Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
28.02.98
CT1+
18L
16L
10L

TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD STN - Bloomsbury Way - High Holborn - Holborn Circus - Holborn Viaduct - Poultry - Bank - Threadneedle Street - Bishopsgate - Shoreditch - Kingsland Road - Dalston Junction - Graham Road - Hackney Central Station - Amhurst Road - Hackney Downs Station - Dalston Lane,Lower Clapton Road - Powerscroft Road - Millfields Road - Mandeville Street - Daubeney Road - Clapton Park - Redwald Road - Glyn Road - Clifden Road - Brooksby's Walk - Homerton Grove - HOMERTON HOSPITAL Homerton Grove
NEW ROUTE:
replaces most of Routes 22A and 22B.

 

 

 

L344 crosses Holborn Circus junction. The blind was unusual in that 3 via points were on the centre line.

 

 

05.11.98
CT1+
18DLA
16DLA
9DLA

Start of phased conversion from double deck to low floor double deck operation.

 

DLA308 Bank Junction

© Graham Smith

01.02.03
CT1+
26DLA
23DLA
13DLA

Contract renewal and introduction of all night service numbered N242.

24.04.04
CT71+
26DLA
23DLA
13DLA
 
CT201+
4DLA
4DLA
4DLA

Night service renumbered 242 as per day service.

05.03.05
CT71+
26DLA
23DLA
13DLA
 
CT201+
4DLA
4DLA
4DLA

TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD STN - HOMERTON HOSPITAL Wardle Street
Homerton stand changed from Homerton Grove to Wardle Street

01.04.06
SF71+
26DLA
23DLA
13DLA
 
SF201+
5DLA
5DLA
5DLA

Clapton (CT) closed - allocation moved to Stamford Hill

19.04.08
SF71+
26DLA
23DLA
14DLA
 
AR281+
6DLA
8DLA
9DLA

Night service transferred to Tottenham (AR)

14.11.09
CT71+
28DLA
23DLA
14DLA
 
CT1+
6DLA
9DLA
9DLA

Tottenham (AR) and Stamford Hill (SF) allocation moved to Clapton (CT)


27.02.10
CT71+
28DW/T
23DW/T
14DW/T
 
CT1+
6DW/T
9DW/T
9DW/T

Contract renewal

 

DW221 Holborn Circus

© Graham Smith

28.02.15
CT1+
24DW
25DW
15DW
Night service
CT31+
8DW
9DW
9DW

Contract extended for two years

 

T70 seen in Clapton

© Eamonn Kentell

 


Extracred from 2015 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
25.02.17
CT1+
25HV
22HV
17HV
Night service
CT31+
6HV
8HV
8HV

HOMERTON HOSPITAL  -  TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD STN
Contract renewal which includes the curtailment back to St Pauls in July but until then provision is made for an extra 4 buses
New hybrid bus introduced

 

HV230 seen on the first day in Bishopsgate

© Anthony Or

17.06.17
CT1+
20HV
17HV
13HV
Night service
CT31+
6HV
6HV
6HV

HOMERTON HOSPITAL  -  ST PAULS
Withdrawn between St Pauls and Tottenham Court Road

15.06.19
CT1+
17HV
15HV
11HV

HOMERTON HOSPITAL  -  ALDGATE Bus Station
Withdrawn between Shoreditch and St Pauls
Diverted instead via Current Route 67 to Aldgate Bus Station

Night service will continue as now to St Pauls but further extended to Tottenham Court Road Stn thus renumbered N242

 

Operating Garages

CT Clapton
Changeover outside garage

SF Stamford Hill
Changeover Hackney Central

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Friday, 21.06.19