Route History

 

 

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
13.06.70
HD
5MB
5MB
4MB
 
ON
7MB
6MB
3MB


WATFORD JUNCTION - Bushey - Bushey Heath - Harrow Weald - Wealdstone - Harrow - Sudbury - WEMBLEY Empire Pool - WEMBLEY TRADING ESTATE (Mon-Fri peaks)
NEW OPO ROUTE : replaced Route 158 between Watford & Harrow Weald - Route 18 between Wealdstone & Sudbury

30.10.71
HD
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--
6MB
 
ON
8MB
7MB
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HARROW WEALD GARAGE - WEMBLEY Empire Pool - WEMBLEY TRADING ESTATE (Mon-Fri peaks)
Withdrawn between Harrow Weald and Watford Junction - this section replaced by new 258.
Mon-Sat Harrow Weald allocation withdrawn and Sunday Alperton (ON) allocation withdrawn

03.03.73
HD
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--
6SMS
 
ON
8MB
7MB
--

HD operation converted to Swifts.

03.03.74
HD
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--
6SMS
 
ON
8MB
7MB
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HARROW WEALD GARAGE - WEMBLEY Empire Pool - WEMBLEY TRADING ESTATE (Mon-Fri peaks) or - WEMBLEY MARKET (Sun shopping hours)
Sunday shopping service to Wembley Market introduced.

02.06.74
HD
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--
6SMS
 
ON
8DMS
7DMS
--

Mon-Sat double deck operation introduced.

31.01.76
HD
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--
6SMS
 
ON
11DMS
11DMS
--

HARROW WEALD - WEMBLEY Empire Pool (MS evgs/Suns) - WEMBLEY MARKET (Sun sh) - WEMBLEY TRADING ESTATE (Mon-Fri peaks) - or Wembley Park Stn - Blackbird Cross - Neasden - Tanfield Avenue - Crest Road - Oxgate Lane - Edgware Road - Staples Corner - Brent Cross Shopping Centre - Highfield Avenue - BRENT CROSS STATION (Mon-Sat except evgs)
Mon-Sat extended from Wembley to Brent Cross at the times shown above.

1976 times
 
24.04.76
HD
--
--
6SMS
 
ON
11DMS
11DMS
--

HARROW WEALD GARAGE - WEMBLEY Empire Pool (Mon-Sat evgs/Suns) - WEMBLEY TRADING ESTATE (Mon-Fri peaks) - or BRENT CROSS STATION (Mon-Sat except evgs)
Wembley Market journeys withdrawn.

19.05.76
HD
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--
6SMS
 
ON
11DMS
11DMS
--

HARROW WEALD - WEMBLEY Empire Pool (MS evgs/Suns) - WEMBLEY TRADING ESTATE (Mon-Fri peaks) - or - BRENT CROSS SHOPPING CENTRE (Mon-Sat except evgs)
Withdrawn between BRENT X Shopping Centre and Station.

SMS681

SMS681 Sudbury

© Paul Davis

22.04.78
HD141+
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--
6SMS
 
ON41+
11DMS
11DMS
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HARROW WEALD - WEMBLEY Empire Pool (MS evgs/Suns) - WEMBLEY TRADING ESTATE (Mon-Fri peaks) - or - BRENT CROSS SHOPPING CENTRE (Sat except evgs) - North Circular Road - FINCHLEY Manor Cottage Tavern (Mon-Fri except evgs)
Mon-Fri (except evenings) extended from Brent Cross to FINCHLEY Manor Cottage Tavern

DMS827

DMS827 probably on a garage journey

© Paul Davis

22.07.79
HD141+
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--
6LS
 
ON41+
12DMS
12DMS
--

SMS type replaced by Leyland Nationals at Harrow Weald (HD).

24.01.80
HD141+
--
--
6LS
 
ON41+
13M
14M
--

DMS type replaced by Metrobuses

04.09.82
HD141+
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--
6LS
 
ON41+
12M
13M
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HARROW WEALD - WEMBLEY Empire Pool (MS evgs/Suns) - WEMBLEY TRADING ESTATE (Mon-Fri peaks) - or - BRENT CROSS SHOPPING CENTRE (MS except evgs)
Withdrawn between Brent Cross and Finchley

LS248

LS248 spotted at Harrow on the Hill Station before being promoted to double deck operation on Sundays

© Paul Davis

23.04.83
ON41+
12M
13M
4M

Sunday only Harrow Weald (HD) allocation withdrawn.

01.12.90
HD1+
12M
15M
4M

HARROW WEALD - WEMBLEY ARENA (Mon-Sat evgs/Suns) - BRENT CROSS SHOPPING CENTRE ( Mon-Sat except evgs)
Operation transferred to Metroline (HD) under LRT tendering process.
Mon-Fri peak journeys to Wembley Trading Estate withdrawn.

03.07.93
HD131+
13M
16M
5M

HARROW WEALD GARAGE - WEMBLEY Brent Town Hall (MS evgs/Suns) - BRENT CROSS SHOPPING CENTRE (MS except evgs)
Wembley terminal changed to Town Hall.

29.01.94
HD131+
13M
16M
5M

HARROW WEALD GARAGE - NEASDEN Shopping Centre ( Mon-Sat evgs/Suns ) - BRENT CROSS SHOPPING CENTRE (MS except evgs)
Mon-Sat evenings and Sunday extended from Brent Town Hall to Neasden.

M1034

M1034 seen in Wembley High Road ?

This image available on the
Metrobus download

08.10.95
HD131+
13M
16M
7M

HARROW WEALD GARAGE - NEASDEN Shopping Centre ( Evgs) - BRENT CROSS SHOPPING CENTRE ( except evenings)
Sunday shopping hours extended from Neasden to Brent Cross.

EDR32

EDR32 stands in for a Metrobus at Wembley Park

This image available on the
Single Deck download

04.09.99
HD131+
16TA
16TA
7TA

HARROW WEALD Oxhey Lane - NEASDEN Shopping Centre (Evgs) - BRENT CROSS SHOPPING CENTRE ( Except evgs)
Extended to Oxhey Lane replacing H15 and converted to low floor operation.

TA85

TA85 Wembley Hill Road

This image is available on the Metroline download

26.04.03
HD151+
17TA
17TA
8TA

HARROW WEALD Oxhey Lane - BRENT CROSS SHOPPING CENTRE
Evening service extended from Neasden to Brent Cross

04.09.04
HD151+
22TA/VP
22TA/VP
12VP

New contract commenced - two way working in Wealdstone High Street introduced and frequencies increased.

05.04.08
HD151+
23VP
22VP
11VP

Revised running time

03.09.11
HD151+
22VP
21VP
15VP
logo Start of new contract with Metroline (HD)
VP322

VP322 Wembley Park

This image is available on the Metroline download

01.05.14
HD151+
22VP
21VP
15VP
2014 map Wembley Town Centre 2014
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
03.09.16
HD151+
23VWH
21VWH
18VWH

HARROW WEALD Oxhey Lane - BRENT CROSS SHOPPING CENTRE
Contract renewal with new buses
Sunday service increased

VWH2222 VWH2213
VWH2222 seen in College Road, Harrow
VWH2213 at Harrow & Wealdstone Station
© Ian Armstrong

Operating Garages

ON Alperton
Changeover point Railway Hotel - Wembley

HD Harrow Weald
Changeover point at garage.

times stp tender live