Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
14.06.44
HW
17G
17G
9G

HANWELLL GARAGE - Greenford Road - Greenford - Sudbury Hill Stn - Sudbury - WEMBLEY Empire Pool (MS except peaks/Suns)
Prior to this date the route was numbered 18C
Joint allocation with Route 92A.

13.02.46
HW
17B
17B
9B

Converted to Bristol B type

13.04.49
HW
9B
8STD
15B
8STD
4B
8STD

STD type introduced

26.10.49
HW
17STL
11STL
12RTW
12RTW

HANWELL GARAGE - Greenford Road - Greenford - Sudbury Hill Stn - Sudbury - WEMBLEY Empire Pool (Mon-Sat except peaks/Suns)
RTW type introduced at weekends

11.10.50
HW
19RTW
23RTW
12RTW

SOUTHALL GARAGE - WEMBLEY Empire Pool
HANWELL GARAGE renamed SOUTHALL GARAGE to avoid confusion with the trolleybus depot with the same name

STL type withdrawn in favour of RTW.

02.05.51
HW
9RTW
12RTW
12RTW
 
ON
10RTW
12RTW
--

Mon-Sat Alperton (ON) allocation introduced.

17.10.51
HW
9RT
12RT
12RT
 
ON
10RT
11RT
--

RTW type withdrawn in favour of RT.

13.01.52
HW
9RT
11RT
6RT
 
ON
10RT
12RT
6RT

Sunday Alperton (ON) allocation introduced

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

The Sunday times have been crossed out in readiness for November changes
26.11.58
HW
8RT
---
--
 
ON
8RT
16RT
--

SOUTHALL GARAGE - WEMBLEY Empire Pool (MS except peaks)
Sunday Route re-routed at Wembley to Preston Road Station and re-numbered 92B.
Saturday Southall (HW) allocation withdrawn.

rt1637

RT1637 complete with 3 line UPPER CASE blind at Empire Pool

This image available with the RT.RTL.RTW download at Bus Photos

03.10.65
HW
10RT
5RT
--
 
ON
6RT
5RT
--

Saturday Southall (HW) allocation re-introduced.
07.09.68
HW
10RT
4RT
--
 
ON
7RT
5RT
--

1968 ENTRY
This entry is part of the September 1968 allocation book which is available for sale

25.10.69
HW
10RT
4RT
3RT
 
ON
7RT
5RT
--


SOUTHALL GARAGE - WEMBLEY Empire Pool (MS except peaks/Suns)
Sunday Route re-introduced - 92B withdrawn.

15.05.71
HW
9SMS
7SMS
3SMS
 
ON
6SMS
4SMS
--

SOUTHALL GARAGE - WEMBLEY Empire Pool (except Mon-Fri peaks) or WEMBLEY Trading Estate (Mon-Fri peaks)
CONVERTED TO SINGLE DECK ONE PERSON OPERATION.

06.01.73
HW
9SMS
7SMS
3SMS
 
ON
6SMS
4SMS
--

Diverted in Greenford via Oldfield Lane.

27.10.73
HW
9DMS
7DMS
4DMS
 
ON
6DMS
4DMS
--

Converted to Double Deck operation

03.03.74
HW
9DMS
7DMS
4DMS
 
ON
6DMS
4DMS
--

SOUTHALL GARAGE - WEMBLEY Empire Pool (except Mon-Fri peaks) or WEMBLEY Trading Estate (Mon-Fri peaks) or WEMBLEY MARKET (Sunday market hours)
Sunday Route introduced to Wembley Market.

24.04.76
HW
9DMS
6DMS
4DMS
 
ON
6DMS
4DMS
--

SOUTHALL GARAGE - WEMBLEY Empire Pool (except Mon-Fri peaks) or WEMBLEY Trading Estate (Mon-Fri peaks)
Sunday Route to Wembley Market withdrawn

31.03.79
HW1+
10DMS
9DMS
5DMS
 
ON81+
3DMS
4DMS
--

EALING HOSPITAL - WEMBLEY Empire Pool (except Mon-Fri peaks) or WEMBLEY Trading Estate (Mon-Fri peaks)
Extended at Southall to Ealing Hospital.

