Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
30.11.68
HL
12MBS
9MBS
4MBS

GREENFORD Red Lion - Ruislip Road East - Greenford Avenue - Drayton Bridge Road - Sutherland Road - Sutherland Avenue - The Avenue - Gordon Road - Haven Green - Ealing Broadway - Uxbridge Road - Hanwell Broadway - Boston Road - Boston Manor Road - Half Acre - BRENTFORD County Court
NEW FLAT FARE SERVICE : replaced Route 211 and Route 83 between Ealing and Brentford

Part of the allocation book library which is for sale
Allocation Books

17.05.70
HL
12MBS/+1-E2
9MBS
4MBS

GREENFORD Red Lion - Half Acre then BRENTFORD County Court (Mon-Sat / Suns except 1100 - 2100) or London Road - SYON PARK (Suns 1100 - 2100 )
Sunday service extended from Brentford to Syon Park between 1100 and 2100

 

 

MBS503 loading at County Court stand

 


07.12.75
HL
14DMS
10DMS
4DMS

Converted to double deck operation.

31.03.79
HL51+
12DMS
9DMS
5DMS

GREENFORD Red Lion - BRENTFORD County Court
Sunday extension to Syon Park withdrawn.

17.01.81
HL51+
12M
9M
5M

Converted from DMS to Metrobus operation

10.11.90
HL51+
RW/5M
RW
RW

GREENFORD Red Lion - EALING BROADWAY STN
Withdrawn between Ealing Broadway and Brentford - the withdrawn section replaced by new E8. The route was converted to minibus operation (RW) and operated jointly with Routes E2 and E8 except for the Mon-Fri peak service which retained full double deck operation with Metrobus. The service was marketed under the name of E-LINE.

07.09.91
HL
RW
RW
RW

GREENFORD Red Lion - EALING BROADWAY STN
Metrobus operation withdrawn.

E1_RW16 

 

 

RW16 Ealing Broadway Station

 

30.11.91
HL
RW/5M
RW
RW

GREENFORD Red Lion - EALING BROADWAY STN
Metrobus operation reintroduced.

06.02.93
HL
RW
RW
RW
 
ON
5M
--
--

GREENFORD Red Lion - EALING BROADWAY STN
Double deck peak operation transferred to Alperton (ON)

 

 

 

LA52 Greenford stand

 

27.03.93
G
RW
RW
RW
 
ON
5dd
--
--

GREENFORD Red Lion - EALING BROADWAY STN
Hanwell (HL) closed - allocation moved to Greenford (G)

M393 Greenford stand
24.05.97
G
5LA/LN
5LA/LN
DM

GREENFORD Red Lion - EALING BROADWAY STN
Commencement of new Contract - MS converted to double deck operation and Sun converted to low floor operation jointly operated with Route E3

 

 

London Bus Lines livery DML644 seen on a Sunday working at Haven Green

 

25.05.02
G
6TN
6TN
5TN

GREENFORD Red Lion - EALING BROADWAY STN
New Contract - and converted to low floor double deck operation including Sundays.

 

 

TN32994 Haven Green

 

30.05.09
G
7DN
5DN
5DN

GREENFORD BROADWAY - EALING BROADWAY STN
New contract with new buses

 

 

DN33588 Haven Green

 


22.06.13
G
7TE
5TE
5TE
Contract novated to Metroline West Ltd

GREENFORD BROADWAY - EALING BROADWAY STN


London Bus Routes: Route E1: Ealing Broadway - Greenford Broadway &emdash; Route E1, Metroline, TE1745, SN09CGE, Ealing Broadway 

TE1745 Haven Green

© Jack Marian


31.05.14
WS231+
7EH
5EH
5EH
New contract with Abellio
operating from Hayes (WS)

GREENFORD BROADWAY - EALING BROADWAY STN


London Bus Routes: Route E1: Ealing Broadway - Greenford Broadway &emdash; Route E1, Abellio London 2451, SK14SZC, Ealing 

Enviro 2448 Ealing Broadway Station

© Adam Murray



19.08.16
WS231+
7EH
5EH
5EH
Night service
WS241+
--
2EH
2EH

GREENFORD BROADWAY - EALING BROADWAY STN
Fri and Sat night service added

Abellio London 2528, YX15OWW, Ealing Broadway
29.07.17
AB231+
8EH
5EH
5EH
Night service
AB241+
--
2EH
2EH

GREENFORD BROADWAY - EALING BROADWAY STN
Allocation moved to new garage at Bridge Road, Southall ( AB )

01.06.19
AB231+
8EH
5EH
5EH
Night service
AB241+
--
2EH
2EH

GREENFORD BROADWAY - EALING BROADWAY STN
Contract extended for two years

 

Taken from Mike Harris map dated 15.06.19
Greater London Bus Map

13.07.19
GW231+
8EH
5EH
5EH
Night service
GW231+
--
2EH
2EH

GREENFORD BROADWAY - EALING BROADWAY STN
Allocation moved to new site in Southall ( Armstrong Way GW)

 

 

 

 

Operating Garages

AB Southall
Crew Changeover point Greenford stand

GW Southall
Crew Changeover point Greenford stand

HL Hanwell
Crew Changeover point outside garage

G Greenford
Crew Changeover point Greenford stand

WS Hayes
Crew Changeover point Greenford stand

ON Alperton
Crew Changeover n/a spreadover buses

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020