Route History

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18.09.99
BN101+
10DLA
10DLA
7DLA
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Streatham Hill - Brixton - Kennington - Waterloo - Holborn - Euston
STREATHAM HILL Telford Avenue - Brixton Hill - Brixton Road - Brixton Station - Brixton Road - Kennington (Oval Station) - Kennington Park Road - Kennington Road - Lambeth North Station - Baylis Road - Waterloo Road - Waterloo Station Interchange - Tenison Way - Waterloo Road - Waterloo Bridge - Lancaster Place - Aldwych - Kingsway - Holborn Station - Southampton Row - Russell Square Station - Woburn Place - Tavistock Square - Upper Woburn Place - Eversholt Street - EUSTON STATION

Euston - Holborn - Waterloo - Kennington - Brixton - Streatham Hill
EUSTON STATION - Eversholt Street - Upper Woburn Place - Tavistock Square - Woburn Place - Russell Square Station - Southampton Row - Holborn Station - Kingsway - Aldwych - Strand - Lancaster Place - Waterloo Bridge - Waterloo Road - Waterloo Station - Waterloo Road - Baylis Road - Lambeth North Station - Kennington Road - Kennington Park Road - Kennington (Oval Station) - Brixton Road - Brixton Station - Brixton Road - Effra Road - St Matthew's Road - Brixton Hill - STREATHAM HILL Telford Avenue

EUSTON STATION - Russell Square - Holborn - Kingsway - Aldwych - Waterloo - Bayliss Road - Lambeth North - Kennington - Brixton - Brixton Hill - BRIXTON GARAGE
NEW DAILY ROUTE - replaces part of Route 109.

L79

L79 arriving at the Northern terminus

This image available on the
Leyland Olympian download

01.02.03
BN101+
17DLA
15DLA
10DLA

New contract commences.

2003 allocation entry
Taken from July 2003 allocation book
10.11.07
BN101+
19DLA
17DLA
12DLA

STREATHAM HILL Telford Avenue - KINGS CROSS
Extended from Euston to Kings Cross via Euston Road providing a direct link from Waterloo to Kings Cross.

dla213

DLA213 has been curtailed at Holborn and waits on the stand in Proctor Street

This image available on the
Arriva download

30.01.10
BN91+
23DW
23DW
12DW

Contract renewed with increased frequencies and new Wright buses.
Running number sequence changed

DW60

DW60 at the Aldwych now showing limited blind information

This image available on the
Arriva download

31.03.12
BN91+
23DW
23DW
12DW

Buses now out stationed at Norwood as had been the custom with Route 19 which was now lost to London General

DW292

The new generation Wrightbus DW292 shows even less information on the blind - seen here at Russell Square

This image available on the
Arriva download

31.01.15
BN91+
26DW
23DW
12DW

Contract extended for two years

LT725

LT725 is seen on Brixton Hill

© Ian Armstrong

28.01.17
BN91+
26LT
23LT
13LT

STREATHAM HILL Telford Avenue - KING'S CROSS
Contract renewal

 

Operating Garage

BN Brixton
Changeover point at garage.

2014 map

Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

 

 

Current times for Route 59 59 live 59 stands Tender Specs Route 59 fares

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Thursday, 20.07.17