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
The Greater London Bus Map

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Sunday service withdrawn - mainly replaced by new Sunday only 102A.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Saturday Enfield (E) allocation withdrawn in favour of an increase at Tottenham (AR) and converted to RTW on that day.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Sat withdrawn between Lower Edmonton and Enfield Town outside shopping hours.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Extended from Chingford Hatch to Chingford Station via Friday Hill, replacing Route 35B which was withdrawn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
The Greater London Bus Map

16.01.71
E
8RT
7RT
--

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Tottenham (AR) allocation withdrawn.



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



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.

M708 Leaside livery at Enfield Town

busmap.co.uk


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

 

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.

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


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.

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



03.05.08
NP
15TN
14TN
10TN

EDMONTON GREEN - BRIMSDOWN STATION
Contract renewal

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


31.03.12
NP
15DN
14DN
8DN
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+
16DN
15DN
9DN

EDMONTON GREEN - BRIMSDOWN STATION
Contract extended for two years

02.05.15
NP051+
18DN
18DN
12DN

EDMONTON GREEN - BRIMSDOWN STATION
Contract renewal

WVN359 Edmonton Green

Go Ahead London Wright Eclipse Gemini 2/Volvo B9TL WVL359 is seen on stand at Edmonton Green Bus Station awaiting departure on route 191 to Brimsdown.

© EastLondoner

 


02.05.20
E81+
17DW
16DW
10DW
Contract reassigned

EDMONTON GREEN - BRIMSDOWN STATION
Contract to Arriva

DW573 seen at Carterhatch Lane

© Busoccultation

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 

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Tuesday, 23.06.20