Route History

14.11.87
NW221+
10MR
10MR
--
logo New Service mainly replacing
Route 209

SOUTH HARROW STATION - Eastcote Lane - Rayners Lane - Alexandra Avenue - Rayners Lane Station - Village Way - Cannon Lane - Eastcote Road - Marsh Road - Bridge Street - Pinner Station - Elm Park Road - Uxbridge Road - Hatch End - Uxbridge Road - Long Elms - Harrow Weald Garage - Uxbridge Road - Masefield Avenue - Newbolt Road - Binyon Avenue - Bridge Road - HARROW WEALD Masefield Avenue ( Mon-Sat )
This was a minibus route replacing Route 209 between South Harrow and Harrow Weald which was withdrawn apart from two schoolday journeys
This was part of the Harrow Bus scheme and the route was allocated to a new base at North Wembley (NW)

20.08.88
NW221+
10MR
10MR
--

SOUTH HARROW STATION - Eastcote Lane - Rayners Lane - Alexandra Avenue - Rayners Lane Station - Village Way - Cannon Lane - Eastcote Road - Marsh Road - Bridge Street - Pinner Station - Elm Park Road - Uxbridge Road - Hatch End - Uxbridge Road - Long Elms - Harrow Weald Garage - Uxbridge Road  -  Stanmore Broadway - STANMORE STATION ( Mon-Sat )

01.12.90
NW221+
13SR
12SR + 1 H14
 

MR type replaced by SR

H12_SR95 

 

SR95 Stanmore Station

 

12.10.91
HD201+
10DT
9DT
--
LOGO Allocation transferred to HD

SR type replaced by Dart DT

H12_DT104 

 

DT104 Stanmore Station

 

04.07.92
HD172+
2M ex 183
--
--
 
HD101+
10DT+
9DT
 

The two am schoolday journeys that were previously operated as Route 209 transferred to H12

15.09.96
HD171+
2M ex 183
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--
 
HD101+
11EDR
9EDR
4EDR

SOUTH HARROW STATION - STANMORE STATION ( DAILY )
Sunday service introduced

H12_EDR32 

 

EDR32 seen opposite HD Garage

 

04.09.99
BT31+
11sd
11sd
4sd
 
HN6 & 7
2dd
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--
logo Schoolday journeys with new operator
logo Contract reassigned to Sovereign at
Edgware (BT)

693 - H12  H12_SO512 
M693 London Traveller colours
Dart 512 In the smart blue and cream livery of Sovereign at Stanmore
03.11.01
SO141+
11sd
11sd
4sd
 
HN
2dd
--
--

BT allocation moved to Harrow (SO) in a swap with Route 183

2001 ENTRY
Part of the allocation book library which is for sale
Allocation Books
01.11.02
SO141+
11sd
11sd
4sd
 
FE
2VE
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--
logo Metropolitan Omnibus sold to Thorpes operating from a Wembley Stadium base (FE)
H12_VE171 

 

VE171 South Harrow

 

04.09.04
HD401+
12VP
11VP
6VP
LOGO Contract reassigned to Metroline (HD)
and converted to double deck

Thorpes involvement also withdrawn now that route converted to dd not needed

H12_VP487 

 

VP487 passing home garage at Harrow Weald

 

03.09.11
HD401+
12VP
11VP
7VP

Contract renewal

01.05.14
HD401+
12VP
11VP
7VP
H12 MAP
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
03.09.16
HD401+
12VP
11VP
7VP

Contract extended for two years

 H12 to South Harrow

 

This is the first VWH on the Route and will be given a full VWH allocation on Sunday once all 57 VWHs arrive. I was quite surprised to see this today given that there are only a few VWHs at HD

 

01.09.18
HD401+
10VH
10VH
7VH
logo New Operator

Start of new contract

RATP London United VH45147  RATP London United VH45147 at South Harrow

Operating Garages

NW North Wembley
Crew Changeover point not known but probably Harrow Bus Station or possibly HD Garage

HD Harrow Weald
Crew Changeover point at garage

SO Sovereign West Harrow
Crew Changeover point not known

BT Edgware
Crew Changeover Stanmore Station

 

 

 

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