Route History

ibus

Route 245 fares

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
03.01.62
W
11RM
10RM
10RM

NORTH FINCHLEY - Finchley Central - Golders Green - Childs Hill - Cricklewood - West Hendon - Colindale - Edgware - Stonegrove - Canons Park - STANMORE STATION
TROLLEYBUS REPLACEMENT ROUTE (645)

18.11.64
W
11RM
--
--

NORTH FINCHLEY - STANMORE STN (Mon-Fri)
Sat/Sun service withdrawn - partly covered by new 245A.

RM1734

No more RM - Pan Am or Stanmore
RM1734

This image available on the
Nostalgia download

07.09.68
W
6RM
--
--

NORTH FINCHLEY - WEST HENDON (Mon-Fri) - COLINDALE STN (Mon-Fri peaks)
Withdrawn between Colindale and Stanmore - Edgware to Stanmore section replaced by revised 251.

25.08.69
W
6RM
--
--

NORTH FINCHLEY - WEST HENDON (Mon-Fri) - COLINDALE STN (Mon-Fri mid-day jnys/peaks)
Mon-Fri mid-day journeys extended from West Hendon to Colindale

245 map

Extracted from 1970 historical map drawn by Mike Harris

The Greater London Bus Map

13.06.70
W
8SM
7SM
--

Converted to One Person Operation.
GOLDERS GREEN STN - Childs Hill - Cricklewood - Crest Road - Tanfield Avenue - Neasden - North Wembley - SUDBURY TOWN STATION (Mon-Sat)
Re-routed at Cricklewood via service 16 to Sudbury Town Station. Sunday service covered by new 245A.
Withdrawn between Golders Green and North Finchley.

20.01.73
W
8DMS
7DMS
--

Converted to double deck operation.

DMS2503

DMS2503 Golders Green April 1978

© Paul Davis

28.10.78
W151+
8DMS
7DMS
6DMS

GOLDERS GREEN STN - SUDBURY TOWN STN
Sunday service introduced replacing service 245A

06.07.80
W151+
6M
7M
6M

Converted to Metrobus operation.

M368

M368 Golders Green March 82

© Paul Davis

14.03.87
W151+
7LS
5LS
6LS

Converted to Leyland National operation.

LS420

LS420 on a short working

This image available on the
Single Deck download

17.11.90
W151+
6M
5M
6M

Metrobus type reintroduced.

19.01.91
HD
7M
7M
8M

Cricklewood (W) allocation transferred to Harrow Weald (HD)

12.10.91
HD71+
--
--
7DT
 
NW71+
9DT
7DT
--

Mon-Sat HD allocation transferred to North Wembley base (NW)

15.08.92
HD71+
--
--
7DT
 
NW71+
9DT
8DT
--

GOLDERS GREEN - SUDBURY TOWN STN - Bridgewater Rd - Ealing Road - Athion Road - ALPERTON Sainsbury's (Mon-Fri mid-day/Sat shop hours)
Extended from Sudbury to Alperton Mon-Fri mid-day and Saturday shopping hours.

dt102

DT102 Golders Green

This image available on the
Single Deck download

23.01.93
HD71+
--
--
8DT
 
NW71+
10DT
8DT
--

GOLDERS GREEN - SUDBURY TOWN STN - ALPERTON Sainsbury's (Mon-Sat shop hours)
Mon-Fri pm peak extended to Alperton

15.09.96
HD71+
--
--
2DT
 
NW71+
10DT
8DT
5DT

GOLDERS GREEN - SUDBURY TOWN STN - ALPERTON Sainsbury's (Daily shopping hours)
Sunday shopping hours extended from Sudbury to Alperton
Sunday NW allocation added.

DR19

DR19 Alperton Sainsbury's

This image is available on the Metroline download

27.06.98
HD71+
--
--
3DL
 
NW71+
10DL
8DL
5DL

GOLDERS GREEN - ALPERTON Sainsbury's
Extended from Sudbury to Alperton at all times.
Start of new contract and converted to low floor s/d buses.

05.09.99
NW51+
10DL
8DL
7DL

Harrow Weald allocation withdrawn

DL11 Cricklewood

This image is available on the Metroline download

28.06.03
NW51+
18DLD
13DLD
9DLD

New Contract

DLD43 DML11

DLD43 Cricklewood Garage

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DML11 Alperton

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28.06.08
ON
20DM
19DM
12DM

Contract reassigned to First (ON)

DML44046

Enviro Dart DML44046 Cricklewood Lane

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First London download

22.06.13
ON
19VW
12VW

Contract novated to Metroline West (ON) and converted to double deck - the conversion being gradual between July and October

VW1396

VW1396 Golders Green

This image is available on the Metroline download

27.06.15
ON
21VW
19VW
12VW

Contract extended for two years

06.08.16
PV651+
21VW
20VW
14VW

Allocation moved to Perivale (PV)

 

 

Operating Garages

W Cricklewood
Changeover point outside garage

NW North Wembley
Changeover point North Wembley

HD Harrow Weald
Changeover point ?

ON Alperton
Changeover point BRIDGEWATER ROAD

PV Perivale
Changeover point ALPERTON Sainsbury's
except Sunday when all meal reliefs run empty from Sainsbury's to garage

Stands and turning points

LIVE 245

Current times for Route

2014 MAP

Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris

The Greater London Bus Map