Route History

 

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
03.10.34
AE
10ST+
10ST+
8STL
   
2/13 & 1/52
1/13 & 2/121
 
 
V
10ST
10ST
8ST
 
HD
4ST
4ST
4ST

GOLDERS GREEN STN - Hendon - The Burroughs - West Hendon - Roe Lane - Kingsbury - Wembley Park Stn - Wembley - Alperton - Hanger Lane Stn - EALING BROADWAY STN (Mon-Fri / Sun) - South Ealing - Kew Bridge - KEW GREEN (Mon-Fri peaks / Sats)

21.11.34
AE
10ST+
10ST+
8STL
   
2/13 & 1/52
1/13 & 2/121
 
 
V
10ST
10ST
8ST
 
HD
4ST
4ST
--

Sunday Harrow Weald (HD) withdrawn

30.01.35
AE
10ST+
10ST+
8STL
   
2/13 & 1/52
1/13 & 2/121
 
 
V
10ST
10ST
10ST
 
HD
4ST
--
--
 
AC
(Thu) 3STL/8
4STL
--

Saturday Harrow Weald (HD) withdrawn
Thur / Sat AC allocation introduced

17.04.35
AE
10ST+
10ST+
10ST
   
2/13 & 1/52
1/13 & 2/121
 
 
V
10ST
10ST
8ST
 
HD
4ST
--
4ST
 
AC
(Thu) 3STL/8
4STL
--

GOLDERS GREEN - EALING BROADWAY ( Mon-Fri ) - KEW GREEN ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sats / Suns )
Sunday extended from Ealing to Kew Green
Sunday HD reinstated

02.10.35
AE
10ST+
10ST+
10ST
   
2/13 & 1/52
1/13 & 2/121
 
 
V
10ST
10ST
8ST
 
HD
4ST
--
--
 
AC
(Thu) 3STL/8
4STL
--

GOLDERS GREEN - EALING BROADWAY ( Mon-Fri / Suns) - KEW GREEN ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sats )
Sunday withdrawn between Ealing and Kew Green

08.04.36
AE
10ST+
10ST+
10ST
   
2/13 & 1/52
1/13 & 2/121
 
 
V
10ST
10ST
10ST
 
HD
4ST
--
4ST
 
AC
(Thu) 3STL/8
4STL
--

GOLDERS GREEN - EALING BROADWAY ( Mon-Fri ) - KEW GREEN ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sats / Suns )
Sunday extended from Ealing to Kew Green
Sunday HD reinstated

27.05.36
AE
10ST+
10ST
10ST
   
2/13 & 1/52
   
 
HW
10STL
10STL
10STL
 
HD
4ST
--
4ST
 
AC
1STL/6
5STL
--
Thurs  
+ 4STL/8
   
Mon/Wed/Fri  
3STL
   

Mon-Fri AC allocation introduced
Daily V allocation transferred to Hanwell (HW)

07.10.36
AE
10ST+
10ST
8ST
   
2/13 & 1/52
   
 
HW
10STL
10STL
8STL
 
HD
2ST
--
--
 
AC
2STL+
5STL+
--
Tue  
1STL/6
3/18 AND 3/18B
 
Thur  
4STL / 8
   
Mon/Wed/Fri  
3ST
   

 

GOLDERS GREEN - EALING BROADWAY ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - KEW GREEN ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sats pm)
Saturday am and Sunday withdrawn between Ealing and Kew Green

24.03.37
AE
10ST
10ST
--
 
HW
12STL
12STL
--
 
AC
4STL+
5STL+
--
   
1STL/6
3/18 AND 3/18B
 
Mon/Wed/Fri  
2 / 8
   

GOLDERS GREEN - Ealing - West Ealing - Hanwell - Southall - Western Road - SOUTHALL Brent Road ( Mon-Sat )
Mon-Sat diverted at Ealing via Hanwell to SOUTHALL Brent Road replacing withdrawn section of Route 17
Sunday service renumbered 83A
Mon-Fri HD allocation withdrawn

05.04.39
AE
10STD+
11STD
--
   
2 /121
   
 
HW
12STL+
11STL
--
   
1 / 105
   
 
AC
4STL+
5STL+
--
   
1STL/6
6STL / 6
 
except Tue/Wed  
5 / 8
   

GOLDERS GREEN - SOUTHALL White Swan
Diverted in Southall to White Swan instead of Brent Road

07.06.39
AE
2STD
--
--
   
Thurs only
   
 
HW
2STL
--
--
   
Thurs only
   
Mon/Wed/Thu/Sat only
AC
STL  ex other
5STL
--
 
ON
26STL
22STL
--

Mon-Sat Alperton (ON) allocation introduced with opening of new garage
AE and HW reduced to Thurs journeys only

