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)

 

 

DT96 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Double run journeys via Willesden Garage withdrawn.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)

 

 

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Rerouted at Brent Park via withdrawn PR2 to Wembley Park The Paddocks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The withdrawn section to St Raphaels was replaced by revised 224

 

 

MM786 Harlesden Road

 

28.04.12
WJ
10DMV
9DMV
7DMV

New contract awarded to First operating from Willesden Junction base

 

 

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

 

05.04.14
WJ401+
13DSL
14DSL
9DSL

Frequency increased - PVR update

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 Brent Park Tesco

WJ Willesden Junction
Changeover point Harlesden Magistrates Court

PV Perivale
Changeover point ?

 

 

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Thursday, 17.10.19