Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
02.02.91
PB231+
10SR
9SR
4SR
NEW MIDIBUS ROUTE marketed as Midilink

BRENT CROSS Shopping Centre (MS shopping hours) - Brent Cross flyover - Hendon Way - HENDON CENTRAL STN (MS evgs/Suns) - The Burroughs - Hendon - Church Road - Finchley Lane - Hendon Lane - Regents Park Road - Finchley Central Stn - Nether Street - Argyle Road - Southover - Longland Drive - Totteridge Station - Whetstone - High Road Whetstone - Great North Road - Longmore Avenue - East Barnet Road - NEW BARNET STATION - Meadway - Barnet - Hadley Highstone - POTTERS BAR GARAGE (MS shopping hours & garage journeys)

06.01.92
PB231+
10SR
9SR
4SR

BRENT CROSS Shopping Centre (MS shopping hours) - - HENDON CENTRAL STN (MS evgs/Suns) - - NEW BARNET STATION - Meadway - Barnet - Hadley Highstone - POTTERS BAR GARAGE (MS shopping hours & garage journeys)
One a.m. SDO jny diverted via Kitts End Road - Dancers Hill - Baker Street - Santers Lane - Dugdale Hill Lane - Mutton Lane - Darkes Lane - Potters Bar Station - The Walk - to Potters Bar Garage.

SR94 Finchley Central

14.03.92
PB231+
10SR
9SR
4SR

BRENT CROSS (MS shopping hours) - - HENDON CENTRAL STN (MS evgs/Suns) - NEW BARNET STATION - POTTERS BAR GARAGE (MS shopping hours & garage journeys)
SDO jnys pm added

16.05.92
PB231+
10SR
9SR
4SR

BRENT CROSS (MS shopping hours) - - HENDON CENTRAL STN (MS evgs/Suns) - NEW BARNET STATION - POTTERS BAR GARAGE (MS shopping hours & garage journeys)
All jnys via Kitts End Road - Dancers Hill - Baker Street - Santers Lane - Dugdale Hill Lane - Mutton Lane - Potters Bar Station - The Walk - High Street to Potters Bar Garage

05.09.92
PB231+
10SR
9SR
4SR

BRENT CROSS (MS shopping hours) - - HENDON CENTRAL STN (MS evgs/Suns) - NEW BARNET STATION - POTTERS BAR GARAGE (MS shopping hours & garage journeys)
Diverted M-Sat early a.m./late eves/Suns via Great North Road between Potters Bar & High Barnet

03.04.93
PB231+
10SR
9SR
5SR

BRENT CROSS (MS shopping hours) - - HENDON CENTRAL STN (MS evgs/Suns) - NEW BARNET STATION - POTTERS BAR GARAGE (MS shopping hours & garage journeys)
Withdrawn Suns New Barnet - Potters Bar except garage jnys

15.05.93
PB231+
10MW
9MW
3MW

BRENT CROSS (MS shopping hours) - - HENDON CENTRAL STN (MS evgs/Suns) - NEW BARNET STATION - POTTERS BAR GARAGE (MS shopping hours & garage journeys)
SR type replaced by MW

30.10.93
PB231+
10MW
9MW
3MW

BRENT CROSS (MS shopping hours) - - HENDON CENTRAL STN (MS evgs/Suns) - NEW BARNET STATION - POTTERS BAR GARAGE (MS shopping hours & garage journeys)
Diverted S/B via Sawyers Lane instead of Santers Lane in the Dugdale Hill area.

26.10.94
PB231+
10MW
9MW
3MW
London Northern purchased by MTL

BRENT CROSS (MS shopping hours) -- HENDON CENTRAL STN (MS evgs/Suns) - NEW BARNET STATION - POTTERS BAR GARAGE (MS shopping hours & garage journeys)
New operator

MW37 Potters Bar

08.10.95
PB231+
9MW
9MW
5MW

BRENT CROSS Shopping Centre ( shopping hours) - - HENDON CENTRAL STN (evgs) - - NEW BARNET STATION - Meadway - Barnet - Hadley Highstone - Kitts End - POTTERS BAR GARAGE (MS shopping hours & garage journeys) or direct by A1000 at other times.
Sunday extended from Hendon to Brent Cross.

29.11.97
PB231+
9MW
9MW
5MW

BRENT CROSS Shopping Centre ( except late evenings) - HENDON CENTRAL STN (late evgs) - - NEW BARNET STATION - Meadway - Barnet - Hadley Highstone - Kitts End - POTTERS BAR GARAGE (MS shopping hours & garage journeys) or direct by A1000 at other times.
Evening service extended from Hendon Central to Brent Cross.

25.07.98
PB231+
9DMS
9DMS
5DMS
MTL was purchased by Metroline on 3.7.98

BRENT CROSS Shopping Centre ( except late evenings) - HENDON CENTRAL STN (late evgs) - New Barnet - Station Road - Barnet Hill then bifurcates via Underhill - Mays lane - Dollis Valley Way - Barnet Hill - BARNET The Spires
Extended from New Barnet to The Spires but withdrawn between Barnet and Potters Bar - this section replaced by New Route 383.
Routeing via Meadway
withdrawn in favour of routeing shown - the Dollis Valley Way section replacing Route 385.
New low floor single deckers introduced.

DMS25 Brent Cross

30.11.02
PB231+
10DMS
10DMS
8DMS

BRENT CROSS Shopping Centre - BARNET The Spires
Late evening service extended from Hendon Central to Brent Cross

26.07.03
W301+
14DL
14DL
10DL
New Contract commenced and reallocated to Cricklewood (W)



DL84 Brent Cross

21.05.05
PA31+
13DML
11DML
11DML
Contract reassigned

BRENT CROSS Shopping Centre - BARNET The Spires
New operator

DLF104 Brent Cross

06.01.07
PA31+
13DML
11ML
11DML
Contract formally transferred to Metroline Travel.

BRENT CROSS Shopping Centre - BARNET The Spires
New operator

DML35 Station Road - Barnet approaching the Barnet Odeon

26.07.08
PA31+
14DE
13DE
11DE

BRENT CROSS Shopping Centre - BARNET The Spires
Contract renewal

27.07.13
PA31+
14DE
13DE
11DE

BRENT CROSS Shopping Centre - BARNET The Spires
Contract extended for two years

DE1145 Brent Cross

25.07.15
BT321+
14DE
14DE
12DE
Contract reassigned

BRENT CROSS  -  BARNET The Spires
New operator

DE12 The Spires stand

© Samuel Letsu


25.05.19
BT321+
15DE
13DE
9DE

BRENT CROSS  -  BARNET The Spires
Diverted at Finchley northbound direct via Regents Park Road instead of Gravel Hill

Taken from Mike Harris map dated 15.06.19
Greater London Bus Map

25.07.20
BT321+
15DE
13DE
9DE

BRENT CROSS  -  BARNET The Spires
Contract renewal with existing buses

DME30378 High Barnet Station

© Samuel Letsu

Operating Garages

PB Potters Bar
Changeovers at garage

W Cricklewood
Changeovers at Brent Cross

PA Perivale
Crew changeover point ?

BT Edgware
Crew changeover point Brent Cross

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2022
Date of edit   Monday, 24.01.22