Route History

03.10.34
AR
17NS
18NS
11NS

CROUCH END - Hornsey - Turnpike Lane - West Green Road - Seven Sisters - Tottenham Hale - WALTHAMSTOW Forest Road
Prior to this date had been numbered 41B

41 map
Extracted from 1934 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
17.02.37
AR
13LT
11LT
9LT
J
7LT
9LT
7LT

ARCHWAY STATION - Hornsey Rise - Crouch End - Hornsey - Turnpike Lane - West Green Road - TOTTENHAM HALE
Extended from Crouch End to Archway replacing Route 232 which was withdrawn
Withdrawn between Tottenham Hale and Forest Road
Daily Holloway (J) allocation introduced to compensate for loss of 232 duties

06.10.37
AR
10LT
10LT
9LT
MH
7LT
9LT
7LT

Holloway (J) allocation replaced by Muswell Hill (MH)

13.12.39
WG
19LT
19LT
15LT

Muswell Hill (MH) and Tottenham (AR) replaced by West Green (WG)

15.05.40
MH
3LT
3LT
--
WG
19LT
20LT
15LT

Mon-Sat Muswell Hill (MH) allocation added

10.07.40
MH
--
3LT
--
WG
19LT
20LT
15LT

Mon-Fri Muswell Hill (MH) allocation withdrawn

20.11.40
WG
21LT
22LT
15LT

Sat only Muswell Hill (MH) allocation withdrawn

14.05.41
AP
9LT
15LT+
7LT
      1LT/25A  
WG
21LT
20LT
17LT

ARCHWAY STATION - Hornsey Rise - Crouch End - Hornsey - Turnpike Lane - West Green Road - Tottenham Hale - Forest Road - Walthamstow,Forest Road - Woodford Avenue - Gants Hill - Eastern Avenue - Newbury Park - Whalebone Lane - Becontree Heath - Heathway - DAGENHAM DOCK
Extended from Tottenham Hale to Dagenham Dock
Daily Seven Kings (AP) allocation added

21.01.42
WG
25LT
25LT
15LT

ARCHWAY STATION - TOTTENHAM HALE - Forest Road - Walthamstow,Forest Road - Woodford Avenue - Gants Hill - ILFORD York Road ( Mon-Sat peak hours )
Withdrawn between Tottenham Hale and Dagenham Dock - partly replaced by new Mon-Sat Route 139 between Gants Hill and Dagenham Dock
Mon-Sat peaks extended from Tottenham Hale to Ilford
Seven Kings (AP) allocation withdrawn ( replaced by new 139 allocation - and Sunday 86 reinstated )

27.10.43
AR
13LT
15LT
9LT
WG
17LT
15LT
10LT

Daily Tottenham (AR) allocation reinstated

19.4.44
AR
29LT
29LT
18LT

Daily West Green (WG) allocation withdrawn

13.04.49
AR
10RTW
21LT
10RTW
23LT
10RTW
14LT

RTW type introduced

26.10.49
AR
36RTW
30RTW
22RTW

LT type withdrawn

41 times
Scanned from April 1958 Red Book, the complete book is available from the Sales List
26.11.58
AR
29RTW
23RTW
11RTW
 
J
--
--
7RT

ARCHWAY - TOTTENHAM HALE -: ILFORD STATION (Mon-Fri peaks)
Sat withdrawn between Tottenham Hale and Ilford
Sunday Holloway (J) allocation introduced

27.04.60
AR
19RTW
17RTW
11RTW
 
J
--
--
7RT
 
WH
8RM
11RM
--

ARCHWAY STN  - TOTTENHAM HALE (Suns) -:  Forest Road - Blackhorse Road - Markhouse Road - Leyton Station - Maryland Station - STRATFORD BROADWAY ( Mon-Sat )
Withdrawn between Tottenham Hale and Ilford and diverted instead via Leyton to Stratford as part of Stage 6 of the trolleybus replacement program.. Withdrawn section replaced by Route 123

Mon-Sat West Ham (WH) allocation introduced.

11.05.60
AR
19RTW
17RTW
18RTW
 
WH
8RM
11RM
--

Sunday only Holloway (J) allocation withdrawn

11.10.61
AR
19RTW
17RTW
18RTW
 
WH
14RM
18RM
--

ARCHWAY - TOTTENHAM HALE (Suns) -: Stratford - Plaistow - Balaam Street - New Barn Street - Freemasons Road - VICTORIA & ALBERT DOCKS ( Mon-Sat )
Extended from Stratford to Victoria & Albert Docks to partly replace Route 249A which was withdrawn

01.02.64
AR
19RM
17RM
14RM
 
WH
14RM
18RM
--

RTW class withdrawn in favour of Routemasters.

