Route History

Route 139 fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
14.03.92
CF1+
16RM
13RM
10T
evgs ex other routes  
6T
6T
--
ln logo NEW ROUTE replacing withdrawn section of Route 159.

TRAFALGAR SQUARE - Piccadilly Circus - Oxford Circus - Baker Street - Rossmore Road - Lisson Grove - Abbey Road - West End Lane - WEST HAMPSTEAD West End Green - Finchley Road - GOLDERS GREEN STN (Meal relief journeys)
OPO evgs and Sunday
NEW ROUTE replacing withdrawn section of Route 159.

RM765

RM765 waits for the off at West End Green

This image available with the Routemaster download

24.10.92
CF1+
16RM
13RM
10T
evgs ex other routes  
7M
6M
--

Titans replaced by Metrobuses.

M1033

M1033 waits at Golders Green whilst the driver has his break at Golders Green - where in 1966 anyway the food was horrible

This image available on the
Metrobus download

31.07.93
HT231+
16RM
13RM
12M
evgs ex other routes
HT211+
6M
6M
6T

Chalk Farm garage closure - allocation transferred to Holloway HT

T731

T731 seen on a Sunday duty in Oxford Street

Image from Darius Grigg collection but photographer unknown

26.10.94
HT231+
16RM
13RM
12M
evgs ex other routes
HT211+
6M
6M
6T
logo London Northern purchased by MTL
28.03.98
NA11+
17DML
16DML
11DML

TRAFALGAR SQUARE - WEST HAMPSTEAD West End Green
Withdrawn between West Hampstead and Golders Green
Allocation moved to North Acton.
CONVERTED TO LOW FLOOR SINGLE DECK OPERATION.

03.07.98
NA11+
17DML
16DML
11DML
metroline logo MTL purchased by Metroline

07.11.98
NA111+
12DML
12DML
7DML
 
W
4DML
4DML
4DML

Part allocation moved to Cricklewood (W)

03.04.99
NA111+
16DML
16DML
11DML

Cricklewood allocation withdrawn.

23.09.00
W201+
16DML
16DML
10DML

Allocation moved to Cricklewood (W)

DML45

DML45 Oxford Street

This image is available on the Metroline download

01.02.03
W201+
20TP
20TP
13TP
metroline logo New 5 year contract started

WEST HAMPSTEAD - Trafalgar Square - Strand - Aldwych - Waterloo - York Road - Belvedere Road - WATERLOO Concert Hall Approach Road
Extended from Trafalgar Square to Waterloo
Converted to low floor double deck operation.

TP398

TP398 is seen at Charing Cross with the incorrect blind confusing West Hampstead with Hampstead Heath

This image is available on the Metroline download

15.11.03
W201+
20TP
20TP
13TP

WEST HAMPSTEAD - York Road - WATERLOO Addington Street
Buses now proceed down York Road - and stand in Addington Street.

23.04.04
W201+
20TP
20TP
13TP
Night service
W761+
3TP
4TP
4TP

WEST HAMPSTEAD - WATERLOO Addington Street ( 24 hour )
Night service commenced - previously numbered N139

19.06.04
W201+
20TP
20TP
13TP
Night service
W761+
3TP
4TP
4TP

WEST HAMPSTEAD - Waterloo Bridge - Meopham Street - WATERLOO Interchange ( 24 hour )
Waterloo stand altered again.

26.05.07
W201+
21TP
21TP
14TP

Route reallocated to temporary site opposite Cricklewood Bus Garage due to garage refurbishment work.

02.02.08
W201+
21TP
21TP
14TP
metroline logo Contract extended for two years
30.01.10
W201+
19TEH
21TEH
13TEH

Contract renewal with Metroline (W) - new hybrid buses introduced

TEH

TEH1238 Waterloo Bridge

This image is available on the Metroline download

31.01.15
W201+
19TEH
21TEH
13TEH

Contract extended for two years

120 current times

Operating Garages

CF Chalk Farm
Changeover point Golders Green Station

HT Holloway
Changeover point Golders Green Station

W Cricklewood
Changeover point at garage - runs dead via Mill Lane and Cricklewood Broadway.

NA North Acton
Changeover point at garage - ? - or maybe Baker Street where there is a canteen in Allsop Place and ferry vans have access via A40M ?

Current Stands and turning points

Stands - turning points and garage runs 1993

2014 map

Extracted from Map 35 drawn by Mike Harris

The Greater London Bus Map