Route History

03.10.34
AR
36STL
6ST+
31STL
6ST
24STL
   
3STL/76A
   
 
Q
3ST/35
1STL/52
4ST
--
Mon-Sat AR allocation includes 34B - this continued until 34B withdrawal

VICTORIA STATION - Victoria Street - Westminster Bridge - York Road - Waterloo - Stamford Street - Blackfriars Bridge - Queen Victoria Street - Bank - Moorgate - City Road - New North Road - Hoxton - Baring Street - Englefield Road - Stamford Road - Dalston Junction - Stamford Hill - Tottenham - EDMONTON Park Road
Additional service Mon-Sat peaks LIVERPOOL STREET ( Mon-Sat peaks ) - WATERLOO ( Mon-Sat am peak ) - VICTORIA ( Mon-Sat pm peak )
The 76 commenced 28th November 1912 Victoria to Stoke Newington Weavers Arms

16.10.38
AR
54STL
49STL
39STL
 
Q
4ST/35
4STL/40
--

VICTORIA STATION - Victoria Street - Westminster Bridge - York Road - Waterloo - Stamford Street - Blackfriars Bridge - Queen Victoria Street - Bank - Moorgate - City Rd - New North Road - Hoxton - Baring Street - Englefield Rd - Stamford Road - Dalston Junction - Stamford Hill - Tottenham,LOWER EDMONTON STATION -: - Hertford Road - Ponders End - Green Street - BRIMSDOWN POWER STATION ( Sunday journeys )
Additional service Mon-Sat peaks LIVERPOOL STREET ( Mon-Sat peaks ) - WATERLOO ( Mon-Sat am peak ) - VICTORIA ( Mon-Sat pm peak )
Extended at all times from EDMONTON Park Road to EDMONTON STATION and Sunday journeys further extended extended to BRIMSDOWN POWER STATION

05.02.39
AR
54STL
49STL
38STL
 
Q
4ST/35
4STL/40
--

VICTORIA STATION - LOWER EDMONTON STATION 
Additional service Mon-Sat peaks LIVERPOOL STREET ( Mon-Sat peaks ) - WATERLOO ( Mon-Sat am peak ) - VICTORIA ( Mon-Sat pm peak )
Sunday journeys to Brimsdown withdrawn

01.11.39
AR
23STL
24STL
9STL
 
D
15STL
15STL
14STL

VICTORIA STATION - - STOKE NEWINGTON ( Mon-Sat evgs ) - LOWER EDMONTON STATION ( Mon-Sat except evgs / Suns )- BRIMSDOWN POWER STATION ( Mon-Sat peak journeys )
Additional service Mon-Sat peaks LIVERPOOL STREET - VICTORIA ( Mon-Sat peak hours)
Mon-Sat peak journeys extended from Lower Edmonton to Brimsdown
Withdrawn Mon-Sat evgs between Stoke Newington and Lower Edmonton except for garage journeys to Tottenham (AR)
Camberwell (Q) allocation withdrawn
Daily Dalston (D) allocation added

20.03.40
AR
31LT
34LT
2ST
22LT
 
D
15STL
15STL
--

Sunday Dalston (D) allocation withdrawn

15.05.40
AR
24LT
15ST
31LT
12ST
22LT

VICTORIA STATION - - STOKE NEWINGTON ( Mon-Fri evgs ) - LOWER EDMONTON STATION ( Mon-Fri except evgs / Sats / Suns )- BRIMSDOWN POWER STATION ( Mon-Sat peak journeys )
Additional service Mon-Sat peaks LIVERPOOL STREET - VICTORIA ( Mon-Sat peak hours)
Dalston (D) allocation withdrawn
Saturday evening service restored between Stoke Newington and Lower Edmonton

24.10.40
AR
22LT
18ST
29LT
12ST
22LT
Express  
8 PROV
8 PROV
 

VICTORIA STATION - - STOKE NEWINGTON ( Mon-Fri evgs ) - TOTTENHAM GARAGE ( Sat evgs ) - LOWER EDMONTON STATION ( Mon-Sat except evgs / Suns )- BRIMSDOWN POWER STATION ( Mon-Sat peak journeys )
Additional service Mon-Sat peaks LIVERPOOL STREET - VICTORIA ( Mon-Sat peak hours)
EXPRESS SERVICE : FINSBURY SQUARE - LOWER EDMONTON STATION
Express service introduced as above using buses from the Provinces

