Route History

Route 1 fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
at 03.10.34
AE
5ST
9ST
11ST

ST ALBANS Market Place  -  London Colney  -  South Mimms  -  Barnet  -  Whetstone  -  North Finchley  -  Finchley  -  GOLDERS GREEN STATION

1934 map
Extracted from 1934 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
02.10.35
AE
5ST
9ST
--
W
--
--
12LT

Sunday Hendon (AE) allocation withdrawn in favour of Cricklewood (W)

08.04.36
AE
5ST
9ST
--
MH
--
--
6LT
W
--
--
6LT

Sunday only Muswell Hill (MH) allocation introduced

27.05.36
MH
--
--
6LT
PB
7ST
9ST
9ST
W
--
--
6LT

Hendon (AE) allocation moved to Potters Bar (PB)

07.10.36
AE
--
--
6ST
MH
--
--
6LT
PB
5ST
9ST+
--
      1ST/134  

Sunday Potters Bar (PB) allocation moved to Hendon (AE)
Cricklewood (W) allocation withdrawn

04.11.36
AE
--
--
6ST
MH
--
--
6LT
PB
5ST
9ST+
--
      1ST/134  

ST ALBANS LT GARAGE  -  GOLDERS GREEN
Extended in St Albans from Market Place to LT Garage

08.11.36
MH
--
--
6LT
PB
5ST
9ST+
--
1ST/134
--
W
--
--
6STL

Sunday only Hendon (AE) allocation moved to Cricklewood (W)

15.05.40
AD
--
--
18STL
PB
5LT
9LT
6LT

ST ALBANS LT Garage  -  South Mimms  -  Barnet  -  Whetstone  -  ARNOS GROVE ( Mon-Sat )  -  Palmers Green  -  Edmonton  -  WALTHAMSTOW Crooked Billet ( Mon-Sat peaks / Sun )
Withdrawn between Whetstone and Golders Green but diverted instead to Arnos Grove / Walthamstow
Sunday Potters Bar (PB) allocation introduced
Muswell Hill (MH) and Cricklewood (W) allocations withdrawn

30.09.42
AD
4STL
4STL
20STL
PB
10LT
13LT
8LT

Mon-Sat Palmers Green (AD) allocation introduced

21.04.43
AD
--
4STL
20STL
PB
12STL
12STL
8STL

Mon-Fri Palmers Green (AD) withdrawn

84 map
Extracted from January 1943 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
05.05.43
AD
--
4STL
20STL
PB
12STL
12STL
8STL

ST ALBANS ( except Sun am )  -  BARNET CHURCH ( Sun am )  -  ARNOS GROVE ( Mon-Sat )  -  WALTHAMSTOW Crooked Billet ( Mon-Sat peaks / Sun )
Sunday am withdrawn between Barnet and St Albans

16.08.43
AD
--
4STL
20STL
PB
12STL
12STL
8STL

ST ALBANS LT Garage  -  ARNOS GROVE ( Mon-Sat )  -  WALTHAMSTOW Crooked Billet ( Mon-Sat peaks / Sun )
Reinstead Sunday am between Barnet and St Albans

19.04.44
AD
--
--
20STL
PB
19STL
18STL+
12STL
      1STL/29
1STL/134
 

Saturday Palmers Green (AD) withdrawn

26.10.49
AD
--
--
20STL
PB
17RT
20RT
11RT

RT type introduction

03.05.50
AD
--
5STL
21STL
PB
17RT
17RT
18RT

Saturday Palmers Green (AD) reintroduced

11.10.50
AD
--
--
18RTL
PB
17RT
20RT
11RT

Palmers Green (AD) RTL type introduction
Saturday (AD) withdrawn

03.01.51
AD
--
5RTL
18RTL
 
PB
16RT
15RT
11RT

Saturday Palmers Green (AD) allocation re-introduced.

17.10.51
AD
--
5RT
21RT
 
PB
16RT
15RT
10RT

Palmers Green (AD) allocation converted to RT.

17.10.56
AD
--
--
17RT
 
PB
12RT
14RT
10RT

Saturday Palmers Green (AD) allocation withdrawn

84 TIMES
Scanned from April 1958 Red Book, the complete book is available from the Sales List
05.10.58
AD
--
--
19RT
 
PB
10RT
12RT
--

Sunday Potters Bar (PB) allocation withdrawn.

18.11.64
AD
--
--
9RT
 
PB
10RT
10RT
3RT

Sunday Potters Bar (PB) allocation re-introduced.

RT736

RT736 Palmers Green

© Malcolm Allan

23.08.69
PB
7MB
5MB
4MB

SINGLE DECK OPO
ST ALBANS GARAGE - London Colney - South Mimms - Barnet - Barnet Hill - Station Road - NEW BARNET STATION
Withdrawn between Barnet and Walthamstow and diverted to New Barnet Station - withdrawn section replaced by Route 34.

mb352

MB352 New Barnet

This image available on the
Single Deck download

31.08.75
PB
7DMS
5DMS
4DMS

Converted to double deck operation.

