Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
13.04.84
GM141+
2D
2D
2D

SHEPHERDS BUSH GREEN - Hammersmith - Dawes Road - Fulham Broadway - Chelsea - Sloane Square - Victoria - Hyde Park Corner - Piccadilly Circus - Trafalgar Square - Aldwych - St Pauls - Bank - LIVERPOOL STREET STN
NEW NIGHT ROUTE: mainly replaces night service on Route 11.

DMS2322 on the last journey to home garage

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05.07.84
GM141+
2M
2M
2M

LIVERPOOL STEET  -  SHEPHERD'S BUSH GREEN
Converted from Daimler type to Metrobus. - buses used on the Sightseeing Tour daytime.

27.04.85
GM141+
3M
3M
3M

ACTON TRAM DEPOT - Uxbridge Road - Shepherds Bush - Hammersmith - Dawes Road - Fulham Broadway - Chelsea - Sloane Square - Victoria - Hyde Park Corner - Piccadilly Circus - Trafalgar Square - Aldwych - St Pauls - Bank - Liverpool Street - Wormwood Street - Bishopsgate - Bethnal Green Road - Cambridge Heath - HACKNEY CENTRAL STATION
Extended at both ends - Shepherds Bush to Acton and Liverpool Street to Hackney Central


02.11.85
GM141+
3M
3M
3M

ACTON TRAM DEPOT - Hackney Central. Well Street - HACKNEY WICK Eastway
Extended from Hackney Centrla to Hackney Wick.

09.08.86
GM141+
3M
3M
3M

TURNHAM GREEN CHURCH - Acton Lane - Acton Green - Goldhawk Road - Shepherds Bush - HACKNEY  WICK Eastway
Diverted at Shepherds Bush to Turnham Green via Acton Green instead of Acton.

28.10.89
GM141+
1M
1M
1M
 
S91+
1M
1M
1M
 
AV485
1M
1M
1M
AV485 was Hounslow staff bus but did one journey TS to TG 0319 which allowed GM141 to have a meal break at Victoria

TURNHAM GREEN CHURCH - TRAFALGAR SQUARE
Withdrawn between Trafalgar Square and Hackney Wick - the withdrawn section mainly replaced by new N6.
Shepherds Bush (S) allocation added.

27.03.93
AV
2M
2M
2M
 
GM
1M
1M
1M

TURNHAM GREEN CHURCH - TRAFALGAR SQUARE
Shepherds Bush (S) allocation withdrawn but Hounslow (AV) allocation introduced.

17.07.93
AV11+
2M
2M
2M
 
SW121+
1M
1M
1M

TURNHAM GREEN CHURCH - TRAFALGAR SQUARE
Gillingham Street (GM) closed - allocation transferred to Stockwell (SW)

M357 with the very explicit blind only used for N11 and the 88 which would have been on the SW blind but not the AV blind

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26.02.94
V
2L
2L
2L

SHEPHERDS BUSH GREEN - Hammersmith - Fulham - Chelsea - Sloane Square - Pimlico Road - Victoria - Westminster - Trafalgar Square - Aldwych - Fleet Street - St Paul's - Bank - LIVERPOOL STREET STATION
Withdrawn between Turnham Green and Shepherds Bush but extended from Trafalgar Square to Liverpool Street.
Rerouted between Victoria and Trafalgar Square direct via Westminster instead of Piccadilly.
Shepherds Bush (S)
and Stockwell (SW) withdrawn in favour of Stamford Brook (V) allocation.

 

L302 seen in Duncannon Street showing a unique destination

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09.11.96
AV231+
2M
2M
2M

SHEPHERDS BUSH  -  LIVERPOOL STREET
Reallocated to Hounslow (AV)

06.03.99
S401+
4M
4M
4M

SHEPHERDS BUSH  -  LIVERPOOL STREET
Frequency increase and transferred to Shepherds Bush (S).

Taken from1999 map drawn by Mike Harris
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29.04.00
S401+
4DP
4DP
4DP

SHEPHERDS BUSH  -  LIVERPOOL STREET
Converted from double deck to low floor single deck.

DP95

 

 

DP95 Duncannon Street

© Brian Creasey

 


31.03.01
S401+
8VA
8VA
8VA

LIVERPOOL STREET - Bank - Aldwych - Trafalgar Square - Westminster - Victoria - Sloane Square - Chelsea - Fulham - Dawes Road - Hammersmith - King Street - Turnham Green Station - The Avenue - Acton High Street - Gunnersbury Lane - Popes Lane - Northfields Station - West Ealing - Argyle Road - Perivale Stn - Bilton Road - Alperton - Ealing Road - WEMBLEY CENTRAL STN
Diverted at Hammersmith to Wembley Central instead of Shepherds Bush.

VA67

VA67 Trafalgar Square

© Brian Creasey



29.06.03
SW521+
7WVL
7WVL
7WVL
logo
Contract reassigned

SHEPHERDS BUSH  -  WEMBLEY CENTRAL
Converted to WVL  and transferred to Stockwell

07.06.08
SW521+
7WVL
7WVL
7WVL

LIVERPOOL STREET- EALING BROADWAY STN
Diverted at West Ealing via 207 to Ealing Broadway Station.
Withdrawn section covered by new night service on Route 297.

WVL478

 

WVL478 Hammersmith Bus Station

© Jack Marian


Taken from 2007 map drawn by Mike Harris
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31.12.15
SW521+
7LT
7LT
7LT

LIVERPOOL STREET- EALING BROADWAY STN
Restriction for long buses in Acton Lane at the railway bridge deemed unnecesary thus LT type now able to be used

03.11.17
SW521+
7LT
7LT
7LT

EALING BROADWAY  -  FINSBURY CIRCUS
Temporarily diverted to Finsbury Square instead of Bus Station

LT48

LT48 Fulham Palace Road

© Jeff Holland


31.10.20
SW521+
7LT
7LT
7LT

EALING BROADWAY  -  FINSBURY CIRCUS
Contract extended for two years

PROPOSAL FOR 2023

WITHDRAWN
Replaced by New Route N507 Trafalgar Square and Ealing Broadway
Liverpool Street to Victoria section replaced by Revised N26

 

Garages

GM Gillingham Street
Meal reliefs taken at garage

AV Hounslow
Meal reliefs taken ?

V Stamford Brook
Meal reliefs taken ?

S Shephers Bush
Meal reliefs taken ?

SW Stockwell
Meal reliefs taken ?