSDOWN STATION
Operator now go-Ahead London General

Trident Enviro EN20 at Enfield Town

 


04.05.13
NP051+
16EN
15EN
9EN

EDMONTON GREEN - BRIMSDOWN STATION
Contract extended for two years

EN12 seen at Windmill Hill

© Samuel Letsu


02.05.15
NP051+
18DN
18DN
12DN

EDMONTON GREEN - BRIMSDOWN STATION
Contract renewal

 

Go Ahead London Wright Eclipse Gemini 2/Volvo B9TL WVL359 is seen on stand at Edmonton Green Bus Station awaiting departure

© East Londoner


02.05.20
E81+
17DW
16DW
10DW
Contract reassigned

EDMONTON GREEN - BRIMSDOWN STATION
Contract to Arriva

DW534 seen at ?

© Samuel Letsu

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Operating Garages

AR Tottenham
Changeover point EDMONTON Angel

EM Edmonton
Changeover point Lower Edmonton Station

E Enfield
Changeover point outside garage

PE Ponders End
Changeover point Ponders End Station

NP Northumberland Park
Changeover point Edmonton Green 

Live visual

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2021
Date of edit   Friday, 30.07.21