17.11.79
PB
7SMS
5SMS
4SMS

Converted to single deck operation

SMS686

SMS686 St Albans Garage

This image available on the
Single Deck download

27.09.80
PB
9DMS
7DMS
3DMS

ST ALBANS GARAGE - NEW BARNET STATION (Suns) - East Barnet Road - Church Hill Road - Hampden Square - Waterfall Road - Bowes Rd - ARNOS GROVE STN ( Mon-Sat )
Additional Mon-Fri peak journeys -: BARNET Chesterfield Road - Barnet - New Barnet - Hampden Square - ARNOS GROVE STATION
MS extended from New Barnet to Arnos Grove replacing withdrawn Route 261.

19.12.81
PB
9M
7M
3M

Converted to Metrobus operation.

24.04.82
SA
LR
LR
LR
Operation transferred to London Country.

ST ALBANS GARAGE - NEW BARNET STATION
Withdrawn between New Barnet and Arnos Grove - replaced by new Route 84A.

AN292

AN292 waits at the home garage

This image available on the
Nostalgia 2 download

21.06.86
PB41+
10M
5M
2M
lt logo Reassigned to London Buses under Herts tendering process

ST ALBANS GARAGE - London Colney - South Mimms - Cecil Road - Potters Bar Station - Darkes Lane - Potters Bar - Hadley Highstone - Barnet - NEW BARNET STATION
One journey in each direction operated direct between Barnet and South Mimms via St Albans Road.
Diverted at South Mimms via Potters Bar Station and Hadley Highstone instead of direct route via St Albans Road although two peak journeys were retained to do this.

02.09.89
PB41+
8M
5M
2M

NEW BARNET STATION - ST ALBANS GARAGE :- St Peter Street - Harpended Road - Green Lane - NEW GREENS ESTATE High Oaks (SDO Journeys)
One journey in each direction operated direct between Barnet and South Mimms via St Albans Road.
SDO journeys extended in St Albans to New Grees Estate.

28.10.89
PB41+
8M
5M
2M

NEW BARNET STATION - ST ALBANS CITY STATION :- NEW GREENS ESTATE High Oaks (SDO Journeys)
One journey in each direction operated direct between Barnet and South Mimms via St Albans Road.
Rerouted in St Albans to City Station via Hatfield Road.

05.09.92
PB41+
8M
5M
2SR
 

Sunday Route converted to midibus operation. Sunday Route diverted via Savacentre at London Colney during shopping hours.

04.04.93
PB41+
8M
5M
2M

Big Bus operation re-instated on Sundays.

M1397

M1397 St Albans

This image available on the
Metrobus download

03.10.98
PB
8S
7S
2DMS

NEW BARNET STATION - ST ALBANS St Peter's Street :- NEW GREENS ESTATE High Oaks (SDO Journeys)
One journey in each direction operated direct between Barnet and South Mimms via St Albans Road.
Diverted in St Albans to St Peters Street instead of City Station - Sunday Route converted to single deck.

1999 map
Extracted from 1999 map drawn by Mike harris
The Greater London Bus Map
04.04.02
PB
8S
7S
2DMS

NEW BARNET STATION - ST ALBANS St Peter's Street :- NEW GREENS ESTATE High Oaks (SDO Journeys)
Journeys via Bignalls Corner and St Albans Road direct restricted to SDO.

TP436

TP436 stands in for a Scania

This image is available on the Metroline download

02.09.02
PB
7S
7S
2DMS

NEW BARNET STATION - ST ALBANS St Peter's Street :- NEW GREENS ESTATE High Oaks (SDO Journeys)
Journeys via St Albans Road direct withdrawn - all journeys now via Potters Bar.

S18

S18 New Barnet stand

This image available on the
Nostalgia 2 download

02.09.06
PB41+
7DLF
7DLF
2DLF
SDO only
PB48
1AV
--
--

Converted to single deck operation

DEL851

The 84 now being a commerscial service put the dot matrix blinds to good use as shown here at Potters Bar. This shot also shows the different liveries

© Ian Armstrong

27.09.14
PB41+
DEL
DEL
DEL

ST ALBANS  -  NEW BARNET
Half of service divert at Mile House towards St Albans and renumbered 84A  - see map below

2015 map
Map taken from Intalink site - correct at July 2015

Operating Garages

AD Palmers Green
Changeover at Garage

AE Hendon
Changeover at Golders Green ?

W Cricklewood
Changeover at Golders Green ?

MH Muswell Hill
Changeover at Golders Green or maybe Barnet ?

PB Potters Bar
Changeover Pre 1982 High Barnet Station
Changeover After 1986 at garage.

SA St Albans
Changeover at garage

Current times for Route