Route History

 

28.10.89
HT
M ex N1
M ex N1
M ex N1
ln logo New service

EDGWARE STATION - Burnt Oak - Colindale - Grahame Park Estate - West Hendon - Hendon Central - Hendon Way - Brent Cross Station - Golders Green - North End Road - Hampstead - Belsize Park. Chalk Farm - Camden Town - Eversholt Street - Euston Bus Station - Warren Street Stn - Charing Cross Road - Trafalgar Square - then Strand - ALDWYCH or meal relief journeys Whitehall - Westminster - VICTORIA BUS STATION

NORTHBOUND FROM VICTORIA BUS STATION via Victoria Street - Parliament Square - Bridge Street - Victoria Embankment - Temple Place and Arundel Street to ALDWYCH

18.07.92
HT
M ex N1
M ex N1
M ex N1

EDGWARE STATION - TRAFALGAR SQUARE - VICTORIA (meal relief journeys)
Withdrawn between Trafalgar Square and Aldwych - also journeys from Victoria via Embankment to Aldwych .

London Bus Routes: Route N5: Edgware - Trafalgar Square &emdash; Route N5, London Northern, S15, J815HMC, Trafalgar Square  Route N5, London Northern, S15, J815HMC, Trafalgar Square
24.01.94
HT
M ex N1
M ex N1
M ex N1

Diverted in Hendon via Brent Street instead of Brent Cross Station.

M1284

M1284 at Canada House sports the unusual blind with the heading announcing the route to be the Northern Line - May 1994

© Steve Grimwade

24.06.95
HT
2M
4M
4M

EDGWARE STATION - TRAFALGAR SQUARE
Withdrawn between Trafalgar Square and Victoria - Route N1 renumbered therefore N5 given own allocation.

03.02.01
HT
4VPL
5VPL
5VPL

Converted to low floor double deck.

30.08.03
EW716+
3VPL
3VPL
3VPL
 
HT801+
5VPL
10VPL
10VPL

Edgware (EW) allocation introduced.

03.09.04
EW716+
6VPL
6VPL
6VPL
 
HT801+
2VPL
7VPL
7VPL

Edgware (EW) share increased.

London Bus Routes: Route N5: Edgware - Trafalgar Square &emdash; Route N5, Metroline, VLP154, X654LLX, Trafalgar Square  Route N5, Metroline, VLP154, X654LLX, Trafalgar Square
04.02.05
EW716+
6VPL
8VPL
8VPL
 
HT801+
2VPL
5VPL
5VPL

Edgware (EW) share increased again.

14.04.07
EW716+
8VPL
10VPL
11VPL
 
HT801+
--
3VPL
2VPL

Holloway (HT) lose Mon/Thur night allocation.

26.07.08
EW716+
8VPL
12VPL
13VPL
 
HT801+
--
4VPL
4VPL

Contract renewal - increased frequencies

27.07.13
EW716+
8TE
12TE
13TE
 
HT801+
--
4VW
4VW

Contract renewal

London Bus Routes: Route N5: Edgware - Trafalgar Square &emdash; Route N5, Metroline, TE988, LK59DZN, Edgware High Sreet 

Route N5, Metroline, TE988, LK59DZN, Edgware High Sreet

30.09.17
EW701+
5TE
5TE
5TE
 
HT801+
1VW
1VW
1VW

Frequency cuts due to all night service on Northern Line at weekends
Holloway (HT) introduced on Sun-Thu nights
Edgware (EW) running number sequence change

Metroline VW1276 on Route N5, Trafalgar Square 

Metroline VW1276 on Route N5, Trafalgar Square

© Aubrey Morandarte

 

28.07.18
EW701+
5TE
5TE
5TE
 
HT801+
1VW
1VW
1VW

EDGWARE STATION - TRAFALGAR SQUARE
Contract extended for two years.

2018 map
Taken from 2018 map drawn by Mike Harris
Greater London Bus Map

Garagesn5

HT Holloway
Meal Reliefs n/a straight duties

EW Edgware
Meal Reliefs n/a straight duties

Current times N5 live stands Tender Specs