20.11.40
AR
22LT
18ST
29LT
12ST
22LT
Express  
8 PROV
8 PROV
 

VICTORIA STATION - - STOKE NEWINGTON ( evgs ) - LOWER EDMONTON STATION ( except evenings)- BRIMSDOWN POWER STATION ( Mon-Sat peak journeys )
Additional service Mon-Sat peaks LIVERPOOL STREET - VICTORIA ( Mon-Sat peak hours)
EXPRESS SERVICE : FINSBURY SQUARE - LOWER EDMONTON STATION
Sat evgs withdrawn between Stoke Newington and Tottenham
Sun evgs withdrawn between Stoke Newington and Lower Edmonton

19.03.41
AR
22LT
18ST
29LT
12ST
22LT

VICTORIA STATION - - STOKE NEWINGTON ( evgs ) - LOWER EDMONTON STATION ( except evenings)- BRIMSDOWN POWER STATION ( Mon-Sat peak journeys )
Additional service Mon-Sat peaks LIVERPOOL STREET - VICTORIA ( Mon-Sat peak hours)
EXPRESS SERVICE withdrawn

18.02.42
AR
41LT
43LT
22LT

VICTORIA STATION - - STOKE NEWINGTON ( evgs ) - LOWER EDMONTON STATION ( except evenings) - BRIMSDOWN POWER STATION ( Mon-Fri peak journeys)
Additional service Mon-Sat peaks LIVERPOOL STREET - VICTORIA ( Mon-Sat peak hours)
Withdrawn between Lower Edmonton and Brimsdown except for one am peak journey to Victoria

22.04.42
AR
38LT
43LT
22LT

VICTORIA STATION - - STOKE NEWINGTON ( evgs ) - LOWER EDMONTON STATION ( except evenings) - BRIMSDOWN POWER STATION ( Mon-Fri peak journeys)
Additional service Mon-Sat peaks LIVERPOOL STREET - VICTORIA ( Mon-Sat peak hours)

21.04.43
AR
25LT
8G
21LT
22LT

VICTORIA STATION - - STOKE NEWINGTON ( evgs ) - TOTTENHAM GARAGE ( Mon-Sat except evenings and garage journeys ) - LOWER EDMONTON STATION ( Mon-Sat peaks / Suns except evenings) - BRIMSDOWN POWER STATION ( Mon-Fri peak journeys)
Additional service Mon-Fri peaks LIVERPOOL STREET - VICTORIA ( Mon-Fri peak hours)
Mon-Sat withdrawn outside of peaks between Tottenham Garage and Lower Edmonton
Saturday additional service withdrawn

12.11.47
AR
35G
28G
23G

VICTORIA STATION - - STOKE NEWINGTON ( evgs ) - TOTTENHAM GARAGE ( Mon-Sat except evenings / Sat  am /and garage journeys ) - LOWER EDMONTON STATION ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sat pm / Suns except evenings) - BRIMSDOWN POWER STATION ( Mon-Fri peak journeys)
Additional service Mon-Fri peaks LIVERPOOL STREET - VICTORIA ( Mon-Fri peak hours)
Saturday pm extended from Tottenham Garage to Lower Edmonton

26.10.49
AR
35G
3ST
26G
20RTL

VICTORIA STATION - - TOTTENHAM GARAGE ( Mon-Fri / Sat am/ Suns) - LOWER EDMONTON STATION ( Mon-Sat peaks / Sats afts) - - BRIMSDOWN POWER STATION ( Mon-Fri peak journeys)
Additional service Mon-Fri peaks LIVERPOOL STREET - VICTORIA ( Mon-Fri peak hours)
Evening service restored between Stoke Newington and Tottenham

02.05.51
AR
38RTW
30RTW
21RTW

Converted daily to RTW operation.

RTW444

RTW444 gives away the era - 5 line blind and overhead wiring

This image availabe on the
RTL download

30.04.58
AR
32RTW
24RTW
20RTW

Shows allocation before cuts of November 1958

1958 times

Scanned from April 1958 Red Book - the complete book is available from the Sales List

26.11.58
AR
29RTW
20RTW
14RTW

VICTORIA - TOTTENHAM GARAGE - LOWER EDMONTON (Mon-Fri peaks) - BRIMSDOWN North Met Power Station (Mon-Fri peaks)
Additional Route VICTORIA - LIVERPOOL STREET STATION (Mon-Fri peaks)
Saturday & Sunday withdrawn between Tottenham and Lower Edmonton.