23.09.79
HW1+
10M
9M
5M
 
ON81+
3DMS
4DMS
--

Southall (HW) allocation converted to Metrobus operation

24.10.80
HW1+
10M
9M
5M
 
ON81+
3M
4M
--

Alperton (ON) allocation converted to Metrobus operation.

23.01.82
HW1+
10M
9M
5M
 
ON81+
4M
4M
--

WEMBLEY Empire Pool (MS eves/Suns) or WEMBLEY Trading Estate (MS except eves) - EALING HOSPITAL
Mon-Sat Route revised at Wembley to operate all day to Trading Estate and re-routed at Wembley Complex Station via The Arena. Empire Way - Engineers Way and First Way to South Way.

23.01.83
HW1+
13M
10M
9M

Alperton (ON) allocation withdrawn.

09.08.86
HL141+
7M
6M
5M
 
ON81+
6M
4M
3M

Daily Alperton (ON) allocation re-introduced. Southall Garage closed - allocation transferred to Hanwell (HL).

06.06.87
HL141+
6M
6M
4M
 
ON81+
6M
5M
3M

EALING HOSPITAL - WEMBLEY ARENA (MS late evgs/Suns) - Wembley Trading Estate - Great Central Way - NEASDEN Tesco (MS except late eves)


21.11.87
ON81+
11M
10M
6M


Hanwell (HL) allocation withdrawn.

10.11.90
LB
12ON
9ON
6ON
LOGO CONTRACT REASSIGNED

Operation transferred to London Buslines using Leyland Olympians.

ln45

LN45 Ealing Hospital with the unusual destination
NEASDEN TESCO & Drury Way

This image available with the
First London download

24.07.93
LB
12ON
9ON
6ON

EALING HOSPITAL - NEASDEN Tescos (MS eves/Suns) - ST RAPHAELS ESTATE Drury Way
Mon-Sat evenings and Sundays extended from Wembley Arena and further extended
Mon-Sat daytime to ST RAPHAELS ESTATE - Drury Way

VN905

NV905 performing Sudbury to Greenford shorts

This image available with the
First London download

13.09.97
ON
12M
9M
7M
LOGO Operation transferred within Firstbus to CentreWest (ON) marketed as Challenger
92 map
Scanned from 1997 leaflet announcing the start of Challenger replacing London Bus Lines
M843

M843 Neasden Tesco

This image available with the
Metrobus download

05.12.98
ON
17DML
11DML
9DML

EALING HOSPITAL - ST RAPHAELS ESTATE Drury Way
Extended at all times from Neaden Tesco to St Raphaels Estate.
Frequencies increased and converted to low floor single deck operation.

DML255

DML255 Greenford Station

This image available with the
First London download

15.11.03
ON
18VNW
14VNW
11VNW

Start of phased conversion to low floor double deck operation.

VNW32342 Ealing Hospital

This image available with the
First London download


15.11.08
ON
18VNW
18VNW
13VNW

Weekend frequency increase

07.11.09
ON
18VNZ
18VNZ
13VNZ

Gemini bodied VN type partly introduced to Route


13.11.10
G
18VNZ
17VNZ
13VNZ

Contract renewal and allocation moved to Greenford (G ) taking the place of Route 195 which moved to Hayes (HS)

DN33601

The route gained new buses Oct. 2012 DN33601 seen here at Ealing Hospital

This image available with the
First London download

22.06.13
G51+
18DN
17DN
13DN

Contract novated to Metroline West Ltd - operating arrangement remains the same

TE1990

TE1990 approaches Ealing Hospital

This image is available with the Metroline download

14.11.15
G
18TE
18TE
13TE

EALING HOSPITAL - ST RAPHAELS ESTATE Drury Way
Contract renewal

VW1835

VW1835 at Brent Park

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Live view Route 92

Operating Garages

ON Alperton
Changeover point Railway Hotel - Wembley.

HW Southall
Changeover point at garage.

HL Hanwell
Changeover point at garage.

London Bus Lines
Changeover point at Ealing Hospital

G Greenford
Changeover point outside depot

92 times 92 live 92 stands Tender Specs 92 fares

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Tuesday, 25.04.17