Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
03.01.62
W
11RM
10RM
10RM

NORTH FINCHLEY - Finchley Central - Golders Green - Childs Hill - Cricklewood - West Hendon - Colindale - Edgware - Stonegrove - Canons Park - STANMORE STATION
TROLLEYBUS REPLACEMENT for ROUTE (645)


18.11.64
W
11RM
--
--

NORTH FINCHLEY - STANMORE STN (Mon-Fri)
Sat/Sun service withdrawn - partly covered by new 245A.

 

No more RM - Pan Am or Stanmore
RM1734

 


07.09.68
W
6RM
--
--

NORTH FINCHLEY - WEST HENDON (Mon-Fri except late evenings )- COLINDALE STN (Mon-Fri peaks)
Withdrawn between Colindale and Stanmore - Edgware to Stanmore section replaced by revised 251.


25.08.69
W
6RM
--
--

NORTH FINCHLEY - WEST HENDON ( Mon-Fri except late evgs) - COLINDALE STN (Mon-Fri mid-day jnys/peaks)
Mon-Fri mid-day journeys extended from West Hendon to Colindale

Extracted from 1970 historical map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map


13.06.70
W
8SM
7SM
--

Converted to One Person Operation.
GOLDERS GREEN STN - Childs Hill - Cricklewood - Crest Road - Tanfield Avenue - Neasden - North Wembley - SUDBURY TOWN STATION (Mon-Sat)
Re-routed at Cricklewood via service 16 to Sudbury Town Station.
Sunday service covered by new 245A.
Withdrawn between Golders Green and North Finchley.

Late evening service introduced

20.01.73
W
8DMS
7DMS
--

GOLDERS GREEN  -  SUDBURY TOWN STN ( Mon-Sat )
Converted to double deck operation.

DMS1305 Golders Green

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28.10.78
W151+
8DMS
7DMS
6DMS

GOLDERS GREEN STN - SUDBURY TOWN STN
Sunday service introduced replacing service 245A

 

DMS1517 Sudbury

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06.07.80
W151+
6M
7M
6M

GOLDERS GREEN STN - SUDBURY TOWN STN
Converted to Metrobus operation.

M294 Cricklewood Broadway

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14.03.87
W151+
7LS
5LS
6LS

GOLDERS GREEN STN - SUDBURY TOWN STN
Converted to Leyland National operation.

 

LS579 Golders Green

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17.11.90
W151+
6M
5M
6M

GOLDERS GREEN STN - SUDBURY TOWN STN
Metrobus type reintroduced.

19.01.91
HD71+
7M
7M
8M

GOLDERS GREEN STN - SUDBURY TOWN STN
Cricklewood (W) allocation transferred to Harrow Weald (HD)

12.10.91
HD71+
--
--
7DT
 
NW71+
9DT
7DT
--

GOLDERS GREEN STN - SUDBURY TOWN STN
Mon-Sat HD allocation transferred to North Wembley base (NW)

DT105 SUDBURY Swan

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15.08.92
HD71+
--
--
7DT
 
NW71+
9DT
8DT
--

GOLDERS GREEN - SUDBURY TOWN STN - Bridgewater Rd - Ealing Road - Athion Road - ALPERTON Sainsbury's (Mon-Fri mid-day/Sat shop hours)
Extended from Sudbury to Alperton Mon-Fri mid-day and Saturday shopping hours.

 

DT102 Golders Green

 


23.01.93
HD71+
--
--
8DT
 
NW71+
10DT
8DT
--

GOLDERS GREEN - SUDBURY TOWN STN - ALPERTON Sainsbury's (Mon-Sat shop hours)
Mon-Fri pm peak extended to Alperton

15.09.96
HD71+
--
--
2DT
 
NW71+
10DT
8DT
5DT

GOLDERS GREEN - SUDBURY TOWN STN - ALPERTON Sainsbury's (Daily shopping hours)
Sunday shopping hours extended from Sudbury to Alperton
Sunday NW allocation added.

DR19 Alperton Sainsbury's

 


27.06.98
HD71+
--
--
3DL
 
NW71+
10DL
8DL
5DL

GOLDERS GREEN - ALPERTON Sainsbury's
Extended from Sudbury to Alperton at all times.
Start of new contract and converted to low floor s/d buses.

05.09.99
NW51+
10DL
8DL
7DL

GOLDERS GREEN - ALPERTON Sainsbury's
Harrow Weald allocation withdrawn

DL11 Cricklewood

 


28.06.03
NW51+
18DLD
13DLD
9DLD

GOLDERS GREEN - ALPERTON Sainsbury's
New Contract


28.06.08
ON
20DM
19DM
12DM
Contract reassigned

GOLDERS GREEN - ALPERTON Sainsbury's
Contract reassigned to First (ON)


22.06.13
ON
21VW
19VW
12VW

GOLDERS GREEN - ALPERTON Sainsbury's
Contract novated to Metroline West (ON) and converted to double deck - the conversion being gradual between July and October

 

VW1396 Golders Green

 


27.06.15
ON
21VW
19VW
12VW

GOLDERS GREEN - ALPERTON Sainsbury's
Contract extended for two years

06.08.16
PV651+
21VW
20VW
14VW

GOLDERS GREEN - ALPERTON Sainsbury's
Allocation moved to Perivale (PV)

27.06.20
PV651+
21VW
20VW
14VW

GOLDERS GREEN - ALPERTON Sainsbury's
Contract extended for two years 

 

Operating Garages

W Cricklewood
Changeover point outside garage

NW North Wembley
Changeover point North Wembley

HD Harrow Weald
Changeover point ?

ON Alperton
Changeover point BRIDGEWATER ROAD

PV Perivale
Changeover point ALPERTON Sainsbury's
except Sunday when all meal reliefs run empty from Sainsbury's to garage

Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris

The Greater London Bus Map

 

Live visual

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Date of edit   Tuesday, 22.12.20