Route History

 

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
16.11.91
EM
7sd
7sd
5sd
Operated by County Bus using the Lea Valley brand name

CHINGFORD STATION - Larkshall Road - New Road - Chingford Mount - Hall Lane - North Circular Road - Edmonton - Silver Street - "Cambridge" - Great Cambridge Road - The Roundway - Westbury Avenue - TURNPIKE LANE STATION .
NEW ROUTE replaces Route 144 except for Sunday extension to Muswell Hill Broadway.

 

DP308 seen here with a badly fitting blind at the Granville Road stop on The Roundway

 



02.04.98
EM
7DP
7DP
5DW
County Bus renamed Arriva East Herts and Essex

CHINGFORD STATION -
TURNPIKE LANE STATION

 

Arriva DP302 at Chingford Station - a smart livery but spoilt by a damaged blind

 


06.00
EC11+
7ADL
7ADL
5ADL

CHINGFORD STATION - TURNPIKE LANE STATION
Converted to low floor single deck.


20.07.02
EC11+
7ADL
7ADL
5ADL

CHINGFORD STATION - Station Road - King's Road - Larkshall Road - New Road - Chingford Mount - Hall Lane - Lea Valley Viaduct - Lea Valley Trading Estate - Angel Road - Angel Road Station - Angel Road - Upper Edmonton - Silver Street - Silver Street Station - Silver Street - Gloucester Road - Bridport Road - North Middlesex Hospital - Wilbury Way - Great Cambridge Road - The Roundway - Lordship Lane - Westbury Avenue - Green Lanes - Carlingford Road - TURNPIKE LANE STATION
Rerouted in Edmonton via Wilbury Way to serve North Middlesex Hospital

05.03.05
EC11+
7ADL
7ADL
5ADL
Start of new contract

03.07.09
EC11+
8DWL
7DWL
5DWL

CHINGFORD STATION - TURNPIKE LANE STATION
Start of conversion from ADL to DWL

 

 

DWL12 Turnpike Lane Bus Station

 

 


24.03.12
LV51+
8PDL
7PDL
5PDL

CHINGFORD STATION - TURNPIKE LANE STATION
Allocation moved to Lea Valley (LV)

01.03.14
EC51+
8DWL
7DWL
5DWL

CHINGFORD STATION - TURNPIKE LANE STATION
Allocation moved to Edmonton (EC) but using Palmers Green (AD) drivers

07.03.15
LI
10WV
9WV
7WV
Contract reassigned to Tower Transit operating from
Lea Interchange using Wright Streetlite buses

 

WV46110 is seen approaching the first pick up point in
Station Road Chingford

 


07.03.20
NP11+
12SEe
11SEe
11SEe
Contract reassigned to GA-L ( NP)

CHINGFORD STATION - TURNPIKE LANE STATION
New Contract with new electric buses

Operating Garages

NP Northumberland Park
Changeover point Turnpike Lane Station although on Sunday buses run light to NP for meal breaks and finish

EC Edmonton
Changeover point North Circular Road Tesco

LV Lea Valley
Changeover point Eley Road Industrial Estate

AD Palmers Green
Changeover point Eley Road Industrial Estate

LI Lea Interchange
Changeover point Chingford Station

Current Map for Route 444

Taken from Map38A December 2019
Greater London Bus Map by Mike Harris

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