Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
08.11.61
NX
22RM+
--
--
    1RT?177
1RT/228
   
 
WN
28RM+
1RM/269
26RM
15RM
lt logo TROLLEY BUS REPLACEMENT ROUTE (641) and 179 replacement.

WINCHMORE HILL Green Dragon Lane - Palmers Green - Wood Green - Turnpike Lane - Manor House - Newington Green - Hoxton - MOORGATE Finsbury Square (Sat/Sun) London Wall - Aldersgate Street - Ludgate Circus - Blackfriars Road - Elephant - Old Kent Road - New Cross - Brockley Rise - Stanstead Road - Catford - Downham - GROVE PARK (Mon-Fri)

01.07.64
NX
24RM+
--
--
    2RT/163
1RT/177
   
 
WN
28RM+
22RM
13RM

1964 times
Note that the service ran in two sections

07.09.68
NX
15RM
--
--
 
WN
31RM
14RM
7RM

WOOD GREEN - MOORGATE (Sat/Sun) - GROVE PARK (Mon-Fri)
Withdrawn between Wood Green and Winchmore Hill - replaced by new flat fare Route W4.

1968 entry
Taken from 1968 allocation book
25.10.69
NX
18RM
--
8RM
 
WN
28RM
14RM
6RM

WOOD GREEN - GROVE PARK (Mon-Fri)
WOOD GREEN - MOORGATE (Sat/Sun)
NEW CROSS GARAGE - GROVE PARK (Sun)
Sunday service introduced between New Cross & Grove Park.

RM995

RM995 Clissold Park

© Malcolm Allan

24.01.70
NX
26RM
--
8RM
 
WN
19RM
13RM
6RM

WOOD GREEN (Mon-Fri except evgs) - TURNPIKE LANE (Mon-Fri evgs) - GROVE PARK (Mon-Fri)
WOOD GREEN - MOORGATE (Sat/Sun)
NEW CROSS GARAGE - GROVE PARK (Sun)

Mon-Fri evenings withdrawn between Turnpike Lane and Wood Green

RML2461

RML2461 Wood Green Cinema on a short working

This image available with the RML download


Mon-Fri evenings withdrawn between Turnpike Lane and Wood Green except for garage journeys.

31.10.70
NX
26RM
--
5RM
 
WN
9RM
14RM
6RM

WOOD GREEN (Mon-Fri excpt evgs) - TURNPIKE LANE (Mon-Fri evgs) - GROVE PARK (Mon-Fri)
WOOD GREEN - MOORGATE (Sat/Sun)
NEW CROSS GARAGE - CATFORD GARAGE (Sun)
Sunday southern section withdrawn between Catford Garage and Grove Park.

03.09.71
NX
19RM
10RM
5RM
 
WN
17RM
13RM
4RM

WOOD GREEN (Mon-Fri excpt evgs) - TURNPIKE LANE (Mon-Fri evgs) - GROVE PARK (Mon-Fri)
WOOD GREEN - MOORGATE (Sat/Sun)
FARRINGDON STREET - GROVE PARK (Sats)
NEW CROSS GARAGE - CATFORD GARAGE (Sun)
Saturday southern section introduced between Farringdon Street to Grove Park to partly replace withdrawn 141A.

08.01.72
NX
19RM
10RM
--
 
WN
17RM
13RM
4RM

WOOD GREEN (Mon-Fri excpt evgs) - TURNPIKE LANE (Mon-Fri evgs) - GROVE PARK (Mon-Fri)
WOOD GREEN - MOORGATE (Sat/Sun)
FARRINGDON STREET - GROVE PARK (Sats)
Sunday southern section withdrawn - therfore Sunday NX allocation withdrawn.

19.03.77
NX
18DM
10DM
--
 
WN
15DM
13DM
4DM

Doored Daimler type replace Routemasters.

28.10.78
NX
23DM
10DM
--
 
WN
10DM
12DM
4DM

WOOD GREEN - FARRINGDON STREET (Suns) - GROVE PARK ( Mon-Sat )
Saturday through working introduced and Sunday extended from Moorgate to Farringdon Street.

08.04.82
NX
23RM
10RM
--
 
WN
12RM
12RM
4RM

Service reverted to Routemaster operation.

RM18

RM18 Grove Park bound but with a short working blind

This image available with the Routemaster download

27.10.84
NX
16Tc
8Tc
--
 
WN
11RM
11RM
6M

Sunday OPO introduced and New Cross Titan Crew Operation introduced.

