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

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Withdrawn between Trafalgar Square and Hackney Wick - the withdrawn section mainly replaced by new N6.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

Shepherds Bush (S) allocation withdrawn but Hounslow (AV) allocation introduced.

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

Gillingham Street (GM) closed - allocation transferred to Stockwell (SW)

 

M1200 (AV) seen just before the route was transferred to
Stamford Brook (V)

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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Withdrawn between Turnham Green and Shepherds Bush but extended from Trafalgar Square to Liverpool Street.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

Reallocated to Hounslow (AV)

06.03.99
S401+
4M
4M
4M

Frequency increase and transferred to Shepherds Bush (S).

Extracted from 1999 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
29.04.00
S401+
4DP
4DP
4DP

Converted from double deck to low floor single deck.

DP95 Duncannon Street

London Buses by Adam

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.

29.06.03
SW521+
7WVL
7WVL
7WVL
Contract reassigned to
London General

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.

 
31.12.15
SW521+
7LT
7LT
7LT

Restriction for long buses in Acton Lane at the railway bridge deemed unnecesary thus LT type now able to be used

 

LT48 Fulham Palace Road

03.11.17
SW521+
7LT
7LT
7LT

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

 

 

 

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 ?