Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
22.09.90
AC401+
6DT
6DT
--

KILBURN PARK STATION - Brondesbury Road - Queens Park (inward journeys went via Carlton Vale - Cambridge Gardens and Cambridge Road ) - Brondesbury Park - Sidmouth Rd - Chambers Lane - Harlesden Rd - Peter Avenue ,Donnington Rd - Harlesden Rd - double run via Pound Lane & Willesden Garage forecourt - Robson Avenue - Harlesden Road - Acton Lane - Mordaunt Road - Winchelsea Road - Knatchbull Road - Brentfield Rd - Brent Park - ST RAPHAELS ESTATE Pitfield Way (MS except late evening)

27.04.91
* Joint allocation with 205,


14.10.95
AC251+
6DT
5DT
--

Loop working at Kilburn discontinued - buses now go in both directions via Brondesbury Road to reach Kilburn Park Station.

25.11.95
NW231+
6DT
5DT
--

Willesden (AC) allocation moved to North Wembley (NW)

206_DT119 

 

DT119 Neasden Tesco

 

14.09.96
NW231+
6DT
5DT
5DT

KILBURN PARK STATION - ST RAPHAELS ESTATE Pitfield Way
MS late evening service - and new Sunday service introduced.

26.04.97
NW231+
6DLS
5DLS
5DLS

Double run journeys via Willesden Garage withdrawn. Converted to low floor operation (Plaxton Pointer Darts - 9.2m)

206_DLS5 

 

DLS 5 Neasden Tesco

 

15.06.02
NW231+
8DSD
8DSD
7DSD

Converted to DSD type - Transbus Dart 9.3m

28.04.07
NW231+
8DSD
8DSD
7DSD

Contract renewal
Rerouted eastbound at Willesden from Harlesden Road via Robson Avenue - Harlesden Road to Donnington Road

22.09.07
NW231+
8MM
8MM
8MM

Start of phased conversion to new Evolution type buses.

30.05.09
PV131+
8MM
8MM
8MM

North Wembley (NW) closed - allocation moved to Perivale (PV)

15.10.11
PV131+
10MM
9MM
11MM

WEMBLEY PARK The Paddocks - KILBURN PARK STATION
Rerouted at Brent Park via withdrawn PR2 to Wembley Park The Paddocks
via Drury Way - Great Central Way - South Way - First Way - Wembley Trading Estate - Engineers Way - Rutherford Way - Fulton Road - Empire Way - Wembley Park Drive - Wembley Park Station - Bridge Road - Forty Lane - The Paddocks - Wembley Park - Fryent Way/Salmon Street - this in turn provided a new Sunday service on the Brent Park to Wembley Park section

The withdrawn section to St Raphaels was replaced by revised 224

206_MM786 

 

MM786 Harlesden Road

 

28.04.12
WJ
10DMV
9DMV
7DMV

New contract awarded to First operating from Willesden Junction base

206_DMV44312 

 

DMV44312 Wembley Park

 

 

22.06.13
WJ401+
10DEL
9DEL
7DEL

Contract novated to Metroline West - operating arrangement remained the same

Metroline AD E200 DE1619 YX58DWZ on route 206 

Metroline AD E200 DE1619 YX58DWZ on route 206

At Wembey

05.04.14
WJ401+
13DSL
14DSL
9DSL

Frequency increased - PVR update

2014 map Route 206

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


29.04.17
WJ401+
12DEL
13DEL
8DEL

WEMBLEY PARK The Paddocks - KILBURN PARK STATION
Contract renewal

Operating Garages

AC Willesden
Changeover point Pound Lane

NW North Wembley
Changeover point ?

WJ Willesden Junction
Changeover point Harlesden Magistrates Court

PV Perivale
Changeover point ?

 

 

Current times for Route live stands Tender Specs Route 1 fares

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2018
Date of edit   Sunday, 14.10.18