T1040

T1040 complete with pay conductor board

This image available on the
Titan download

02.02.85
NX
18T
10T
--
 
WN
13M
12M
6M

WOOD GREEN - FARRINGDON STREET (Suns) - CATFORD GARAGE (Sat) - GROVE PARK (M-F)
DAILY OPO OPERATION.
Saturday withdrawn between Catford Garage and Grove Park.

16.08.86
NX
5L/T
--
--
 
TL
13T
9T
--
 
WN
12M
12M
6M

Mon-Sat Catford (TL) allocation introduced and Saturday New Cross (NX) allocation withdrawn.

06.06.87
NX
10L/T
9L/T
--
 
TL
8T
--
--
 
WN
12M
12M
6M

Sat Catford (TL) allocation transferred to New Cross (NX).

21.11.87
NX
8L/T
5L/T
--
 
TL
10T
4T
--
 
WN
12M
12M
6M

Sat Catford (TL) allocation re-introduced.

19.11.88
NX
12L/T
9L/T
--
 
TL
6T
--
--
 
WN
12M
14M
6M

Sat Catford (TL) allocation withdrawn.

27.10.90
NX
11L/T
9L/T
--
 
TL
7T
--
--
 
WN
10M
14M
5M

WOOD GREEN - LIVERPOOL STREET (Suns) - CATFORD GARAGE (Sats) - GROVE PARK (Mon-Fri)
R-routed on Sundays at Moorgate to Liverpool Street Station via London Wall and Old BRoad Street instead of Farringdon Street.

27.04.91
NX
18L/T
9L/T
--
 
WN
10M
14M
5M

Catford (TL) allocation withdrawn.

01.02.92
SH
12V
10V
5V

Operated by Grey Green
WOOD GREEN Redvers Road - MOORGATE ( Mon-Sat ) - LIVERPOOL STREET (Suns)
Withdrawn south of Liverpool Street

165

Volvo Alexander165 is seen operating a Sunday duty on the stand at Redvers Road

This image available on the
Arriva download

10.05.92
SH
12V
10V
5V

WOOD GREEN - MOORGATE ( Mon-Sat ) - LIVERPOOL STREET Bus Station (Suns)
Sunday re-routed at Liverpool Street to new Bus Station.

20.06.98
WN
13M
13M
5DBS

Service transferred with Arriva group to Arriva London North (WN).

M1323

M1323 crosses London Bridge

This image available on the
Arriva download

01.06.02
AD
8M/VA
8M/VA
5M/VA
 
WN
15M/VLW
13M/VLW
8M/VLW

WOOD GREEN - LONDON BRIDGE STATION
Palmers Green (AD) allocation added.
Withdrawn Sundays between Moorgate and Liverpool Street but whole route extended via Route 21 from Moorgate to London Bridge Station

VA118 DBS14
VA118 crosses London Bridge
DBS14 usually works Route 263
18.01.03
WN51+
23DLA/DLP
18DLA/DLP
11DLA/DLP

Palmers Green (AD) allocation withdrawn.

DLA35 dlp66
DLA35 Finsbury Square
DLP66 Finsbury Square stand
14.01.06
WN51+
24VLW
20VLW
12VLW

PALMERS GREEN GARAGE - LONDON BRIDGE STATION
Extended from Wood Green to Palmers Green via withdrawn section of Route 29

VLW23 VLW23 crossing London Bridge
15.01.11
WN51+
25VLW
21VLW
13VLW

Contract extended for two years

12.01.13
WN51+
25VLW
21VLW
13VLW

Contract renewal

8.11.14
AD271+
18VLW
18VLW
14VLW
WN51+
7VLW
7VLW
--

Most of (WN) allocation moved to Palmers Green as space was now available with the transfer of Route 34 to Metroline

DW499 DW499 at unknown location
11.04.15
AD271+
29VLW
24VLW
15VLW

Wood Green (WN) allocation withdrawn

141 map 141 central section
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

Operating Garages

WN Wood Green
Changeover point Wood Green

NX New Cross
Changeover point New Cross Gate

TL Catford
Changeover point at garage.

SH Stamford Hill
Changeover point Wood Green

AD Palmers Green
Changeover point Wood Green

 

Current times for Route 141 141 live 141 stands Tender Specs Route 141 fares

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Wednesday, 25.01.17