Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
07.09.68
WN
16MBS
--
9MBS

Taken from 1968 allocation boook which is for sale

FINSBURY PARK - NORTHUMBERLAND PARK ( Mon-Fri / Sun )

Towards Finsbury Park Station:
NORTHUMBERLAND PARK - Park Lane - Willoughby Lane - Northumberland Park - Tottenham High Road - White Hart Lane - Creighton Road - White Hart Lane - Perth Road - Lordship Lane - Station Road - Buckingham Road - Bridge Road - Bedford Road - Alexandra Palace Way - Priory Road - Hornsey High Street - Middle Lane - Rokesly Avenue - Tottenham Lane - Ferme Park Road - Stapleton Hall Road - Stroud Green Road - Morris Place - FINSBURY PARK Clifton Terrace.

Towards Northumberland Park Station:
Finsbury Park Bus Station Bay B - Stroud Green Road - Stapleton Hall Road - Ferme Park Road - Tottenham Lane - Elmfield Avenue - Middle Lane - Hornsey High Street - Priory Road - Alexandra Palace Way - Bedford Road - Bridge Road - Buckingham Road - Station Road - Lordship Lane - Perth Road - White Hart Lane - Creighton Road - White Hart Lane - Tottenham High Road - Northumberland Park.
New flat fare OPO route replacing Route 233 . The Saturday service was replaced by New Routes W5 and W6

22.03.69
WN
18MBS
14MBS
9MBS

FINSBURY PARK - NORTHUMBERLAND PARK ( Daily )
Saturday service introduced - Route W5 and W6 withdrawn

MBS48 Alexandra Palace

© John Parkin


Extracted from 1970 historical map with kind permission from Mike Harris

busmap.co.uk


22.09.74
WN21+
19DMS
14DMS
9DMS

NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STN  -  FINSBURY PARK
Converted to double deck operation ( DMS)

 

DMS911 Alexandra Park Victoria


04.06.81
WN21+
19M
13M
7M

NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STN  -  FINSBURY PARK
DMS type replaced by Metrobus

 

 

M521 Finsbury Park Station

busmap.co.uk


Mid 2000
WN21+
18DLA
13DLA
10DLA

NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STN  -  FINSBURY PARK
Metrobus replaced by DLA type

 

DLA125 at the Northumberland Park stand


15.10.11
LV1+
20DLA
22DLA
15DLA

NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STN  -  FINSBURY PARK
Wood Green (WN) allocation transferred to Lea Valley (LV)

 

VLW60 Northumberland Park


Feb 2012
LV1+
20T
22T
15T

NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STN  -  FINSBURY PARK
Gradual conversion from DLA to new Enviro (T)

 

 

T229 seen from Alexandra Palace

 


01.03.14
WN201+
21T
16T
11T

NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STN  -  FINSBURY PARK
Lea Valley closed - allocation moved to Wood Green (WN)

19.08.16
WN201+
24T
19T
12T
WN231+
--
3T
3T

NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STN  -  FINSBURY PARK
Weekend night service commenced

15.10.16
WN201+
24T
19T
12T

NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STN  -  FINSBURY PARK
Contract renewal

11.04.20
WN201+
24T
18T
12T

NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STN  -  FINSBURY PARK
Weekend night service suspended because of Covid 19

16.10.21
WN201+
24T
18T
12T

NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STN  -  FINSBURY PARK
Contract extended for two years

Garages

WN Wood Green
Crew Changeover point at Wood Green Station

LV Lea Valley
Crew Changeover point at garage

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2021
Date of edit   Tuesday, 19.10.21