1939 map

Extracted from 1939 historical map drawn by Mike Harris

The Greater London Bus Map

08.11.39
ON
16STL
16STL
7STL
 
AE
--

--

10STD
GOLDERS GREEN - EALING BROADWAY ( Daily )
Withdrawn between Ealing and Southall
Sunday introduced ( 83A withdrawn )
03.01.40
ON
23STL
23STL
7STL
 
AE
--

--

10STD

GOLDERS GREEN - EALING BROADWAY ( Mon-Sat evgs / Suns ) - SOUTHALL White Swan ( Mon-Sat except evgs )
Mon-Sat reinstated between Ealing and Southall except evenings

20.03.40
ON
23STL
23STL
--
   
+ 1STL/79
+1STL/79
 

GOLDERS GREEN - EALING BROADWAY ( Mon-Sat evgs ) - SOUTHALL White Swan ( Mon-Sat except evgs )
Sunday withdrawn - 83A  reintroduced

15.05.40
ON
11STL
15STL
--
 
HW
11STL
7STL
 

GOLDERS GREEN - EALING BROADWAY ( Mon-Fri evgs ) - SOUTHALL White Swan ( Mon-Fri except evgs / Sats)
Saturday evenings extended from Ealing to Southall
Part of Mon-Sat ON allocation transferred to Hanwell (HW)

13.11.40
ON
11STL
15STL
7STL
 
HW
11STL
7STL
10STL

GOLDERS GREEN - EALING BROADWAY ( Mon-Fri evgs / Suns) - SOUTHALL White Swan ( Mon-Fri except evgs / Sats )
Sunday service reintroduced ( 83A seasonally withdrawn )

02.04.41
ON
11STL
15STL
--
 
HW
11STL
7STL
--

GOLDERS GREEN - SOUTHALL White Swan ( Mon-Sat )
Sunday service withdrawn - 83A    reintroduced
Mon-Fri evening service restored between Ealing and Southall

29.10.41
ON
11STL
15STL
--
 
HW
11STL
7STL
--

GOLDERS GREEN - EALING BROADWAY ( Mon-Sat evgs ) - SOUTHALL White Swan ( Mon-Sat except evgs )
Evening service withdrawn between Ealing and Southall

13.05.42
ON
18STL
20STL
--
 
HW
9STL
7STL
--

GOLDERS GREEN - EALING BROADWAY ( Mon-Sat evgs ) - SOUTHALL White Swan ( Mon-Sat except evgs ) - North Hyde Road - HAYES STATION ( Mon-Sat peak hours )
Mon-Sat peaks extended from Southall to Hayes

27.10.43
ON
14G/7STL
16G/9STL
--
 
HW
8G+
6G
--
   
1STL/55
   

G type introduced

25.10.44
ON
24G
23G+
--
     
2G/18
 
 
HW
14G
4G
--
 
AE
--
12STD
--

Saturday only Hendon (AE) allocation introduced

13.02.46
ON
26G
29G
--
 
HW
13G+
10G
--
    1STL/55
1LT/105
1STL/120
   

Saturday only Hendon (AE) allocation withdrawn

26.10.49
ON
28G
36G
9RTW
 
HW
12B
5B
8RTW

GOLDERS GREEN - EALING BROADWAY ( Suns ) - HAYES STATION ( Mon-Sat )
Mon-Sat extended from Southall to Hayes at all times
Sunday reintroduced between Golders Green and Ealing ( 83A withdrawn ) using RTW type
Southall (HW) Bristol type introduced

03.05.50
ON
28G
36G
--
 
HW
12B+
5B
--
   
1RTL/55
   

GOLDERS GREEN - HAYES STATION (Mon-Sat)
Sunday Route suspended for summer months - replaced by 83A.

11.10.50
HW
12B
5B
10RTW
 
ON
28G
23G/11RTW
13RTL

GOLDERS GREEN - EALING BROADWAY (Suns) - HAYES STN (Mon-Sat)
Sunday Route re-instated for winter months.

02.05.51
HW
12B
5B
--
 
ON
28STL
18STL/18RTL
--

GOLDERS GREEN - HAYES STATION (Mon-Sat)
Sunday Route suspended for summer months - replaced by 83A.
G type at ON replaced by STL/RTL.

17.10.51
HW
5B/7STL
5B
--
 
ON
28STL
16STL/16RT
21RT

GOLDERS GREEN - EALING BROADWAY (Suns) - HAYES STN (Mon-Sat)
Sunday Route re-instated for winter months.
Sunday HW allocation withdrawn. Sunday only RT allocation introduced.