RTL1429

Roofbox RTL1429 seen in Phillip Lane
Click to enlarge

© Jeff Lloyd

 

01.07.64
AR
19RM
17RM
14RM
 
WH
14RM
18RM
--

1964 times
This timetable has been extracted from the July 1964 Red Book and is available for sale as a pdf document
 
07.09.68
AR
18RM
18RM
10RM

ARCHWAY - TOTTENHAM HALE
Withdrawn between Tottenham Hale and Victoria & Albert Docks - this section replaced by new Route 241.which will run on Mon-Sat between V & A Docks and Tottenham Hale by way of Route 41 and then onto Manor House Station
West Ham (WH) allocation withdrawn.

05.01.74
AR
17RM
16RM
7RML

Sunday only RML type introduced spare from Route 243

28.10.78
AR61+
18RM
16RM
7RM

Rerouted northbound in Tottenham via Town Hall Approach and Phillip Lane

01.10.79
AR61+
18RM
16RM
7RM
logo

Route 41 became part of the new district" Leaside "

25.07.81
AR61+
18RM
16RM
7RM

ARCHWAY - TOTTENHAM HALE (Suns) -: Ferry Lane - Jarrow Road - FERRY LANE ESTATE (Mon-Sat)
Mon-Sat extended over new Roads to FERRY LANE ESTATE

04.09.82
AR61+
5RM
--
--
 
WN1+
10RM
12RM
6RM

Tottenham (AR) weekend allocation withdrawn.
Daily Wood Green (WN) allocation introduced

28.04.84
AR61+
5RM
--
--
 
WN1+
10RM
13RM
6RM

HIGHGATE The Wellington (Mon-Fri mid-days/Sat shop hours) -  Highgate Village - Highgate Hill   -  ARCHWAY - TOTTENHAM HALE (Suns) -: FERRY LANE ESTATE (Mon-Sat)
Extended from Archway to Highgate.

1984
 
03.08.85
AR61+
5RM
--
--
 
WN1+
10RM
12RM
6RM

ARCHWAY - TOTTENHAM HALE (Suns) -: FERRY LANE ESTATE (Mon-Sat)
Withdrawn between Archway and Highgate.

RM1663

RM1663 Archway stand
The Leaside logo visible by the platford and the wrong blind has been fitted on the side

This image available with the Routemaster download

02.11.85
AR61+
--
7M
6M
 
WN1+
18M
7M
--

CONVERTED TO ONE PERSON OPERATION
Allocation change as above

05.11.88
AR61+
--
11M
6M
 
HT301+
8M
--
--
 
WN1+
10M
4M
--
Abbey District became involved with the introduction of an allocation at HT

Part of Mon-Fri Wood Green (WN) allocation transferred to Holloway (HT)

1988 entry
 
01.04.89
AR61+
--
11M
6M
 
HT301+
8M
--
--
 
WN1+
10M
4M
--
leaside logo

London Buses was divided into 12 business units - in preparation for sell-off

northern logo HT was part of London Northern

01.02.92
AR61+
--
4M
--
 
HT301+
8M
--
--
 
WN1+
10M
12M
6M

ARCHWAY - TOTTENHAM HALE
Allocation change as above
Withdrawn between Tottenham Hale and Ferry Lane Estate - replaced by extending W4 from Tottenham Hale instead.

M

Front entrance only M1446

This image available on the
Metrobus download

29.01.94
ED41+
16ON
10ON
5ON
lsb ROUTE TRANSFERRED TO MTL London Suburban Buses based at Edmonton Depot.
t251

T251 aka LSB528 at Archway

This image available on the
Titan download

01.06.96
WN1+
18M
15M
6M
leaside logo ROUTE TRANSFERRED TO LEASIDE BUSES.

02.04.98
WN1+
18M
15M
6M
logo Rebranded Arriva London North

20.06.98
AR201+
18M
15M
6M

Re-allocated to Tottenham (AR)

02.12.00
AR201+
18M
15M
6M

Contract renewal

09.12.00
Night service added using 2 DLA  but numbered N41

29.09.01
AR201+
20DLA
19DLA
10DLA

Converted to low floor operation

41 map
 
04.02.06
AR201+
21VLW
19VLW
10VLW

Contract renewal and converted to VLW

VLW176

VLW176 Tottenham Hale

London Buses by Adam

05.02.11
AR201+
21DLA
19DLA
10DLA

Contract extended for two years

DLA287

DLA287 Archway Roundabout

© Ian Armstrong

02.02.13
AR201+
21DW
19DW
10DW

ARCHWAY - TOTTENHAM HALE
Contract renewal

DW552

DW552 at  Archway, which used to have the full
HIGHGATE Archway Station shown

© Ian Armstrong

Operating Garages

WH West Ham
Changeover point Plaistow Broadway ?

AR Tottenham
Changeover point Seven Sisters or "The Swan"

WN Wood Green
Changeover point Turnpike Lane Station

HT Highgate
Changeover point Archway stand

J Holloway
Changeover point Archway stand

ED Edmonton
Changeover point not known but probably Tottenham Hale

 

 

41 TIMES live stands Tender Specs 41 fares

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Wednesday, 12.04.17