Route History

04.03.89
RA
9LS
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New service

WATERLOO STATION - Aldwych - Kingsway - Theobalds Road - Clerkenwell Road - Old Street - Shoreditch - Bishopsgate - Monument - LONDON BRIDGE STATION (Mon-Fri except evenings)
New Red Arrow Route - replaces withdrawn section of Route 5 between Old Street and Waterloo - operated from Red Arrow base at Walworth

Taken from 1989 map drawn by © Darius Grigg

28.10.90
RA
9LS
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WATERLOO STATION  -   LONDON BRIDGE STATION (Mon-Fri except evenings) 
Allocation moved to new operating base at Waterloo - Cornwall Road retaining the RA code


18.06.94
RA
6GLS
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WATERLOO STATION - Waterloo Bridge - Kingsway Tunnel ( northbound peaks) - Bloomsbury - Old Street - SHOREDITCH High Street  (Mon-Fri except evenings)
Withdrawn between Shoreditch and London Bridge and rerouted peak times northbound via Kingsway Tunnel

Extracted from 1995 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

GLS483 with Routemaster reg and revised blind layout seen at The Aldwych

busmap.co.uk

18.08.00
Last day of operation, Route 243 diverted at Clerkenwell Road via withdrawn 505 to Waterloo to compensate

Operating Garages

RA Walwoorth
Crew Changeover point at Waterloo

RA Waterloo
Crew Changeover point at Waterloo