14.05.52
HW
12STL
5STL
--
 
ON
28STL
21STL/11RT
--

GOLDERS GREEN - HAYES STATION (Mon-Sat)
Sunday Route suspended for summer months - replaced by 83A.

22.10.52
HW
12RT
5RT
--
 
ON
28RT
32RT
16RT
 
AE
--
--
5RT

GOLDERS GREEN - EALING BROADWAY (Suns) - HAYES STN (Mon-Sat)
Sunday Route re-instated for winter months. AE allocation introduced.

06.05.53
HW
12RT
5RT
--
 
ON
28RT
32RT
--

GOLDERS GREEN - HAYES STATION (Mon-Sat)
Sunday Route suspended for summer months - replaced by 83A. AE withdrawn.

07.10.53
HW
12RT
5RT
--
 
ON
28RT
32RT
16RT
 
AE
--
--
5RT

GOLDERS GREEN - EALING BROADWAY (Suns) - HAYES STN (Mon-Sat)
Sunday Route re-instated for winter months. AE reinstated.

27.01.54
HW
13RT
6RT
--
 
ON
29RT
32RT
16RT
 
AE
--
--
5RT

GOLDERS GREEN - EALING BROADWAY (Suns) - Hayes - Church Road - Lansbury Drive - HAYES NORTH (Mon-Sat)
Mon-Sat extended from Hayes to Hayes North. Journeys to Hayes North started from Hayes Station.

19.05.54
HW
13RT
6RT
--
 
ON
29RT
32RT
22RT

Sunday only Hendon (AE) allocation withdrawn.

06.10.54
HW
13RT
6RT
--
 
ON
29RT
32RT
16RT
 
AE
--
--
5RT

Hendon (AE) allocation re-introduced.

04.05.55
HW
13RT
5RT
--
 
ON
27RT
31RT
20RT

Sunday only Hendon (AE) allocation withdrawn.

30.04.58
HW
12RT+
5RT
--
    1RT/105    
 
ON
24RT
27RT
16RT

83 times 1958
Scanned from April 1958 Red Book, the complete book is available from the Sales List

26.11.58
ON
27RT
25RT
16RT

GOLDERS GREEN STN - EALING BROADWAY
Withdrawn between Ealing and Hayes North - replaced mainly by extended 105
HW allocation withdrawn.

11.05.60
ON
27RT
25RT
22RT

GOLDERS GREEN - EALING (Mon-Sat) - South Ealing - Great West Road - Osterley - Lampton - Hounslow West - Cranford - Harlington Corner - LONDON AIRPORT CENTRAL (Suns)
Extended for summer season to London Airport from Ealing via 65 and 91.

12.10.60
ON
27RT
25RT
15RT

GOLDERS GREEN STN - EALING BROADWAY
Withdrawn between Ealing and London Airport during winter months

rt474

RT474 Empire Pool stand

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RT download

10.05.61
ON
27RT
25RT
21RT

GOLDERS GREEN - EALING (Mon-Sat) - LONDON AIRPORT CENTRAL (Suns)
Extended for summer season to London Airport from Ealing via 65 and 91.

11.10.61
ON
27RT
25RT
15RT

GOLDERS GREEN STN - EALING BROADWAY
Withdrawn between Ealing and London Airport during winter months

09.05.62
ON
27RT
25RT
19RT

GOLDERS GREEN - EALING (Mon-Sat) - LONDON AIRPORT CENTRAL (Suns)
Extended for summer season to London Airport from Ealing via 65 and 91.

10.10.62
ON
27RT
25RT
15RT

GOLDERS GREEN STN - EALING BROADWAY
Withdrawn between Ealing and London Airport during winter months

08.05.63
ON
27RT
25RT
19RT

GOLDERS GREEN - EALING (Mon-Sat) - LONDON AIRPORT CENTRAL (Suns)
Extended for summer season to London Airport from Ealing via 65 and 91.

09.10.63
ON
27RT
25RT
12RT

GOLDERS GREEN STN - EALING BROADWAY
Withdrawn between Ealing and London Airport during winter months

01.07.64
ON
27RT
25RT
17RT

GOLDERS GREEN - EALING (Mon-Sat) - LONDON AIRPORT CENTRAL (Suns)
Extended for summer season to London Airport from Ealing via 65 and 91.

