Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
27.03.93
N101+
16RML
14RML
14L/M
Evenings
N
L
L
--
logo This was in fact the renumbering of the 2B.

CRYSTAL PALACE (Monday-Saturday evenings/Suns) - Elder Road - NORWOOD GARAGE (Monday-Saturday except evenings) Tulse Hill - Brixton - Stockwell - Vauxhall - Victoria - Hyde Park Corner - Marble Arch - Baker Street - MARYLEBONE STATION

rml2718

RML2718 Great Central Street - the 453 would take over this spot in the new decade

This image available with the RML download


29.01.94
N101+
26L/M
23L/M
14L/M

Converted to OPO at all times

L147

L147 Terminus Place

This image available on the
Leyland Olympian download


27.01.96
N101+
26L
23L
14L

Metrobus type replaced by Olympian

Route 2 map
Scanned from Route 2 leaflet dated 1.4.00
Click map to enlarge
15.02.03
N101+
21L
20L
14L

BAKER STREET STATION - NORWOOD GARAGE
Withdrawn between Norwood Garage and Crystal Palace - this section replaced by new Route 432.
Diverted at Gloucester Place to Baker Street Station to make space at Marylebone for new bendi bus Route 453.

30.08.03
N101+
21VLA
20VLA
14VLA

Converted to low floor dd.

02.04.05
N101+
21VLA
20VLA
13VLA

Contract renewal

VLA53

When maintenance work forced the closure of the Victoria Line short working journeys were provided  running between Brixton Station & Hyde Park Corner - VLA53 is seen doing this

This image available on the
Arriva download


24.03.07
N101+
21VLA
20VLA
13VLA

NORWOOD GARAGE - MARYLEBONE STATION
Diverted at Gloucester Place via Dorset Square and Melcombe Street to Marylebone Station. The stand is in Hays Place

03.04.10
N101+
24VLA
21VLA
15VLA
LOGO Contract renewal for 5 years

04.04.15
N101+
24VLA
21VLA
15VLA

Contract extended for two years

VLA65

VLA65 seen approaching the last stop at
Marylebone shortly before the new buses were introduced

© Ian Armstrong

01.04.17
N101+
24HV
21HV
15HV

NORWOOD GARAGE - MARYLEBONE STATION
Contract renewal with new hybrid buses.

Garages

N Norwood
Changeover point Norwood Garage

Current times for Route  2 live 2 stands Tender Specs