08.07.59
AR
25RTW/6RM
14RTW/6RM
14RTW/6RM

Routemaster trials commence.

11.11.59
AR
31RTW
20RTW
14RTW

Routemasters transferred to Poplar for start of Trolleybus Conversion scheme.

01.02.64
AR
31RTW/2RM
19RTW
13RM

Sunday Routemaster introduction

03.10.65
AR
31RTW/2RM
19RTW
15RM

VICTORIA - TOTTENHAM - LOWER EDMONTON (Mon-Fri peaks)
Additional Route VICTORIA - LIVERPOOL STREET STATION (Mon-Fri peaks/Suns evgs)
Sunday evening Route introduced between Victoria and Liverpool Street.

01.11.65
AR
31RML/1RM
19RML
13RML

VICTORIA - TOTTENHAM - LOWER EDMONTON (Mon-Fri peaks) - BRIMSDOWN (Mon-Fri peak jnys)
Additional Route VICTORIA - LIVERPOOL STREET STATION (Mon-Fri peaks)
RML introduction.
Sunday evenings withdrawn between Victoria and Liverpool Street.

12.06.66
AR
31XA/1RM
19XA
10XA

Leyland Atlanteans experiment commenced.

20.06.67
AR
28XA/
FRM
15XA
1FRM
9XA
1FRM

Front entrance Routemaster operation commenced.

07.09.68
AR
12XA
2RM
1FRM
13XA
1FRM
8XA
1FRM

VICTORIA (Mon-Fri peaks) - WATERLOO - TOTTENHAM - EDMONTON (Mon-Fri peaks) - BRIMSDOWN POWER STATION (Mon-Fri peak jnys)
Additional Route VICTORIA - LIVERPOOL STREET STATION (Mon-Fri peaks)
Withdrawn between Waterloo and Victoria except Mon-Fri peaks.

1968 entry
This entry is part of the September 1968 allocation book which is available for sale
paypal
 
22.03.69
AR
18XA
2RM
1FRM
13XA
1FRM
8XA
1FRM

WESTMINSTER Horse Guards Avenue (Mon-Fri peaks) - WATERLOO - TOTTENHAM - EDMONTON STATION (Mon-Fri peaks) - BRIMSDOWN (Mon-Fri peak jnys)
Withdrawn between Waterloo and Victoria except for Mon-Fri peaks to Westminster.

24.01.70
AR
18RM
8RM
4RM

WESTMINSTER (Mon-Fri peaks) - WATERLOO (Mon-Fri) - MANSION HOUSE STN (Sats) - MOORGATE (Suns) - TOTTENHAM GARAGE - BRIMSDOWN (Mon-Fri peak jnys)
Reverted to Routemaster operation.
MON-FRI Withdrawn between Tottenham and Edmonton except for Brimsdown journeys.
SAT withdrawn between Mansion House and Waterloo
SUN withdrawn between Finsbury Square and Waterloo

28.10.78
AR
17RM
10RM
4RM

VICTORIA (Mon-Fri) - WATERLOO (Sats) - MOORGATE (Suns) - TOTTENHAM (Suns) Lansdowne Drive NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STN ( Mon-Sat )
Mon-Fri extended from Waterloo to Victoria via Victoria Street
MS diverted at Tottenham to Northumberland Park via Lansdowne Drive
Saturday extended from Mansion House to Waterloo

rm1871

RM1871 crossing Westminster Bridge having  County Hall in the background - now a hotel

This image available on the
Routemaster CD

01.10.79
AR101+
17RM+
10RM
4RM
    1RM/73    
logo

Route 76 became part of the new district

" Leaside "

13.10.80
AR101+
18RM
10RM
4RM

VICTORIA (Mon-Fri) - WATERLOO (Sats) - MOORGATE (Suns) - TOTTENHAM (Suns) Lansdowne Drive NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STN ( Mon-Sat ) - NORTHUMBERLAND PARK Industrial Estate (Mon-Fri peaks)
Mon-Fri peaks extended from NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STN to NORTHUMBERLAND PARK Industrial Estate

04.09.82
AR101+
19RM
8RM
3RM

VICTORIA (Mon-Fri) - WATERLOO (Sats) - MOORGATE (Suns) - TOTTENHAM (Suns) - NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STN ( Mon-Sat )
Withdrawn between NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STN and NORTHUMBERLAND PARK Industrial Estate

29.01.83
AR101+
19RM
8RM
4M

Sunday converted to One Person Operation

29.10.83
AR101+
19RM
8RM
4M

Rerouted via St Pauls and Ludgate Circus instead of Queen Victoria Street.

