Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
18.07.92
AC551+
20RML
18RML
9M

WILLESDEN GARAGE Pound Lane - High Road Willesden - Willesden Lane - Kilburn High Road - Maida Vale - Edgware Road - Marble Arch - Oxford Street - Oxford Circus - New Oxford Street - HOLBORN Red Lion Square
NEW ROUTE replacing Route 8 between Willesden and Oxford Circus

RML2288

RML2288 seen at Centre Point

This image available with the RML download

04.12.93
AC551+
21RML
19RML
2M
7LN
 
AC701+
9LN/M
9LN/M
--

Mon-Sat evening service converted to OPO.

LN4 M595
LN4 seen at ? M595 Bloomsbury stand
31.10.94
AC551+
21RML
19RML
2M
7LN
evenings   4M+5M/266 4M+5M/266  
98 map Willesden to Kilburn section

Extracted from 1995 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

27.03.04
AC551+
27VP
26VP
19VP

CONVERTED TO LOW FLOOR DOUBLE DECK OPO.

DLD63

DLD63 is a strange working in Willesden Lane

This image is available on the Metroline download

11.12.10
AC551+
25VP
25VP
19VP

Contract renewal - Mon-Fri peak frequency reduction.

VP557

VP557 is seen before the rerouteing to Russell Square but is followed by an SEL on Route 7 going to Russell Square

This image is available on the Metroline download

16.06.14
AC551+
25VP
25VP
19VP

WILLESDEN GARAGE  -  RUSSELL SQUARE
Diverted at Tottenham Court Road via withdrawn section of Route 7 to Russell Square

12.12.15
AC551+
25VP
25VP
19VP

Contract extended for two years

25.06.16
AC551+
25VWH
25VWH
19VWH

WILLESDEN GARAGE -   HOLBORN Red Lion Square
Withdrawn between St Giles Circus and Russell Square and rerouted via New Oxford Street to Red Lion Square
Russell Square routeing replaced by revised Route 10

BYD1473
The new Chinese Electric bus BYD1473 spotted here at Marble Arch
Click to enlarge
© Peter Horrex


Garage

AC Willesden
Changeover point at garage

98 times live stands Tender Specs 341 fares

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Monday, 05.06.17