Route History

14.11.87
NW201+
6MR
6MR
--
New service serving new roads and replacing Route 183 between Pinner and Northwood

NORTHWOOD STATION - Green Lane - Northwood Way - Church Road - Northwood High Street - Pinner Road - Northwood Hills Circus - Pinner Road - Rickmansworth Road - Pinner Green - Elm Park Road - Bridge Street - Marsh Road - Eastcote Road - Cannon Lane - Whittington Way - Rayners Lane - Suffolk Road - The Ridgeway - Shaftesbury Avenue - Whitmore Road - Treve Avenue - Lascelles Avenue - Bessborough Road - Circumnavigate Roundabout At Junction Of Greenhill Way - Bessborough Road - Pinner Road - Bessborough Road - College Road - Headstone Road - Kymberley Road - Greenhill Way - College Road - Harrow Bus Station - HARROW BUS STATION  (Mon-Sat)
New midibus service operated by Harrow Buses from North Wembley base (NW)
Apart from serving new roads replaced Route 183 between Northwood and Pinner

MR26 Harrow Bus Station

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Loaned midibus 823 seen in Harrow Bus Station complete with dot matrix blind

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01.12.90
SO
sd
sd
--
Contract reassigned

NORTHWOOD STATION - Northwood - Northwood Hills - Pinner Green - Pinner - Harrow - NORTHWICK PARK HOSPITAL (Mon-Sat)
Extended from Harrow Bus Station to NORTHWICK PARK HOSPITAL
Operation transferred to Sovereign Bus and Coach under LRT tendering process operating from the base in Pinner Road

23 seater Mercedes 931 Harrow

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30.05.92
SO
6midi
6midi
--

MOUNT VERNON HOSPITAL - Green Lane - Northwood - Northwood Hills - Pinner Green - Pinner - HARROW BUS STATION (Mon-Sat)
Extended from Northwood Station to Mount Vernon Hospital but withdrawn between Harrow and Northwick Park Hospital

 

31 seater Mercedes 418
Mount Vernon Hospital

 

15.09.96
SO
5midi
5midi
2midi

MOUNT VERNON HOSPITAL - Green Lane - Northwood - Northwood Hills - Pinner Green - Pinner - HARROW BUS STATION (Daily)
Sunday service introduced

04.09.99
SO101+
5SDP
5SDP
2SDP

New contract and converted from single deck to low floor Dart operation

03.11.02
SO101+
6SDP
6SDP
3SDP
Sovereign purchased by
London United

SDP506 London Sovereign livery
Mount Vernon

 

04.09.04
SO111+
6SDP
6SDP
4SDP

Contract renewal - earlier and later journeys added

April 06
SO91+
6SDP
6SDP
4SDP
Vehicles now started to appear with plain Transdev marking

SDP511 at
Mount Vernon Hospital

 

05.09.09
SO111+
6DPS
6DPS
5DPS

Contract extended for two years

03.09.11
SO111+
6DE
6DE
5DE

Contract renewal

 DPS548 Harrow

London Sovereign, DPS548, Y548XAG, Harrow Bus Station

© Jack Marian

29.04.12
SO111+
6DE
6DE
5DE

HARROW BUS STATION  -  MOUNT VERNON HOSPITAL
Terminal arrangement changed at Mount Vernon Hospital - extended further into grounds

 

 

 

DE99 at the new " Bus Station " Mount Vernon

 

 

March 2014
SO111+
7DE
7DE
5DE
Transdev purchased by RATP

Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
03.09.16
SO111+
7DE
7DE
5DE

Contract renewal

Operating Garages

SO Harrow
Crew Changeover point Harrow Bus Station - Mon-Sat evgs and all day Sunday reliefs performed at garage - buses running light from Harrow Bus Station

NW North Wembley
Crew Changeover point not known but probably Harrow Bus Station -

 

 

 

A special thanks to the Commercial Team at London Sovereign for providing all of the behind the scenes information

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Sunday, 29.09.19