Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
24.03.87
CW
midi
midi
midi
New contract

OXFORD CIRCUS Conduit Street - Portland Place - Albany Street - Camden Town - Kentish Town - Highgate Road - PARLIAMENT HILL FIELDS Swains Lane ( Mon-Fri except evenings)
New midi bus route operated by London Country North West operated from a new base at Muswell Hill

04.04.87
CW
midi
midi
midi

OXFORD CIRCUS Conduit Street - PARLIAMENT HILL FIELDS Swains Lane ( daily )
Introduced evenings at all times and Sat/Sun thus daily route replacing Route 53 between Oxford Circus & PHF

MBV32 crosses Oford Street at Oxford Circus

 

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05.05.87
CW
midi
midi
midi

OXFORD CIRCUS Conduit Street - PARLIAMENT HILL FIELDS Swains Lane ( daily ) + garage journeys extended via Highgate West HillNorth Road - Castle Yard ( return direct ) - Southwood Lane - Muswell Hill Road - Fortis Green Green Road - Tetherdown - and Coppetts Road to COPPETTS WOOD
Garage journeys made live

26.06.88
VB
21OV
18OV
6OV
Contract reassigned

OXFORD CIRCUS Conduit Street - PARLIAMENT HILL FIELDS Swains Lane
Contract reassigned to London General thus Coppetts Wood journeys withdrawn

SR36 Parliament Hill Fields

This image available with the
Single Deck download

29.01.94
HT271+
21SR
20SR
8SR
Contract reassigned

Contract reassigned to London Northern operated from the Holloway Garage

25.06.94
HT271+
21DNL
20DNL
9DNL

Upgraded to DNL type

 

 

Route branded DNL103 at Conduit Street

 

29.04.00
HT271+
16DLD
16DLD
11DLD
Contract renewal

DLD137 Conduit Street stand

 

02.02.02
HT271+
16TP
16TP
11TP

Converted to double deck

14.04.07
HT271+
15TP
14TP
10TP
Night service
HT831+
3TP
3TP
3TP
All night service introduced making C2 24hr

PARLIAMENT HILL FIELDS  -  OXFORD CIRCUS Conduit Street ( 24 hour )
Seperate night allocation introduced

27.06.09
HT271+
19TP
20TP
14TP
Night service
HT831+
3TP
3TP
3TP

Parliament Hill Fields - Highgate Road -  Kentish Town Road - Camden Street - Camden Road - Camden Town - Bayham Street - Pratt Street - Delaney Street - Gloucester Gate - Albany Street - Osnaburgh Terrace - Osnaburgh Street -  Great Portland Street - New Cavendish Street - Portland Place - Langham Place - Regent Street - Oxford Circus Station - Regent Street - Conduit Street - Bruton Street - Berkeley Square - Berkeley Street - Piccadilly - Duke of Wellington Place  -  Grosvenor Place - Lower Grosvenor Place - Buckingham Palace Road - Terminus Place - 
Victoria Station
 Bus Station
Extended from Conduit Street to Victoria via withdrawn section of Route 8  and N8

 

TP35 Grosvenor Place

 

17.11.11
HT271+
19TP
20TP
14TP
Night service
HT831+
3TP
3TP
3TP

PARLIAMENT HILL FIELDS  -  VICTORIA  Buckingham Palace Road
Victoria terminal change

28.04.12
QB401+
19ED
17ED
12ED
Night service
QB421+
4ED
4ED
4ED
New contract awarded to Abellio - operated from Battersea (QB) base

Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

Click map to expand

 

I took this shot of 9554 whilst on a tour of Broadcasting House
.I would recommend the tour

 

29.04.17
QB401+
18ED
19ED
13ED
Night service
QB421+
4ED
4ED
4ED

PARLIAMENT HILL FIELDS  -  VICTORIA  Buckingham Palace Road
Contract extended for two years

9540 Park Lane
15.07.17
QB401+
14ED
14ED
9ED
Night service
QB401+
5ED
5ED
5ED

PARLIAMENT HILL FIELDS  - REGENT STREET Conduit Street
Withdrawn between Conduit Street and Victoria, replaced partly by Route 22 between Oxford Circus and Hyde Park Corner

29.03.19
Last day of operation, replaced by Revised 88

Garages

HT Holloway
Crew Changeover point at  Archway

CW Coppetts Wood
Crew Changeover point at ?

VB Victoria Basement
Crew Changeover point at ?

QB Battersea
Crew Changeover point at Victoria
From July 2017 changeovers are at Conduit Street stand

 

 

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Wednesday, 15.05.19