18.11.64
ON
27RT
25RT
12RT

GOLDERS GREEN STN - EALING BROADWAY
Withdrawn between Ealing and London Airport for good

03.10.65
ON
30RT
32RT
14RT

GOLDERS GREEN STN - Hendon - West Hendon - Wembley - Alperton - Hangar Lane - Ealing - Hanwell Broadway - Boston Manor - BRENTFORD Half Acre
Extended from Ealing to Brentford replacing part 255.

01.10.66
ON
28RT
29RT
14RM

Sunday RM introduced.

31.12.66
ON
27RM
27RM
14RM

RM's introduced daily.

30.11.68
ON
25RM
25RM
10RM

GOLDERS GREEN STN - EALING (Suns) - HANWELL BROADWAY (Mon-Sat)
Mon-Sat withdrawn between Hanwell and Brentford - replaced by new E!.
Sunday withdrawn between Ealing Broadway and Brentford - replaced by new E1.

25.10.69
ON
24RM
25RM
6RM

GOLDERS GREEN - ALPERTON (Suns) - HANWELL BROADWAY (Mon-Sat)
Sunday withdrawn between Alperton and Ealing - replaced by OPO route 83A Wembley & Ealing.

15.05.71
ON
24RM
23RM
10MB

GOLDERS GREEN - EALING (Suns) - HANWELL BROADWAY (Mon-Sat)
Sunday converted to One Person Operation and extended from Alperton to Ealing Broadway replacing Route 83A.

MB618

MB61 seen at Vivienne Avenue - Hendon

© Malcolm Allan


21.04.73
ON
25RM
23RM
7DMS/3SMS

Sunday part double deck operation introduced.

27.10.73
ON1+
25RM
23RM
10DMS

Sunday single deck operation withdrawn.

28.10.78
ON1+
22RM
21RM
11DMS

GOLDERS GREEN STATION - Hendon Central Stn - West Hendon - Kingsbury - Wembley - Alperton - Hangar Lane - EALING BROADWAY STN (Suns) - HANWELL BROADWAY (Mon-Sat)
Re-routed at Hendon via Hendon Central Stn replacing diverted Route 183

dms589

DMS589 Haven Green

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Nostalgia 2 download

31.03.79
ON1+
22RM
21RM
11DMS

GOLDERS GREEN - EALING (Sun am) Hanwell - SOUTHALL King Edward Hospital (Mon-Sat/Sun pm)
Extended from HL Garage to King Edward Hospital

RM1963

RM1963 with the illuminated offside panel still in use

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Nostalgia download

24.01.80
ON1+
22RM
21RM
11M

Sunday only DMS type replaced by Metrobus.

04.09.82
ON1+
19Mc
17Mc
10M

Mon-Sat RM replaced by M crew vehicles.

23.04.83
ON1+
22M
20M
10M

Converted to One Person Operation.

m1258

M1258 Golders Green

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Metrobus download

26.03.88
ON1+
22M
20M
10M

GOLDERS GREEN - EALING (Mon-Sat late evenings/Sun am) Hanwell - EALING HOSPITAL (Mon-Sat except late evenings/Sun pm)
No late eve Route Mon-Sat - Ealing Broadway & Ealing Hospital

83 map
 
13.09.97
ON1+
19TN
18TN
11TN

GOLDERS GREEN - EALING HOSPITAL
Start of new contract and extended from Ealing Broadway to Ealing Hospital at all times

83 leaflet
13.09.02
ON1+
19TN
18TN
11TN

Contract renewal - night service added but numbered N83

vn107

VN107 Ealing Common

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First CD

17.04.04
ON
19TN
18TN
11TN
Night Route
ON
4VTL
4VTL
4VTL

Night Route introduced - previously had been N83

12.09.09
ON
28VN
24VN
20VN
Night Route
ON
4VN
4VN
4VN

Contract renewed with First

VNZ32355

VNZ32335 Wembley Hill Road

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First CD

22.06.13
ON
Night Route
ON
4VN
4VN

Contract novated to Metroline West

VW1756

VW1756 Golders Green

This image is available on the Metroline download

 

13.09.14
ON801+
28VW
27VW
22VW
Night Route
ON
4VW
4VW
4VW

Contract extended for two years

10.09.16
ON801+
19VW
18VW
15VW

GOLDERS GREEN STN  -  ALPERTON STATION
Withdrawn between Alperton and Ealing Hospital, this section replaced by New Route 483
Night service renumbered N83 as the day and night service differed
Contract renewal

83 times live stands Tender Specs Fares

Operating Garages

AE Hendon
Changeover point outside garage

ON Alperton
Changeover point outside garage

HW Southall
Changeover point outside garage

Hayes 1949
Route 83 is represented in this book but as route was very frequent only first and last times were mentioned

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