Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
25.05.91
CF241+
6T
6T
4T
NEW ROUTE: Introduced to replace withdrawn section of Route 74.

MARBLE ARCH - Baker Street - The Zoo - CAMDEN TOWN Greenland Road
New service


 

 

T386 Baker Street Station

busmap.co.uk

 


10.09.92
CF241+
8DRL
8DRL
6DRL

CAMDEN TOWN  -  MARBLE ARCH
Converted to midibus.

 

DRL21 also at the Marble Arch stand


31.07.93
HT321+
8DRL
8DRL
6DRL

CAMDEN TOWN  -  MARBLE ARCH 
Chalk Farm closure forces move to Holloway (HT)

26.10.94
HT321+
8DRL
8DRL
6DRL
London Northern purchased by MTL

CAMDEN TOWN  -  MARBLE ARCH
NEW OPERATOR

 

DNL109 MTL London livery - this class was usually found on Route 214

 

01.03.97
HT321+
14DRL
14DRL
10DRL

MARBLE ARCH - Baker Street - The Zoo - Camden Town - Camden Road Stn - Agar Grove - York Way - Market Road - Caledonian Road - Copenhagen Street - Barnsbury Road - Tolpuddle Street - Liverpool Road - Islington High Street - ISLINGTON Angel
Extended from Camden Town to Islington Angel.

03.07.98
HT321+
14DRL
14DRL
10DRL
MTL London Northern purchased by Metroline

ISLINGTON  - MARBLE ARCH
New operator


01.02.03
HT321+
15DLD
15DLD
14DLD

LANCASTER GATE STATION - ISLINGTON Angel
Extended via Bayswater Road to Lancaster Gate Station.

 

 

DLD170 seen in Oxford Street

 


26.07.03
KX61+
15DLD
15DLD
14DLD

LANCASTER GATE STATION - ISLINGTON Angel
Allocation moved to Kings Cross (KX)

20.03.04
KX51+
15DLD
15DLD
14DLD
Night Service
HT861+
3DML
3DML
3DML

LANCASTER GATE STATION - ISLINGTON Angel
N274 renumbered 274 thus now 24 hour service

05.02.05
KX51+
15DLD
15DLD
14DLD
Night Service
KX861+
3DLD
3DLD
3DLD

LANCASTER GATE STATION - ISLINGTON Angel
Night service transferred to Kings Cross (KX)

12.07.10
KC51+
17DLD
17DLD
20DLD
Night Service
KC861+
3DLD
3DLD
3DLD

LANCASTER GATE STATION - ISLINGTON Angel
Moved to a new garage but still in Kings Cross

25.06.11
KC51+
17DE
17DE
17DE
Contract renewal - night service withdrawn.

LANCASTER GATE STATION - ISLINGTON Angel
New contract

 

 

DE1162 Marble Arch

© Ian Armstrong

 

 


18.05.13
KC51+
17DE
17DE
17DE

LANCASTER GATE STATION - ISLINGTON Angel
Reduced frequencies

01.05.14
KC51+
17DE
17DE
17DE

Taken from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk

25.06.16
KC51+
17DE
17DE
17DE

LANCASTER GATE STATION - ISLINGTON Angel
Contract extended for two years

23.06.18
KC51+
12VMH
14VMH
14VMH

Islington - Camden Town - London Zoo - Marble Arch - Lancaster Gate 
Islington Goswell Road - Islington High Street - Angel Station - Liverpool Road - Tolpuddle Street - Barnsbury Road - Copenhagen Street - Caledonian Road - Market Road - York Way - Agar Grove - St Pancras Way - Baynes Street - Royal College Street - Camden Road Station - Camden Road - Camden Town Station - Bayham Street - Pratt Street - Delaney Street - Gloucester Avenue - Regent's Park Road - Princess Road - London Zoo - Prince Albert Road - Park Road -  Baker Street - Orchard Street - Oxford Street - Marble Arch - Park Lane - Cumberland Gate - Bayswater Road - Lancaster Gate Station

Lancaster Gate - Marble Arch - London Zoo - Camden Town - Islington 
Lancaster Gate Station Lancaster Terrace - Westbourne Street - Bayswater Road - Marble Arch Station - Oxford Street - Portman Street - Gloucester Place - Park Road - Prince Albert Road - London Zoo - Albert Terrace - Regent's Park Road - Gloucester Avenue - Parkway - Camden Town Station - Camden Road - Camden Road Station - Camden Road - St Pancras Way - Agar Grove - York Way - Market Road - Caledonian Road - Copenhagen Street - Barnsbury Road - Tolpuddle Street - Liverpool Road - Angel Station - Islington High Street
Contract renewal, and converted to double deck operation using new buses

VMH2574 Metroline London Volvo bodied MCV Evoseti is seen at Marble Arch

© Anthony Moore

Operating Garages

CF Chalk Farm
Changeover point Greenland Road.

HT Holloway
Changeover point Greenland Road.

KX Kings Cross
Changeover point ?

KC Kings Cross
Changeover point York Way / Brewery Road

Live visual

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2022
Date of edit   Friday, 14.01.22