02.02.85
AR101+
21M
9M
4M

VICTORIA (Mon-Fri) Horseferry Road - Millbank - Westminster - WATERLOO (Sats) - MOORGATE (Suns) - TOTTENHAM (Suns) - NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STN ( Mon-Sat )
Re-routed between Westminster and Victoria via Millbank and Horseferry Road.
Converted to One Person Operation daily.

M1295

M1295 location unknown

This image available on the
Metrobus download

02.11.85
AR101+
21M
9M
4M

VICTORIA (Mon-Fri) Horseferry Road - Lambeth Bridge,Lambeth Palace Road,Westminster - WATERLOO (Sats) - MOORGATE (Suns) - TOTTENHAM (Suns) - NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STN ( Mon-Sat )
Re-routed between Waterloo and Victoria via Lambeth Bridge and Lambeth Palace Road instead of Westminster Bridge and Millbank.

21.06.86
AR101+
18M
9M
--

VICTORIA (Mon-Fri peaks) - WATERLOO ( Mon-Sat ) - NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STN ( Mon-Sat )
Withdrawn between Waterloo and Victoria outside Mon-Fri peaks and withdrawn Sunday altogether.

04.02.89
AR101+
18M
9M
--

Northbound journeys from Waterloo stand in Cornwall Road rerouted via Bayliss Road in order to serve County Hall and York Road.

01.04.89
AR101+
18M
9M
--
leaside logo

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

23.06.90
AR101+
15M
9M
--

COUNTY HALL - NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STN ( Mon-Sat )
Withdrawn between County Hall and Victoria.

18.07.92
AR101+
14M
10M
--

WATERLOO - Aldwych - St Pauls - Bank - Moorgate - Old Street - Hoxton - Dalston - Stoke Newington - Stamford Hill - Tottenham - NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STN ( Mon-Sat )
Re-routed between Waterloo and Mansion House via Aldwych and Ludgate Circus.

17.04.93
AR101+
15M
10M
--

WATERLOO - NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STN (MS eves) - Willoughby Road - Leeside Road - MERIDIAN WAY Tesco's (MS except eves)
Extended in Northumberland Park to Tesco's except evenings (last departure from Tesco's 2005)

28.03.98
NP
15dd
10dd
7dd
FIRST CAPITAL CONTRACT REASSIGNED

WATERLOO - NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STN
Withdrawn between NORTHUMBERLAND PARK STN and MERIDIAN WAY Tesco's
Sunday service introduced.

76 leaflet 224
224 at Northumberland Park with a very comprehensive via blind showing 3 points on one line


01.02.03
AR101+
23VLW
20VLW
11VLW
arriva logo Contract reassigned

WATERLOO Bayliss Road - TOTTENHAM GARAGE
Withdrawn between Tottenham and Northumberland Park - withdrawn section covered by new 476.

01.03.08
AR101+
22VLW
19VLW
11VLW

Two year extension to existing contract

VWL138

VWL138  Waterloo bypassing the bus station

This image available on the
Arriva download

30.01.10
AR101+
22HV
19HV
11HV

Contract renewed with Arriva (AR)

76 Central section
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
HV5

There is no mistaking HV5's green credentials when seen on Waterloo Bridge

This image available on the
Arriva download

08.11.14
AR101+
24HV
20HV
13HC
Night service
AR301+
5HV
6HV
6HV

WATERLOO Bayliss Road - TOTTENHAM HALE STN
Extended from Tottenham Garage to Tottenham Hale Station via Monument Way
Route N76 withdrawn thus now 24 hour service

hv6

HV6 is seen in Princes Street en route for the new destination

© Ian Armstrong

31.01.15
AR101+
24HV
20HV
13HC
Night service
AR301+
5HV
6HV
6HV

Contract extended for two years

25.03.17
NP101+
LT
LT
LT
Night service
NP
LT
LT
LT
go logo Contract reassigned with new NRM
lt897
lLT897 meets Wateroo bound sister LT942 in City Road
@ Paul Naylor

Operating Garages

AR Tottenham
Changeover point Tottenham Green

NP Northumberland Park
Changeover point at depot.

67 times 76 live 76 stands Tender Specs Fares

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Sunday, 26.03.17